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The new Little Fires Everywhere trailer is lit in more ways than one. As you, devoted reader of The Hub, might recall, just before the holidays we were gifted this teaser trailer for the TV adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere. Celeste Ng’s bestselling novel is about the intertwining fates of one picture-perfect family and the mysterious mother-daughter duo who upend their lives when they move to town.

How to Master All the Hows to Write Everybody is talking about a little technical detail in the movie The Irishman. Don't worry, it's not a spoiler nor a plot revelation. You may already have ear about it in the reviews or interviews about the movie.

Win A Tor.com Prize Pack! If you're a SFF fan whose 2020 To Be Read pile is looking a little bare, we've got the perfect giveaway for you. Thanks to our friends at Tor.com Publishing, we've got a prize pack containing 28 - yes, 28! - releases from 2019 to give away to one lucky Book Riot reader.

Achieving Your 2020 Writing Goals Do you know that only 8% of people achieve their new year resolution while the other 92% don't? - based on research by the University of Scranton. Is this a problem with the goal-setting?

How to Raise a Reader: Mary Shelley's Father on Parenting and How an Early Love of Books Paves the Way for Lifelong Happiness In the final years of the eighteenth century, the radical political philosopher and novelist William Godwin entered into a pioneering marriage of equals with another radical political philosopher and novelist: Mary Wollstonecraft, founding mother of what later ages termed feminism.

The BBC’s adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s Night Watch series looks pretty great. I have been waiting this since I was 15 and now that Sam Vimes and his lovable band of ne’er-do-wells, derelicts, reluctant nobles, and other officers of the Night Watch is finally a TV show, I cannot help but squee.

Distraction Is Keeping You From Writing Well Let's try a quick experiment: Juggle plates while reading a novel while doing jumping jacks. I'll wait. Can you do it? Probably not. In fact, you probably didn't even try. It's just as likely that you also can't work on a thorny problem, answer email, text your sister, and check Twitter for updates.

Storystorm 2020 Day 17: Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Grabs Feedback By Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen. Ask any writer, and he or she will tell you that ideas are hard. Except…they're not. Ideas are easy. I can come up with a new idea for a book once a day. I could probably do it once an hour! I'd have oodles of ideas at the end of this exercise.

When a Swedish poet tried to sabotage Samuel Beckett. That flaccid member was none other than poet and ornery company man Nobel committee chair Anders Österling, who had campaigned against Beckett for years, scuppering the Irish playwright’s chances in both 1964 and 1968.

Librarians, Advocacy Groups Take Action Against Missouri's Proposed Censorship Legislation What librarians and advocates for intellectual freedom are doing in the face of Missouri's unconstitutional censorship bill.

Here’s the first trailer for the adaptation of Normal People. Attention Sally Rooney stans: the first trailer for the 12-part BBC Three adaptation of Normal People, easily one of the most anticipated small screen literary adaptations of the year, is here. "There's room for different voices in TV now," director Lenny Abrahamson told The Guardian.

How to Make a Character Take a Stand: Hamody Jasim What do your characters believe in so strongly, they're willing to die for it? What are you willing to die for? For most of us, this isn't a question we're faced with every day. But Hamody Jasim was in his teens when he realized that fighting for what he believed probably meant dying for it-and he chose to enter the fight anyway.

Best Books of 2019! Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

This is your child’s brain on books. It looks a lot different from your child’s brain on screens. A recent study done by the Reading and Literacy Discovery Center of Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital has shown that too much exposure to screens for children under five years old can have significant impact on brain development.

Tips for Creating an Attention-Grabbing Title Readers crave a hook, an attention grabber that pulls them in and makes them want to read more. This does not mean explosions and click-bait. In a piece of creative writing, rather than simply shocking readers, the hook can intrigue, inspire, entertain, or persuade.

Signing With a Literary Agent? Here's What Should Be In Your Contract They are not set in stone. They can be changed; terms can be negotiated. When an agent sends you a contract, it is written to benefit the agent. Until it is signed, the agent is not looking out for your best interest. She's looking out for her own best interest.

My 5 Favorite Books of 2019 Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

5 Tips on Writing Compelling Combat There's nothing quite like a well-written fight scene. Whether it be swords, guns, magic, or a good old fashioned fistfight, the thrill of watching two combatants go at it is captivating at an almost primal level. But getting it to look as good on a page as it does on screen, now that's no easy feat.

This Is the Backstory You Need to Understand Cats For easy reference, then, here is the information you need to process Cats. This backstory is not approved by Tom Hooper, Andrew Lloyd Webber, or T.S. Eliot. Nevertheless, it is correct and definitive. The year is… doesn't matter. Maybe it's even the present day-in most of the world.

A Definitive Ranking of all the Chronicles of Narnia Books Whether you love these nostalgic children's favorites or find them too preachy, we can all agree on which ones are the worst.

Over 70 Public Libraries Made 2019 a Record Year for Digital Checkouts That effort made 2019 a record-breaking year for digital checkouts, with over 326 million ebooks and audiobooks checked out from libraries and schools, according to Rakuten OverDrive.

14 Insightful Quotes from THE MOTHERS by Brit Bennett 14 fabulous quotes from THE MOTHERS by Brit Bennett.

Are Amazon's Book Algorithms Sexist? Think of it as a librarian recommending books to you based on your interests-but the librarian is invisible and discovered your interests by covertly recording your Goodreads searches, and then comparing them with everyone else's Goodreads searches. What does Amazon do with that kind of power?

48 Siriusly Riddikulus Harry Potter Puns and Pickup Lines Put them together, and you've got some real magic. Let's tuck in to some treacle tart and pumpkin juice and let the Harry Potter puns flow. I had to sort this into safe for work and not safe for work because lord, the internet is naughty. Where can you find Dumbledore's Army?

Geekcessorize on a Budget: 5 Stickers for $10 or Less How can you possibly let your comics geek flag fly on the shoestring that results from your winter gift giving occasion / extravaganza? If T-shirts and hoodies and even socks are out of price range unless something you already have disintegrates ; if jewelry is a definitely no; if prints are out of reach…How do you decorate that new computer?

Who Is Miles Morales?: An Introduction to Your Favorite Spider-Man Who is Miles Morales and why should he be your favorite Spider-Man ever? Read on to find out all this and more in this introductory guide to the Marvel character Miles Morales. Miles Morales is a comic book character created by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Sarah Pichelli.

15 Of The Best Marriage Books About Its Joys And Complexities When those challenges come, or even before they do, the best marriage books are here to help. Everything from self-help, memoir, history books, and fiction can be found in this list of the best marriage books. The infinite wisdom of people who have already been through all of it will shine a light on whatever issues you might be facing.

11 Books About Dogsledding To Get Your Heart Racing Get to know the sport of dogsledding with these 11 books.

6 Anthologies Written By, For, and About Disabled People: The List List #383 At Electric Lit: 6 Anthologies Written By, For, and About Disabled People. at Epic Reads: 17 Books to Read After Being Emotionally Devastated by 'Little Women' at Get Literary: 6 Books to Investigate if You Love the Stumptown TV Show. at Popsugar: 15 Books to Give Your Best Friend Now That Winter Weather Has Set In.

The Best Hotels for Book Lovers Around the World: Critical Linking, January 17, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by Book Riot's new literary fiction podcast Novel Gazing. "Vacations often offer a chance to catch up on our ever-growing stack of books and delve into some great reads.

Lit Hub Daily: January 17, 2020 Smith explains how LBJ's War on Poverty changed a young George Foreman's life. - Lit Hub "An air of sexism still permeates the current political landscape." Amber Tamblyn on a woman's right to choose. - Lit Hub On contemporary minimalism's maximal lies: Andru Okun reads Kyle Chayka, Jenny Odell, and Oli Mould.

Storystorm 2020 Day 17 Coming Soon! Tara knows it's Day 17, but she spent over 16 hours traveling on Day 16…so this is a place holder until she gets a good night's sleep. Look for Day 17's post later in the day. In the meantime, say hello to her adorable row mate on the flight. Perhaps he's got a story idea?

How to Write a Query Letter That Gets Manuscript Requests - Jane Friedman For example: Every time an agent comes across a query featuring a YA protagonist with special powers acquired on his birthday, and he must figure out how to control these powers at an unfamiliar school, there's a good chance the agent is going to pass unless there's a dramatic twist.

The War on Poverty Changed a Young George Foreman’s Life The dish pit is not exactly a cauldron where self-confidence is forged. While the slugger in Sugar Land kept his head high, George Foreman's nose was down in the sink. But since he was not going to school, he needed a job, and the easiest entry to the working world was by washing dishes at the same restaurant where his mom cooked.

On Contemporary Minimalism’s Maximal Lies Kyle Chayka's The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism arrived in the mailbox at the same time my partner and I were embarking on a move.

The Question Haunting the Hungarian People: "What Would You Have Done?" I knew the road of old, running south out of the Carpathians onto the Great Hungarian Plain. The mountains fell away behind me as the sun warmed the valleys ahead. Oaks and hornbeams clung to the slopes. Smoky hazelnut trees pirouetted in the breeze.

The Enigma of Delmore Schwartz, the Luminous Poet Who Fell From Grace I seem to remember reading Delmore Schwartz's poetry for the first time in F.O. Matthiessen's wonderful Oxford Book of American Verse, and yet it must be a misremembrance, for these lines from "In the Naked Bed, In Plato's Cave" are not in there:.

Amber Tamblyn on a Woman’s Right to Choose… From More Than Just One Woman Candidate A few months after handing in the final draft of my book to my editor at the end of 2018, a monumental historic event took place. One after another, an unprecedented number of women announced their candidacy for president of the United States in the 2020 presidential election.

When It Comes to Immigration, Political Centrism is Useless With Trump in office, things can seem absurdly bleak. But after Republicans lost the House, it became clear that Trump's first two years were for nativists a critical opportunity to reshape the contours of the American demos. And they blew it: Republicans had total control of government yet legislative cuts to legal immigration went nowhere.

Sarah Knight on How to Just F cking Say No When you say yes all the time, you get overwhelmed, overbooked, overdrawn, and burnt-the-fuck-out. But you know that already, or you wouldn't be here. So instead of focusing on the effect, let's investigate the cause. What motivates you to take the circuitous path to Burnout Town instead of hopping the express train to No-ville?

Christopher Brown on Serving on the Inspiration Behind Rule of Capture A crash course in the law as well as a darkly humorous thriller, Christopher Brown's Rule of Capture should make you think hard about the importance of law and its implications for citizens. In the novel: Donny Kimoe, a wise-cracking lawyer who used to work for the prosecution and has kept his security clearance, believes in the legal system.

Katherine Kayne on the Strong Women of Hawaii’s Painful History In this delightful debut novel Katherine Kayne sweeps us back to a Hawaii still mourning its lost kingdom, where ladies-their ballgowns covered in yards of protective fabric-gallop across the mountains and down the city streets on their way to polo matches and parties, men dance the hula as well as women, and flowers are everywhere.

Set to Simmer… by Jacqueline Alcántara I loved the "Freedom Soup" manuscript as soon as I read it and even though I am not Haitian, I connected with it in many ways; loving family parties, grandmas cooking, and the importance of food and traditions. I could instantly see the movement of the characters dancing, stirring and chopping.

Reasons Why Your Awesome Content Isn't Going Viral Content marketing is not just about buzzwords; it has become a necessity in today's digital marketing landscape. It's no secret that there are various ways to reach new customers. For example, you should write unique content to drive more and more traffic to your website or blog.

Hauls, Holiday Parties, and Harry Potter Advent Calendars - December Weekly Vlog Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Favorite Books Of 2019. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Reach Writing Goals by Defining Learning Objectives We want to be succesful writers, whatever that entails of personal objectives. But every day life has a way of taking its toll on creativity and time. How can we defeat the human destruction of good intentions, of our dreams of becoming writers? The most common advice is simple: Write.

Jonathan Blum: The Usual Uncertainties Jonathan Blum wrote characters with open destinies, in stories with open endings, for his new book of short stories, The Usual Uncertainties.

Here and Now: An Illustrated Guided Meditation Inviting the Practice of Noticing as a Portal to Presence Goodale invite in Here and Now - a kind of illustrated guided meditation, tender and soulful, and a splendid belated addition to the loveliest children's books of 2019.

Authors I'd Like Read for the First Time in 2020 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Cover Reveal: My Life In The Fish Tank By Barbara Dee There's more than one way to tell a story. That's one of the things I'm hoping readers take away from MY LIFE IN THE FISH TANK. It's my eleventh middle grade novel, and a bit of a departure for me.

Who Needs an Editor? Novice writers typically respond to criticism in two ways. Writers who are insecure of their abilities often take criticism to heart, seeing every criticism as valid and often as a sign their limited skills.

Most 2020 Anticipated Ya Book Releases! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

A round of ap-paws for this bookstore, where you can also adopt a cat! Sometimes you just have to read between the lines-the felines, that is! There’s something about books and cats that just go together. You’ve probably met your fair share of bookshop cats, but have you ever stumbled into a store looking for A Tale of Two Cities and left with two kitties?

Character Development Adds Life to Writing My favorite books introduce characters I connect with on a personal level. When the book ends, I am left with a lonely feeling because a friend has departed. Leaving behind Dagny Taggart, Scout Finch, and Tom Sawyer left a hole that has sense prompted me to reread each text to hear their voices, watch their adventures and share their emotions.

