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9 Writing Tips That Have Changed My Writing For The Better The baby we all lovingly attend to every morning. …Or the baby we throw out with the bath water in frustration, depending on the day. Because hey, hell yeah writing can get hard. And it can get daunting. And it can get to feel like you'd rather scratch your eyeballs out.

15 quintessentially British audiobooks for chilly weather listening As far as I know, the British don't have a term like the Danish hygge to describe the concept of coziness, but there's something about dreary London Town or the English countryside that makes me feel extra warm and content in cold weather. Think of afternoon tea in front of the fireplace, or sipping brandy after a dinner party.

The Secret Skill Successful Fiction Writers Have in Common In order to be a successful fiction writer, your audience must connect emotionally with your work.

Some Notes To Keep Your Rape Story Relevant Oh my god, Please believe me, I didn't mean to rewrite you! You have to believe me, It's your story not mine. 100% yours. I only revised that party scene so you'd get an idea of the kinda world-building details we want. See, I didn't know if you were in college or high school.

We're All Terrified of Turning Into Our Parents I hopped on the phone with Jami Attenberg to discuss her latest opus, toxic masculinity, legacy and how it's passed down. Greg Mania: I'm very much interested in talking about how family relates to identity, something you examine in your work, especially in The Middlesteins and All Grown Up.

The Children of Latinx Immigrants Need a New American Dream In My Time Among The Whites, Jennine Capó Crucet delves, via essays, into the experiences she's had as a first-generation American child of Cuban immigrants who depended on the American Dream to survive and have a better life.

Journey to the Interactive World of Big City Map Imagine being able to walk around the world of your favorite comic book series. Imagine getting 360 views of pivotal locations for the comic book. Or even the possibility of wandering around in virtual simulation. That's what Big City Map set out to do.

Fall Books for Preschoolers: 18 Essential Autumnal Reads In this list of the 18 best fall books for preschoolers, you'll find must-read fall stories for kids, with a focus mainly on picture books. Apple picking is a quintessential fall activity as this Level 1 book shows.

8 Books to Read if You Liked CARNIVAL ROW What to do in the meantime? Good thing there are always books. Here are a few of which to partake if you too liked Carnival Row:. Pokémon meets Avatar: The Last Airbender / Legends of Korra meets post-Colonial diaspora fantasy in Kreuger's second novel.

Scandal, Secrets, and Sisterhood: 16 Books Like BIG LITTLE LIES In these 16 books for Big Little Lies fans, you'll find a mix of thrillers, domestic drama, family sagas, and more. Helen Ellis's amusing short fiction collection American Housewife draws on the very American mythos of the Stepford Wife that the Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty also conjures.

Monstrous Affections: Exploring Romance and Monsters Taking a look at a few great reads that explore the concept of monsters who love, and the complicated narratives of romance and monsters.

Let's Talk About Selective Mutism In Young Adult Books I was 14 when I discovered selective mutism even existed. Despite the fact that I had no trouble speaking at home but navigated most of my academic life as 'the girl who doesn't speak,' I was never diagnosed with selective mutism so I never got the treatment that I needed.

13 Spooky Christina Rossetti Poems Though her writing is gorgeous, it's characterised by an intensely Victorian morbidity which makes it perfect for Halloween! On a related note, try these spooky books for Halloween too! Remember me when I am gone away, Gone far away into the silent land; When you can no more hold me by the hand, Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.

How Are Words Added to the Dictionary? I had a lot of questions about this process, so I reached out to Merriam-Webster to see if they could help me understand how far a word has to travel before the dictionary gives it a real home.

Outstanding October Books Out in the UK Find your next great read in this list of October books out in the UK this month.

6 Chemistry Books for Mole Day In the early 1900s, record numbers of murderers were getting away with their crimes due to unreliable and incompetent coroners, as well as the supposed untraceability of poison, which was rising in popularity as a weapon at the time.

YA Graphic Novels Perfect for October That's why I'm obsessed with these three graphic novels that are perfect for creepy reading weather! When Cel gets a new job working as an archivist in a haunting library, she finds herself plagued with dreams and visions of a ghostly young woman.

Canadian Giveaway: Djinn Patrol On The Purple Line We're giving away 10 advanced reader copies of Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara! This sweepstakes is open to residents of Canada. Entries will be accepted until 11:45pm, October 29, 2019. Winner will be randomly selected from entrants who successfully completed a skill-testing question as part of their entry.

Lit Hub Daily: October 23, 2019 "As this diversity becomes increasingly part of the American poetry landscape, it puts a pressure on poetry to keep evolving": Carl Phillips on the Yale Younger Poets Prize as a microcosm of American poetry. - Lit Hub The art of surviving a move to New York: Dina Nayeri on divorce, assimilation, and trying on new identities.

31 Days Of Latinx Author Interviews: Critical Linking, October 23, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.fm. So many favorites and new authors to discover in this great thread of 31 Latinx author interviews! "The novel centers on Manuela "Manu" Azul, an undocumented immigrant teen from Argentina living with her mother in Miami.

The Value of Touching Details She stares as instructed but doesn't focus, doesn't even try to focus. Ten minutes. Long enough. She drops her head, looks down at the floor and over at the policewoman's feet. She's wearing black leather shoes with fat laces and thick soles.

The Goldblum Variations Louche, in a shopping cart, legs adangle, forearms at rest on the metal rim, in an empty megastore at midnight, being pushed up and down the aisles by a pair of twins who have not fully realized who they are pushing, since, on their part, certain substances have been recently inhaled.

The Fraught History of Space Tourism Dennis Tito's weeklong trip into space in April 2001 was the first example of space tourism, and it opened the door for six more people to travel to the International Space Station. Space Adventures conducted most of their training in Russia and launched their clients into space using Russian Soyuz rockets.

The Yale Younger Poets Prize: A Microcosm of the American Poetry Landscape My own sense of the poetry of that period, which pre-dates the innovations of the Modernists, is that there was not only more acceptance of sentimentality and nostalgia, but often a preference for those things, in poetry at least.

Teaching High School Students the Wildness of Poetry Poetry, for high school students, can be both mystery and magnet. They communicate in epigrammatic bursts-digitally, in the hallways, in swift mouthings across the classroom-so they understand the spirit of poetry. Yet teachers know that to quantify that experience in class-to write or, God forbid, to analyze poetry-is to court skepticism.

Reading Across America: The Quirky Austin Reading Series for Works-in-Progress I like hanging out in bars with writers. I'm not sure why-writers are not the easiest company. We're more often than not a mixture of insecurity and awkward pretension. We're introverts with a deep desire to be world-famous. We're a wacky breed. Hanging out in bars with writers, comics, and musicians was a common evening in my younger years.

The Art of Surviving a Move to New York In 2013, I moved to New York City alone. I had just divorced and graduated from the Iowa Writers Workshop. My first novel had been released-waiting for it had been my only remaining tether to a former life. With its release, my last connection to the functional adult world was severed and I was unmoored.

Visiting Vojna: on the Horrors of the Communist Regime in Czechoslovakia Nobody goes to the gulag anymore. At least not in the Czech Republic. But it’s the first thing I need to see. So I take the train from Prague to Pribram, 50 miles to the south. It's a beat-up old train, shabby carriages passing through crumbling stations, nothing like the slick international service going through to Vienna or Berlin.

Poet Diana Khoi Nguyen on Family and Writing a Radical Eulogy for Her Brother For this installment of our interview series with contemporary poets, Peter Mishler corresponded with Diana Khoi Nguyen. A poet and multimedia artist, Diana Khoi Nguyen's debut collection, Ghost Of, was selected by Terrance Hayes for the Omnidawn Open Contest.

Interview with Miriam Toews Autumn and Kendra talk with Miriam Toews about her new novel Women Talking, which is out now from Bloomsbury. You can find the complete show notes and transcript of this episode over on our website. This episode is sponsored by Novellic. Learn more about Novellic over on their website.

Tug on Your Reader's Instincts Want to craft settings in your fiction that stir subconscious reactions in your readers? Take a tip from the princesses, ghosts, and monsters you'll see this Halloween: Draw on the power of thresholds and liminal spaces.

An Interview with Felicia Day Cards on the table: I love Felicia Day. Love her. She's smart as a tack, pretty as a peach, and an incomparable actress. She is also a writer, having created The Guild and Dragon Age: Redemption - and, later, a whole channel, Geek and Sundry - for YouTube.

Reading Wrap Up - Aug & Sep 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 :)

A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore. A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore. The bookstore, along with many of the surrounding businesses, faces a long road to recovery, but store operators say they'll reopen in a temporary space for holiday shopping.

How Standup Comedians Can Teach Us to Be Successful Writers About six months ago, when I first started writing, one of my primary concerns was running out of content ideas. Because of this, there were certain topics I deliberately neglected to write about, worrying that my pool of opinions would soon dwindle, into nothing.

70 Wordy and Redundant Phrases to Avoid in Your Writing Zinsser summarized it well: "Examine every word you put on paper," he wrote. "You'll find a surprising number that don't serve any purpose."

My New Book, Crowdsourcing Paris, Is Now Available Bunting moved his family to Paris for the spring. His new memoir Crowdsourcing Paris is the story of that adventure.

Here is the 2019 shortlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction. The shortlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction has been announced! The UK-based prize, which was first awarded in 1999, is open to books in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts.

Look For The Light At The End Of Every Tunnel You might notice a common theme among many of my posts. You can boil down the essence of a lot of my writings here to, keep your head up. It's no mistake comedians have higher young mortality rates and have higher levels of psychotic personality traits.

Episode 43 - Oyinkan Braithwaite and The Swallows Abbe Wright sits down with Nigerian author Oyinkan Braithwaite to discuss her award-winning novel, My Sister, the Serial Killer. Later, Abbe chats with Rob Hart, author of The Warehouse and reviews a recent read, The Swallows.

Recent and Anticipated Releases: October-December 2019 In which we're way behind but still excited for a whole bunch of new books!. Things mentioned:. Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson. Transcendent 4: The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction by Bogi Takács. A Kingdom for a Stage by Heidi Heilig.

The 10 new books you should be reading this week. Every week, a new crop of great new books hit the shelves. If we could read them all, we would, but since time is finite and so is the human capacity for page-turning, here are a few of the ones we'll be starting with. What are you reading this week? John Le Carré, Agent Running in the FieldViking.

