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3 Unexpected Advantages of Writing In Your Second LanguageI'm Turkish, I work in English and I live in France. So I think it is safe to say that I've never seen language as a limitation in life.

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Tier Ranking EVERY Bad YA Novel I Read In Middle School!Support indie bookstores: indie bookstores audio books: to thread of Black owned bookstores: am a book depository affiliate and I receive a small commission if ya use my link!

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Mid Year Freak Out TagBooks mentioned The Vanishing Half Grown Ups Don't Touch My Hair Heartstopper Volume III The Pull of the Stars Holloxpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow Jamie Oliver: 7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Everyday of the Week The Glassblowers The Switch Girl, Woman, Other Mr Loverman Fleabag: The Scriptures Noughts and Crosses Royal Holiday.

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Why I Make Haikus When I'm Fed Up With WritingWriting sucks sometimes. This trigger that tells me I need a break .  What I do next is critical.

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On the Power of THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB: Critical Linking, July 5, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, is sponsored by Book Riot's TBR giveaway.

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Sunday Reading: The State of American DemocracyFrom The New Yorker's archive: pieces by Jill Lepore, Caleb Crain, Jelani Cobb, and Roger Angell about American democracy and people who have tried to strengthen it.

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Poet Carol Smallwood Interviews Author of Peeping SunrisePoet Carol Smallwood interviews poet Carole Mertz about her poetry, Pennsylvania Dutch background and more on #TheNewBookReview.

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12 Reasons to Write a Novel TodayA typical modern thriller contains 80,000 to 90,000 words, and other genres can run far longer.

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The New Book Review: Author Linda Wilson Reviews New Children's Book on the EnvironmentChildren's author Linda Wilson reviews Karen Cioffi's flagship book on the # at #TheNewBookReview.

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The New Book Review: Dr. Bob Rich Praises New Self-Help Book: "Lyrical Language," "Transparent Honesty"Dr. Bob Rich shares a review of "Awakening to a New Reality" by Janice Dolley with #TheNewBookReview.

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If You Want to be a Writer, Stop WritingReading is to writing what eating is to cooking. You simply cannot know if you're a good cook until your food has been eaten.

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Mehrsa Baradaran: Who's Actually Independent in 2020?The coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the deeper economic, political, and technological consequences of the pandemic.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 4, 2020Today's Featured Deals The Bride Test Helen Hoang 1.99 Court of Fives Kate Elliott 0.99 The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris 3.99 Field of Blood.

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Coming From Behind by Howard Jacobson REVIEWThe passage I read in the video comes from Chapter 8, pages 153-4 in my edition ; here it is Arthur Twinbarrow could find a symbol anywhere; not a flower grew but it was symbolic of regeneration, not a leaf fell but it was symbolic of spiritual desolation, not a ball bounced but it was symbolic of the irrepressibility of the human spirit.

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The New Book Review: FREE Books for Review with Another Hint for Getting ThermLet Author Lois W. Stern wrangle some great #BookReviews for you with her regular posts for #TheNewBookReview.

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Our "Getting-Reviews" Gal Lois W. Stern Offers #FrugalBookPromoTipsDid you know that authors who offer real paper editions of their book are far more likely to get others to review them.

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UNLOCKED* Orwell-erThis is an essay written at the height of the WWII blitz bombing of Britain by Orwell from London.

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Stop Treating Your Blog Headlines Like Book TitlesThe other day, I helped another writer gain traction for his writing, and he was a little frustrated that he wasn't getting as much attention as he deserved, given the quality of his writing.

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June Wrap UpPatrons get perks that allow more interaction with my channel and content such as monthly polls for books I'll read and video topics I'll do each month, a patreon-exclusive discord, liveshows, and more.

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Lit Hub Weekly: June 29In 1855, Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass is published. Dispatches from writers in America: Tracy K. Smith's letter to Black America - From Newark Nyle Fort writes to his nephew about trauma and uprising.

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Book HaulI am currently using a Canon 700d camera with the kit lens to film my videos linked here: also use a 183cm Super Strong Tripod linked here: when filming at night or in low light PhotoSel soft box lights, which are linked here.

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How To Increase Clicks On Your Article HeadlinesAfter having a complete meltdown in my last semester at music conservatory, I sought out healthy pastimes, and eventually found and fell in love with yoga.

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You Don't Need a One-Two Punch If the First One Is a KnockoutHumor should be concentrated. If you want something to really sink in, you need to give it time to land.

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Episode 506THEW-LY kicks off with the Conan classic Queen of the Black Coast by Robert E. Howard!

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How to Overcome Typoglcemia with Text-to-speechHave you ever had the experience of someone reading your work and pointing out a simple error — a misspelled word, an omitted conjunction, or a wrongly used word?

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Mary Shelley on the Courage to Speak Up Against Injustice and the Power of Words in Revising the World"Words have more power than any one can guess; it is by words that the world's great fight, now in these civilized times, is carried on."

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Pavlina R. Tcherneva: The Case for the Job GuaranteeThe coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the deeper economic, political, and technological consequences of the pandemic.

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Ottessa Moshfegh: The Strange Responsibility of Holding Death in Your HandsOttessa Moshfegh is the author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation, a New York Times bestseller; Homesick for Another World, a New York Times Book Review notable book of the year; Eileen, which was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker Prize, and won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction; and McGlue, which...

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Am I Too Young to Write? 6 Tips for Young WritersYou're never too young to write. These tips for young writers will help you focus on what's important and start your writing career right now.

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How to Use 4 Psych Theories to Help Build an AudienceCommunity building online can be very frustrating. Considering there are 4.5 billion people online, it can be quite daunting.