The Fieldstone Method via Evernote I grew up in Australia but remember much of my early childhood rambling years in the North of England. I can feel the damp, the earthy crumble of lichen, the weight of the walls spidering across hills. What Americans call fieldstone walls, we called drystone walls.

January At the Moment - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Book Chat with Melinda Gates! I am SO excited to share with you a video I filmed with Melinda Gates about her book The Moment of Lift!

A new Missouri bill proposes jailing librarians who provide children “age-inappropriate” books. A proposed law in Missouri would fine, and possibly jail, librarians who provide books to children that a parental board deemed inappropriate, a policy so extreme that it has attracted national attention. House Bill 2044, or “the Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act, ” introduced by Republican state Rep.

Practicing Gratitude Benefits Story Writing You've probably heard a lot about gratitude and how good it is for you. So much so that the thought of reading one more article about it makes you want to run, screaming, from your computer. But what if I told you that gratitude is not only good for you, it's good for your writing?

Supporting Details His nametag said Eduardo, but the letters were crossed out, with Eddy scribbled in Sharpie above them. I asked him for an application, and then I asked if the place was hiring, or if I should make an appointment, or if I should just leave. Eddy blinked twice.

My Top 5 Reads of 2019 - #booktubeSFF Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.

Achieving Writing Goals and Resolutions in 2020 As 2020 began and I looked at my bookshelf, I wondered who would be the great literary writers of 2020. One hundred years ago, in 1920, we had:. Or maybe someone will write a book as enjoyable as The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, written in 1820 by one of my favorite authors, Washington Irving.

The First 10 Steps to Write Your Book in 2020 Do you want to write a book? Is 2020 the year you finally accomplish your dream? A new year is a time for fresh starts and audacious goals. And if your goal this year is to write your book, you're not alone. One year is the perfect length of time to write and publish a book, as long as you know the right steps.

Winter Book Preview I shared the titles the industry is buzzing about; the ones my favorite booksellers are eager to read, and to push in their customers' hands. Today I'm sharing an abridged version here on the blog, with nine big titles for this winter publishing season.

Strategic Pillars of Successful Nonfiction Writing Successful nonfiction writing is about much more than tried-and-true tips or the latest tactics. Here are foundational mindsets that can help make writing the easy part, strategic approaches to guide your effort to be a serious and respected nonfiction writer over the long haul.

Reading the Best Books of 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

The Book All Prospective Adoptive Parents Need to Read Nicole Chung's "All You Can Ever Know" made my life better as an adult adoptee—but it could have made things much easier as a child, too.

7 Books About Surviving Political and Environmental Disasters An upbringing in a religiously robust household acquainted me very early on in life with the idea of cataclysm. Environmental destruction on an imperial, sometimes planetary, scale suggests that perhaps the only true corrective to human misbehavior is expeditious climate change.

7 Graphic Biographies and Memoirs for Your Learning Pleasure I've mentioned this book in a couple of different articles. Most of us read Douglass's memoir in middle school or high school, but I think that we could all do with a refresher. This gorgeous volume can only enhance the experience. Yes, we've been talking about this one a lot lately.

Returning to Childhood Bestsellers I Skipped Only once I was being challenged in the school environment could I go back to trusting "authority-recommended" sources on books. Only once I felt that I could trust teachers and school to trust me, and to trust my reading level, was I willing to take the books they recommended to me.

Meet the 4 Women Authors Nominated for the 1969 Nobel The Nobel Prize for Literature has long had a woman problem. Not only in the sexual assault allegations that led to the postponement of the 2018 prize. But also in how few women have been recognized by the world's most sought-after literary award. Fifteen women have won the Nobel Prize for Literature in its century of existence.

2019 Was the Year of the Pinay Writer These 2019 books made last year the Year of the Pinay. Discover a great graphic memoir, as well as fiction and nonfiction books by Filipino writers.

To My Friends With Reading Tastes Opposite from Mine Even if I still maintain my position, my experience of reading and digesting the book is greater for our talks. I can understand, objectively, how the book could be enjoyed. So, for all the book debates we've had over breakfast, thank you. I know how sometimes these conversations turn into me gushing ad nauseam about a book you couldn't stand.

More Than Gatsby: 20 Books Set 100 Years Ago In the brief years between the two World Wars in the 20th century, the modern European metropolis was invented in Berlin. Filled with cabarets, music, cars, and everything from movie stars, intellectuals, and political extremists. One could find Marlene Dietrich, Einstein, or Goebbles seated in the table next to you.

Once Upon a Time, There Was a Queen: Drag Queen Story Hour Herstory Hamilt promises that 2020 will be a big year for DQSH. "We are starting 2020 with a clear vision: Reading is Fundamental!"

8 Long Reads to Commit To in Cold Weather Here are a few of those book recommendations: long books to read during winter months, during snowstorms, when you're happy enough to crack open and dig into hundreds of pages for a slow, lush build of a story, a warm mug of tea by your side. This was my first read of 2017, in the cold dreariness of post-holidays Chicago January.

Listening Pathways: Dion Graham Where to start with Dion Graham audiobooks: a guide to some of his best work, including nonfiction, YA, historical fiction, and fantasy.

16 of the Best Picture Books About Historical Figures Here is a list of the best picture books about amazing historical figures, for all ages. This book is a wonderful collection of texts and pictures featuring 100 women who have made history in any way across generations. The texts are short and easy to understand, and the hardcover is a beauty worth featuring in any bookshelf.

Which Genre Mashup Is Your Next Perfect Read? Sticking to one genre is so 2019. So if genre mashups are the way of the future, which genre mashup is your next perfect read? You'll have to take the quiz to find out. Looking for more genre-bending suggestions? Check out this list of some of the best genre-bending young adult novels.

Book Fetish: Volume 386 Bookish gear for your literary lifestyle.

Lit Hub Daily: January 16, 2020 2020 Preview: All the literary film and TV adaptations you'll be judging this year. - Lit Hub Brian Gresko talks poetry and porn with Garth Greenwell in a West Village bar. - Lit Hub "How to build enduring trust in one's own community is the ultimate thrust of The Art of War." Translator Michael Nylan on Sun Tzu’s oft misunderstood classic.

Storystorm 2020 Day 16: Troy Cummings Writes a Letter Dear fellow kidlit book creators,. A few years ago, my writing partner gave me a challenge. She dared me to write an epistolary book-the entire manuscript could only be letters between characters. So I gave it a shot. I decided the main character would be a dog-my old dog!

How to Choose an Agent Amid Competing Offers First, let's assume that each of the offering agents is someone you chose for a particular reason, and not merely the result of a shot of tequila and a handful of darts flung at the pages of the Guide to Literary Agents.

Here’s Your 2020 Literary Film and TV Adaptation Preview These days, it seems like every book that gets even the barest amount of hype gets snapped up by a production company in the first month of its publication, but that doesn’t necessarily mean those are the books whose adaptations get made.

Talking Poetry and Porn with Garth Greenwell in a West Village Bar But I’m getting ahead of myself, which is easy to do with Greenwell, whose ideas flow forth from his mouth as complex and layered and intricately wrought as his prose.

The Art of War is Actually a Manual on How to Avoid It I have a confession to make: I thought it distinctly odd that Norton asked me to translate The Art of War. Perhaps I am too used to gender stereotypes, but like many women who came of age during the Vietnam War, I shy away from violence and regard myself as a near-pacifist.

Gail Collins on the Adventures of Older Women in American History These tidbits are a smidgen are what we learn in Gail Collins’s new book, No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History, out now from Little, Brown. On her love for Martha Washington:. Gail Collins: I love Martha Washington. I never thought I would say that.

On John Brown and the Rise of the Radical Republican Abolitionists Stearns looked the part of the most Radical Republican in America, with fervent eyes and an unusually lustrous long beard, which curled across his chest like the black locks of a woman's hair. On doctor's orders, Stearns was doing his best to comfort and protect his ailing chest with the distinctive whiskers.

Dealing with ‘Friendship Overload’ in the Age of Social Media You've barely responded to one message when another comes in. Then two more. Your phone is buzzing as if possessed, your unread message count is soaring-and you haven't even opened your work email.

Indigenous Forest Defenders Around the World Are Dying Anonymous Deaths One fall evening, I was driving through Wisconsin's soya fields, drifting along in the half dark, listening to the BBC World Service, when a voice emerged from the ether to galvanize my attention. The voice started strongly in Spanish then faded as the interviewer translated the man's words.

The End of the Ocean Ringfjorden, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, 2017. Nothing stopped the water. You could follow it from the mountain to the fjord, from the snow that fell from the clouds and settled on the peaks to the mist that rose above the ocean and again became clouds.

John F. Callahan on Ralph Ellison’s Two Inviolable Identities When I talked to Ralph Ellison, he'd often shake his head and say, "Well, John, it's a crazy country." There's no question he had more on his mind than the shape-shifting abstraction and chaotic bits and pieces that are this country.

Fun with Formats: mobi/Kindle But what "reading them on a Kindle" means varies a lot more than you may realize. And understanding those variations at least a little is important for an ebook publisher.

Stargirl Trailer Reaction & Chat My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

How To Get Noticed As A Writer And Enjoy Publishing More Often Are you excited about writing this year? Do you have lots of ideas about what you'd like to write? Are you determined to get somewhere with your writing this year? You've got this. This is the year you can take your writing up a few notches, if that's what you really want.

The Writing Cooperative Some writers bleed the energy out of their writing by turning verbs into nouns. Those nouns become “hidden verbs." Learn how to find and rescue them!

Hey Poet: Feeling Stuck? Try Using Form to Boss-Up and Get to Writing Again Real talk, I was feeling a bit "dry" this morning when I sat down to scribble out some poems. My nonfiction writing is doing just fine, but I've given it a lot of attention lately and my brain must have switched gears to favor this style of writing because the poems were a bit hesitant at first.

Amazon is bringing Lee Child’s Jack Reacher to the small screen. That’s right, Lee Child fanatics : not content with the runaway success of its other jacked Jack vehicle, Amazon Studios has this week greenlit Jack Reacher, a TV drama based on the former US Army major turned vagabond vigilante protagonist of Child's wildly popular series of crime thriller novels.

Seth Meyers, “beloved champion of literature, ” is hosting the 2020 PEN America Literary Awards. Upon seeing the news that late-night host and SNL alum Seth Meyers will be the MC for this year’s PEN America Literary Awards ceremony, I thought, This seems right. Meyers has a knack for engaging non-traditional late night guests, from authors to YouTubers, people whose faces we don’t tend to see on billboards or movie screens.

Writing Every Day in 2020 Can Be Easy "Come join a sprint." This became the clarion call of writers aiming for thousands of words a day. We were a dedicated group of kindle bestselling author wannabes. I shut out the memory so cannot remember which new year's resolution it was when I planned to crank out 5,000 words a day.

Same Book Tag, 4 Years Apart My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Jonathan Franzen was right: cats are terrible. I am both a cat apologist and a Jonathan Franzen apologist. This means, in addition to being a lot of fun at parties, I am frequently in a position of trying trying to defend two creatures who have great disdain for one another.

Situational Archetypes: 5 Essential Hero's Journey Scenes Your Readers Will Love Woody watches in despair. He moans, "Oh no, no, no, noooo." Buzz just lowers his head. And for a moment - a deep, painful moment - all hope is lost. You feel it. It's a real sensation of loss. And it's essential for your big climax to actually land. Here's another one that I've written about before: Inside Out.

Write Now with Charles Soule My name is Charles Soule. I have written a ton of comics for Marvel, DC, and Image and I've also written two novels. I am based out of Brooklyn. As I said before, I mainly write comics, but I also have my two novels - with a third on the way!

Favorite Books Of 2019 Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Favorite & Least Favorite Book Couples of 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Are You in a Relationship with Writer's Burnout? As writers, we always try to discover ways that would help us perfect our craft. In the past two months, I have written more than I ever have - all thanks to the Medium writers that inspired me. When I first started writing five years ago, I specialised in writing advocacy pieces.

I Bought the Goblin App and All I Got Was This Eating Disorder It was Dani's idea to download the Goblin. We were in the dressing room at H&M and she kept sending me out for different sizes. I passed her multiple pairs of the same jeans through the curtain as the attendant disapproved from behind a rack of unwanted clothes.

What I've been reading lately: the new and the notable Welcome to Quick Lit, where we share short and sweet reviews of what we've been reading lately on the 15th of the month. This is always an atypical time of year for my reading life. There are two weeks during the year when I read more than at any other time in my life: our summer week at the beach and the week between Christmas and New Year's.

Gay Sex Makes for Great Literature I say all of this to articulate what seems true to me, for my own practice; other artists feel differently, and I don't think there's any question of "right" or "wrong." I don't get to tell anyone what they should make, or how they should think about making; I claim the same sovereignty for myself.

BEYOND WONDERFUL-ON THE NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STAR by Amy Hest, illustrations by Jenni Desmond - Review by Carol Coven Grannick The children sit on a rug, in two uneven rows at my feet. I am on a preschool chair with a book in my hands, as yet unopened. Someone whispers. Someone else pokes someone. But then the quiet settles. "Hello, Friends," I say. "This is one of my favorite books." It's my weekly reading time at the early childhood center where I used to work.