How a Freelance Journalist Used Content Marketing to Double Her Income I'd spent only about 20 percent of my time on that work. Since then, content marketing has become a staple in my freelance writing business.

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for October 22nd, 2019 The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.

Pride & Plot Juice The young protagonist has just broken off his engagement to decamp there after the disappearance and presumed death of the owner, his uncle and only living relative. The house is haunted by the ghost of the sister he has never known. Not because she died in this life, but because time travellers prevented her birth!

Finally, A Book About Miscarriage and Infant Loss for Women of Color I learned all this from the introduction to the anthology What God is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color, written by editors Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang. Before then, I had heard the numbers were grim but I didn't know the degree.

Grieving for Fascists I first read it when I was 25, about to get married, and just beginning therapy-the first time in my life I would begin to unravel the emotional tangle of my father's death that I'd previously kept shelved. Prior to that, however, I'd plumbed the canon of suicide memoirs in high school and college.

9 Mind-Bending Books about Parallel Universes Imagine alternate possible lives with these books about slipping around in time, space, and reality.

The history of the book, from Gilgamesh to now - books podcast On this week's show, we talk about books as physical objects and look at the history of Gilgamesh through centuries of translation. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Quiz: Which Spider-Man Are You? Now we have multiple Spider-Men and women and pigs in multiple Spiderverses, comics, and film franchises. Which probably has you wondering: which Spider-Man am I? Friends, I have the answer. Want more Spider-Man stuff? Check out Book Riot's Introduction to Spider-Man.

Just a Bunch of Pictures of Dogs and Books. That's It, That's the Post. Can your cat politely visit your local indie bookstore? I doubt it. Will your cat wear silly outfits for the 'gram? Didn't think so. Not to mention THERAPY DOGS that let you READ TO THEM. I mean, come on. They're human's best friend for a reason. Okay, enough with the cat shade.

8 Books About Judy Garland to Read After Seeing JUDY Or books about Judy Garland?

How To Wrap A Book: 8 Unique Options It's unrecyclable, gaudy, expensive, and it turns your living room into a sea of single-use trash. Not only that, but wrapping a book turns it into a really boring rectangle of blah, no matter how loud the pattern is. Today I'm going to show you how to wrap a book properly without wrestling with tape and rolls.

Bookish Etsy Costumes To Buy Right Now Still trying to get ready for Halloween? These literary etsy costumes will satisfy all your dress-up needs from Effie Trinket to Sabrina.

Books From 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates First elected to the Senate in 1973 at the age of 29, Biden retraces his long senatorial career which lasted through numerous events including the close of the Vietnam War and Watergate as well as personal tragedies like the death of his wife and daughter.

54+ Terrible, Wonderful, No Good, Very Bad, Hilarious Library Puns You have fine written all over you. Libraries are good for circulation. I wanted to visit the world's biggest library but it was overbooked. These books blue us away. Libraries make shhh happen. You're good for my circulation. Dewey belong together? Are you paying attention?

6 Edgy Indian Cookbooks All you need is a passion for the cuisine to dig into these edgy Indian cookbooks that put a spin on the familiar flavors of Indian cuisine.

Make Storytime Musical: 8 Singable Picture Books for the Vocally Shy So, warm up those pipes and start singing! Follow an intrepid chipmunk from day into night as he embarks on a quest to reach the stars. Jerry Pinkney beautifully illustrates this classic lullaby in dreamy colored pencils and watercolors, which will make readers young and old ponder the mysteries of the nighttime sky just like his chipmunk.

5 of the Most Useful Animal Sidekicks in Fiction One can only hope that, should you find yourself in a fictional universe, you'll be graced with the assistance of one of these animal sidekicks.

Reading Pathways: Christina Lauren If you're not sure where to start, use this reading pathway to help you navigate some of their best romances-from swoony to spooky and everything in between. Pediatrics resident Macy Sorenson throws herself into her work to bury her feelings.

Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite Medical Thrillers? Because we love when twisty thrillers and juice medical dramas collide: share your favorite medical thrillers with us!

Lit Hub Daily: October 22, 2019 Our end-of-decade accounting continues with the best memoirs of the 2010s. Like life, this involved some hard choices. - Lit Hub David Ulin on the countercultural influence of Peanuts, and Linus, "boy philosopher, wise beyond his years." - Lit Hub "Darkness and strangeness abound in children's literature, as they should.

Breathtaking Brazilian Library: Critical Linking, October 22, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.fm. "But inside, after passing under a lunette of elegant curling iron vines and through a vestibule floored with sumptuous tiles, one enters the library.

WSIRN Ep 206: How to bypass the book hangover My guest today is Jerrell Everett, a Florida reader who is serious about creating her ideal reading life. When Jerrell had kids and found herself picking up books less and less, she took action to maintain her reading life by enforcing a routine.

Seventy-Five Days. Two Very Different Women. One Incredible Race. by Caroline Starr Rose In the late 1800s, only two percent of American journalists were women. Most newspapers assigned them pieces about fashion, homemaking, or society gossip-hardly the kinds of stories that would be considered news. But a journalist named Nellie Bly insisted her reporting equaled any man's.

The 10 Best Memoirs of the Decade Friends, it’s true: the end of the decade approaches. It’s been a difficult, anxiety-provoking, morally compromised decade, but at least it’s been populated by some damn fine literature. We’ll take our silver linings where we can.

On the Countercultural Influence of Peanuts Here's where it begins for me: a four-panel strip, Lucy and Linus, simplest narrative in the universe. As the sequence starts, we see Lucy skipping rope and, like an older sister, giving Linus a hard time. "You a doctor! Ha! That's a big laugh!" she mocks.

"Tourists and Travelers" You’re right, we did go to Miami. But that was different. Miami is all about "shop till you drop," that's what a tourist does. But on that program "Around the World" I heard Pepe Ibáñez explain the difference between tourists and travelers. A tourist is when you let yourself be led around like a sheep, and you don't notice anything around you.

A Day in the Life of a Lion Tracker Behind the wheel of the Landy, the engine sputters and chokes as I fire the ignition. A little puff of smoke in the clear air and we are off. Alex sits next to me and Renias sits up on a seat welded to the hood called the tracker seat. Cats often travel along game paths, and this spot allows Renias to see the tracks on the road as the dawn breaks.

On the Darkness, Strangeness, and Unbridled Joy of Children’s Books The first novel I published with a major house was about a murder I covered as a reporter when I was in my early twenties. The victim, who was my age, and lived in my neighborhood, disappeared in the winter and her body was found in the summer in a shallow grave in the woods near native land.

Remembering Kate Braverman’s Los Angeles On this warm October day in Southern California, I walk the Venice canals and think of Kate Braverman. How in her sensational first novel Lithium for Medea she captured a Venice so distant that it's difficult to accept that this version, which is polished and expensive and filled with tourists, is the same place.

The Gloriously Understated Career of Elaine Stritch On the afternoon of November 17th, 2014, hundreds of people made their way through a dark rain toward the Al Hirschfeld Theater on West Forty-Fifth Street in New York City.

Alejandro Zambra on One of the Great Diarists of the 20th Century It's not easy to get a fix on Julio Ramon Ribeyro's own face, since his appearance changed a lot from one photo to another: his hair long or short or half grown-out, with or without a cigarette, with or without a mustache, wearing a serious expression or a slight smile or in the middle of a surprising peal of laughter.

The Trial of Harry Houdini Harry Houdini's favorite escape was not an escape at all. It was a fight for honor. The odds really were against him, and skills he had perfected as an escape artist were of little use to him. But he won just the same, and Houdini never tired of telling the story of how he beat the feared German police.

Dead Kennedys in the West: The Politicized Punks of 1970s San Francisco When the Sex Pistols, the signature band of the British punk scene, broke up following their San Francisco concert in January 1978, punk rock entered a new era. The Clash, who went on to become the best of all punk rock bands, had not yet released an album in the United States, so there was no natural successor to the Sex Pistols.

An Occasion for Unselfing: Iris Murdoch on Imperfection as Integral to Goodness and How the Beauty of Nature and Art Leavens Our Most Unselfish Impuls To recognize that there are infinitely many kinds of beautiful lives is to step outside the self, beyond its particular conceptions of beauty - which includes, of course, moral beauty - and walking beside it with humble, nonjudgmental curiosity about the myriad other selves afoot on their own paths, propelled by their own ideals of the Good.

How To Change Your Life With Pen And Paper Oscar Wilde, Marcus Aurelius, Queen Victoria, John Quincy Adams, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Virginia Woolf, Franz Kafka, Martina Navratilova, Seneca, Benjamin Franklin, John F. Kennedy, Leonardo da Vinci, and Anne Frank all have one thing in common. What could such a diverse set of people share?

"Find Me" Is a Shallow Sequel to "Call Me By Your Name" Katy Waldman reviews “Find Me, ” Andre Aciman’s sequel to “Call Me by Your Name, ” which lacks the charm and artfulness of its predecessor.

Death Books - Hello Darkness My Old Friend! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

It's Pitchtober Successful freelance writers know that it's all about the pitch. The more you pitch, the better you get at it. And the more stories you are putting out there, the more likely you'll get published. At the beginning of October, I decided to pitch a story a day, every day, until the end of the month.

Ursula K. Le Guin's Playful and Profound Letter-Poem to Children About the Power of Books and Why We Read When asked in the Proust Questionnaire about his idea of perfect happiness, David Bowie answered simply: "Reading." But the question of why we read unlatches as many responses as there are flavors of human happiness. Some memorable and poetic answers have come from Hermann Hesse, Rebecca Solnit, Neil Gaiman, C.S.

What Prose Writers Should Learn from TV and Film Writing Across Media is a four part series that examines special skills prose writers can learn from other media. While the police procedural is often maligned as braindead television, there are many lessons to be learned from studying procedurals and other formulaic shows on TV.

Writing a Book is Really Hard Perhaps even one of those ever-elusive "creatives"? When you live in NYC, sometimes you can feel like an artist without ever actually becoming one. For about 3 years of my life, I had the good fortune to live in and around New York City. It was an incredible experience, and one that changed me forever.