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SAVING GRANDDADDY'S STORIES Cover RevealShannon Hitchcock has published four middle-grade novels, but today she's celebrating her picture book debut with a cover reveal of SAVING GRANDDADDY'S STORIES.

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8 Spine-Chilling Books About Occult MysteriesSupernatural stories about ghosts, magic, and seances.

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We're Closed for Independence Day!Just a quick note to all you Book Riot readers out there that we're taking the day off for Independence Day.

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Ep 423Craig loves dinosaurs, so Andrew let him talk for an hour about Steve Brusatte's recent book for dino devotees.

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Mona Eltahawy On How Patriarchal Oppression Permeates SocietyHosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing.

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Behind the Mic: On The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins, Read by Santino FontanaEvery Monday through Friday, AudioFile's editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured lis...

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Jeremy Black, "Mapping Shakespeare: An Exploration of Shakespeare's World through Maps"Jeremy Black, the prolific professor of history at Exeter University, has published a stunningly attractive volume entitled, Mapping Shakespeare: An Exploration of Shakespeare's World through Maps.

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A Quick Holiday BreakYou can find our post archives here. Past issues of our blog carnival, Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies, can be found here.

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Ahmed El-Shamsy, "Rediscovering the Islamic Classics"Ahmed El-Shamsy's Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition is an astonishing scholarly feat that presents a detailed, sophisticated, and thoroughly enjoyable intellectual and social history of the modern publishing industry on what we today consider canonical books of Islamic thought.

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How to Create Your Book ProposalAn article explaining the step-by-step process of submitting your manuscript to small publishing houses. Your guide to book publication submissions.

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Scott Spencer: "An Ocean Without a Shore"Is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.

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Double Illumicrate UnboxingIt's time for a double Illumicrate unboxing, the May Monstrous box, and the June In The Shadows Box!

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Are You Trying Too Hard to Write? Stop, Drop, and Listen to Your Broccoli.Great writing happens when you let go of what 'should be.' Learn the secret to letting go of trying too hard.

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June FavouritesHere are a few of my favourite by Jo Baker Mr Loverman by Bernadine Evaristo Queenie by Candis Carty-Williams TV: Pose Film: Call Me by Your Name Lucy and Yak Semi Christmas up With Gal Dem Podcast.

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My VERY Ambitious July TBR! !I also use some affiliate links in the description, these links do not impact the price but I do receive a small commission from the retailer if you use my.

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How to donate to Liberation Library, an organization that provides books to incarcerated children.It was a photograph of thank-you letter written by a child in custody, to the organization, expressing gratitude for the books.

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We Brought A House? !Hello, if you want to follow along with the renovation process of our first house, you can follow me on Instagram @littlelondoncottage: and her amazing channel: Recipe - 700g flour of choice - 2 tsp salt - 7g sachet of dried yeast - 1 tbsp olive oil - 450ml water.

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Ninth HousePlease like if you enjoyed this video and subscribe for new horror and thrillers videos Links below for my Instagram, Twitter, and : : : of Horror Book Club: mom's creepy doll Instagram account:.

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Queer Blackathon Reading VlogThe Black Lives Matter movement is still ongoing and there is continual work to be done.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 2, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Street Noise Books.

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What Anti-Racism Books Were Americans Requesting At Their Libraries?The most popular anti-racism books in American digital library collections from March to April 2020.

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How to Write and Sell 'Fillers' and 'Mini Articles' to Magazines and NewspapersAlong with the floppy disk, the ZX Spectrum, chat rooms, and the Nokia 101, the days of the profitable, keyword-stuffed, 300-word blog post vanished into the recycling bin of computer history a while back.

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What it Takes to Display Your Book in Bookstores in IndiaI have a day job as an assistant professor of civil engineering at a reputed university in India.

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Aaron Sorkin MasterClass Review: Will This Help You Master Screenwriting?Find out if it's right for you in our Aaron Sorkin MasterClass review.

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Reading Goal Check In and New GoalsPatrons get perks that allow more interaction with my channel and content such as monthly polls for books I'll read and video topics I'll do each month, a patreon-exclusive discord, liveshows, and more.

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The Book You Need to Fully Understand How Racism Operates in AmericaBefore he wrote "How to Be an Antiracist," Ibram X. Kendi's "Stamped from the Beginning" examined the history of overt and covert bigotry.

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A Look at the Partners Behind Great Writers in LiteratureThe spouses and supporters of Virginia Woolf, Leo Tolstoy, and other literary minds.

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Life in the Border Zones of ViolenceWe are two hours north of the relentless sirens, our Bronx soundscape these months. That moment where car-weary conversations border on delusional.

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15 Fantastic YouTube Book Reviewers For Your Viewing PleasureFor more in-depth reviews or some laughs, these are some of the best channels for YouTube book reviews and related bookish content.

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20 Must-Read YA Romcoms for 2020 and Your TBRPick up, or keep an eye out for these new and forthcoming 2020 YA romcoms featuring fun, uplifting, and hilarious stories about young love.

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11 Great 4th of July Books for Kids and EveryoneThese 4th of July books can be a great way to explore all of these facets of this important holiday with kids in your life.

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How to Start ReadingIf you want to learn how to start reading more, but have been too intimidated to try, consider trying these helpful tips.

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30+ Reading Nook Chairs and Cushions to Relax IntoLooking for some reading nook chairs to create a cozy place to read? We've gathered over 30 options to help you pick one that suits your needs!

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The Sordid History of Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'SGo behind the scenes, and the book, to explore the history of Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, and search for the real Holly Golightly.