5 Must-Read Comics and Graphic Novels from the Philippines I mean, look at that cover. I admit that the novel version felt lackluster to me reading it as a child. With this one, I breezed through it in a day. Noli Me Tangere follows the story of Crisóstomo Ibarra and his fight for injustices against the conquistadors and aristocrats during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines in the 19th century.

10 Fascinating Books By or About Child Prodigies Get to know the smart fictional and real young people in books or behind them with these enthralling books by or about child prodigies.

10 Captivating Books Like THE DA VINCI CODE Looking for a historical thriller as captivating as Dan Brown's work? Check out these ten books like THE DA VINCI CODE that are great read-alikes.

How Reading Sir Terry Pratchett Helped Me Through My Depression Sir Terry Pratchett and his characters provided me with my idea of hope and justice and love and truth. I am not sure who I would be without him guiding me helping me learn how to be brave and think for myself while making me laugh. However, this isn't to say he and his books cured me, or that he fixed everything for me.

Plus Size Literary Threads You Need at Torrid Whether it's comics or Goosebumps, Harry Potter or Star Wars, Torrid has an incredible array of bookish clothing options for plus size folks.

Why I Just Can't Quit Doing the Yearly Goodreads Challenge Reading is central to my identity. I've always been a reader, since I was two years old. In those early months of parenthood, I didn't have much time or energy to read, but when I did, I finally felt like myself again.

8 New Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down Did you set an ambitious reading goal for 2020? Start your reading year with a bang with these books you won't be able to put down.

New Proposed Legislation in Missouri To Censor Public Library Materials At such hearing, the qualified voters present shall elect the members of the board by a majority vote. The five individuals receiving the highest number of votes cast by the qualified voters present shall be members of the board. The board shall be composed of five adult residents of the public library's geographical area.

6 Books Like NOTHING TO SEE HERE to Spark Your TBR Looking for something a little strange and very unexpected? NOTHING TO SEE HERE may seem incomparable, but these books will spark that TBR.

Catching Up on the Rebooted SHE-RA Onscreen and in Comics A reader with reemerging She-Ra fandom voices some opinions about the rebooted versions on Netflix and in an upcoming Netflix-based graphic novel.

YA Retellings to TBR in 2020 A gender-swapped fantasy retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo, this book is about Amaya, who is rescued from a debtor ship where she's been prisoner for years and offered something she never could have imagined: impossible riches.

Giveaway: All The Stars And Teeth By Adalyn Grace Maas's Throne of Glass series. We're giving away five advanced reader copies of All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace plus five enamel pins to five lucky Riot readers! This sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States. Entries will be accepted until 11:45 pm, January 21, 2020.

73 Black Romances To Read From 2019: Critical Linking, January 15, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Sourcebooks. "I love to read, so this is my favorite time of year. The chance to share my picks for outstanding books in 2019 is so exciting. I've covered most genres known to the black literary community.

Lit Hub Daily: January 15, 2020 What is at stake when we write literary criticism? James Wood on deconstructing texts and understanding literature. - Lit Hub "Silicon Valley is just one of the massive American institutions that reflect the interests and anxieties and failures of our time." Kristin Iversen profiles Anna Weiner.

Enid & Floyd & the Moon - Jeanne Shoemaker - Literary Roadhouse Ep 173 Discussion Notes: Enid & Floyd & the Moon This week's story: Enid & Floyd & the Moon by Jeanne Shoemaker Next week's story: The Effluent Engine by N.K. Jemisin Rated: Clean This week we welcome Caitlin Hamilton Summie to the podcast to discuss a story she recommends: "Enid & Floyd & the Moon" by Jeanne Shoemaker.

Storystorm 2020 Day 15: From Drunk History to Dog Onesies, Soaring20s Find Ideas Everywhere By Darshana Khiani and the Soaring20s. It's the middle of Storystorm, I hope your gears are turning and churning out ideas. If yours are a little rusty like mine, then I suggest starting small by following your curiosity and then letting your imagination take over.

How to Tell If You Have What It Takes to Succeed as a Writer I've seen newer writers with an absolute mess of an early draft who took my feedback in stride and applied it with diligence and insight, resulting in a second draft that was a quantum leap above the last.

Anna Wiener: On Hustle-Porn Culture and the Death of Benign Tech Anna Wiener never set out to write a book. Despite the myriad aspects of Silicon Valley that seem engineered to be explored in exactly Wiener's probing, mordantly witty, occasionally hallucinogenic-fueled manner, she told me, "I never thought about writing about tech.

James Wood: What is at Stake When We Write Literary Criticism? I was taught how to read novels and poems by a brilliant poststructuralist critic called Stephen Heath.

On the Birth of the Economist Class and the Untaming of Corporations Many people would call Milton Friedman the most influential conservative economist of the 20th century, but you could make a case for Michael Jensen too. In the late 1990s Jensen got a phone call from his daughter Stephanie, who hadn't spoken to him in years.

Considering Garth Greenwell’s Revolutionary Erotics Garth Greenwell's new work of fiction Cleanness, like his debut, What Belongs To You, takes place in post-Soviet Bulgaria, a site of economic devastation and hopelessness, of the "there is no alternative" politics of austerity and shock therapy.

Before Beauty Vlogging, There Were Renaissance ‘Books of Secrets’ Ray, who translated it-often as I look at myself in the mirror, morning and night, performing my own complex skincare rituals.

The Obscure Editions of Jane Austen Novels That Made Her Internationally Known It is well known that Jane Austen's reputation lay dormant for 15 years or so following her death in 1817. The orthodox view is that she reached a wider English audience only after Richard Bentley revived her work for his Standard Novels reprint series in 1833.

Finding the Literature I Needed Everywhere But University I am the first person in my family to go to university. I decided to study literature because reading gave me a hot, dense feeling that tore the lid from my world and let the light rush in.

Jami Attenberg on How The Price is Right Inspired Her Latest Novel In this episode of Reading Women, Kendra talk with Jami Attenberg about her new novel All This Could Be Yours, out now from HMH. From the episode:. Kendra: So a few years ago, when Jami Attenberg’s novel All Grown Up came out, she did a tour of the South, and she stopped here in Greenville at Fiction Addiction and I was able to meet her.

Mary Magdalene” Leaning parallel, slantwise, as in an italic legs-eleven. Our heads dipped sideways in unison. Our palms came as close as close can be without clapping, but never clapped. Our midriffs moved alongside each other, buffered by an inch of empty air. We never kicked, never brushed ankles, never stumbled or said Excuse me.

Eileen Botting, "The Wollstonecraftian Mind" Eileen Hunt Botting is Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame and co-editor with Sandrine Berges and Alan Coffee of the anthology The Wollstonecraftian Mind.

Interview with Jami Attenberg Kendra talks to Jami Attenberg about her latest novel, All This Could Be Yours, which is out now from HMH. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies.

Between Mechanics and Magic: Ross Gay on the Body as an Instrument of Thought and the Delights of Writing by Hand Having written his "essayettes" on delight by hand, Gay reflects on the "surprising and utter delight" of this mode of composition - a courageously countercultural delight, I must add as my own fingertips press into the cold plastic with the blind faith that an invisible wizardry of ones, zeroes, and silicon will translate motion into meaning.

5 Thoughtful Questions To Help You Generate Ideas Generating ideas is hard. Writing - and hoping our ideas will get published - is even harder. Writing is an internal struggle. It's a mental battle with the beast we all know - but may or may not acknowledge.

Unpleasant Task Destruction Day Life as a chronic procrastinator is a study in cascade effects. We develop a mental block about some seemingly benign task, which snowballs into a monster project as other tasks pile on top of it. You eventually realize you are dreading the task simply because it's there.

Faebruary Reads Announcement - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

Best Books of the Past 5 Years - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Make It Your Year to Take the Leap Being a writer demands many things: focus, inspiration, discipline, and skill. More than anything else, it demands courage. It takes courage to face the blank screen and blinking cursor, courage to confront yourself on the page, courage to see a story or essay or novel to its completion, and above all, courage to put your work in front of others.

Bookish Goals For 2020! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Lord Byron used to call William Wordsworth "Turdsworth," and yes, this is a real historical fact. Excellent news for this bleak Tuesday, friends: the Romantic poets used to make fun of one another using the kind of wordplay that reminds you they were basically all adolescent boys. According to Michael Wood's recent essay in the London Review of Books, about Susan J.

READING VLOG: Crying Over Books & 500+ Pages Read! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti is being adapted for Hulu. Who doesn’t love watching actors float through space? From Interstellar to Guardians of the Galaxy, from Star Trek to Firefly, there’s something very captivating about people flung out of the Earth’s atmosphere. Well, move over, Jean-Luc Picard-there’s a new star in space.

December Wrap Up + January TBR Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

The Name Game When it comes to fantasy and science fiction there are many approaches to naming structures. Some writers like to keep things simple and the names they use to be symbolic and metaphorical. Other's choose complex naming structures to create a language that feels real, even if it sometimes leaves readers struggling with unpronounceable.

Stephen King would “never” consider diversity when judging movies and he sure wants us to know it. It’s Tuesday, the Oscars are still racist, and Stephen King has some stuff to say! It is 2020, the phrase “the diversity issue” is compartmentalizing and paternalistic, we have been having this conversation for a long time, and everyone is tired:.

10 new books to look out for this week. Every week, the TBR pile grows a little bit more. It's getting precarious. It's taking up your whole nightstand. It's threatening to crush you in your sleep. Well, what are you waiting for? Get cracking. What are you reading this week? Garth Greenwell, Cleanness.

'My Browser History Was This Appalling Record of Someone Wasting Their Life': An Interview with Anna Wiener My browser history was just this appalling record of someone wasting their life. It was more a sensation, a building feeling of dread and anxiety, and feeling like I had chosen a profession where I was, potentially, perpetuating that cycle. Ironically, I'm now in another profession that requires that I be on the internet quite a bit.

Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020 Considering the fact that it was the end of the decade, and that we’re all trying to distract ourselves from the encroaching heat death of the planet, it’s not surprising that the 2019/2020 list season on the literary internet has been particularly robust-and much too long.

Semicolon: The 2 Ways to Use a ; Don't try to tell me you didn't. That was the sound of a semicolon in the throes of a self-esteem battle. Poor semicolon, the most misunderstood punctuation mark. If you're not sure how to use semicolons in your writing, you're in the write place. Read on for:.

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for January 14, 2020 Sponsored by A People’s History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian, new in paperback from Algonquin Books.These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them whil.

6 Quotes by Judy Blume to Make You a Better Writer Judy Blume is one of the most beloved authors of all time. Her many classic works include Are You There, God? It's Me Margaret, Tiger Eyes, Blubber, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. I even had the great honor of seeing her in person at a writer's conference in 2014!

The Art of Fixating Readers on Your Title and How It Works How would you like to ensure your title actually gets read and isn't skimmed over with all the others? You can ensure this happens by doing two simple things that will stop a reader in their tracks. Literally. Content words include nouns, adjectives, and words that can usually stand alone.

Bringing the Baby Back to Life When Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein in 1816, she was eighteen years old, on a holiday with her lover and a few of their friends.

What If the Afterlife Sucks? In Vikram Paralkar's Night Theater, a surgeon exiled to a clinic in rural India has to deal with the inconveniences of the backwaters-cockroaches, corrupt officials, and empty medicine cabinets he fills with his own money. Until one night, a family appears asking for his help.

5 Comics and Graphic Novels to Read if You Love THE EXPANSE Like many streaming shows, however, The Expanse is a limited one: the new season is comprised of only nine episodes. It's a little easier to tolerate knowing season 5 is already filming but, having finished the last episode,, I now find myself out of sci-fi… Just kidding.

Leri Price Wins 2019 Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation On January 8, the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation announced their 2019 winner: Leri Price, for her "sharp and unobtrusive" translation of Khaled Khalifa's Death is Hard Work. The prize is not enormous-£3,000-but it is Arabic literary translation's biggest award.

Why Self-Help Books Feature Authors on the Cover Taking a look at some successful self-help books of past and present, and exploring the prevalence of author images on the covers of these books.

6 Poetry Books for a More Comforting Start to 2020 Here is a list of great poetry books that will not only bring you hope but also will help you kickstart your 2020 Goodreads goal. This book of illustrated poetry is a gem. So many confused kids are navigating the world in adult bodies. Gabbie Hanna uses humor to bring out the existential dread that has reached epidemic levels in millennials.

My Only Reading Goal This Year is to Have Fun I'm extremely proud of this accomplishment, and I absolutely understand why people set goals. I mean, look at me: I more than tripled the amount of books I read in just three years. There's no way I would have done that without setting a goal. But I also realized that, for me at least, setting a goal took some of the fun out of reading.

Quiz: Which Boy from TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE Fits Your Personality? Answer the following questions to find out which of Lara Jean's crushes you'd match her with by taking the TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE quiz!

33 of the Top Middle Grade Books on Goodreads Looking for the top middle grade books for your readers? We've compiled a list of the best books based on reviews from Goodreads users! But first, what is middle grade? Middle grade books usually are intended for kids between 8 and 12 years old. Some see this category as one that middle graders read, thus the name.

The Power Between the Pages Nandi Taylor, author of GIVEN, on the power of storytelling and both the good and bad effects of certain kinds of storytelling on the subconscious.