IndieView with Grace Covill-Grennan, author of Blockhead Grace Covill-Grennan's Blockhead documents the author's experiences working as a carpenter in the building trades. The book explores issues of gender, class, craft, and labor to create an entry into the particular moods, subjectivities, and characters that populate the job site.

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

Zen Platypus Says Your Fiction Will Never Rock Until You Master the Slow Draft And at least for a writer. Few writers are capital-N normal. Just realize that when fast works, it works for some things. Longer forms are usually out. Almost nobody captures a novel at Golden Platypus excretion speed.

Gabby Rivera Wants Queer Brown Girls to Feel Seen And yet at the very same time, Juliet Takes a Breath opens with a welcoming to all round brown girls encouraging them to take up all the space they need and to love themselves and each other. AV: When Juliet comes out, her family responds with anger / shock, then love, though resistant.

Coming Out in the Home of the Brave Democracy was being told by my mother that I shouldn't marry anyone without first living with that person for a year. Compatibility, she said, was crucial to a good marriage. I wanted to ask her if she wished she'd lived with my father for a year before marrying him, but I didn't.

All the Presidential Candidates Need to Read These Books About Climate Disaster Fiction that can motivate policymakers—and voters—by making the disastrous future feel present and real.

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.

Getting to Know Gotham Girl Gang Birds of Prey Ahead of the Movie A reader who got to know the Gotham Girl Gang offers a brief introduction to Birds of Prey to help you prepare for the upcoming film.

7 Women Writers Reveal Their Storytelling Passions For my most recent bout of questioning the eternal riddle of why we write, I chose these seven brilliant women writers for clarification of the writer's role in society; the magnificence of literature and the joy of creating-aware that we may not be cognizant of the source of our creativity, but to respect the process and the muse.

Celebrate The Festival of Lights With 5 Beautiful Diwali Books Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is celebrated by literally millions of people across the world. Different religions and regions, celebrate for different reasons. As families migrated across the world, traditions followed them to their new homes, my parents included.

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Literary Prizes Should Not Have Co-Winners And what about Sophia Vasalou's year? I can't speak for Sophia, who was professionally tight-lipped about the whole thing. But I think the prize should have gone to Ismail Fahd Ismail's al-Sabiliat. Instead, the judges decided on Mohammed Hassan Alwan's A Small Death.

15 Authors Like Stephen King You Need to Add to Your TBR Stephen King is truly a legend of the horror genre. He has been publishing horror novels steadily since the release of Carrie in 1974, alongside countless shorts stores and novellas, and at this point it is impossible to imagine the modern horror genre with out him.

The Little Free Library and the Latvian Embassy This is the story of the Latvian Embassy Little Free Library - the first little free library based at an embassy in the capitol.

Why and How Censorship Thrives in American Prisons Censorship in prisons is the biggest First Amendment violation in America. Yet it remains one of the least talked about and least examined. "ith prisons, we've created an opaque system.

"Thinking About Idris Elba": Getting to Know Jasmine Guillory Alexa: "Obviously I want Lizzo to either be Alexa, or to at least be in the background of one scene playing her flute." Drew: "Chris Evans is simply perfect.".

10 Great Picture Book Biographies This list showcases ten great recent picture book biographies by and about trailblazing women-get ready to inspire the young reader in your life. Monica Brown's acclaimed biography of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo creates an entryway into the revolutionary painter's life by building on Kahlo's love for animals.

Your Favorite Fictional Stories Inspired By Real Events Truth is stranger than fiction, and sometimes it inspires fiction. Here are your favorite works of fiction inspired by real events!

Giveaway: British Library Crime Classics The result is a collection of crime fiction to savor, whatever the season. We're giving away 5 sets of British Library Crime Classics to 5 lucky Riot readers! Each winner will receive one copy of the following:. This sweepstakes is open to residents of the United States.

Lit Hub Daily: October 21, 2019 Teaching climate change with The Lorax and The Jungle: Mark Gazonsky on his unconventional climate syllabus. - Lit Hub If you'd like to chill your wine in John Steinbeck's silver bucket, you're in luck: a bunch of the man's memorabilia is available from his estate.

Does Gaming Improve Literacy Skills? Critical Linking, October 21, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Libro.fm. "A new study will explore the relationship between video games and literacy engagement among school children, thanks to a partnership between the two worlds.

A Writer's Guide to Understanding People I do not understand people. Why they react the way they do, why they say what they say-these are not things that I have been able to measure or bottle. Oh, I have listened to plenty of strangers speak in quiet coffee shops, true enough. Psychology offers interesting material to sift through, but I have found that it is only helpful to a point.

Ep 299: Setting This week, we're continuing our quest for the best stories to use in a creative writing course, with pieces where setting plays a strong role: Tony Earley's "The Prophet From Jupiter" and "Roots" by Michael Crummey.

Marguerite Duras: Internet Essayist? Marguerite Duras, whose 1984 novel The Lover is sometimes credited as an early work of autofiction, tends to repeat herself. "The story of my life doesn’t exist," she writes in The Lover. "Does not exist." This tendency makes her writing feel unaffected.

Capturing Natural Coincidences, in Fiction and Life At around 10:30 pm on October 9, 1963, a huge chunk of Monte Toc in northeastern Italy sheared off and dropped into an artificial lake created by the Vajont dam, constructed several years earlier.

Teaching Climate Change With The Lorax and The Jungle It used to be that what I wanted more than anything was for my high school students to read independently. This was a month ago. Now, they're doing much better. All it took was asking them what they wanted to read, then letting them read it. It wasn't like they could read just anything; they had to choose from the Lit Hub Climate Change Library.

The Two Mughal Princes Who Stood in the Way of the British East India Company The city of Murshidabad, the capital of late Mughal Bengal, lay three days' sailing from Calcutta up the Bhagirathi, one of the two headstreams of the Ganges.

Chill Your Wine in John Steinbeck’s Silver Bucket John Steinbeck, who won both a Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962, died 51 years ago, and yet he is still making news. Last month, the Los Angeles Times reported that legal squabbling over his literary estate had finally come to an end after years of lawsuits and appeals.

Do Printed-Out Emails Count As Letters? Lifting the lid from the thin gold box, I found my anniversary gift: a stack of papyrus-style paper on which my husband had printed the email correspondence of our early courtship. Well, half of it.

The Life and Times of McDermott and McGough, True Artists of Downtown NYC In 1985, a gallery opened on Bleecker and Crosby that, for six months, became the hottest, coolest gallery downtown. The gallery asked to meet with us to make a show for their pumpkin-colored walls. Rene Ricard was there most days, along with Terry Toye, the trans model who worked with Stephen Sprouse and walked Chanel's catwalk in Paris.

On the Sexist Reception of Willa Cather’s World War I Novel When Willa Cather's fifth novel, One of Ours, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1923, it was divisive among critics. Reviewing the book in The Smart Set, H.L.

The Man Who Saw Everything It's like this, Saul Adler: when I was 23 I loved the way you touched me, but when the afternoon slipped in and you slipped out of me, you were already looking for someone else. No, it's like this, Jennifer Moreau: I loved you every night and every day, but you were scared of my love and I was scared of my love, too.

Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee, "Philology and Criticism: A Guide to Mahābhārata Textual Criticism" The Hindu great epic, Mahābhārata, exists today in hundreds of variant manuscripts across India. These manuscripts were painstakingly examined, sorted and reconstituted into the official Critical Edition of the Mahābhārata. Is the Critical Edition a viable means of studying India's great epic?

3 Ways to Get Past What's Holding You Back When I find myself procrastinating about writing a blog post like this or an article for a client, I have to hit the "pause" button and think about what's holding me back. About nine times out of 10, my problem is that I don't know how to begin the article.

Upcoming books that sound cool pt3 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 This Summer. 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: 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

Romuald Dzemo Reviews "Publish with a Purpose" Alemany breaks ground for both new and existing authors and discusses the importance of knowing why they write and connecting that why to the needs of their audiences.

Alright Writers, Stop! Collaborate and Listen Vanilla Ice may have sampled "Under Pressure" by Queen and David Bowie without permission but the first few lyrics of his song "Ice Ice Baby" actually gives some great advice for new blog writers. And if you haven't heard of Vanilla Ice or his classic 1990 song "Ice Ice Baby," you missed out, baby.

End Of The Year Book Tag! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

What Writers Can Learn From Bodybuilders Writing and bodybuilding appear entirely different. One is a mental craft; the other is a physical one. But practitioners of both arts have similar habits - because both require insane dedication if one wants a chance at mastery. Bodybuilders exercise consistently.

Literary Norwich Special The University of East Anglia's Creative Writing MA turns 50.

Building a Hero Worthy of Song Building a hero is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips on building a well-rounded hero.

Finding Where I Belonged by Katie Zhao There's something magical about Chinatown: The bustling streets crowded with diverse populations, the air filled with the smells of potstickers and rice, the loud conversations held in many different Chinese dialects.

I've Outgrown Young Adult Fiction and I Think I'm Okay With That Why one reader thinks they've outgrown YA - and why they're okay with that.

The Perfect Cup for Your October Reads A spectacularly successful blending of sci-fi and fantasy, everyone in this book is a necromancer or serves a necromancer or has been resurrected by a necromancer. So much necromancy.

On the Importance of Immigrant Literature: Critical Linking, October 20, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by Libro.fm. "Embedded in the tropes of all immigrant literature, then, are these classic elements of storytelling, elements that get at the heart of identity.

Talking of Dead Jack” Those initial journal entries are presented here on the fiftieth anniversary of Jack Kerouac's death. - Michael Schumacher. Two watches ticking in the dark, fly buzz at the black window, telephone calls all day to Florida and Old Saybrook,1 Lucien, Creeley, Louis,2 - "drinking heavily" and "your letter made him feel bad," said Stella.3.

Blogs for Self-Publishers, October 11 - 17, 2019 - The Book Designer It's all the fun of a holiday like Christmas without all the stress-and expense!-of meal preparations and gift buying. I also love to watch a scary movie or read a spooky ghost story at this time of year. Any recommendations? There's still time to submit your ebook cover to our e-Book Cover Design Awards contest for October.

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!

Fuel Up Your Novel I'm antsy with an idea in my head. I have embarked on a lot of half-baked writing adventures because a single idea about a character or scene flashed into my mind and I gave chase. The other side of that coin is getting stuck on a loop of eternal preparation.