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8 of the Best Animal Manga Series Featuring Furry ProtagonistsDo you want more animal manga series in your life? Check out this list of titles, which ranges from the cute to the downright weird.

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Book Fetish: Volume 412Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 412, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, accessories, reading tools, and more from around the web!

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Featured Trailer: The Weirn Book, Vol 1Watch this week's featured trailer: THE WEIRN BOOK, VOL 1 by Svetlana Chmakova!

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Lit Hub Daily: July 2, 2020"Dear Black America: We are many things, aren't we? " A letter from Tracy K. Smith.

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Jane Austen's Former Family Home is a Gorgeous Airbnb: Critical Linking, July 2, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, is sponsored by Book Riot's TBR giveaway.

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Book Club: Between the World and MeFrank and Rhonda discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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"Cambridge People"Grace was walking home from a work dinner when she saw the listing. The apartment she had been renting for the last three years had just been put up for sale and now, in the window of one of the neighborhood's many real estate offices, there was her home, splayed out in a suite of photos-her furniture, wall art, books, house plants, knickknacks.

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Dear Black America: A Letter From Tracy K. SmithDear Black America - We are many things, aren't we? We are hair. God yes, we are hair.

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Three Liberties: Past, Present, Yet to ComeJulia Alvarez Julia Alvarez left the Dominican Republic for the United States in 1960 at the age of ten.

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Jaboozie Turns Me On to Deep CutsIt's the Fourth of July, and we shouldn't really be celebrating, but even Indians can't deny the sweet forever taste of charbroiled hot dogs and ears of corn roasted till the kernels are crisp on the outside, exploding with flavor once you bite into them, surrounded by family in all its random variations, drawn home like magnets aligned to the...

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How the Author of The Graduate, Walked Away From Middle-Class MoresWhen first-time novelist Charles Webb gave birth to The Graduate in 1963, he had no trouble admitting that his leading character was modeled after himself.

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Death, Pestilence, Emptiness: Putting Covers on Albert Camus's The PlagueMore than 70 years after it was first published, Camus' classic novel The Plague is a best-seller again.

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Honoree Fanonne Jeffers, "The Age of Phillis"Jennifer J. Davis speaks with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Professor of English at the University of Oklahoma, about The Age of Phillis , Jeffers's latest collection of poems centered on the remarkable life of America's first poet of African descent, Phillis Wheatley Peters.

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Adam Brown, "Judging 'Privileged' Jews: Holocaust Ethics, Representation, and the 'Grey Zone"The Nazis' persecution of the Jews during the Holocaust included the creation of prisoner hierarchies that forced victims to cooperate with their persecutors.

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The Stuff of Stars: A Stunning Marbled Serenade to the Native Poetry of Science and the Cosmic Interleaving of LifeThat atomic interleaving of existence across the sweep of space and time and individual selves is what author Marion Dane Bauer and artist Ekua Holmes celebrate in The Stuff of Stars - a serenade to the native poetry inside the science of life, inspired by the iconic Carl Saganism that "we're made of star-stuff".

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ReadEHthon, book club info, reading rush and more!Channels mentioned Njeri. readehthon post full of resources reviewers mentioned Dani.

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The late John Prine is the first honorary poet laureate of Illinois.When John Prine died earlier this year, there were a few things his obituary writers agreed on.

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How to Publish a Kindle Ebook on Kindle Direct PublishingYou've written your story and you're at the point where it's ready to be published.

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June Reading Wrap UpWant to support me and be forever in my heart as one of the most kind and giving people ever, YEAH?

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Best biographies and memoirs of 2020 so farI consider myself lucky to cover the biography and memoir beat for the Amazon Book Review.

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Write Like You and Your Reader May Never Pass This Way AgainI primarily write about travel. It started when I was a youngster back in the typewriter age.

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The BookTube Oldie Tag!Ya boi's been on BookTube for quite some time. Here are some thoughts about what my experience has been like in the BookTube community!

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Important: This season of Search Party features a rare Deborah Eisenberg cameo.I am a huge fan of Search Party, the Max comedy about a group of millennial friends who take it upon themselves to solve the mystery of a college acquaintance's dis...

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Write Now with Martha Hunt HandlerI'm Martha Hunt Handler and, at 61 years young, I'm a first-time novelist, but lifelong storyteller and environmentalist.

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Amid a Pandemic and Information Crisis, FL Library Funding DemolishedA line-item veto by Governor DeSantis in Florida demolishes funding for online learning and information accesss.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for July 1, 20202.99Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler Get This Deal.

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What 'Write What You Know' Actually MeansMany people dismiss this quote, especially fantasy and sci-fi writers. In a flippant tone, they say something like, "If a person hasn't met aliens before, does that mean he shouldn't write about..."

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Our Family History, Packed in Mom's Garage"You'll Be Honest, You'll Be Brave" by Kelli Jo Ford Justine pulled into Lula's as the morning sun began to glow behind the hills.

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June Reading Wrap-up and ReviewsThe Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter: : Nation: for Vanishing: Man of Woman Born: Roses: Girl from the Other Side: out my podcast 'That's Ancient History' On twitter: Soundcloud: iTunes / Apple Podcast App: Books.

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The Words That Will Bring Us Through the ChaosOctavia E. Butler's "Speech Sounds" got me through my father's death—now I turn to it in a time of national rebirth.

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15 backlist books to enjoy while you wait for this summer's buzziest new releasesThis food fiction list might make you hungry! These novels revolve around food, whether the characters are cooking in the kitchen or relishing a good meal.

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Best Comics We Read April-June 2020Find your next comic on this list of Rioters recent favorite graphic novel reads.