Listen to Book Riot's New Podcast NOVEL GAZING! Literary fiction fans, rejoice, and welcome Book Riot's newest podcast, Novel Gazing, into your ears!Novel Gazing is your destination for all things literary fiction, bringing you news from th.

9 New Series From Your Favorite Authors But when one series door closes, another series door opens, I always say. Some of your favorite authors have been hard at work on brand new series you'll love. Check out some of these upcoming and new series from your favorite authors. Hopefully you'll find your new favorite book!

6 Audiobooks by Native, First Nations, or Indigenous Authors Inspired by Mallory Whiteduck’s Native Literature Challenge, here's a list of great audiobooks by First Nations, Native, or Indigenous authors.

Read Harder: A Book in Any Genre Written by a Native, First Nations, or Indigenous Author Find some excellent fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books by Native, First Nations, and Indigenous authors for this task of the 2020 Read Harder Challenge.

I Sh T You Not, Toilets Were Designed To Look Like Books: Critical Linking, January 14, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Sourcebooks. "Other book toilets could be much more humble and portable, and a little sillier.

Lit Hub Daily: January 14, 2020 A snapshot of the year in reading to come: Lit Hub’s most anticipated books of 2020. - Lit Hub "Fiction is the dream life of the culture that makes it, and its enduring mysteries are what keep us coming back." Jennifer Egan on the eternal power of The House of Mirth.

WSIRN Episode 218: A WSIRN marriage story Readers, it's always fun to read through your guest applications. You fill our inbox with stories, goals, hilarity, and so much heart. One particularly memorable application didn't come from today's guest Anna Mittler - it came from one of her best friends, Charlotta, asking if we could make WSIRN a part of Anna's upcoming bachelorette party.

Storystorm 2020 Day 14: Lauren Kerstein Writes What She Would've Loved as a Child As we ponder new ideas this month, I thought it might be helpful to think about the books we loved as children, as well as imagine the books we wished we'd had. Ideas are lurking in those musings. I just know it! What books did you love most as a child?

Why Do Writers Hire Book Coaches? Rather, coaches help clients complete a transformation. They show you how to go from someone who wants to write a book, who talks about it, who dreams of it, to someone who has created a book they are proud of. But why are writers so willing to invest in their writing life, when there are so many other pressing needs for their hard-earned dollars?

The Sowing Circle by Alice Faye Duncan, Tameka Fryer Brown, Kelly Starling Lyons and Vanessa Brantley-Newton JUST LIKE A MAMA is a lyrical story, spare and heartfelt like a poem. It celebrates children, who are chosen, cherished and cared for by adopted mothers, foster care guardians, grandmothers, aunts, and big sisters. The book is suited for ages Pre-K to 3rd grade.

How Edith Wharton’s Novel of New York High Society Speaks to Class Divisions Today The House of Mirth was the first literary classic that I picked up entirely on my own, without prodding from a teacher or a parent, and adored. I read it as a teenager, during a stifling summer visit to my grandparents, when my literary tastes were unsophisticated.

Merve Emre: When Elena Ferrante is Your Editor Saverio Costanzo, the 43-year-old director of the HBO limited series My Brilliant Friend, is a haunted man. For over a decade, he has corresponded with a woman whose face he cannot see, whose voice he cannot hear, whose existence is confirmed only by the many thousands of words she has written dissecting his artistic choices.

My Novel Centered on the Eliot-Hale Letters. Now, We Can Read Them It's finally happened: over a thousand letters written between 1930 and 1956 by T. Eliot to Emily Hale, and sequestered until January 2, of this year, have been made available to researchers. Princeton University has untied the copper bands around the wooden boxes and let the letters loose.

Lit Hub Asks: 5 Authors, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers The Lit Hub Author Questionnaire is a monthly interview featuring seven questions for five authors with new books. This month we talk to:. Jessica Andrews. Liz Moore. Kiley Reid. Scarlett Thomas. Paul Yoon. Without summarizing it in any way, what would you say your book is about?

Life at the End of American Empire A specter is haunting the United States-the specter of decline. Discussion of decline leapt in 2016 from academic treatises to the forefront of public debate as the winning presidential candidate made his slogan "Make America Great Again," which implied America was no longer great, as it once had been.

Anthony Marra: Saying Goodbye to Possibly My Favorite Place on Earth When I moved to California for the second time, I spent several weeks with my aunt Margie-technically, my mom's first cousin-who lived in the East Bay neighborhood of Pleasant Hill. While making lunch one day, I found a rusty butcher's knife in Margie's knife drawer.

"You, Very Young in New York" A Poem by Hannah Sullivan Rosy used to say that New York was a fairground. "You will know when it's time, when the fair is over." But nothing seems to happen. You stand around. On the same street corners, smoking, thin-elbowed, Looking down avenues in a lime-green dress With one arm raised, waiting to get older.

Lord of All the Dead His name was Manuel Mena, and he died at the age of 19 in the Battle of the Ebro. It was September 21, 1938, towards the end of the Spanish Civil War, in a Catalan village called Bot.

Great Books: Carol Gilligan on Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter" Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1850 novel The Scarlet Letter tells the dramatic story of a woman cast out of society for adultery and condemned to wear a badge of shame in Puritan New England.

Samantha Harvey on her year without sleep - books podcast On this week's show, the novelist explains how she came to write about her insomnia and we consider why indie bookshops are booming in the UK and Ireland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Episode 159: The Odyssey of Literary Disco In our first episode of 2020, Julia, Rider, and Tod discuss Madeline Miller's novel Circe, which retells some of the most infamous Greek myths from the point of view of Circe, a witch who most famously appears in The Odyssey who turns Odysseus's men into pigs.

Consolation for Sorrow from King Arthur's Court: Merlyn's Advice on What to Do When the World Gets You Down And, indeed, buried inside the adventure-thrill of these Arthurian tales are treasure troves of wisdom on fortitude, courage, and the art of honorable living, nowhere richer than in the novels by T.H. White, one particular passage in which offers a meta-testament to the potency of reading in the character-formation of King Arthur himself.

Time Management for Writers Who Don't Like Having to Manage Their Time When you write, is time your enemy or your friend? If you get things in just under the wire or miss deadlines altogether, or if you stay up too late, fall behind on your self-directed goals, or feel stressed out by all the writing tasks on your plate, then you may have a dysfunctional relationship with time.

Why I Masked My Identity Back when I was writing my blog, I used to write under an alias. The name and identity I created for myself had no similarities at all with the real me. I wrote about thoughts that I never shared with anyone in real life. Although I do not use that alias anymore, writing under that name provided for one of my favorite writing periods.

Roger Robinson wins the TS Eliot prize for his collection A Portable Paradise. British-Trinidadian poet Roger Robinson has won the prestigious TS Eliot prize. This is the first time Robinson, “a long-time performer of dub poetry-a form of spoken word with West Indian roots, ” has been nominated for the prize, which carries with it a £25,000 purse.

Four Subreddits That Can Be a Great Help For Aspiring Writers Reddit is like the rest of the internet: a lot of it's terrible, but when it's great, it's great. There's a subreddit for every type of person, and writers are no exception. If you're one of the millions of writers out there who're still struggling to get a foot in the door, here are some of the subreddits that may help you out.

Tips for Revamping Your Author Website Creating a website is one of the most common first steps for many writers as they build a writing career or platform. The advice to create a website is everywhere, and for a good reason. The website is the place readers will go to learn more about you.

Ep 309: 1921 This week, we're continuing our exploration of the 1920s with Robert Keable's Simon Called Peter, a mostly-forgotten novel about an Anglican priest who goes off to war and falls in love with a lady who isn't his fiancee.

The most borrowed book of all-time at the New York Public Library is about snow. The NYPL recently tallied up its all-time check-out numbers and released a top ten list of the most borrowed books in its history.

Favourite Books of 2019 - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

Things I Want to Read MORE of in Books PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Oscar nominations announced, Academy still LOVES white dudes. Also, Jennifer Lopez was robbed, again. Fuck that. On the bookish side of things, the nominees for Best Adapted Screenplay are Steven Zaillian, Taika Waititi, Todd Phillips and Scott Silver, Destin Daniel Cretton and Andrew Lanham, Greta Gerwig, and Anthony McCarten.

37+ Quotes About How to Become a Writer The best way to become a better writer is to write and then to publish your writing, whether you publish it on a blog, in a book, or with a close friend. It's only by practicing writing, and getting feedback on it, that you can improve.

Book tour news! My new book Don't Overthink It comes out on March 3, and I'm about to head out on book tour again to talk about it in person-with you.

Why You Should Write the Type of Articles You Like to Read If your articles aren't getting the engagement you want to see, you may be in the same boat - and that's okay. The good news is, there is always time to improve. You can make changes as you go along. Your writing style can be adjusted to better suit the audience you're trying to reach.

Royal Assassin - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

You Have Permission to Write Your Book in 2020 I'm nobody…" These are all things my clients say about themselves when they first approach me to help write their book. They all have a tendency to think writing books is for people who are bigger than they are, or more of an expert than they are, or have more connections than they do.

A Love Story That Looks Like Me Black queers deserve joy i deserve joy i want to read the story about the awkward Black queer walking into a wall cause they get startled by that fine ass human who returns their gaze, with smiling eyes and says “hell - oh no are you hurt? can i help you?” rushing over to help with…

6 Anthologies Written By, For, and About Disabled People Defying Doomsday is an anthology of apocalypse fiction featuring disabled and chronically ill protagonists, proving it's not always the "fittest" who survive-it's the most tenacious, stubborn, enduring and innovative characters who have the best chance of adapting when everything is lost.

Comic Book Villain Mugs There is no way I can do crimes without making coffee first. Fill up one of these comic book villain mugs to start your morning off right. Or, very wrong.

How Horror Helps With Processing Grief and Trauma I developed a horror obsession at a very early age. I can remember watching Nightmare on Elm Street sitting transfixed in my older sister's lap. I watched Freddie torment teenagers in that safest of spaces, sleep, but did not cringe or look away. Alien and Aliens were family viewing movies.

2020 YA Book Covers Bring Disability Representation to the Forefront It's time we see more and better disability representation on our covers." Their piece examined the places where disability representation was front and center on book covers, as well as the gaping holes when it comes to representation. Representation on book covers has shifted significantly since 2016.

Read Harder 2020: An Edition of a Literary Magazine From POETRY Magazine to The Paris Review, here are 9 literary magazines to check out for the 23rd task of Book Riot's 2020 Reader Harder challenge!

20 Black Children’s Books by Black Authors This list of Black children's books by Black authors are ones which you may want to get for the kiddos in your life. This is a mix of current and older titles. As a call out, some of the books below will feature biracial children. Nowadays, most places will allow you to check more than one when it comes to your race.

4 Books to Read After Watching RHYTHM + FLOW If you're a fan of the Netflix competition show to find the next great rapper, check out these books like RHYTHM AND FLOW.

Giveaway: GOOD BOY by Jennifer Finney Boylan "Everything I know about love," she writes, "I learned from dogs." We're giving away 25 autographed advanced reader copies of Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs by Jennifer Finney Boylan to 25 lucky Riot readers! This sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States.

Celebrating Awards Season in the Library The most commonly recognized awards grouped in with the Youth Media Awards are the Newbury and the Caldecott, but there are MANY more categories which all give weight to different important sections of children's literature. The categories include:.

Most Anticipated Books of 2020 Start the year off right with Book Riot’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020, our round-up of the most exciting new releases of the year. Preorder, add ’em to your TBR, and shout these titles from.

Girl Cries Over Birthday Aging Her Out of Dolly Parton's Books: Critical Linking, January 13, 2020 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Sourcebooks. "Hadley is not happy about being four-years-old, and according to her mom, it's for one reason-she's about to age out of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

Lit Hub Daily: January 13, 2020 "The nanny is a ripe literary opportunity to explore the depths of ownership and what it means to be part of the family." Kiley Reid recommends five novels about caregivers. - Lit Hub Take another trip back to Neverland with outtakes from J.M. Barrie's handwritten Peter Pan manuscript.

Storystorm 2020 Day 13: Aya Khalil Writes With Perspective As a freelance journalist, blogger, and now debut picture book author, I am always looking for writing ideas. Some of my best ideas came from my own life experiences-good and bad-especially as a writer of color. My debut picture book, THE ARABIC QUILT, is based on true events growing up.

Does "Late Style" Exist? Devoid of sweetness, bitter and spiny, they do not surrender themselves to mere delectation." Blotkamp's second major case study in "The End" is the Dutch modernist Piet Mondrian, an artist not frequently celebrated for his late style.

3 Life-Changing Rules for Finding More Writing Inspiration This Year More than that, I'm beginning to see how this decade of lessons has given me some important gifts for building a foundation that will protect and nurture my creative health and my writing inspiration as I enter this new decade. I find myself incredibly excited to be entering 2020.

J.M. Barrie’s Handwritten Manuscript of Peter Pan "Second to the right and straight on till morning": can there be anyone unfamiliar with those famous directions to the enchanted and imaginary world of Neverland?

"New Jesus" My niece Tina was visiting us from the mountains for the summer and couldn't understand that we just walk in water now. It's not a big deal, but Tina is young and entitled and one of these new mountain elevation people who don't see eye to eye with us sea-level dwellers, we the coastal flooded.