It's Not Hard to Become a Writer It's really easy to become a writer. Like…surprisingly easy. And I don't mean that in the, "If you say you're a writer, you're a writer" kind of way. I mean it in the literal, professional sense of the word. It is simple to earn a living as a writer-freelance or otherwise.

Guess That Book Plot! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Every Atom Belonging to Me as Good Belongs to You: Whitman's Immortal Words, Illustrated in Stunning Cyanotype Lia is also donating the original painting to an auction benefiting Fulcrum Arts - a wonderful LA-based nonprofit at the nexus of art, science, and social change, advancing the equitable representation of women, people of color, and LGBTQ artists.

How Training for a Marathon Saved My Writing Career Three years ago, if you'd asked me to list similarities between running and writing, I would've stared at you. And then laughed. Three years ago, writing meant I blissfully threw copy down for freelance clients in the calm chill of my parents' basement.

What Happened When a Yale Grad Found Herself Writing Chick Lit The book chooses the writer - not the other way around. Have you ever found yourself writing a story you didn't expect? This fiction writer did.

The 5 Best Things You Can Do for Your Writing It actually really scared me to think that once I finish transforming all of the random thoughts in my "idea document" into full-length articles, that I'll have nothing else to say.

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

Lit Hub Weekly: October 15 – 18, 2019 Here are our takes on the best poetry collections of the past decade - Flannery O'Connor and Katherine Anne Porter's friendship in letters - The late Harold Bloom on Blood Meridian's place in the American canon - How do we preserve the vanishing foods of the earth?

8 Books With Covers That Remind Us of Autumn Rather than dwelling on the impending end to their favorite job, Deja plans to introduce Josiah to his crush that he's had for years in between going through corn mazes, trying out all the tasty treats, and going on an endless amount of detours through this adorable pumpkin patch.

INDIA SMYTHE STANDS UP Is The New YA Comedy Teens Need India Smythe Stands Up is a hilarious new YA novel by Sarah Govett that is the perfect antitode for anyone looking for a funny new read.

Five 5-Star Books in Five Words Each Challenge! PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Christmas Shopping Time with a Round the World Theme I am fast becoming a Wanda Luthman and Mara Reitsma fan. I love their imaginations expressed in their poetry and art. I love the rhyme. I love that children are often introduced to a new word in Luthman's books.

Thunder Struck This month, we're passing the challenge baton over to Intimately Intricate, a Medium publication that "speaks to the demands of that intricate dance called life". We love this simple but complex premise.

How to Make the 80/20 "Pareto Principle" Enhance Your Writing Success I first came across the 80/20 principle when I was doing research on dieting. There was a theory that eating right 80% of the time would be enough to see weight loss, even if 20% of the time I indulged. Eighty percent of seven equals 5.6. So, if I rounded off the data, I could eat healthy for five days and fudge a bit for two days of my choosing.

Can You Handle Their Judgment? Picture this: a room on a college campus, a dozen people sitting around a table. Eleven of those people are talking, some excitedly, some with dour looks on their face. The twelfth person sits silently, taking notes, mostly staring down at the papers in front of her on the table.

Book Genre Swap! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

4 Screenwriting Tips to Improve Any Type of Writing The screenplay is the hardest medium of writing to master. Part story, part instruction manual, it must be entertaining and unexpected while being structured and painstakingly formatted. It has two jobs: play a movie in the reader's mind and serve as a blueprint for an army of filmmakers tasked with converting it into a moving picture.

Captain Jack Sparrow Will Make You a Better Writer Putting aside his rum-soaked, duplicitous, and morally questionable nature, Captain Jack Sparrow is a surprising font of wisdom. That may be hard to take at face value. Especially if you are staring directly at Captain Jack's face as he stumbles from one problem into another.

Please… Take the "Aspiring" out of Your Title According to Merriam-Webster, a writer is "one who writes". So if you write, you're a writer. It's that simple. If you're only starting to write, you're still a writer. By writing, you become a writer. First of all, you need to write. That's the simplest - but sometimes the hardest part of calling yourself a writer.

Eliud Kipchoge is writing a memoir and other notable book deals of the week. My personal form of astrology is to anxiously trawl Publishers Marketplace every week. No, wait, hear me out: it's how I can tell the only future that matters: which books I will be reading a year and a half from now. Also, it's a nice reminder that publishing isn't dead.

Sunk Cost Fallacy May Be Holding You Back I've been listening to Joanna Penn's podcast, The Creative Penn, for nearly a year. It's an indispensable writers' resource for advice and insights about everything from new technology to grappling with self-doubt.

7 Novels about Mythical Creatures Though it can sometimes be lonely and dissonant, Orlando ultimately captures an optimistic sense of possibility, a celebration of human potential, a promise that human transformation, and therefore transcendence, is always on the verge. In Greek myth, Geryon was but a minor character dispatched quite summarily by Herakles in the tenth labor.

Links I love In what has almost felt like an annual fall tradition, I'm on the road to meet readers in North Carolina. I hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend, wherever you are. We're marking our third anniversary of bringing Daisy home this week. Follow me on Instagram @annebogel.

Am I Allowed to Break Up with My Book Agent? Here's what there's no question about: it is a professional relationship, and it's one where you get the final say. It's also one in which you should have the final say, because your agent is representing you. Part of your agent's job is to be your proxy, your voice to your publisher.

Faceless: Wild Guesses About Plot Based On A Weird Cover Trend What are these faceless YA books about? We're making our best guess.

10 Graphic Novel Adaptations of Neil Gaiman's Work It is the most incredible coming together: a pile of books, all gorgeous in their own different styles and ways, and they are all united by a love for one author's words; they all leapt off Gaiman's imagination into their own, and together the two minds crafted what is ultimately in every case a new world and a new story.

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.

Easy Hermione Costumes To Wear This Halloween You don't need to drop money on a full Hermione costume to dress up like your favorite Muggle-born bookworm this Halloween. As you've probably gathered by now, almost all of these outfits center on a few core basics: a white collared shirt, black skirt or pants, and sometimes a grey sweater.

The True History of Human Flesh Books and Other Tales Let's explores the grisly practice of books made from human skin and separate the meat from the flesh.

15 Roarsome Dinosaur Books for Kids There's a whole herd of dinosaur books for kids out there, some sticking closely to the facts, others diving into fantasy and alternate history, with options for readers of all ages. So grab your excavation tools, watch out for T-rexes, and find some new reads for your favourite dinosaur fan!

If Indie Bookstores Want to Be Inclusive, They Need to Highlight Romance For what it's worth, I believe the staff at bookstores when they tell me no one is asking about romance titles. I'm very comfortable in my identity as a reader, and even I find it a little intimidating to ask about the romance collection.

Announcing The Best Asian Short Stories 2019 TBASS is considerably younger than the Best American Short Stories anthology, which launched in 1915. But this pan-Asian anthology brings together writers from across the continent. It focuses both on those who write in English and on those who are translated into the language.

A Rundown of V.E./Victoria Schwab's Books and Upcoming Adaptations Get to know V.E./Victoria Schwab's books and their upcoming potential adaptations.

When You Hate the Classics, But You're an English Teacher In a world that seems full of baseless hate and judgment, teaching students how to engage with things they don't agree with or just plain don't like might be the greatest gift I can give them. I want my students to know that they can hate the Classics too, as long as they are willing to use their brains and to engage.

42 Short Harry Potter Quotes for Wall Art or Tattoo Ideas Whether you're looking for wall art ideas or inspiration for your next tattoo, there's something here for every witch, wizard, or magic-loving Muggle. "You're a wizard, Harry." - Rubeus Hagrid. "Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak!" - Albus Dumbledore. "No post on Sundays." - Vernon Dursley.

11 Fall Cookbooks for Every Type of Foodie: The List List #371 At Vogue: 11 Fall Cookbooks for Every Type of Foodie.

Lit Hub Daily: October 18, 2019 Rereading a contemporary classic that’s all too lamentably current: John Freeman on J.M. Coetzee’s Age of Iron. - Lit Hub Murder in the Galapagos: the strange tale of the baroness and the bohemians. - Lit Hub Meme but not forgotten: RIP to all the glorious animals memorialized in our digital hearts.

Using Books to Measure Happiness Over 200 Years: Critical Linking, October 18, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu, with Fierce Reads. "A group of researchers has developed a creative new way to tackle this question.

14 Publications That Pay - And Prioritize Responding to Pitches from Writers Want to make sure your pitch is actually read? Check out these 14 publications that respond to pitches.

Current Trends in Traditional Book Publishing: Fiction, Nonfiction and YA Apparently, he said, there are people who have a bad day and decide they're just going to listen. "That has changed the game to a significant degree," he said. For Barney at PRH, audiobook sales follow the life of the book itself-they increase if the book has won an award, for instance.

On J.M. Coetzee’s Age of Iron: Perennially, Lamentably, Current Coetzee's Age of Iron spoke so powerfully against the tyrannies of its time-and the cruelty of apartheid South Africa-that it feels uncanny to read now, and discover how uncomfortably fresh are its concerns.

Can Democrats Keep Up With Republican-Controlled State Majorities? On February 20th, 2018, six days after seventeen people were shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Representative Kionne McGhee, a Democrat from Miami, stood on the floor of the Florida House of Representatives.

Murder in Paradise: The Tale of the Baroness and the Bohemians In 1929 a German doctor named Friedrich Ritter and his former patient Dore Strauch landed on Floreana, a then-uninhabited island in the Galapagos archipelago off the coast of Ecuador. Having both left their spouses they'd set out to create paradise, far from their despised bourgeois milieu back in Germany.

Meme But Not Forgotten: RIP to the Glorious Animals of Our Digital Past With angel wings Photoshopped in place by bored teenagers and students, Internet images prove that it is possible for the life of a beloved animal to extend well beyond its short, earthly years. When a pet becomes a meme, it becomes something bigger, and that something can never die.

Orwell’s Notes on 1984: Mapping the Inspiration of a Modern Classic At least three of George Orwell's novels can be tracked back to the particular image or thought process that inspired their conception. With Animal Farm, it was the sight of a small boy escorting a giant cart horse down a country lane and the thought of what might happen if the animal world rose up against its human oppressors.