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Early Literacy Strategies and Resources for BabiesEarly literacy strategies for parents who want to incorporate reading right from the start in a way that is both enjoyable and developmentally appropriate.

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9 of the Best Productivity Books For When You're Mentally ExhaustedFinding it hard to stay focused? These nine books on productivity are filled with actionable steps to help you become motivated and get stuff done.

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SuperheroProblems: So You've Been Retconned into a ScumbagSo you've lived long enough to see yourself become the villain. What now? These heroes have plenty of experience with having their morals retconned out...

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Nonfiction Books in Under 15 Minutes? A Blinkist ReviewAn honest Blinkist review with a breakdown of pricing, book titles, features, and the pros and cons of this speed reading service.

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Spice Up Your Cooking Space with Bookish Kitchen GoodsFrom coasters to cutting boards, give your kitchen some spice with these book-themed kitchen goods of all shapes and sizes.

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July 2020 Horoscopes and Book RecommendationsNew month, new reading suggestions from the stars! Check out our July 2020 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations for a look at the month ahead.

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Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read April-June 2020Find your next great read on this list of Rioters favorite recent reads, including backlist, new releases, and future releases.

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10 of the Best July 2020 YA Books for Your TBRBeat the heat and keep that stack of To-Be-Reads towering with these these cool July 2020 YA books coming to shelves this month!

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Lit Hub Daily: July 1, 2020Happy Canada Day to the nation's unofficial queen, Alice Munro. Chrome-plated pistols and pink polos: Rebecca Solnit on the face of elite panic in the USA.

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App Gets Teens to Read Short-Stories Via Text Message: Critical Linking, July 1, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Book Riot's TBR giveaway.

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Allegra Goodman Reads Eudora WeltyAllegra Goodman joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss "No Place for You, My Love," by Eudora Welty, from a 1952 issue of the magazine.

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Books to Film: The Option Versus The Shopping AgreementIf your goal is to see your book become a movie, it's important to understand the rights you grant—and the money you earn—during initial development.

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Chrome-Plated Pistols and Pink Polos: The Face of Elite Panic in the USAEver since Trump was elected, we have been living through things that we would find overplayed and unbelievable in fiction and film and they keep on coming.

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Letter From Newark: I Hated That I Had to See Your Face Through PlexiglassDear ███, I never told you how we met. On May 11, 2008, as the sun scaled the sky, a New Jersey transit train smashed into my big brother at 80 miles per hour.

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To Poets of Color Whose Work Has Been Called 'Healing'Poetry is still the primary genre through which young people are introduced to writers of color.

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The Astrology Book Club: What to Read This Month, Based on Your SignWith all the good books that come out each month, it can be hard to decide what to read.

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Capturing the Soul of Fire Island: Attitude Without JudgmentMy first trip to Fire Island began like something out of a gothic novel. I was summoned at the last minute, on a gloomy Friday, to join friends out in Cherry Grove.

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The Weather is Now PoliticalIn the weeks before the Paris climate summit, a graphic photo of a young Syrian boy—drowned on a beach in Turkey after a harrowing attempt by his family to escape a nightmarish war—overwhelmed the...

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Why Do Some Mathematicians Think They're Poets?As a student at Bard College in the late 1980s and early 90s, I crossed paths with an intoxicating bloc of writers, including Chinua Achebe, William Weaver, John Ashbery, Mona Simpson, and Robert Kelly.

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In Search of the Open-Armed America of 1975Dear Mr. President, I was almost two years old when we were evacuated from Sài Gòn in April 1975.

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On the Lowest Moment of My Career in EducationOnce, not that long ago, when I was teaching at Theatre High School of Brooklyn , a pretty terrible public high school in South Brooklyn, I experienced what I consider to be the most despairing moment of my professional life.

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David Shimer on the Ideology of PutinismThe coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the deeper economic, political, and technological consequences of the pandemic.

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Fight Like a GirlFor July's theme, Kendra, Sumaiyya, and RuthAnn share books around the theme Fight Like a Girl.

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Why You Should Write about Boring TopicsYou're looking for something exciting to write about, something for your next blog post, something interesting, something that will blow people's socks, pants, shirts, and wigs off.

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Recession-Proof Your Freelance Writing: How to Earn During COVID-19 and Other Tumultuous TimesYou can recession-proof your freelance writing career and continue to earn - if you know what steps to take.

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Here's Why You Struggle to WriteDo you feel like a fake? Do you feel like no one wants to hear what you have to say?

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Me, Me, Me: Avoiding the sense of narcissism in first-person writingAlready, I can hear what you're thinking: What's the point of writing in the first person voice if you're scared to use the words "I" and "me"?

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June Wrap Up! !Noria Reads: Babe: indie bookstores: indie bookstores audio books: to thread of Black owned bookstores: am a book depository affiliate and I receive a small commission if ya use my link!

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How do you change things?Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor talks to Adam Shatz about the intellectual and historical background to the Black Lives Matter movement, and why she's optimistic that the current protests might bring change.

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HBO just paid seven figures for the rights to Brit Bennett's The Vanishing Half.At the close of one of the wildest, most hotly-contested rights auctions in recent memory-in which 17 different bidders duked it out for the film and TV rights to Brit Bennett's The Vanishing Half-HBO has emerged victorious.

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A Good Read: Laurie Anderson and Stuart Maconie talk about books they love with Harriett GilbertThis podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. Open Book talks to authors about their work.

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"This cannot be good." Baz Luhrmann on producing the maybe-cursed Master and Margarita.This week, on Australian radio show The History Listen, producer Rosa Ellen asked fellow fans of Bulgakov's novel to unpack its particular magic and enduring genius.