Where the Male Gaze Doesn’t Go: On YouTube’s Universe of Make-Up Tutorials Beauty vloggers are some of YouTube's biggest stars. Michelle Phan, one of the first vloggers to achieve cult-idol status, has over eight million subscribers, more than a billion cumulative views, and makes three million dollars a year. She's been using the platform since at least 2007.

The Astrology Book Club: What to Read This Month, Based on Your Sign With all the good books that come out each month, it can be hard to decide what to read. There are lots of good reasons to pick one book over another, but one we've never really explored before here at Lit Hub is… astrology.

Kiley Reid: 5 Novels With Incredible Child Caregivers The literary nanny must be drawn akin to a ghost. They must have a very special rapport with children. The house must feel different in their presence, even if part of their role is to go unseen. They must leave things a bit differently than the family remembers.

Relearning Old Lessons: What a Forgotten Novel Can Teach Us About Immigration in 2020 Martha Gellhorn's 1940 novel A Stricken Field was a book destined to be neglected. It has had at least three strikes against it: 1) The book tells a story people didn't want to hear, exposing some of the darkest corners of our past. 2) The novel was a victim to changing literary tastes, particularly the turn against emotion or "sentiment".

Beast Evolving: Fiction from the Australian Bushfires In early 2019, major fires threatened Tasmanian communities and ecosystems, blanketing the island state with smoke. This summer, millions of hectares have burnt on the Australian mainland, with months of the fire season still to run.

The Impossible Exercise of Interviewing Leonora Carrington Heidi Sopinka's debut novel The Dictionary of Animal Languages is the deceptively gentle tale of the aging artist Ivory Frame, whose character and life are based, both loosely and closely, in alternation, on Leonora Carrington.

On the Line Between Truth and Fiction When Writing About Your Family There are always margaritas at these family reunions. I step through the door of my uncle's house and within minutes someone hands me a frozen beverage in the same pink plastic glass, rim limed and salted, that I've been drinking from since I can remember.

Thoughts on Turning 10 Looking around at what all this change was doing to book publishing, I thought I would add my voice-and my 30 years spent in book publishing, printing, advertising, and graphic arts-to the mix. But let me stop here for a moment. Part of this story involves the clamor of authors suddenly freed from "gatekeepers" at traditional publishing houses.

These Are the Comma Rules You Are Looking for Just the sight of this small dot with graceful swooping curl can trigger primal fight or flight mechanisms in writers. But with just three simple comma rules, you can use commas effectively 90% of the time. Add in four more simple rules and that number increases to 98%.

My Favourite Reads of 2019 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Great Stocking Stuffer for Authors Subscribe to Sharing with Writers at www.howtodoitfrugally.com. There is a sign-up window in the upper right corner of every page of the blog. You'll get a free e-copy of my booklet Great First Impression Book Proposals and tons of marketing tips, craft tips, how-to articles, and publishing news in every issue.

Writing Through Resistance Combat your demons and become a productive writer in 2020.

Do You Capitalize after a Colon? But sometimes, out of the blue, you notice an author does capitalize after a colon. That can make you scratch your head and wonder what got into that author. Then, you notice someone else doing it, and you flush hot red, wondering, "Was I supposed to be doing that all along?" Confusion sets in.

How Networking Is Essential to Succeeding as a Freelance Writer This time last year, I was working out how to get into freelance writing. My initial goal was to write analysis, news articles, and op-eds, that would eventually be picked up by global news outlets and publications.

BEST Fantasy Books Of The Decade!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

100 Novels That Shaped Our World: Identity 100 Novels That Shaped Our World: Identity.

Want to Write More Often in 2020? Try This Said another way, write like a hippie. Edit like a fascist. This advice by Jessica A in her article Improve Your Writing Overnight has stuck. It works. My next step was to let that inner flamboyant "hippie" out, love beads, skirts, incense and all, writing and flowing with her bad self more often.

Adler-Pated: 5 Faithful Adaptations of A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA A Scandal in Bohemia is one of Sherlock Holmes's most iconic cases. At the urging of a German king, Holmes tries to recover a compromising photograph from the king's ex-lover, an American opera singer named Irene Adler, who supposedly is planning to blackmail him with it.

14 Books about Fashion and Sustainability Like OVERDRESSED Check out these 14 books about fashion for more information on the challenges of maintaining a healthy environment in the current fashion tradition. With years of experience in the field of ecology, The Ecologist brings their expertise to the fashion arena.

On Revamping My Book Club in 2020 Hindsight is 2020, so thinking back to my book club of 2019, there is much that I would like to do to revamp it for this year. 2019 was not a bad year for my book club. The attendance was good and the locations were not bad, but I want 2020 to be even better.

Eat, Pray, Love, and Leave Elizabeth Gilbert Alone: Critical Linking, January 12, 2020 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the exclusive digital hangout for the Book Riot community. "But I loved Eat, Pray, Love.

Storystorm 2020 Day 12: Kate Garchinsky Plays "I Wonder" When Tara asked me to write a blog post for Storystorm, my inner critic threw an immediate tantrum. She, Princess Poopynannyhead, is between six and eleven years old, has the voice of my troublemaking younger sister, and sticks her tongue out a lot.

Blogs for Self-Publishers, January 3 - 9, 2020 - The Book Designer Blogs for Self-Publishers, January 3 - 9, 2020 including Dan Wagstaff, Sandra Beckwith, Orna Ross, Joanna Penn, Laurie McLean and Victoria Strauss.

Winter 2020 Cosy Reading Night Announcement - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

BOOKS INSPIRED BY SHAKESPEARE - Overly Specific Book Recommendations My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

How to Create a Writing Goal That You Will Achieve New Year's resolutions often sound like a goal, but many of us fall short of achieving them by the time the year is over. Sometimes that is due to a lack of planning surround our goals. Goal setting and long term planning should focus on things that are in your control and be quantifiable.

Is Writing With 2020 Vision the Way To Go 20/20 vision is an acuity, or sharpness, test measured with a Snellen chart. You know, those charts that begin with a big "E' at the top and then nine lines of letters that become progressively smaller. It means you see the same line of letters at 20 feet that a person with normal vision sees at 20 feet.

Reminders if Your Writing Year Didn't go as Planned Sometimes our writing doesn't go the way we planned. Things come up, it's inevitable, but often we can get down in the dumps toward the end of the year. We look back at all the plans we made and realize we weren't close to achieving the many goals we made for ourselves during the year.

Learning Portuguese, Hair Dying & Read with Me - Day in my Life Vlog Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

Top 10 Books I Read in 2019 Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

32 - 'The Sot-Weed Factor: Or, A Voyage To Maryland' by Ebenezer Cook This is the free Literary Hangover feed. To support the show and access the premium episodes on George Orwell, become a Patron at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover Alex and I discuss Ebenezer Cook's 1708 poem "The Sot-Weed Factor." The scant documentation we have for Cook's life.

How an 8-Minute Writing Habit Could Help You Write Your Book This Year Read that again, because these numbers are going to be an important part of why I advocate an 8-minute writing habit to all writers who are struggling to write their first books. Eight minutes is long enough to produce something substantial, but short enough that anyone can do it.

YOU Season 2 - Discussion….THAT Ending Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

2020 Channel and Reading Resolutions - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Are Your Striving Readers Helping Others? by Tammy Mulligan I think we underestimate the power of helping when it comes to teaching striving readers. In schools, striving readers are typically the ones who receive the most help. Striving readers see multiple teachers for instruction. Striving readers generally have reading buddies who help them figure out the words.

20 Things I Told Myself for 10 Years Before Landing a Literary Agent Before I signed with my literary agent in 2015, I had been querying for 10 long years. I would hear other writers complain about querying for two years, I'd roll my eyes, and then my heart would sink just a little when they announced they'd received an offer before me.

Favorite Books of 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Lit Hub Weekly: January 6 – 10, 2020 Start your new year off right with these 5 new sci-fi and fantasy books - 15 of the Most Anticipated Books by LGBTQ Authors for the First Half of 2020, feat.

Giveaway: THE LOST MAN by Jane Harper We're giving away 5 copies of The Lost Man by Jane Harper to five Riot readers! This sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States. Entries will be accepted until 11:45pm, 17th January 2020. Winner will be randomly selected. Complete rules and eligibility requirements available here.

20 Things Overheard In Bookshops Shout out to the dude in back of me who overheard and said "you'll get there one day man!" May you all have the confidence of a random kind bro who fist bumps your waking daydreams. - Eric Smith September 9, 2019. Overheard from passersby:.

Storystorm 2020 Day 11: Carrie Finison Tinkers with Titles It's hard to make something from nothing and yet, we writers do that every day, don't we? A blank sheet of paper or computer screen fills with our words or pictures and becomes a story. Something from nothing. But what if you could start with just a little something.

Appellate Attorney Pens Western Romance, Earns Five Stars Wyle was born a Connecticut Yankee, but eventually settled in Bloomington, Indiana, home of Indiana University. She now considers herself a Hoosier. Wyle's childhood ambition was to be the youngest ever published novelist.

Learn to Write From a Rock We barely understand the power of simplicity. And in reality, there is nothing in the world that a piece of rock can teach you about writing. Not practically. But wait! There are great pieces of advice about writing on the internet. And maybe they work for you positively.

Reading wrapup - December 2019 - #booktubeSFF Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.

J.D. Vance has launched a VC fund named after a Tolkien artifact and backed by Peter Thiel. Vance, bestselling author of Hillbilly Elegy, Yale graduate, and venture capitalist has teamed up with Peter Thiel, Eric Schmidt, and Marc Andreessen of Silicon Valley to establish a venture capital firm in Ohio called Narya Capital.

Amazon Book Review Print Book: Kindle Book: Audible Audiobook. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. Walter McMillian was a young man sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn't commit when he first met Bryan Stevenson. It was a momentous meeting for both.

Twelve For 2020 Ray Bradbury advised up-and-coming writers to read one short story, one poem, and one essay every night at bedtime, emphasizing the classics for fiction and poetry, plus essays on every subject imaginable. That's one way to do it.

How to Build Tension in a Scene: 3 Nail-Biting Ways Building an Author Website. For Teachers. Short Stories. Characterization. Grammar. Interviewing.

John le Carré wins $100,000 prize, donates the money to charity. On this occasion, however, le Carré has made an exception, while also stating that he will donate the sizable winnings to the international humanitarian NGO Médecins Sans Frontières.

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for January 10, 2020 Sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the exclusive digital hangout for the Book Riot community.These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot!

'Go to Where the Rawest Stories Occur': An Interview with Chuck Palahniuk What Spanbauer meant by "dangerous writing" was to explore the work that personally scares or embarrasses the author; to make it dangerous is to express those fears honestly through art. It was through Palahniuk I found Spanbauer's workshop, too.

How To Apply Fitness Goal-Setting To Your 2020 Writing Goals A few weeks ago, my partner was lamenting his struggles to edit his poetry collection. He didn't know where to start with it; the project was too big; it seemed like an impossible task. One of the main areas I write in is wellness, and as a runner and NASM-certified personal trainer, I'm no stranger to setting goals.

Reviewer IndieView with Amanja Lambert of Amanja Reads Too Much Reviewer IndieView with Amanja Lambert of Amanja Reads.

Links I love I hope you have a lovely weekend ahead of you. We're still dealing with sickness at my house but I hope to go for a long run, keep -reading this book, and get ready for a last-minute work trip to NYC. I've never been in the winter: if you have any recommendations for things I should do or see or eat, please tell me in comments!

How "Knives Out" Turns the Whodunit on Its Head Who had committed the original crime and who was going to commit the next one?" There will, he stresses, always be a second crime-and Knives Out quite diligently follows suit, reminding viewers that we can't trust anyone on screen.

How Do You Heal From Ancestral Trauma? It's a lonely existence, when you occupy the margins of the margins. We grow on the outskirts, looking for abundance, when the world insists in telling us that people like us will never be "normal," will always need to fight to carve out spaces that we can exist in peace, in forgiveness, and in safety.

7 Amazing Illustrated Editions of Neil Gaiman's Novels I'm a huge fan of Neil Gaiman's novels: from the way his stories unfold to the complexity of his worlds. I've been collecting his works, and various editions of them, for more than ten years now-from his comics and novels to adaptations of his short stories and poetry.

20 Calvin and Hobbes Art Pieces for Your Home, Office, or Nursery Display your love for Bill Watterson's iconic comic strip with these Calvin and Hobbes art pieces. Though the comic ran from 1985-1995, I grew up reading Watterson's many published treasuries: Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons, Scientific Progress Goes "Boink," Something Under the Bed Is Drooling, etc.

Long Live the ZORA Canon: 100 Great Books by African American Women The editors remark that the ZORA canon "is a list of 100 masterworks, spanning 160 years of African American women's literature, divided into sections from pre-emancipation to the present, including fiction and nonfiction, novels, plays, anthologies, and poetry collections and ranging in subject matter from the historical to the personal.

Lesbian Romances for the Uprising: WLW Recommendations Queer publishing is predominantly M/M novels. Books that center F/F relationships-or WLW stories-are fewer and further between in romance. I was reeling. Is this move from RWA-this stonewalling of an entire group of authors on the basis of their sexual orientation-the reason there are far fewer lesbian romances?

How to Do Nothing: The Case for Rereading Books I've been reading books for what feels like as long as my arm muscles could support them, but it's only been since reaching early adulthood that I've equated finishing books with feeling productive and worth it. In high school, I read constantly, but it was not unlike me to take months to finish a single book.