The Role of Librarians in a Historical Age of Obsession Bibliomania required, or at least implied, a librarian, except in those circumstances where collectors felt that they themselves had the time, interest, and expertise to take on the role for themselves. Some owners were confident that they did, but others were more doubtful.

Oh, Where Did You Go, Patti LuPone? I grow up in Queens in the 1970s. During this period there are tons of commercials for Broadway shows. I become obsessed, studying each one with the concentrated focus of a brain surgeon. But the commercial I was most fixated on was for Evita starring Patti LuPone.

Global Stories That Have Expanded the "Great American" Literary Canon The following illustrations are from America is Immigrants, by Sara Nović, illustrated by Alison Kolesar. Excerpted from America is Immigrants by Sara Nović, illustrated by Alison Kolesar. Copyright 2019 by Sara Nović and Alison Kolesar. Excerpted by permission of Random House.

Panic is Worse Than Pain: How Fiction Failed Me After Trauma A beginning is a cut in the onward flow of things. It is a lie too: we section out the story, slashing away what came before and after. A cut can form an opening: a hole or a door or a cave or a mine. But what kind of mine do we open? A landmine? Yes.

Divide Me By Zero One week before my mother died, I went to a Russian food store on Staten Island to buy caviar. I was brought up in the Soviet Union, where caviar was considered a special food reserved for children and dying parents. I never thought of it as extravagant or a romantic delicacy.

Noah Cohan, "We Average Unbeautiful Watchers: Fan Narratives and the Reading of American Sport" Today we are joined by Noah Cohan, Lecturer in American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, and the author of We Average Unbeautiful Watchers: Fan Narratives and the Reading of American Sport.

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!

Creating a Better Professional Network Whenever I'm asked how I became a full-time freelance writer without eating Ramen noodles every day, the first piece of advice I give is this: Never underestimate a lesser-known website. I used to heavily write for Examiner.com, and from that gig came a contract partnership with CBS Chicago.

How to Kill your Writing Qualms My number one reason why I still struggle with writing is that nine times out of ten, when I sit in front of a blank page, I can't think of how I want to say what I want to say.

Benjamin Moser: Sontag: Her Life and Work Benjamin Moser’s Sontag: Her Life and Work is interested in the writing and ideas of Susan Sontag.

Motherhood Meets Lust and Violence in Ariana Harwicz's "Die, My Love" Someone beyond repair."And her behavior-setting ants on fire, swearing at her infant, screaming for no particular reason, leaving a doll in the back seat of her car so that her neighbors believe she's left her baby unattended-does indeed seem deranged.

Writing For Publications So, you've finally decided to start your writing journey and you figured that Medium will be a pretty good platform for it. I mean, why not? It's got millions of members, your work can potentially reach so many readers and you can essentially write about anything that you want.

September Book Haul - 40+ 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.

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

The Shape of Music: Maurice Sendak's Insightful Forgotten Meditation on Fantasy, Feeling, and the Key to Great Storytelling "A rough sound was polished until it became a smoother sound, which was polished until it became music," the poet Mark Strand wrote in his ode to the enchantment of music.

5 Quotes by Edward Albee to Make You a Better Writer Edward Albee was a world-renowned playwright who won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. His most famous work is Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, but he's also well-known for The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, and A Delicate Balance.

Win a Flight to Paris in Honor of My New Book! Joe BuntingJoe Bunting is an author and the founder of The Write Practice. He is the author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller Let's Write a Short Story! You can follow him on Instagram.

Stephen King’s home will become a museum and writers’ retreat. Today in “Stephen King is a good literary citizen” news: the writer’s home in Bangor, ME will soon house an archive of his work and a writers’ retreat. According to Rolling Stone, “the Bangor City Council unanimously approved a request by King and his wife Tabitha to rezone their home as a non-profit.”.

Why You Should Do NaNoWriMo This Year I'm interrupting my regularly scheduled programming on aspects of story to urge you to consider doing something wild and crazy. You should write an entire novel in the month of November. You'll be joining nearly 800,000 other people around the world in attempting to get 50,000 semi-coherent words down on the page.

How to Feel More Motivated About Editing If there's one part of the writing process that most of us dread, it's editing. This stage doesn't have the creative freedom and literary abandon you felt when you first wrote it, but it's still a vital part. I was the absolute worst editor when I started writing.

Get Paid to Write: 17 Fantastic Writing Fellowships for Authors, Journalists and Poets Wherever you are in your writing career, you're bound to find a tempting option or two on this list of writing fellowships that could help you pursue your next project. Here are 19 writing fellowships to consider.

There's Nothing Scarier Than a Hungry Woman Food, from the grotesque to the delicious, populates the screen: the raw steak crawling across the kitchen counter in Poltergeist ; a distracted Drew Barrymore burning her popcorn in the opening scene of Scream ; the chocolate bars Charlie routinely snaps with her teeth in Hereditary.

"Your House Will Pay" Is a Fictional Account of the L.A. Uprising As it became clear that this was a much harder, more time-consuming project than my previous books, I pushed the timeline to 2019, hoping that I would at least be able to publish by then. Because of how tightly everything is tied to real events in the early '90s, I felt strongly that it had to take place within 27 years of 1992.

London Flat Room Tour - Student & Freelancer Space PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

10 Intimate Stories About Love and Loss The stories in my collection Last of Her Name are about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born into.

Adding My Voice to the Chorus of Thanks by Jake Burt This summer, I spoke to a room full of librarians and children's literature advocates at ALA in Washington, DC.

5 Comics to Read if You Liked FAST COLOR I've found, personally, that the most compelling superhero stories are those that handle powers the way Hart and her cowriter Jordan Horowitz have done in Fast Color: the characters, at least the focal ones, are people who happen to have powers, rather than clusters of powers that happen to be attached to people.

6 Fantasy Releases to Dig Into this Fall Six superb fantasy book recommendations and recent releases to pair with your warm cup of tea as we dive further into fall 2019.

Junie B. Jones: Nightmare Child or Feminist Icon? Jones is a chapter book series by Barbara Park about a kindergartener who is quick with a wisecrack, uses bad language, and has a propensity for trouble. The first book, Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus was published in 1992.

7 Authors Who Need to Be on First We Feast's HOT ONES The tenth season of Hot Ones just premiered with an interview of Shia LaBeouf, which proved to be as excellent as all the others. As we watched it over our own spread, I thought about what authors I wanted to see on the show.

50 Must-Read Contemporary YA Novels of the 2010s This list focuses on the best contemporary YA novels of the 2010s. How many have you read? How best to tackle the question: what are the best contemporary YA novels? To curate this list, I focused first on basic criteria: to be eligible, a book must have been published in 2010 or later and take place in modern day settings.

An Imitation of Imperfection: A History of Deckle Edges True deckle edges still exist. They're the hallmark of handmade paper: in fact, according to Hunter, only a handful of bibliophiles would able to distinguish handmade paper from machine paper if it weren't for the deckle edge.

Some Observations From Library Tourism Every day, it seems, there are articles written about how libraries are now community spaces and anchors; they are becoming tourist destinations in the way other cultural institutions like museums have been for decades.

Brontë Sisters Are Detectives! & More Must-Read Mystery & Thrillers I have great crime reads for you to not only put on your TBR but move to the top: There's literary and dark procedurals that are great reads for Mindhunter fans, a cozy mystery in Hawai'i, an awesome heist book, the Brontë Sisters as detectors, and more!

17 Boo-Tastic Halloween Books for Toddlers to Enjoy I hope to spark a similar thrill of Halloween in my daughter, and what better way to do that than with some delightfully, spooky books. Here is a list of 17 boo-tastic Halloween books for toddlers to enjoy. I am simply mesmerized by the illustrations of this book.

Leslie Jamison on Writing and Her Newest Essay Collection We chatted with Leslie Jamison, author of the new essay collection MAKE IT SCREAM, MAKE IT BURN and other fiction and nonfiction works.

Fantasy Meals Brought To Life: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Cookbooks If you haven't yet cooked sumptuous meals of questing glory from sci-fi and fantasy cookbooks, then you haven't really cooked.

Book Fetish: Volume 375-Middle Grade Edition This week's Book Fetish is sponsored by OwlCrate Jr, a subscription box for middle grade readers. OwlCrate Jr is an award-winning subscription book box for kids ages 8-12.

A Ranking of Favorite Fictional Librarians: Critical Linking, October 17, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by Change is the only Constant by Ben Orlin, in Hardcover from Black Dog and Leventhal. "Here at Literary Hub, we love librarians. I mean, really everything about them-their knowledge, their kindness, their demon-slaying abilities.

Lit Hub Daily: October 17, 2019 Kingston Pierce looks at 9 crime novels wherein man-made chaos is compounded by extreme natural disasters. - CrimeReads Elton John’s hilariously self-lacerating memoir, a new biography of Thomas Edison, a lyrical indictment of the carceral industrial state, and more of the Reviews You Need to Read This Week.

Cuckoo for Overdue Gwen and Frank join the fine folks from the Overdue podcast to discuss Ken Kesey's 1962 novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

7 Non-Literary Ways for Writers to Get into the Flow Reading seems like a chore, and writing every day is like squeezing blood from a stone. How do you achieve flow when the well has run dry? I was at that point this past summer, and here are some things that helped me. What I especially love about these is that they don't involve reading and writing.

Rebecca Solnit: Life Under the First Thousand Days of Donald Trump Today is the thousandth day of the Trump Era, and sometimes it feels like the thousandth year. It’s the thousandth day since that drizzly inauguration made most memorable by the lies about the crowd size and Melania Trump's face collapsing in undisguised misery.

Tim O’Brien: Where is Our Allegiance to the "Toneless Dead"? Except for my family and a couple of close friends, I am most at home and most wholly happy in the company of former members of my unit in Vietnam. I see these men only rarely; I don't know them well and never did; many are like ghosts, or like ghosts of ghosts, whose faces are familiar but weirdly indefinite.

Finding a Way to Understand the World on a Basketball Court My friends and I gathered on any basketball court as if called, and for hours each day we ran, up and down, teaching ourselves civilization. It sounds cliché now, to think that between two hoops we invented a way to understand the world, or at least a way to understand ourselves in the world.

The Little-Known ‘Slow Fire’ That's Destroying All Our Books How to fix a book: first, gather your tools. The bone folder that feels familiar in your hand, the knitting needles still sticky with glue, the X-Acto knife, the tiny Tupperware of glue. Then, diagnose the damage. If there's scotch tape, grab the lighter fluid.