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Editors Explain: When Did You Feel Like a Real Writer?I can think of 3 distinct moments when I felt like a real writer. The first has happened repeatedly and continues to do so: It's when other real writers acknowledge me as they speak to me through their books.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for June 30, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Lightest Object In The Universe by Kimi Eisele, now in paperback from Algonquin Books.

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Breaking Down the Pitch That Landed Me My First Op-EdLike many writers, I'm still finding my way in my career. But one thing I've always known is that I wanted to write an op-ed.

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12 new books for the long weekend.Somehow Fourth of July weekend is upon us. While you might not be spending it the way you usually do , we do have a dozen brand-new books to pass the time.

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Episode 138: The Persians by AeschylusJohn J. Miller is joined by Spencer Klavan to discuss Aeschylus's The Persians.

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Make some noise: here are the winners of CLMP's Firecracker Awards!For over 50 years, the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses has been an amazing resource and megaphone for small presses and publications.

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"Be brave, and most importantly, be yourself": A Sneak Peek of THE BRAVE by James BirdGrowing up isn't easy for anyone. Some kids have a better starting-off point than others, some kids have a better area to be raised in, and some kids have access to things that will make them more likely to thrive in life.

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3 Ways To Explore Writing Personal EssaysDid you know the personal essay died in 2017? Neither did I. In fact, here at The Writing Cooperative, we think the personal essay is more alive than ever and have three fantastic ways to help you explore the personal essay and stretch your writing muscles.

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The Most Anticipated Debuts of the Second Half of 2020The year isn't going so well but at least we can look forward to these new books.

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So You Want to Write in the Second PersonWelcome to Read Like a Writer, a series that examines a different element of the craft of fiction writing in each installment, using examples from the Recommended Reading archives.

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Reading Pathways: Patricia Highsmith BooksPatricia Highsmith books are numerous and easy to find, but where do you start? Here's where to begin with this leading author of crime fiction.

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Books About Anna May Wong to Read After Watching HOLLYWOODWhile the actress continues to be failed by television and film, these books about Anna May Wong paint a fuller and more interesting picture of her legacy.

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7 Must-Read Gay Werewolf Books for Your Paranormal TBRWerewolf books are always popular, but can sometimes be a little... straight. Here's 8 gay werewolf books that feature romance storylines.

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8 of the Best Poetry Collections and Verse Novels for BeginnersFind poetry collections and verse novels that are unique and easy to read for poetry beginners looking for diverse and fierce voices.

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B-List Bonanza: Mogo of the LanternverseB-list comics villains are getting the spotlight, but what about lesser known comics heroes? Get to know one such hero known as Mogo.

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5 of the Funniest Science Fiction Books to Cheer You UpBut between those heavy reads, something lighter can give your mind a break. Or, they can even serve up some digestible satire that break apart the cracks in our culture as compellingly as the denser, more serious works.

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5 of the Best Nonfiction Books About VirusesTo better understand the coronavirus, let's consult the experts. Here are 5 nonfiction books about viruses written by virologists and disease specialists.

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8 LGBT Mythology Books For Your Representation NeedsThese LGBT mythology books spin old, familiar tales of myth, folklore, and religion into fresh takes that offer queer representation.

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Visiting Home With Appalachian AudiobooksA reader on some of the immersive Appalachian audiobooks she revisits to take her back home when she can't make it in person.

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A Library Cam For Bird Lovers: Critical Linking, June 30, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by our 1-year Audible subscription giveaway courtesy of Macmillan Audiobooks.

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Lit Hub Daily: June 30, 2020In 1984, dramatist and screenwriter Lillian Hellman dies. "Without concrete relief in sight, pot-banging can't work-there is no interracial catharsis in black struggle, no particular relief." Emily Owens on banners, thanks-giving, and grief.

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Hari Kunzru Reads "A Transparent Woman"On the "Writer's Voice" podcast, Deborah Treisman hosts the author Hari Kunzru, who reads his story "A Transparent Woman," from the July 6 and 13, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

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Marathons, Sprints, and Pounces: 3-Tiered Approach to Book LaunchesPromoting a book isn't a one-off event. It's a series of actions: long-lead strategies, mid-range tasks, and sudden opportunities.

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Destination WeddingMr. Das waited for Mrs. Sethi near the India International Centre at the Lodhi Gardens entrance.

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Black Struggle Will Not Bring Interracial Catharsis-And It Shouldn'tFor nine weeks, my neighbors took to the sidewalk every evening at 7 pm to bang drums and pots.

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Rachel Kushner on Finally Having a Chance at Lasting ChangeHosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing.

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This Is Us Pursues Blackness, But Can It Find It?One of the most popular TV shows in recent years, This Is Us, depicts a loving couple who, after losing one of their triplets during childbirth, adopt an orphan from the maternity ward to fill the void of their grief.

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The 12 Best Book Covers of JuneAnother month of books, another month of book covers. It's been a hard, productive, eye-opening month for many, but it's also been a month that has given me, among other things, some hope.

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In Praise of the Dream-Logic of Speculative FictionWhen I was writing Blue Ticket, at various points I thought about the works that had shown me what speculative fiction was really capable of, beyond idea and into language, into feeling and beyond....

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Befriending My Neighbor, Nephew of NazisWeekends in our Chicago suburb, the immigrant who lived next door would hunch on a rigid wooden chair in his garage and absently watch a 13-inch color television whose thin antennae barely mustered the berserk picture on its screen.

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What Makes Marijuana Dispensaries Essential Businesses?Twenty-five years ago, marijuana dispensaries did not exist. In 2020, many states deemed them to be "essential businesses" allowed to remain open during Covid-19 stay-at-home orders.