11 Young Adult Books About Interracial Couples Book Riot already has a handful of lists of young adult books about interracial couples, but so many more such books have been published recently that it's worth revisiting the topic. Below are some of my favorites. But don't take my word for it-give them a read.

Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press This list of horror books published by an indie press for the 2020 Read Harder Challenge is sponsored by TBR: Tailored Book Recommendations. TBR is Book Riot's subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes. Been dreaming of a "Stitch Fix for books?" Now it's here!

Friday Fund Day: Drop Some Dollars and Help Some Classrooms Book Riot readers have helped fund hundreds of classrooms over the last few years, and we'll help bring funds to hundreds more. Each Friday, we'll highlight two classrooms or other literacy-focused, important projects in hopes you'll help them reach their goals to bring literature, advocacy, and education to others.

26 YA Books for THE WITCHER Fans: The List List #382 The List List, a weekly roundup of the best bookish lists, is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the exclusive digital hangout for the Book Riot community. at Brightly: 9 Books About Kindness for Tweens. at Bustle: 12 New and Overlooked Vampire Novels For Your 'Twilight' Renaissance.

It's All Love Between Celebrity Book Clubs: Critical Linking, January 10, 2020 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the exclusive digital hangout for the Book Riot community. "'I do not feel there's competition,' Oprah says in the clip.

Lit Hub Daily: January 10, 2020 "The world of Sanditon is absurd, unsettled and unsettling." On the restless comedy of Jane Austen's unfinished novel. - Lit Hub What Nina Schuyler managed to learn from leading a nightmarish writing workshop.

Storystorm 2020 Day 10: Rajani LaRocca Uses Her Subconscious I'm a doctor as well as a writer. I take care of grownups all day, and write stories for kids all night…well, actually pretty much every minute of the day not spent taking care of my patients or my family. And as a doctor and a writer, there's one thing I know for sure:.

5 Common Story Openings to Avoid-If You Can Help It While it's not wrong to open in these ways-and a great writer can make even the most pedestrian series of events read as fascinating-consider if you can find a more advantageous way to begin. This is where we meet the character waking up in bed, then perhaps getting ready for school or work.

Lessons From a Nightmarish Writing Workshop I couldn't believe what I'd heard, and I quickly scanned her written comments, which confirmed what I'd just heard. Banal observations, stereotypes one-dimensional. The ending is overt and lacks intrigue. It reads formulaic insert-cliff-hanger.

The Restless Comedy of Jane Austen’s Unfinished Last Novel, Sanditon Was there ever a fragment like Jane Austen’s Sanditon? However weak her body-and she wrote some passages first in pencil, being unable to cope with a pen-clearly her spirit was robust. Not only that: worrying herself sick about money after a family bankruptcy, she was writing a book of jokes about risky investments and comic speculators.

How to Read After Becoming a Parent I have a confession to make-a difficult one for a writer. Here it is: for a period of about three years, from the summer of 2016 to the summer of 2019, I stopped reading books for pleasure. During those years, I still read in other ways, of course.

Paul Rudolph’s Strange Vision of a Cross-Manhattan Expressway Legendary American architect Paul Rudolph's interest in relating buildings to context occasionally extended into idealistic urban design proposals that were never executed. The most ambitious and best known of his urban schemes was his design for mixed-use development above the proposed Lower Manhattan Expressway.

An Oral History of the Thrash Metal Mosh Pit With their third full-length album, 1987's Among the Living, everything clicked for New York thrash band Anthrax. The record was faster than the band's first two releases and the group sounded angrier and more defiant than ever. One of the many highlights on the disc was "Caught in a Mosh"-a churning, roiling number based on real-life experience.

"Monterey" A Poem by Maggie Millner Evenings, I would sit on a moldy, high-back couch and watch the light outside go mauve, then die. The neighbor's house was strung with discs of mirror that turned in wind, blinding us when the sun was right, or throwing phantom orbs the cat would hunt across the wall.

"Love Language" Biba scoots around in the airplane seat, feeling for her headphones. The upholstery itches and the cool air nozzle is unavoidable. She feels a melancholy for everywhere she is leaving, as though she will be leaving forever. The passenger next to Biba wears big yellow beads and prays.

Ingrid Horrocks, "Women Wanderers and the Writing of Mobility, 1784-1814" Ingrid Horrocks talks about the way women travelers, specifically women wanderers, are represented in late-eighteenth century literature, particularly in the work of women writers. Horrocks in an associate professor in the School of English and Media Studies at Massey University in Wellington, New Zealand.

January TBR - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Episode 482 - Enoch Episode 482 - Enoch Listen on Patreon It's Blochtober in January! Tune in as we dig into a little story by Robert Bloch called Enoch! Special thanks to our reader Levi Nunez. Check out Loot the Body! Here's that Robert Bloch album Gravely we we mentioned.

Looking for an Agent? It's easy to blame literary agents for not representing you, to resent them for being the gatekeepers into traditional publishing that are keeping you out. But it isn't fair. Searching for a literary agent brings out the dark side of writers, including myself.

Ben Lerner: The Topeka School Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station and 10:04 find their synthesis in The Topeka School, the third in his Hegelian trilogy.

Jonathan Lethem’s first novel, Gun, With Occasional Music, is finally headed to TV. Today, Deadline announced that a Jonathan Lethem novel is going to be adapted for the small screen-no, not another version of Motherless Brooklyn, but a TV series based on Lethem’s first novel, 1994’s Gun, With Occasional Music.

4 Tips for Writing on a Schedule I realized after I graduated undergrad that my writing depended solely on someone else making a schedule for me and holding me accountable via assignments and deadlines. If I needed to finish five poems every other week to achieve a grade, I was going to do it.

After months of controversy, the Romance Writers of America’s leaders have resigned. Romance Writers of America president Damon Suede and executive director Carol Ritter announced Thursday that they were resigning following a protracted controversy over the organization’s suspension of a member who called another writer’s work racist.

If a Hummingbird Strikes Your Window While You Write Halfway into my morning writing session, I heard a thump. I looked down at the deck. A hummingbird lay on her back, shaking. In a daze, I went out and stared at her. Her wings didn't look broken, but what did I know? I called my partner and my mom.

January TBR!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Big Book Haul I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

Winter TBR! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

6 Ways to Rethink Rejections Writers often find it very hard to deal with rejection. Even the word seems unnecessarily harsh. When that dreaded notification arrives, it can be hard to forget that it's only a collection of your words - and not you yourself - that's been turned down.

Best Tools for Writers One of the best things about being a writer is that you can do it with relatively few tools. Bottom line, you need something to write on and something to write with. And yet, because of the simplicity of our craft, some writers I know even have tool envy.

Big Massive Book Haul - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Character Development: Create Characters That Readers Love You'll remember the characters for the rest of your life. How do you do that? How do you create great characters? The short answer is character development, but what is character development and how can you use it to create characters readers love? That's what we're going to talk about in this article.

I Am Not a Writer - Not Even a Native English Speaker In 2019, I relocated from a french speaking Canadian city to the national capital. I had been working in an English environment since I joined Shopify a few months earlier. With my lead, we identified English communications as an area of improvement. We decided to focus on written communication.

Here are this year’s finalists for The Story Prize. The three finalists for this year’s Story Prize, which recognizes an outstanding short story collection and comes with a $20,000 award, were chosen from nearly one-hundred submissions. The Prize was established in 2004 by Julie Lindsey and Larry Dark to highlight exceptional achievements in the form.

5 favorite recipes for soup season We eat a lot of soup this time of year: twice a week, we're serving up some kind of soup or stew. The soup recipes we rely on are easy, often make-ahead, and are perfect for chilly, busy nights. Soup is also incredibly forgiving, or at least the soups I make are.

Writing Requires a Marathon Mindset With the new decade upon us, it's time to reflect on past accomplishments and make resolutions for the coming year. For many, a new year means a strengthened focus on fitness.

The 10 Books Top of My Wishlist - Help Me Choose! PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

What Women Talk About When Men Aren't in the Room Miranda Popkey's compact, powerful novel Topics of Conversation begins when its narrator is 21and spans nearly two decades, revolving around the conversations she has with those around her. These conversations, mostly with women-friends, mothers, and strangers -span a range of topics, of secrets, of fears and of desires.

10 Collections By Latinx Poets You Might Have Missed in 2019 Latinx communities are, more than ever, subverting the narrative that there is a singular expression of Latinidad-an expression that has historically centered the mestizo, largely Mexican experience. Some are even rejecting the label of Latinidad in favor of celebrating other aspects of their identity: queer, indigenous, African, or Carribbean.

YA Graphic Novels, Memoirs, and Comics Releasing Winter 2020 With this round up of Spring 2020 YA graphic novel and comics releases!

The Match That Lit the Barrels: UGLIES, 15 Years Later In a sense, it's as if Uglies was a small match while the series that followed were barrels of oil, just waiting to be lit. Kaboom indeed. The unfortunate consequence of being a match rather than a barrel is that, to date, there has been no film adaptation of the series.

Exit, Pursued By A Bear: Children's Books about Bears As we head into hibernation season, it's a great time to introduce you to some children's books about bears. From Winnie-the-Pooh to Paddington, children's literature has always had a fascination with these fuzzy, growly animals.

5 Comics and Graphic Novels to Read if You Enjoyed THE WITCHER Even with no knowledge of the property, I'm enjoying Netflix's THE WITCHER. If you've finished and need more fantasy in your life, check out these comics.

15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World We're in a new golden age of science fiction, especially science fiction short stories. The generations that grew up with the evolution of smartphones and apps, anime, Pokémon, and ground-breaking video games are now writing fiction-really damn good fiction-with new views and commentary on technology and science that haven't been seen before.

How Nancy Drew Helped Me Reject Toxic Masculinity and Gender Roles As Stratemeyer once observed, "Almost as many girls write to me as boys and all say they like to read boys' books " While Nancy Drew has evolved with time and shifting social norms, it appears that-nine decades after Stratemeyer wrote these words-masculinity and gender norms for boys have not.

The Books of the Decade These aren't the best or most important books of the decade ; these are the books we think best encapsulate what happened in books and reading over the last 10 years. We each came up with a list of ten picks, then discussed them. A few were mentioned by more than one of us.

Read Harder: A Book With a Main Character or Protagonist With a Disability For this Read Harder challenge, pick a book featuring a protagonist who has a disability-loosely defined here as a condition that interferes with a person's ability to complete certain tasks. People with disabilities are often made to feel like they don't have a voice in communities where able-bodied people are the majority.

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Sex Is Cool, But Where's the Food in Romance?: Critical Linking: January 9, 2020 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the exclusive digital hangout for the Book Riot community. "And so it seems obvious that food should play a big role in any love story, but somehow it's often left out of romance novels.

Lit Hub Daily: January 9, 2020 David Zucchino tells the story of the 1898 white supremacist plot to take over Wilmington, North Carolina, one of the only successful coups in the history of the US. - Lit Hub History What happens when your writing goes viral? Courtney Maum on the perks and perils of unexpected internet fame.

Cover Reveal: The Wild Path by Sarah R. Baughman Talking about the reality of addiction is important to me both generally, because it's a widespread issue affecting millions of people, and personally, because I have loved ones who have struggled with it. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 19.7 million American adults battled a substance use disorder in 2017 alone.

Storystorm 2020 Day 9: Heidi E. Y. Stemple Loves Non-Fiction Ideas Storystorm is all about ideas. Seeing them, searching for them, compiling them, listing them, gathering them… I'm excited to be teaching about nonfiction ideas at the Storystorm Highlights retreat this spring because I love finding nonfiction ideas.

By Bullet or Ballot: One of the Only Successful Coups in American History The killers came by streetcar. Their boots struck the packed clay earth like muffled drum beats as they bounded from the cars and began to patrol the wide dirt roads. The men scanned the sidewalks and alleyways for targets. They wore red calico shirts or short red jackets over white butterfly collars.

How Did Elizabeth Wurtzel Survive Us? I was going to write about US imperialism but then Elizabeth Wurtzel died. I was off Twitter Tuesday. I was having coffee with a friend and then working and a couple of hours later, popping back on my phone, I suddenly saw that she had died. I was 17 when I read Prozac Nation.

Going to Dinner with Your Troll, and Other Tales of Writing Gone Viral For writers, "going viral" means that you have a piece of writing that has been rampantly shared in a short amount of time. If you're expecting an exact number of views that delineates the border between "viral" and "nonviral," we must disappoint you.

On the Antifascist Activists Who Fought in the Streets Long Before Antifa If antifascist politics have been important to comprehending the course of US politics, it is crucial to understand their basis. What, in other words, is an antifascist? Simply put, an "antifascist" is not someone who merely dislikes fascism.

15 Great Books That Speak to the Lives of Middle-Aged Women When I was working on my book Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis, I read a raft of studies and novels and articles about various aspects of middle-aged woman-dom. Some made me furious; others made me laugh.

What Can an Essayist Do in the Face of Massive Tragedy? Thirteen years ago, my favorite writer was murdered. Anna Politkovskaya was a Moscow-based journalist who gained an international reputation as a critic of the Kremlin's "dirty war" in Chechnya.