Cyrus Grace Dunham on Why We Need to Explode the Gender Binary It's a question people seem to be increasingly asking themselves. Cyrus Grace Dunham might question if there is any real answer at all. In their debut memoir, A Year Without a Name, Dunham chronicles a two-year period in which they underwent several layers of gender exploration and transition.

The Connie Brothers Era: 45 Years at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop In this episode, alumni and staff from the Iowa Writers' Workshop join Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell to honor the retirement of the unmatched Connie Brothers, the Workshop's administrator for 45 years.

Nnedi Okorafor on Writing and Narrating the Audiobook of Her Memoir Author Nnedi Okorafor is known for her award-winning Afrofuturist works, stories rooted in African culture and perspective that explore beyond the realm of what is currently possible.

Nordic Noir, Beloved Trolls, Dark Absurdity, and More I've been captivated by Nordic culture since I was an exchange student outside Gothenburg, Sweden, in the 80s, eventually going on to study literature abroad at the University of Uppsala and then getting a PhD in Scandinavian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington.

The Hungarian Author Who Foresaw the Future of Nationalism For the last several decades, Hungary has been easy for many Americans to ignore. It's a landlocked country with a population of 10 million and a language with only 13 million native speakers worldwide. For roughly 35 years, Hungary was part of the USSR, with little political power in its own right.

It's Time to Do a Facebook Settings Checkup Are you concerned about Facebook posts or requests? Many are. Next year is an election year and you can bet that Facebook will have hiccups.

Albanian author Ismail Kadare has won the 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. Ismail Kadare is the 26th laureate of the renowned Neustadt International Prize for Literature, which recognizes outstanding literary merit in literature worldwide.

Write a Better Version of the Future Have you ever stopped to ask why you scroll through feeds for hours and hours? I'll tell you why. It's because you're looking for a genuine experience - a real experience. You're looking for something that confirms what you believe and like about yourself.

How To Make Your Writing More Compelling As an aspiring writer, you have to be always improving your craft. Write every day. Yes. Do that and your writing will improve. But you also need to assess the impact of your writing quite dispassionately, and if you're not getting traction with your work, ask yourself what you can do to make your writing more compelling.

Amazon Book Review A favorite children's book, especially around Halloween, Bunnicula is celebrating it's 40th anniversary this year. Originally published in 1979, and written by the husband and wife team of Deborah and James Howe, this delightful mystery about a family and their new pet.

What to Do When You Can't Post Every Day It's another to continuously grow your brand as a writer. You need to create valuable assets. Things that'll remain relevant. It's time to think about offering more than articles. There are eBooks, webinars, newsletters, courses, and more. It's all about finding what will work for you long-term.

Is Daisy Jones & The Six Worth The Hype? 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.

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

Follow Trends All genres have their own tropes and utilizing genre tropes is part of the fun. Is this a guarantee formula for success? Heck, no. But we are less inclined to toss aside an idea as half-baked if the idea contains a kernel of us.

5 Books You Need to Read - #2 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.

Write Now with Roslyn Talusan Roslyn Talusan, an anti-rape activist and freelance culture writer based out of Toronto, Canada. I'll send you a headshot at some point this week, I'm waiting to get some back! My writing has been my therapy.

How to Keep Writing Through Life's Big Changes How do you keep writing through life's big changes? New houses, new jobs, new babies, even new puppies can throw a wrench into your writing life. It's so easy to get distracted, run out of time, and lose your writing motivation. Change is inevitable. It messes with our lives, turns our world upside down.

"Ninth House" & "Crier's War" Signings! - Vlog 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.

50 Fictional Librarians, Ranked Here at Literary Hub, we love librarians. I mean, really everything about them-their knowledge, their kindness, their demon-slaying abilities. If you love them too, then you probably feel a little jolt of extra excitement whenever they show up in pop culture.

Writing for Our Youngest Readers An excellent picture book creates undeniable magic during story time. Unfortunately, what many authors think works on the page doesn't always translate into enthusiasm from kids, even if sales are great and there's critical acclaim. There's just nothing quite so dejecting as watching a book you love fall flat with a group of four year olds.

The Opposite of Writer's Block A lot of writing advice deals with writer's block. At the risk of alienating most writers, I dare to say that I have never had this problem. My challenge with writing stems from the plethora of choices that present themselves to me. On a typical day, I browse a print newspaper and an online one.

How to Become an Editor: A Comprehensive Guide for Writers What does an editor do and how do you become an editor anyway? Writer turned editor Dana Sitar explains in this comprehensive guide.

Buzzwordathon Round #5 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 Step-Sister Is a Wolf Named Helen But there is something about Armfield's clear-eyed approach to stories which feature, among other things, a girl band whose members may or may not be human, ritualistic ex-boyfriend burnings, a woman who literally sheds her skin, that is not just convincing but entirely sensible and correct.

6 Fall style essentials It took fall a little longer to get here this year and I am so glad the cooler weather is finally here. For now. I'm more than ready to dig out my sweaters and figure out what styles will carry me through the season.

Oscar Wilde's Gay Socialist Vision But although Wilde is most often remembered as an aristocratic dandy, the politics that he espoused were indeed a form of socialism - namely, libertarian socialism. Considering his upbringing in mid-19th century Dublin, it's not surprising that Wilde felt an affinity for socialism.

Rion Amilcar Scott's Fictional Town is Fantastical, Satirical, and Utterly Real But The World Doesn't Require You is not. There's that dreamy realism to some pieces, but for the most part, it tips over. Even like the dreamy realism within "Nigger Knockers" is. That wouldn't happen in real life. I feel like I was showcasing the more fantastical parts of the town.

7 Books About Baseball Legend Roberto Clemente for Children and Adults Read about the baseball legend through the eyes of his own family. The story is told by his widow, Vera Clemente, and their three sons.

23 Books About Angels When it comes to our reading material, there are endless requests for books about angels: angels of faith; angels of forbidden love; the battle of good and evil; guardian angels; fallen angels. And don't even get me started about the Weeping Angels in Doctor Who.

8 Of The Best Drawing Books Find the best drawing books for adults and kids, beginners and advanced students alike. Find even more inspiration in our run-down of inspiring artists.

Balancing Real World Oppression with a Fantasy Western Romp One Rioter interviews author Charlotte Nicole Davis about writing her debut YA novel THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS - an inclusive, Western-inspired fantasy story.

19 Witchy Comics for Halloween And when Claire's nonmagical ex breaks in to steal an important artifact from the home she shares with two other witches, well, it's pretty much on. Road tripping down the East Coast to track down the thief forces the friends to confront their pasts and remember what really matters: their sisterhood of witches.

50 Bookish Halloween Couples Costume Ideas Need more bookish Halloween treats? Check out our archives and find bookish costumes for kids here.

QUIZ: Which Nancy Drew Sidekick Are You? The teenage sleuth debuted in 1930 in The Secret of the Old Clock and hasn't slowed down since. But she doesn't work alone. Nancy has numerous friends to rely on when things get too scary.

The 24-Hour Readathon That Makes Me Fall in Love With Reading On Repeat Find out why one reader falls in love with reading and Dewey's 24-hour readathon every year, and get some tips for participating in the challenge.

Reading Pathways: Nina Allan Get into these mind-bending, time traveling, magical Nina Allan books by way of this reading pathway curated by a fan of her catalog.

3 More Must-Read YA Books by Indigenous Authors In observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day, add these must-read YA books by Indigenous authors to your TBR and library holds lists!

10 Compelling Books About Villains Nonetheless, here they are, ten awesome books about villains, just in time for Halloween-the time when all the evil stuff can run free ! Technically, Carmilla predates Dracula by a few decades, and you got to love a monstress who outdoes her male descendant, am I right?

Giveaway: SAINT X by Alexis Schaitkin Hailed as a "marvel of a book" and "brilliant and unflinching," Alexis Schaitkin's stunning debut, Saint X, is a haunting portrait of grief, obsession, and the bond between two sisters never truly given the chance to know one another.

Lit Hub Daily: October 16, 2019 Deborah Levy talks David Bowie, theater training, and beating writers' block with a good swim. - Lit Hub "The allure of swing shift is about using darkness as a shield, using unconventionality as a bolster." How Anna Maxymiw's unusual schedule saved her writing.

Literacy Skills + Dance = Ballet & Books: Critical Linking, October 16, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Will Ruff and his debut novel, The Tomb of the Primal Dragon. "Ballet and Books is a community organization that aims to combine literacy skills and dance to engage students outside of a traditional classroom.

Look No Further - Review of Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds - Review by Amy Watkins When Jason Reynolds said that he wrote Look Both Ways with teachers in mind, he wasn't lying. That is a lot for a 185-page book to do, but with Jason Reynolds as the author, I wasn't surprised. Whatever niche you are looking to fill in your classroom library or curriculum, look no further.

Why Writers Should Use a Clearly Defined Perspective-Not an Indeterminate One For us to experience an event clearly through a narrator, the narrator has to experience it clearly, meaning from a specific angle or perspective rather than a vague, general one. In this opening, either the author doesn't have a firm grip on his narrator, or he has failed to thoroughly create one in the first place.

Deborah Levy Beats Writers’ Block by… Swimming Deborah Levy’s The Man Who Saw Everything is out now from Bloomsbury, so we asked her a few questions about the writer’s craft, beloved books, and advice. Who do you most wish would read your book?I don't think I could write a book with this question in my mind.

"The Uncharted" In her childhood bedroom, Michelle papered one wall entirely with maps. She collected them from her grandmother's National Geographic magazines. She tore them from her library's world atlas and the gas station's rack of Rand McNallys. She bought them for a quarter from garage sales and thrift shops.

How Working the Swing Shift Saved My Writing In 2013, I got my first job in the news industry working for a national paper. Those of us in the news industry often work what's called the second shift: it's not the typical 9 to 5, and it's not an overnight or a graveyard. Instead, it's a slice of work that fills the gap between the two, 1 to 9, or 2 to 10, or 5 to 1.