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Two Pandemics, 60 Years Apart, and the Lessons Stay the SameI lost my twin brother to a polio pandemic in Romania in 1957. During the Cold War, polio visited Eastern Europe often.

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Characterization Techniques for Writing Better StoriesChristopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy is one of the most popular comic book adaptations of the last twenty years.

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7 Ways Transcribing Can Boost Your Writing and Earning PotentialIn some ways, transcribing was the perfect occupation for that period of my life. I have always found the process of writing to be relaxing, and the mechanism of transforming thoughts into written words is akin to meditation.

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July TBRBooks mentioned Asha and the Spirit Bird Grand Union Selfish, Shallow and Self Absorbed The Black Flamingo Clap When You Land Silver Sparrow Bluebird, Bluebird My Time Among the Whites Eloquent Rage Me and White Supremacy The Thing Around Your Neck Eat Up!

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'There Are Plenty of Readers For Whom Plot is Not the Be-All and End-All': An Interview with Eimear McBrideTalking to the author of Strange Hotel about the tolerance and patience of readers, writing "difficult" books, and the urgency that comes with age.

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How I Got Published In Business Insider In 36 Hours FlatWould you like to see your writing get picked up by big publications? Would the chance to get your expertise in front of hundreds, thousands, or millions of people for free help you reach your goals...

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JK Rowling deletes praise of Stephen King on Twitter because he supports trans rights.Rowling's insistence on "debating" the right of trans people to exist is exhausting and hurtful, and is perhaps best summed up here, by Gabrielle Bellot's incredibly thoughtful and generous essay.

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Q&a: How I Choose The Books I ReadLiterary Fiction to Get Into Literary Fiction: of Literary Fiction reviews: Climb The Stacks Blog: : : # The Stacks is a video series and blog dedicated to literature, featuring reviews and analysis of literary fiction, classic literature, and memoir.

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Beam me up: here are the Locus Awards winners!Over the weekend, the winners for this year's Locus Awards were announced. For a little otherworldly, escapist fiction, read on!

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Best science fiction and fantasy of 2020 so farIt's here, it's here! The Amazon Books editors' list of their favorite science fiction and fantasy books published between January and June 2020.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for June 29, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by our 1-year Audible subscription giveaway courtesy of Macmillan Audiobooks.

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IndieView with Rachel Boehm, author of I Am NOT!I struggled to allow myself, sometimes, to really journey back to the moments in which some vignettes take place.

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Daisy Jones and The SixIn which I discuss my spoiler filled thoughts on Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid...

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8 Anti-Capitalist Sci-Fi and Fantasy NovelsKarl Marx may be famous for his thorough, analytic attack on capitalism , but let's be real: it's not the most exciting to read.

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Is Technology Your Friend or Your Enemy?Tracy O'Neill's novel "Quotients" is a global spy novel about big data and surveillance.

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An Elegy to Paper Advance Reader CopiesA reader recounts the joy of taking a break from online time to read paper ARCs in taking time to mourn the little things lost to pandemic for now.

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Essential Nonfiction Books About the Middle EastMaybe you read PERSEPOLIS, maybe you have a long standing interest in the region - find some essential books about the Middle East here.

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Comics A-Z: Heroes From Farr to JesusI've had a lot of time to think lately. Like many of you, I'm not a huge fan of too much mental downtime, and as this whole COVID-19 thing has stretched into its fourth month I've felt an increasing need to fill some of the empty spots between my ears.

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5 Adult Books With One Number in the TitleHighlighting a selection of books with numbers in their name.

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Time Is Not Real: Books That Play With the Art of TimeTime in books has always had more freedom than time in the real world. Time is manipulated in fiction for many reasons: to convey emotional weight, to give or change perspective, to strategically supply context, and many more reasons that I articulated best in a paper I wrote for my college senior seminar "The Art of Time in Fiction." These past...

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7 of the Best Books That Generate EmpathyA while ago, I read something by Stephen Covey that sums up how I feel about empathy: "When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it's like giving them emotional oxygen." On days I am deprived of this emotional oxygen, I often turn to my favorite quotes handwritten in journals...

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Summer 2020 YA Books: Your Reading List Is Hot, Hot, HotIt's summer in the northern Hemisphere. In addition to rising temperatures, we've got a massive crop of new and upcoming summer 2020 YA books for you to add to your growing to-be-read piles.

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An Invisible Threat: Compassion Fatigue in LibrariesWhen both the customers and the staff are suffering as a result of compassion fatigue in libraries, it is essential we do something.

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Lit Hub Daily: June 29, 2020"Maybe the WPA let new passions into the public space." David A. Taylor on how the government supported the arts during the.

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He ATE Mushrooms Growing Out Of A Book: Critical Linking, June 29, 2020Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by our 1-year Audible subscription giveaway courtesy of Macmillan Audiobooks.

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The 3 Acts of a Writer's Life-Or How Your Age Affects Your WritingI've been writing consistently since I was twelve, which means I've now been writing for the period of twenty-two years.

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What Happens When David Mitchell Writes a Rock Novel?A conventional story of a band's rise turns into a book on another plane entirely, Jonathan Dee writes.

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Briefly Noted Book Reviews"Humankind," "Scandinavian Noir," "Blue Ticket," and "Seeing the Body."

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Hari Kunzru on Privacy, Surveillance, and ParanoiaDeborah Treisman interviews the author Hari Kunzru about his short story "A Transparent Woman," from the July 6, 2020, issue of The New Yorker.

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Ep 422Special guest Margaret H. Willison joins us this week to talk about the consensual, gay, historically accurate romance novels of KJ Charles.