5 December Books You Might Have Missed Happy New Year, Happy New Decade-but wait! We're not quite done with 2019, because there are a few books you may have missed from its last month. December is always a book desert, but among the limited number of titles released during this most recent December, there are a still some worth mentioning as worthy candidates for your TBR piles.

The Renegade Ideas Behind the Rise of American Pragmatism William James and Charles Peirce, friends and the founders of American pragmatism, shared many things: ideas, writings, lectures. And an ongoing flirtation with suicide. Pragmatism, that most buoyant of American philosophies, actually, from the outset, wasn't buoyant at all.

Creatures For the first decade of our marriage, Liam lives most of his life at sea, staring at sunsets and catching fish for cash. When he returns each season, we must start again. We curiously examine one another's faces, against the wind and the lines, against the sinking and the sagging.

10 Top Posts from The Book Designer for 2019 In the January tradition of reviewing the previous year's accomplishments, today I'd like to invite you to take a look back at some of our top posts for 2019. Got a favorite post, a favorite topic or one that you'd like to see us write about? Leave us a note in the comments.

What You Need to Be Warm: Neil Gaiman Reads His Humanistic Poem for Refugees, Composed from a Thousand Definitions of Warmth from Around the World "There is a huge abyss within every mind. When we belong, we have an outside mooring to prevent us from falling into ourselves," the late, great Irish poet and philosopher John O'Donohue wrote as he channeled ancient Celtic wisdom on belonging.

3 Reasons You Need a Typewriter Every second writing-related story on Medium features an image of a typewriter. Hell, this one does. It's the universal symbol of literary enthusiasm. It's the weapon of a word wizard. The proud crest of the artiste. But who the hell actually uses one?

Enhance Your Stories With Animated GIFs To be able to capture your screen and produce an animated GIF, you can use the LICEcap tool. LICEcap is a free tool, available for both Windows and Mac.

15 Fitness and Health Magazines That Want to Publish Your Work Want to write for health magazines? These 15 health and magazines are ready to accept your work.

The One Quality Your Writing Needs in 2020 There's one missing ingredient that makes all writing-fiction and nonfiction both-fall flat. Overlooking it can get you ghosted by a publication you pitched. When it's missing, that might be the reason you got a rejection letter. That ingredient is diversity.

"The Crying Book" Reveals How Tears Can Help Us, and How They Can't The suggestiveness of silence often creates a headwind for authors, who might seem not to have earned their text's mystery. What saves "The Argonauts" is sharpness, rigor, and, most of all, its evocation of becoming.

Ep 172: Good Country People by Flannery O'Connor Discussion Notes: Good Country People This week's story: Good Country People by Flannery O'Connor Next week's story: Enid & Floyd & the Moon by Jeanne Shoemaker Rated: Explicit Language "Good Country People" centers around a mother and daughter, and their neighbors who are also their farm staff.

Episode 52 - Marlon James and The Giver of Stars Abbe chats with Marlon James about his novel, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, and his new podcast, Marlon and Jake Read Dead People. She also recommends books for fans of His Dark Materials and reviews The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes.

December Wrap-Up - 2019 Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

2019… So That Happened Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

2019 Reading Goals Wrap Up & 2020 Reading Goals Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Interview with Sarah Moss To kick off the 2020 season, Kendra talks to Sarah Moss about her latest novel, Ghost Wall, which is out now in paperback from Picador. This episode is sponsored by SideTrak, an ultra-portable USB monitor that attaches to the back of your laptop for a more productive workday whether you are at home, at the office, in a coffee shop, or on-the-go!

December Wrap Up! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Reading Wrap Up - December 2019 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Reading Wrap-up & Reviews - December 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Great Books: Jared Stark on Virginia Woolf's "To the Lighthouse" "On or around December 1910, human character changed." Virginia Woolf's 1927 masterpiece To The Lighthouse teaches us how to take stock of the experience of living in the modern age. We know that we experience time not uniformly, but how do we make sense of that?

Eoin Colfer on returning to Artemis Fowl - books podcast This week, the creator of the biggest child villain in literature talks about comedy writing and seeing his creation adapted by Disney. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

One Day in December - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Ep 308: Winter of Wayback, 1920 We're kicking off our Winter of Wayback season, in which we travel to the past and dig up some forgotten books and stories, and use them to learn some things about the time period.

Barbara Spackman, "Accidental Orientalists: Modern Italian Travelers in Ottoman Lands" Barbara Spackman's riveting study identifies a strand of what it calls "Accidental Orientalism" in narratives by Italians who found themselves in Ottoman Egypt and Anatolia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Relocated, or "de-toured" by historical accident, these travelers wrote about their experiences in Italian, English, and French.

30 Book to Movie Adaptations Coming 2020 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Every Book I Read In 2019! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Reading Goals 2020 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Most Disappointing Books of 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Best STUFF of 2019 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

50 Most Anticipated Books of 2020 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

End Of Year Book Haul. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Books I Got for Christmas! Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

24 Hour Reading Vlog! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

My First Book Haul of the Year - January 2020 - ad PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Abdulhamid Sulaymon o'g'li Cho'lpon, "Night and Day: A Novel" Christopher Fort's new translation of Abdulhamid Sulaymon o'g'li Cho'lpon's Night and Day: A Novel gives readers a chance to dive into the world of early 20th century Uzbek literature and understand the complex social problems of late Russian imperial Turkestan.

A decade of books, booktube, and life My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

André Aciman: Find Me In André Aciman’s Find Me, strokes of luck are destiny.

Most Anticipated Books of 2020 - Releases In 2020 Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

January TBR! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Best Books of 2019! - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Reading Year in Review - 2019 Bookish Stats My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

December Wrap Up - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

New Year, New Books! Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

Big Book Unboxing!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

How To Read More I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

December Favourites - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Top 10 Books Of 2019 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

To All The YA I've Read Before I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

The Best Books of the Decade! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Best Books Of The Decade! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Episode 51 - Holly Whitaker and Green Abbe talks sobriety with Quit Like a Woman author and sober influencer, Holly Whitaker, and with psychologist Kelly McGonigal about the importance of movement. Abbe also reviews a book she can't stop thinking about: Green by Sam Graham-Felsen.

My Year in Books - 2019 Reading Stats PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Great Books: Ava Chin on Kingston's "The Woman Warrior" What stories should we remember, and which ones are we forced to forget? What if we discover a truth from the past that shaped us even though we didn't know it?

Books I Read in December My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Best Ya Books Of The Decade!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

2019 Reading Wrap Up & 2020 Plans I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Best Books Of 2019! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

The Worst Books of the Decade! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Amberlough - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Bonus Episode: The Deal We're off this week for the holidays, but we're releasing this Patreon-only episode from September, in which we discussed THE DEAL, a sexy campus romance novel by Elle Kennedy. If you like this episode, you can get one like it every single month for just five bucks.

The Worst Books I Read in 2019 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

The Last Wish & Sword of Destiny - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

Christmas Book Haul - Part 2 of 2 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Worst Books Of 2019! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

CHRISTMAS & chilling - 2019 Vlogmas Week 3 I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

Books I Want to Read in 2020 & Reading Resolutions! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

The Best Books of 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Books from 2001 - Re-reading 6th Grade Favourites My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Worst Books Of 2019. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Christmas Book Haul - Part 1 of 2 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Top 10 Books I Want To Read in 2020!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Most Anticipated Book Releases 2020! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

December Book Haul - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Reading Wrap Up - Oct & Nov 2019 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

All of the Books I Read in 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

2019 Reading Survey My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Big Christmas Book Haul! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Diverse Middle Grade Books! Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

Stephen Chbosky on Imaginary Friend and the last decade Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Walk the Windswept Moors For the last episode of 2019, Gwen surprises Frank by reading one of his all time favorite books, Frank delves into the world of Trust Exercise and Gwen shares a personal announcement. Stay warm on those windswept moors everybody, and we'll see you in 2020!

2020 Reading Goals Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Quarterly Stats + 5 Recent Favourite Reads My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Simon Brodbeck, "Krishna's Lineage: The Harivamsha of Vyasa's Mahabharata" While typically circulating as a separate text, The Harivamsha forms the final part of the Mahabharata storyline. Beyond this, it is rich storehouse of cosmological, genealogical, theological materials, detailing the biography of Krishna, along with much more mythic material.

Christmas Book Haul! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Carols, parties & reading - 2019 Vlogmas Week 2 I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

Christmas Day Book Haul My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

How To Read During The Holidays! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

November Book Haul - 2019 Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Worst Books of 2019!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Baking Christmas Cookies & Talking About Books! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

The Witcher Episode One Discussion - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

20 Things I Want to Do in 2020 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Episode 50 - Isabel Allende and Saints for All Occasions Abbe sits down with the legendary author Isabel Allende to discuss the Spanish Civil War, the current refugee crisis, Greta Thunberg, and her latest novel, The Long Petal of the Sea.

Great Books: Manthia Diawara on Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" The Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe's 1958 Things Fall Apart transformed the world by vividly imagining the story of an African community in English, the language of the colonizers, and yet on its own terms.

Christmas Q&A with David - Vlogmas Day 24 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Our favourite books of 2019, and the most exciting books of 2020 - books podcast Priya Basil talks about the dynamics of the dinner table and her book Be My Guest, and we chat about the best books of the year. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Cosy festive readalong Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.

Alan Bennett's Diary for 2019 Alan Bennett reads his Diary for 2019, with a few little extra bits.

Denis Johnson - The Largesse of the Sea Maiden BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

Empire of Sand REVIEW - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 10 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Empire of Sand GUSH - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 10 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Things I LOVE - Vlogmas Day 23 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

2020 Reading Plans - Books I Already Own My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Christmas Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Lovecraft Anthologies: My Dream Collection Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

My Birthday & Chilling Out - 2019 Vlogmas Week 1 I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

Most Anticipated Books of 2020 - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 9 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

VLOGMAS Week 3 Vlog - Vlogmas Day 22 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Books I'm Currently Obsessed With! Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

31 - 'The Pilgrim's Progress' by John Bunyan This is the free Literary Hangover feed. To support the show and access the premium episodes on George Orwell, become a Patron at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover Alex and Matt return this week to discuss John Bunyan's 1678 work of allegorical fiction, 'The Pilgrim's Progress.' The significance of Pilgrim's Progress in anglo mythology.

Favorite Books Of 2019!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Literary SFF Recommendations - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 8 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Reflecting on 2019 & Answering Your Questions PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

A Very Merry Redbubble Haul. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Book to Movie/TV Adaptions Coming Out in 2020! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Books I DNF'd in 2019 & a Genre Unhaul - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 7 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Deborah Eisenberg: Your Duck Is My Duck Again Deborah Eisenberg demonstrates herself as a masterful and electric writer, in her new collection of seven stories, Your Duck Is My Duck.

Christmas Cosy Reading Night Vlog - Vlogmas Day 20 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Adina Hoffman on 'Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures' Adina Hoffman’s " Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures" is about a man of multitudes.

Paris Travel Vlog L Emmmatravels Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

READING VLOG: Longest Vlog Ever, Book Shopping, 600+ Pages Read! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Bookish Holiday Gifts for Your Gay Cousin Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Book to Movie/TV Adaptations of 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

November Wrap-Up & December TBR - 2019 Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Twitter Discourse Book Chat - 12 Days Of Vlogmas Day 6 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

20 Books I Want to Read in 2020 - TBR PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Literary Friction - In Therapy With Ben Lerner For our last show of the year, we're going into therapy - or, more accurately, we'll be talking about therapy's intersection with literature. Does analysis make good fiction? Do therapists make good characters, or good authors? What has the language of psychology given to literature?

Christmas Cosy Reading Night TBR - Lauren and the Books - Vlogmas Day 19 Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Dropping Fictional Characters + Recommending Books! - Book Storm #4 I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Maggie O'Farrell WORLD PREMIERE - Literary Salon - October 2019 Listen in for this exclusive interview and readings from the brilliant Maggie O'Farrell, who returned to the Salon to give us yet another world premiere with Hamnet, the novel she's wanted to write for over thirty years. Maggie's first foray into historical fiction takes us back to a summer day in 1596.

Queer Lit Read-a-thon Wrap-Up Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

Things I Learned This Decade - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 5 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

December Currently Reading - Vlogmas Day 18 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Episode 49 - Abbe and Penguin Random House's CEO, Madeline McIntosh, Share Their Favorite Books of 2019 Recently, Abbe Wright, Read it Forward's Senior Editor, was invited to be in conversation with Madeline McIntosh, CEO of Penguin Random House to talk about a topic they both love. Books! Specifically, what their favorite reads of 2019 were and what books they're looking forward to giving to friends and family this holiday season.

Reading Recs: Books To Defeat Your Reading Slump!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

24 Hours of Reading: Christmas Edition Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

December Illumicrate Unboxing - Secrets and Schemes - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

10 Year Challenge Book Tag - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 4 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

My New Favourite Authors of 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Ben Lerner and Meena Kandasamy on autofiction - books podcast Ben Lerner and Meena Kandasamy talk about drawing on their most embarrassing and vulnerable moments to write fiction. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

December Book Haul - Vlogmas Day 17 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

127: The SMDB Holiday Album In This Episode:This episode is taken from the recording sessions for the So Many Damn Books holiday album - entitled "So Many Damn Christmases" - and it includes four songs from the record! Three holiday classics with a bookish twist, plus one original Christmas tune that is sure to be an instant favorite for the whole family.