A Friendship in Letters: Flannery O’Connor and Katherine Anne Porter A coreligionist of Flannery O'Connor's, here Katherine Anne Porter alludes to the tragedy of Good Friday evident in the appearance of Easter lilies. The observation better illuminates the title of Porter's story "Flowering Judas." The title specifically evokes the brief triumph of betrayal on that terrible day:.

Demystifying the Writer’s Fear of Failure So why don't we talk about it more? But we do, I hear you groan. All writers do is complain. Well, true. But it's also true that most of that complaining comes after said writer has achieved some modicum of success.

Leah Vernon: A Day in the Life of a Fat Model I went to Big Sister's house to pick up my mail. I hadn't planned on living in Detroit for this long and instead of switching my address eighty times, I kept it in one spot until I got my shit together. It'd been almost two months, and I'd been waiting for my first modeling check to come.

Harold Bloom on Cormac McCarthy, True Heir to Melville and Faulkner Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian seems to me the authentic American apocalyptic novel, more relevant now than when it was written. The fulfilled renown of Moby-Dick and of As I Lay Dying is augmented by Blood Meridian, since Cormac McCarthy is the worthy disciple both of Melville and of Faulkner.

Is There a Program for Addiction to 12-Step Programs? The following excerpt is from David Heatley’s graphic memoir, Qualification. Excerpted from Qualification by David Heatley. Copyright 2019 David Heatley. Excerpted by permission of Pantheon, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved.

On the Groundbreaking Documentary That Brought the Birthplace of Chicago Blues Alive It was 55 years ago in August that a groundbreaking documentary was created just west of the Chicago Loop in a scruffy neighborhood adjacent to the Dan Ryan Expressway. Its subject was, to a large extent, the city itself: its people, its commerce and, most importantly, its music.

Lara Saguisag, "Incorrigibles and Innocents: Constructing Childhood and Citizenship in Progressive Era Comics" Histories and criticism of comics note that comic strips published in the Progressive Era were dynamic spaces in which anxieties about race, ethnicity, class, and gender were expressed, perpetuated, and alleviated.

Ep. 76 - The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing and Our Women on the Ground To close out our month on Cross-Cultural Dualities, Kendra and Sumaiyya chat about this month's discussion picks. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies.

Take Care Not To Lose Yourself As A Writer As a writer, it's hard not to get lost in the din of voices telling us how to be successful. It's hard to not be influenced by others we see as more influential and better off than ourselves. I was. I felt the pressure keenly, felt that if I could just write more, produce faster, I'd finally reach that elusive success I'd been chasing.

The Truth About Failing at Freelancing Have you taken your first few steps into freelancing? Or dove in head-first with no lifejacket like me? Have you been at it for a long time with little success? Or just a freelancer looking for general insight on what not to do? Then this article is for you.

Predicting Bookish Trends for 2020! 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!

How to be Authentic in Copywriting It's no secret that your number one job as a copywriter is to help your client sell a product or service. Anyone could randomly buy your client's product once. But they are unlikely to be habitual buyers unless they feel some connection with the brand.

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

Episode 42 - Deepak Chopra and The Bluest Eye In the first episode of the fourth season of the Read it Forward podcast, Abbe interviews Deepak Chopra, M.D., about mindfulness and his latest work, Metahuman, reflects on Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye, and talks with environmental scientist and entrepreneur Summer Rayne Oakes about the benefits of being a plant parent.

This Is How I'm Going To Write A Book Before The Next Decade Begins Every year, my New Years Resolution is the same. 'I'm going to write a book,' I say. And yet there we were, September on top of us and I realised, I still hadn't written a novel. A few weeks ago, I decided that enough was enough. This was going to be the decade where I could say I finished the first draft.

Poorna Bell and Tony Law Poorna Bell and Tony Law join Harriett Gilbert to talk about their favourite books.

How to Find Your Voice as an Artist: James Victore How do you find your voice? More than that, how do you trust your voice when everyone else has an opinion? Designer James Victore shares how.

Literary Critic Harold Bloom has died at 89. Harold Bloom, a controversial and best-selling critic whose career in literary criticism spanned more than half a century, died Monday at the age of 89.

Washi taping my life together - journal with me My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

Bernardine Evaristo and Margaret Atwood share this year’s Booker Prize. The 2019 Booker Prize has been awarded to Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other and Margaret Atwood for The Testaments. The two will share the £50,000 prize. This is the third time the Booker has been split-in 1974 between Nadine Gordimer and Stanley Middleton, and in 1992 between Michael Ondaatje and Barry Unsworth.

These are the 10 new books you should be reading this week. Every week, a new crop of great new books hit the shelves. If we could read them all, we would, but since time is finite and so is the human capacity for page-turning, here are a few of the ones we'll be starting with. What are you reading this week? Jokha Alharthi, tr.

Literary Lists Are Records of Female Desire As a little girl, I built their slim towers in countless lined notebooks. I tallied toys I wanted, books I read or would read, friends I had, places I longed to visit. In essence, things I desired or already loved.

Creative Ways to Procrastinate She's now a professor at the University of Wisconsin, and she found study participants were more likely to come up with more creative ideas if they were able to procrastinate first. Participants were asked to generate new business ideas. Some had to start right away, while others first played a game for five or ten minutes.

7 Clever Ways to Turn Your Old Blog Posts Into Cash Have an archive full of valuable blog posts? It’s time to repurpose them - and make some money.

In Rare Tie, the 2019 Booker Prize Will Be Shared Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood and British author Bernadine Evaristo won the 2019 Booker Prize and will splite the prize money.

7 Ways You're Torturing Yourself as a Writer Without Realizing It Don't be a copycat and do you instead. Your time will come so as long as you put in the work. It's easier said than done but stay true to who you are as a writer. Trying to be someone you're not won't get you far. Constantly putting pressure on yourself will not only affect your work but your state of mind.

A City Can't Live Without Artists and the Working Class As his second collaboration with artist Allston, the illustrated collection of poems serves as a tribute to Coval's beloved home of Wicker Park in Chicago during the 90's, but also chronicles the neighborhood's growing gentrification that is displacing the community that Coval once knew.

8 Explosive Books About Whistleblowers It's not always easy to tell the truth, and it's especially difficult when telling the truth means exposing major corruption and abuse from important political figures. In these books, we see the ways that misused power affects everyone, but we also see that everyone has the ability to expose corruption.

Navigating a Comic Con While Under the Weather Walking from Penn Station to Javits, the patches on my vest started to peel off, so I took the vest off and just wore my Hutt Slayer tee. I tried to ignore the already worrisome ache in my feet, even though I'd worn the same Docs last year to NYCC and was fine.

Just, Like, Pictures of Cats and Books There's no doubt that cats are the ideal reading companion. Before all you dog people protest, hear me out: You don't have to interrupt your reading to take them for a walk, they will quietly sit by your side or on your lap while you get lost in a book, and they won't try to steal your reading snack from you.

9 Literary Silk Scarves For Your Fall Fashion Needs Silk scarves are THE fall accessory this year. Add a little bookish flair to your collection with these gorgeous literary silk scarves.

QUIZ: Which Harry Potter Witch Are You? Are you more of a bookish Hermione or a headstrong Fleur? Maybe even a bold Ginny Weasley? Find out your witchy counterpart in this Harry Potter witch quiz!

30 of the Top Nonfiction Books on Goodreads In addition to my list of the 50 top nonfiction books, you might also like this list of free essays available online, and these 50 short nonfiction books.

It's Okay to Burn Out on the Things You Love-Reading Included Creative burnout can make writers and readers alike feel guilty for needing a break for recovery. One Rioter urges readers to let themselves rest.

150 Winter New Releases to Add to Your TBR The best books coming out in winter 2019. Pull out your TBR list and start figuring out your reads from winter new releases.

Great Books That Go Well Together As a woman who is queer and Latina, these moments were extremely special to me; discussing culture and its limitations and exclusions without acknowledging our attachment to it might seem edgy and enlightened, but to me it just comes across as unfeeling and boring.

Elena Ferrante Quotes to Read While You Wait for Her New Novel While you wait for the English translation of the beloved author's next novel, pore over these compelling Elena Ferrante quotes on trust, desire, and more.

Reading Pathways: Bill Bryson How easily we lose sight of all this. What an enigma Britain will seem to historians when they look back on the second half of the twentieth century.

9 Great Reads From Emerging Writers Sign up to start reading. How exciting is it to find great new writers? Every time I do, the thrill I experience prompts me to run out and read everything by that emerging author. However, you too should have an opportunity to engage in this fun book adventure!

Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite Works of Nonfiction Inspired by Fictional Stories? Truth is stranger than fiction, and sometimes it's inspired by fiction. Share your favorite nonfiction inspired by fictional stories!

Stay In Addams Family Themed Brooklyn Home: Critical Linking, October 15, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Enter to win a Blind Date with a Book! "Quick, tell your mummy. Fans of The Addams Family can now try to book a room in a home that mimics the frighteningly funny family's mansion.

Lit Hub Daily: October 15, 2019 Here is the Ben Lerner / Ocean Vuong conversation you've been waiting for. - Lit Hub How did humans come to walk on two legs? Bill Bryson on the mysterious history of bipedalism. - Lit Hub "The way I have always dealt with writer's block is to just keep writing terrible stuff." Elizabeth Strout spills her literary secrets.

WSIRN Ep 205: Books that won't let you stop reading Readers, sometimes podcasting doesn't go as planned. Schedules conflict, last-minute emergencies strike, the flu sneaks up on us, I lose my voice during pollen season… and any of those situations can end with a guest cancelling their recording at the last-minute.

Intellectual Property: The Big Picture for Authors Ensure that your work continues to generate earnings for you and your heirs by staying on top of contracts, royalties, licensing, and available formats.

Ben Lerner Talks to Ocean Vuong About Love, Whiteness, and Toxic Masculinity I first encountered Ben Lerner as an undergraduate in one of his poetry workshops at Brooklyn College. Ten minutes into our first class I flipped open my schedule to double check that I had not, in fact, accidently stepped into a graduate course.

Elizabeth Strout on Writers’ Block, the Art of Edward Hopper, and More Elizabeth Strout’s new novel, Olive, Again is out now from Random House, so we asked her to take our writer’s questionnaire. Who do you most wish would read your book?The person I most want to read my book is the person who needs that book at the time he or she or they reads it.