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Ep 333: What Are Personal Essays For?This week we're discussing an essay by Mary Heather Noble called "Plume: An Investigation," which was originally published by True Story.

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"Cars on Fire"People always said heat waves weren't what they used to be. Every morning the humidity crawled in from the swampy gardens, seeping through the mosquito nets and into the mattress.

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How Did Artists Survive the First Great Depression?This year the questions come up again with a vengeance: What is the role of artists in a crisis?

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Arrested For Wearing a Bathing Suit: Life as an Early Female SwimmerAnnette Kellerman emerged at just the right moment-as the rising popularity of women's swimming competitions was colliding with the ridiculous encumbrances of Victorian morality-and she had the moxie and entrepreneurial savvy to smash two centuries of prudery to pieces and come out rich and happy on the other end.

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How Does a Human Being's Internal GPS Work?Not long ago, while backpacking with my wife through South America, we traveled to San Pedro de Atacama, an adobe oasis village on the eastern edge of Chile's vast northern desert.

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Art Young's Dante-Inspired Satire Replaced Demons with Exploitative CapitalistsI dedicated my 1981 book Man Bites Man: Two Decades of Satiric Art to "Three Masters of the Comic Arts: Art Young, Gluyas Williams and Otto Soglow." If today I were instructed to only make one dedication , I would definitely choose Art Young.

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In Small-Town America, Elections Can Be Private AffairsThere are two polling places in Haines, Alaska. One is in the arts center lobby, on the hill above the harbor and cruise ship dock, the other at the fire hall in Mosquito Lake, a woodsy rural settlement 26 miles out of town.

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5 Audiobooks For the Bereft Sports FanDue to coronavirus concerns, the NCAA canceled its college basketball tournament in March. Shortly after that, the NBA and NHL postponed all games indefinitely.

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Julie Orringer and Adrian Tomine on ParentingBookable features established authors and emerging talent in conversation with host and author Amanda Stern, perhaps best known for creating the Happy Ending Music and Reading Series at New York's famous Joe's Pub and Symphony Space.

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Pramila Jayapal on Changing the Establishment from the InsideI never thought I would run for office. For 20 years, I had been an activist pushing for change from the outside.

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Filmmaker Sara Fattahi on Bringing a Woman's Perspective of WarWatching Sara Fattahi's films is reminiscent of the experience of reading the stories of Gabriel García Márquez, the Colombian novelist known for his multi-generational family tales told through a magical realist lens.

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Yitzhak Lewis, "Permanent Beginning: R. Nachman of Braslav and Jewish Literary Modernity"Reading his tales and teachings alongside the social, legal, and intellectual history of the time, the book's guiding question is literary: How does R.

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E-Book Cover Design Awards, May 2020This edition is for submissions during May, 2020.This month we received:46 covers in the Fiction category8 covers in the Nonfiction.

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Snakes, Dragons, and the Power of Music: Strange and Wondrous 18th-Century Illustrations of Real and Mythic Serpents"That there is not a wise Purpose in every thing that is made because we do not understand it, is as absurd as for a Man to say, there is no such thing as Light, because he is blind and has no Eyes to see it."

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BookTube Virtual Pride!Stonewall Uprising Watch for BLM to BLM Justice for Breonna Floyd donation fund Visions Collective: Zero: Your Rights Camp: Black Trans Women Fund Women of Color Survival McDade Dominique Fells: email and call the mayor of Tallahassee, John E. Dailey, and demand transparency in the killing of Tony McDade.

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Tier Ranking Shadowhunter Characters.discount codes / affiliate links - // Looking to buy books with FREE international shipping?

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How to Leverage Reddit to Generate Ideas for BlogsReddit is the sixth most popular website in the United States and the seventh most popular website in the world.

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Write Like a Journalist — 8 Factors to Determine an Appealing TopicI had the privilege of learning from a journalist of Reuters who later became a senior correspondent of a leading newspaper.

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Cosy Reading Night VlogFriday 10 July 6pm-11pm BST It's be the ULTIMATE Cosy Reading Night. David will be vlogging, it's a bumper five hour evening and we will be doing a YouTube live for the middle hour 8pm-9pm BST.

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Reading Vlog: Nyc Wfh And New Fav Fantasy Novel! !Justice for Elijah Mcclain: for Toyin - Justice for Tony McDade: for Rayshard Brooks: / - Justice for George Floyd - Justice for Breonna Taylor - Justice for Ahmaud Arbery - Justice for Joāo Pedro: am a book depository affiliate and I receive a small commission if ya use my link!

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Read That Book Challenge Wicked SaintsStick around to the end to see what I challenge her to read : you enjoy my content and would like to support me in making more, you can do so via my Ko-Fi.

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Alex Clark speaks to Elizabeth Wetmore about her book ValentineElizabeth Wetmore, Sebastian Barry and a re-working of Mary McCarthy's The Group.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for June 28, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by our 1-year Audible subscription giveaway courtesy of Macmillan Audiobooks.

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17 Content Activities For When You've Got A 'Funny 5 Minutes''I'll do that when I've got a funny five minutes,'' my mum always used to say, referring to a job that needed doing but wasn't urgent and could wait for a rare moment of downtime.

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Choose Your Own Board Game: Critical Linking, June 28, 2020Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by our 1-year Audible subscription giveaway courtesy of Macmillan Audiobooks.

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Sunday Reading: Cocktail HourFrom The New Yorker's archive: pieces by Chang-rae Lee, Dana Goodyear, Anthony Lane, and Joan Acocella about alcohol and the cultural influence of various spirits.

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Live DiscussionJoin @HouseSaltClub as we discuss our thoughts on The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins...