The Best Book Covers of 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

The Wicked King GUSH - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 3 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

The Wicked King REVIEW - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 3 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Ep 307: Christmas 2019! It's that special time of year again, folks. When your beloved Book Fight hosts take a break from all the very serious literary talk and dive into a sometimes-cheesy, sometimes-infuriating, always-entertaining Christmas book. In past years we've read books by Debbie Macomber, Janet Evanovich, and even Glenn Beck.

Faust - Goethe BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

Christmas Book Gifting FAIL - Vlogmas Day 16 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Lovecraft Anthologies: The State of Things Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

READING VLOG: Our Anniversary + 5 Star Reads!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

The Most Hyped Books of 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Benjamin Markovits, PG Wodehouse, Family rows in novels and child prodigies Benjamin Markovits, PG Wodehouse, Family rows in novels and child prodigies.

Guide to A.S. King My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

The Christmas Carol Book Tag PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Week 2 Vlog - Vlogmas Day 15 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Winter Cozy Reads - 12 DAYS OF VLOGMAS DAY 1 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Christmas Assumptions About Me - Vlogmas Day 14 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

The Archer - Taylor Swift cover Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Surprising & Disappointing Reads of 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

December Mid Month Wrap Up - Vlogmas Day 13 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

The Diviners by Libba Bray Liveshow l #DivinersClub Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Chris Ware: Rusty Brown Chris Ware’s Rusty Brown depicts life the way it is: jam packed with details, the closer you look the ever more there is.

Books I Wish I Read In 2019! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Series I Want to Finish - 2019 Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

5 Mini Book Reviews - Reading Wrap Up Dec 2! I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

I Read The 10 Best Thrillers of 2019 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

My Most Anticipated 2020 Book Releases PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Wallow with Me Come stare moodily out a lonely window with us! Frank falls into a book trance after reading a French novel with a double meaning in its title, and Gwen unpacks a heartbreaker about a woman who leaves Jamaica for Brooklyn.

Vlogmas Lovely Chat - Vlogmas Day 12 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Biggest Book Haul of My Life Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Books I Don't Mention Enough On My Channel L Part Five. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Worst Books of 2019 Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Salon News - so much better than the real news. December 2019 Welcome to the first instalment of Salon News! We've had so much excitement recently and so many people wanting to hear what we've got coming up, so we've answered your call.

Anticipated Releases: January-March 2020 - #booktubesff Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.

November Wrap-Up - 2019 Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

Binge Worthy Reads for the End of the Year Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Episode 158: Best Books of the Decade This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod look back at the last ten years - seven of which they've been recording this podcast - from the books they've read on the show to their own personal favorites. Additionally, they discuss the trends they've noticed in publishing over the last decade - and their favorite shirt from the 2010s as well.

Emilia Nielsen, "Disrupting Breast Cancer Narratives: Stories of Rage and Repair" Emilia Nielsen discusses the problem of the usual breast cancer narrative. She says that the happy stories of breast cancer survivors are so common that any other types of narrative almost require an apology.

Minisode Nine: Year In Review It's our last minisode of 2019, so we're looking back over some of our favourite reads of the year, some of our resolutions for 2020, plus the usual cultural recommendations - so, if you need some inspiration for what books to buy people for Christmas then grab a pen!

Vlogmas At The Moment - Vlogmas Day 11 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Every Book I Read in 2019 Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

READING WORK WEEK VLOG: Festive NYC + 2 Amazing Books Read! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Harry Potter & Classics - The Order of the Phoenix PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Ep. 79.5 - Bookish Spreadsheets and Reading Goals! ft Amanda Nelson As our last episode of the year, Kendra and special guest Amanda Nelson talk about bookish spreadsheets, stats, and goals! Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies.

Taste Testing Vegan and Vegetarian Sandwiches - Vlogmas Day 10 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Episode 478 - The Phantom of the Opera - Part 1 Episode 478 - The Phantom of the Opera - Part 1 Listen on Patreon ANGELS!!! We are so happy to be here with you over the holiday season and hope you'll enjoy The Phantom of the Opera with us. Although Fifer prefers this translation. We borrowed from both the translations throughout - most of the readings are from the Penguin edition.

Library Book Haul - December 2019 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Gay Cousins in San Francisco Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

A Reading Vlog Where I Actually Read?! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Clarice Lispector - Água Viva BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Ep306: Flash Fiction! We've spent this fall season looking at some of the best stories to teach in creative writing workshops. It's our last week, and we're talking flash fiction. Definitions of flash vary, but generally speaking the term seems to apply to short stories of fewer than 1,000 words.

The Christmas Carol Book Tag - Vlogmas Day 9 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

2019 books, André Aciman and David Bowie 2019 books, André Aciman and David Bowie.

Reading Vlog - The Queer Lit Readathon 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

VLOGMAS Week 1 Vlog - Vlogmas Day 8 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Recommending Short Books - Let's Reach Those Goodreads Goals! Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Books I Gave Up On in 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Books I've Read Recently - #21 I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

December TBR! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Most Anticipated Winter Releases - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Christmas Cook Off - Vlogmas Day 7 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

What Happened to "Old BookTube?" Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Christmas Gift Guide - #ad - Vlogmas Day 6 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Lawrence Weschler: And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks Sacks?: A Biographical Memoir of Oliver Sacks by Lawrence Weschler is a book that can only be itself.

Let's Talk About Wayward Son… Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Books I Wish I Read in 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

EVERYBODY'S EVERYTHING FILM REVIEW l lil peep documentary. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Wrapup - November 2019 - #booktubeSFF Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.

Eleanor Parker, "Dragon Lords: The History and Legends of Viking England" For all of their prominence in the popular imagination today, the historical record of the Viking presence in England is limited, with much of what we know about them dependent upon the literary accounts attached to it.

Christmas Cosy Reading Night - Vlogmas Day 5 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

5-Star Book Predictions - 2020 Edition My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Top 5 Books of the Decade! Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Reacting To Book Hot Takes! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

November Wrap Up! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

The Code of the Woosters by PG Wodehouse REVIEW Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

November Wrap Up - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Book Haul - December 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Ep. 79 - 2019 Reading Women Award Winners! Kendra and Autumn announce the winners of the 2019 Reading Women Award! You can find the complete show notes and transcript for this episode over on our website. Learn More about the 2020 Reading Women Challenge! Find out more about the Reading Women Award!

Birthday Bookish Haul - Vlogmas Day 4 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Let's Talk About IMAGINARY FRIEND by Stephen Chbosky Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Winter Book & Movie Wrap-Up! Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

My Favourite Books of 2019! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

5 Mini Book Reviews - Reading Wrap Up Dec I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

When imagining our future, what can sci-fi teach us? - books podcast On this week's show, we talk to Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, the two authors who published as James SA Corey and the space opera The Expanse. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Alberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" We've all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don't understand what we're looking at? Social media has made charts, infographics, and diagrams ubiquitous―and easier to share than ever. We associate charts with science and reason; the flashy visuals are both appealing and persuasive.

November Reading Wrap Up - Vlogmas Day 3 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Epic Books I Got This Month! Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

Reading 2 Hours Every Day for a Week Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

The Book of Strange New Things - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Ep 305: Multiple Points of View This week, we're discussing stories told from multiple points of view. It can be difficult enough to successfully capture a single character's consciousness on the page, which makes our first story pick especially impressive: "The Casual Car Pool," by Katherine Bell, which originally appeared in the fall 2005 issue of Ploughshares.

Kerry Driscoll, "Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples" Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples is the first book-length study of the writer's evolving views regarding the aboriginal inhabitants of North America and the Southern Hemisphere, and his deeply conflicted representations of them in fiction, newspaper sketches, and speeches.

December TBR - Vlogmas Day 2 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

December Reading Plans My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Books I Read in November My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Quitting Goodreads & Books I Need To Read Before 2020! - Books In Bed I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

What I Want to Read in December! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Huge Black Friday / November Book Haul!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

The King of Audiobooks Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

November Reading Wrap-up - 2019 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

November Favourites - Vlogmas Day 1 - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

30 - 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller Today, Alex, Grace, and Matt talk about Arthur Miller's 1953 play 'The Crucible' and its Salem Witch Trial and McCarthyite contexts. Miller in 1992 on why the market is failing theater and why the state needs to sponsor it. Arthur Miller, fellow-travelling and the House Un-American Activities Committee.

November Book Haul - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Reading Winter Romance Books! - Reading Vlog Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

November Illumicrate Unboxing - In Search Of Doors - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

MY BOOKISH TATTOOS l part two. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

Weekend in the Countryside I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

Vlog - Buzzword Readathon My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Are these books REALLY similar to…? Ep.1 The Cruel Prince PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Frozen Solid: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 154 Frank is feeling all the feelings about a book of experimental prose poetry, Gwen is charmed by a semi-autobiographical YA story, and everyone has "Let It Go" stuck in their heads now. You're welcome!

The End of the Year Book Tag - 2019 I'm just someone who enjoys reading. I don't have a degree in English Literature and I'll never write a novel. But I do have opinions - if you fancy hearing them then subscribe :)

Bookmas 2019 Announcement! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Queer Lit Read-a-thon TBR! Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

My oldest books In which we take a journey back through my literary history to discover the books that shaped me as a reader… Things mentioned:. The Swiss Family Robinson by JD Wyss. This Place Has No Atmosphere by Paula Danzinger. Foundation by Isaac Asimov. The Space Merchants by Pohl and Kornbluth.

Tome Topple Readathon - Reading Vlog Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Interview with Maaza Mengiste Autumn and Kendra talk with Maaza Mengiste about her new novel The Shadow King. You can find the complete show notes and transcript for the episode on our website. New Totes! Reclaim half the bookshelf with this one-of-a-kind Reading Women tote bag!

Must Read Winter Book Recommendations!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

The Best Young Adult Romance Reads! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad REVIEW Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

Queer Lit Readathon TBR - #QueerLitReads PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Books I Wish I Read When I Was Younger Hello Everybody! My name is Sasha and I am a book-o-holic (and proud). I talk about every aspect of reading on my channel from book/movie reviews and tags to sketches and event vlogs! I also love to fangirl so if you need a friend to just freak out about a book or movie with, I got you!

DNFing One of my Most Anticipated Reads - Reading Vlog: November 18-21 Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

5 Star Predictions Update My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

WORKING FULL TIME IN NYC VLOG: Reading 400+ Pages & Cleaning My Apartment I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Vlogmas HYPE - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Book Haul - November 2019 - Part II PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

A Booknerd's Christmas Gift Guide - Redbubble Gift Guide Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

October Book Haul - 20+ Books Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

Massive 30+ Book Unhaul Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Read Supernova With Me L Reading Vlog. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

6 Years, 6 Books - BookTube Anniversary Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

The End of the Year Book Tag - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

London Travel Vlog: London Book Stores + Booktube Friends I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Karl Ove Knausgård - My Struggle Volume 2: A Man In Love BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

Reading the Highest Rated Books on My TBR PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Special Edition Call Down the Hawk Box - Owlcrate Unboxing Hey, I'm Cece! I am 23, super gay, and a lover of all things bookish. I post videos as often as I can, and I'm crossing my fingers I can get back to a solid video schedule soon. On this channel I review all genres of books, but I heavily promote any and all LGBTQIA+ fiction.

10k Q&A - The Book Life Hello I'm Sarah-Jane, welcome to my channel! I read a lot of books, drink a lot of tea, have a Slytherin heart and I have a cat called Luna Fluffgood. I mostly read fantasy, but occasionally I like to shake it up and read a contemporary.

Reading Vlog - Call Down The Hawk My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

Monsters in Literature - My favourite monsters - #booktubeSFF Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.

Fantasy Starter Pack Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Finishing Book Edits & Shopping! - Reading Vlog: November 8-13 Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

The Wall of Winnipeg and Me - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

London Travel Vlog: Harry Potter Everything + Castles I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

November Lovely Chat - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

November Book Haul My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

November Book Haul II - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Underrated Authors and Books Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Favorite Ships throughout the Years Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Christmas Patreon Book Club - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Spooky Reads & Book Edits - Reading Vlog November: 1-7 Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Of Fire and Stars - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Favorite Books from Past Tome Topples Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Recent Reads #6: Mysteries, Witches, Ghosts, Spooky Books Galore! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Non Fiction Reading Afternoon - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

The End of the Year Book Tag! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

October Wrap Up - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

November Book Haul - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

The Starless Sea - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Autumn Cosy Reading Night Vlog - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Books That Have Been On My Tbr The Longest Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Books I Want to Read in November! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

Autumn Cosy Reading Night TBR - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

October Wrap Up - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

A Day of Fall Reading Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

October Book Haul - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

November TBR - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Tome Topple Readathon Announcement & TBR - Round 9 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Seasonal Reads - Autumn / Winter - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

October Weekend Reading Vlog - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Books and Bakes - TAG Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

The Kiss Quotient - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Reviewing All the Books I Read in High School PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

READING VLOG: Halloween Upstate Adventures & 500+ Pages Read! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

October At The Moment - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Romance Tropes I Love - TROPE TALK Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Autumn Cosy Reading Night Announcement - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!

Spooky Reading Reccomendations! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Top Books I've Read Recently! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

October Lovely Chat - Lauren and the Books Hello! And welcome to my booktube blurb from me Lauren, from Lauren and the Books. On my channel I chat about all things books, I vlog, I talk about food, I feature my boyfriend and our fluffy cat Minnie and I generally have a lovely time, join me!