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5 Reasons to Write Your Memoir NowAfter "Daddy" died at the advanced age of 87, I started jotting down thoughts in my writing notebooks that went something like this: "Maybe I should write down a story or two about Daddy?"

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In-Titled: The Art of Crafting Titles That Draw Readers Into Your WorkYou can write the most fascinating article the Internet has ever seen, but if the title sounds boring, people pass it by.

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Writers, Here's Why You Need to Reread Your Favorite BooksStephen King said, "If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot." Rereading a beloved book is a valuable practice for writers, and here's why...

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In "Wendy, Master of Art," Walter Scott's Antihero Grows UpNaomi Fry reviews Walter Scott's new book, "Wendy: Master of Art," which follows the titular character on her third adventure through life in the art world.

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The Quiet American by Graham Greene REVIEWUS readers, buy the book on IndieBound.

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MORE BOOKSCosy Reading Night Book Haul mentioned You People by Nikita Lalwani The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Loveless by Alice Oseman Who Cares Wins by Lily Cole So You Want to Talk About Race by Ideoma Oluo Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke Eloquent Rage by Brittney Cooper Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad Royal...

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Ben Ehrenreich: A Road Map for the End of TimeThe coronavirus pandemic is dramatically disrupting not only our daily lives but society itself. This show features conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers and writers about the deeper economic, political, and technological consequences of the pandemic.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for June 27, 2020This edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater with Fierce Reads.

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How and Why to Exploit Literary Devices in Your WritingLiterary Devices are elements that are used to enhance the perception of your writing and create the intended effect on your reader.

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Mid Year Book Freakout TAGIn which I do the mid year book freakout tag...

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Lit Hub Weekly: June 22-26, 2020Letters from protests across the country: From Vermont, Major Jackson on defending that "part of Black life you don't actually see" - Indigo Moore on poetry and.

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Rewrite the Rules of Reading by Jen KleinknechtDo as I say, not as I do. Sometimes I fear that is our attitude towards reading.

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Drawing on Walls: An Wondrous Illustrated Homage to Keith Haring, His Irrepressible Art of Hope, and His Beautiful Bond with Children"Children know something that most people have forgotten. Children possess a fascination with their everyday existence that is very special and would be very helpful to adults if they could learn to understand and respect it."

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How to Use Reader's Perception to Your Advantage in Your WritingEngaging with your readers on a personal level can give an entirely different feel to your content, and it can help you to see the areas of your writing where you might need to improve.

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What to Do When Burnout Is Sabotaging Your Freelance CareerYes, burnouts are horrible. But, if you are freelancing for a long time, then you must know that burnouts are unavoidable.

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Here's how I felt after attending a People's Townhall on publishing's "radical future."During a virtual town hall last night, as a group of four friends were discussing what it was like to work as people of color in publishing, I thought of the things I'd valued blindly in elementary and high school, to say nothing of college.

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Publish Your Personal Essay: 22 Magazines and Websites to PitchNot sure where to share your personal essay? Here are 22 sites to that publish personal narratives.

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Report: 2019 Diversity in Children's and YA LiteratureThe Cooperative Children's Book Center has released the results of its 2019 survey on diversity in children's and YA literature.

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Find and Love Your Literary AgentLiterary agents are like boyfriends: you shouldn't marry the first one who comes along. Finding an agent to handle your work is too much like finding The One, and so much more difficult to divorce.

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Cosy Reading Night x Independent Bookshop Week TBRAnd the lovely people at Independent Bookshop Week are all aboard! Hurrah!

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8 new romances perfect for summer readingSummer reading and romance reading seem to go hand-in-hand like figurines on the top of wedding cakes.

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Paper Faces on ParadeIn a sequence added to the 2006 film adaptation by director Joel Schumacher, Miranda Richardson's Madame Giry-the dance instructor who once saved the young Phantom and is, bizarrely, the only character in a film set in Paris who speaks with a French accent-breaks down in a hallway as our stalwart romantic lead Raoul comforts her.

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Book Riot's Deals of the Day for June 26, 2020Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by All's Well-about being better-just $1.99 this month.

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Steal Idea: Should You Be Afraid That Someone Will Steal Your Ideas?Can you steal ideas from other stories? What if someone steals YOUR ideas? The truth is, you don't have to worry.

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The villagers from Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" are very concerned about this statue situation.If you haven't read "The Lottery" lately, there's never been a better time—especially if you, like me, enjoy feeling like you're hearing your favorite dead.

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The Engine and Oil Method to 'Fixing' Your WritingRevelations always arrive unannounced. Like true love or extreme diarrhoea, they come when you least expect it, and when they do, they change everything.

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Links I loveHappy Friday, friends. My weekend includes making pizza, a birthday celebration, and deciding what to read next.

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The Untold POC History of CaliforniaRishi Reddi's novel "Passage West" explores the lives of Indian farm laborers in the American West.

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7 Dark Thrillers About Friendships Gone WrongLeah Konen recommends books that center women's complicated relationships with each other.

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How To Start An Online Library Book ClubSteps for starting an online library book club, or converting an existing one that's been on hiatus, while we wait for the ability to meet in person again.

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AMERICAN HARVEST and Life Between the Urban and Rural DivideOn books set in the rural middle of America and the powerful insights from AMERICAN HARVEST.

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Choose Your Romance: Fluff or FightDo you prefer to read books with a lot of fight right now? Or are you of the fluff preference?

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6 Nonfiction Canadian Books by Black Authors about RacismNeed to self-educate? Start with this list of 6 nonfiction Canadian books by Black authors about racism, anti-Blackness, and anti-racist activism.

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