How Do We Preserve the Vanishing Foods of the Earth? I finally started to feel like myself again. Newly up and about, I returned to the Granville Island Public Market, eager to enjoy the best of both the regional and global food systems. There was still fresh local fruit, including the last of the berries.

No One Really Knows Why Humans Can Walk No one knows why we walk. Out of some 250 species of primates, we are the only ones that have elected to get up and move around exclusively on two legs. Some authorities think bipedalism is at least as important a defining characteristic of what it is to be human as our high-functioning brain.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Norwegian Literature Norwegian literature-one could argue-begins with a shield. Not really a shield, but a poem about a shield given to the 9th century skald, or bard of sorts, Bragi Boddasson, by Ragnar Lothbrok, the Swedish king.

The Impossibility of Capturing Truth in a Biography Why does one write at all? After some 60 years spent in this pursuit, I still scarcely know. The first of my writings to be printed was, at the age of 10, a prize-winning essay in Little Folks.

A Household of Minor Things: The Collections of Robert Duncan and Jess Jess and Robert Duncan pursued separate artistic paths-the former as a visual artist, the latter as a poet, though each experimented with the other's chosen medium.

Johan Harstad’s Summer of Porn and Philosophy I used to work as a garbageman. What I usually leave out is that it was only a summer job when I was 20, and that it was only for one month. Which, given the fact that it was a five days/week thing, adds up to no more than twenty days in total. Though it was only 18, due to a couple of national holidays.

Elizabeth DeLoughrey, "Allegories of the Anthropocene" While the mainstream discourses on global warming characterize it as an unprecedented catastrophe that unites the globe in a common challenge, Elizabeth DeLoughrey argues that this apparently cosmopolitan position is in truth a provincial one limited to privileged circles in the Global North.

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo: why do we have two Booker winners? - books podcast On this week's show, we discuss the shock decision to split the prize between Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo, and look at two books about the UK's Windrush generation. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Jim Cox Calls The Frugal Book Promoter "Unreservedly Endorsed" Jim Cox, Editor-in-Chief of Midwest Book Review, shares his "unreservedly endorsed" review for #CarolynHoward-Johnson 's #TheFrugalBookPromoter with #TheNewBookReview blog.

Meeting Two of My Favorite Authors - Weekly Vlog - September 23rd-28th 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.

How to Disappear: The Art of Listening to Silence in a Noisy World "There is… the fertile silence of awareness, pasturing the soul… the silence of peaceful accord with other persons or communion with the cosmos," Paul Goodman wrote in his 1972 taxonomy of the nine kinds of silence.

An Exclusive Interview With Author Katherine Locke When I met Katherine, we were in a small library in the small city where I live. Around us, fans and almost thirty other YA authors gathered, but I was there to see Katherine. I was in the midst of reading her tremendous book, The Spy With The Red Balloon, and was both nervous and anxious to meet her.

My Day-To-Day Schedule as a Work-From-Home Author I've been working for myself as a writer for about 18 months now. I work from home. It's just my screen and me, all day. Every day. Like you, I've read lots of self-help books that highlight ultra-successful people's morning and daily routines. Mine doesn't look anything like that.

Writing for the Pharmaceutical Industry In my years as a medical writer in the public health field, I came across many writers who worked for or contracted their services to the pharmaceutical industry. Although it may be sometimes technical and dry, it pays really well. This article describes the types of writing you would likely do for pharmaceutical and similar companies.

Become a Writing Machine: Crafty Ways to Write Faster If setting a timer doesn't work, see how much you can write during a commercial break when watching TV or on the way to your destination in the back of an Uber. Editorial calendars, while useful, can hinder excitement. Articles scheduled to be written and published on certain days become a chore.

A Good Literary Citizen In his blog post, Riding Out the Storms, author Tim Waggoner writes that being a good literary citizen is nurturing the next generation of writers. I love the idea that all writers should be good literary citizens too. But if you are the next generation of writers, what is your task?

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 month, the 15th falls on a Tuesday, which is What Should I Read Next day around here, so I'm posting this month's Quick Lit a day early.

14 Things Writers Miss When Building Their Author Platforms Your author platform must make it easy for fans to engage with and share your content.

IndieView with Brent Robins, author of The Perfect Culture IndieView with Brent Robins, author of The Perfect Culture.

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

How to Keep Your Writing Out of Rabbit Holes As a reader, the hardest articles to get through are the ones where the author's mind has gone on such a meandering path and popped in and out of so many rabbit holes, you sometimes forget what they are writing about. Mind-wondering is great for inspiration and rough drafts, but it does not belong in published works.

If Great Women From History Had Emails But Her Emails: A Ghazal My mother needed to sleep—but her emails, those prayers for anything but her emails. Marie Curie, with her husband’s electrometer, the x-ray machines that showed what? Her emails. And the pastor in Detroit, who shot Keanna just because she wanted to strut her emails.

Why I Had to Rewrite the Ending of My Middle-Grade Book After Charlottesville I'd head out to demonstrate, or make my daily phone calls to my senators, and then come home to spend time with my characters-Jasper and Leah-two kids who were dealing with their own individual problems and not thinking about Trumpism. It felt like a kind of relief.

10 Books I Recommend to Everyone PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

4 Books That Shed Light on Rape Culture The painful, necessary stories in these books about rape culture expose the brutality of sexual assault and traumas its victims often face.

31 Of The Best Kid's Book Subscriptions Kid's book subscriptions are a great option to discover new children's books, and children love receiving books in the mail. My toddler daughter yells "Books! Books!" every time a box is delivered. The following kid's book subscriptions offer a range of choices to meet any need.

A Drew for Every Mood: Which Nancy Drew PC Game Is For You? I'll tell you which game best suits your tastes based on your favorite book genre. No matter which genre you like, I can guarantee there's a Drew for you. And remember: all of the games listed here-and many more!-can be found on Her Interactive's official website.

20 Must-Read Supernatural Manga Check out this list of vampire manga. Want something else entirely? Here's some must-read manga from various genres.

Ep 298: Breakup Stories This week, we're continuing our quest for the best stories to use in a creative writing course, with pieces about breakups: Courtney Bird, "Still Life, With Mummies" and "Cat Person" by Kristen Roupenian.

October 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.

Catch Up, Book Haul & Currently Reading - October 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 :)

My Biggest Book Haul Of The Year. 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!

Opening September Subscription Boxes 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.

Emma Donoghue, Spy Fiction, Harper Lee's Unpublished True Crime Novel Emma Donoghue discusses her new novel Akin, plus a discussion of the best fiction spies.

5 books I NEED to read My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

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!

Spookathon 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.

READING VLOG: Pumpkin Patches + 550 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

Favorite Comforting Media Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

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

ROARING 20'S BOOK TAG l The Diviners Readalong & GIVEAWAY! 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!

Devouring A Book + Bookstagram Secrets - Reader Vlog I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Epic October Book Haul! 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!

September 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.

The LRB at 40 To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the London Review of Books, and mark the publication of The London Review of Books: An Incomplete History, the LRB’s editor, Mary-Kay Wilmers, along with Alan Bennett, Andrew O’Hagan, John Lanchester and Sheng Yun, talk to LRB publisher Nicholas Spice about the history and character of the paper.

Rafia Zafar, "Recipes for Respect: African American Meals and Meaning" In this this interview, Dr. Carrie Tippen talks with Rafia Zafar about her 2019 book Recipes for Respect: African American Meals and Meaning, from the University of Georgia Press. It's part of the Southern Foodways Alliance Studies in Culture, People and Place series.

October 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!

Giant 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.

Translated Fiction - Ad 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 - Slapshot 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.

A Day Out in Brighton - Vlog & Haul PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

September Favs + Fall Clothing 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 Boujee Booktuber Tag 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.

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

SALON EXCLUSIVE: Okechukwu Nzelu reads from 'The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney' Here at Salon we're so* excited about the debut novel from Okechukwu Nzelu and we're thrilled to feature him as a Salon Exclusive! Here he reads to us from 'The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney' - a very funny and bighearted story.

Interview with Kalisha Buckhanon Autumn and Kendra talk with Kalisha Buckhanon about her new novel Speaking of Summer, which is out now from Counterpoint. The sponsor of this episode of Reading Women is TheNewsWorthy. Search for TheNewsWorthy wherever you listen to your podcasts or go to thenewsworthy.com to check it out.

Occupied Kashmir: Poetry and Disappearance How do you simultaneously disappear a people and their hope? Can you keep that hope alive through writing?

My Fictional Crushes. 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!

Talkin Books In Bed! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Reading Truly Devious & Making a Reading Schedule - 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.

Edith Bowman and Harry Baker Edith Bowman and Harry Baker discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

Jean Giono - A King Alone BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

October Book Haul - Part 1 - New and Review PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

'I want world domination!' Lucy Ellmann on her Booker behemoth Ducks, Newburyport - books podcast On this week's show, the British-American author talks about her 1,000-page stream-of-consciousness and we chat about 'difficult books'. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Literary Friction - City of Voices with Zadie Smith This month's show is called City of Voices in honour of our very esteemed guest, author Zadie Smith. We met Zadie for a live event in Sheffield to talk about her first short story collection, Grand Union, a playful, ambitious symphony of different voices, styles and forms.

Shadow And Bone Main Cast Reaction Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Ep 297: Magical Realist Stories This week, we're continuing our quest for the best stories to use in a creative writing course, with pieces that incorporate magical elements: "The Healer" by Aimee Bender versus a trio of very short stories by Etgar Keret. We talk about what the term "magical realism" actually means, and how we introduce it in the classroom.

READING VLOG: Cozy Fall Weekend + 550+ 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

Recent Favourites & Quarterly 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.

Quitting Book Series - Book Storm Ep. 2 I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

October 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.

September Wrap Up - 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.

September & Tome Infinity Readathon Wrap Up - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Sorcery of Thorns - 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.

Changing My Relationship with Fast Fashion - Sustainable Living - ad PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Episode 470 - The Jar Episode 470 - The Jar Listen on Patreon We're hitting Halloween season with a journey through The October Country by Ray Bradbury, starting with The Jar! Check out this week's sponsor Repairer of Reputations - specifically their new record Innsport '86 - featured on this week's show!

Fall 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

Reading Every Morning For A Week. 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!

Tea & Catch Up 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

Salman Rushdie: Quichotte Salman Rushdie’s Quichotte depicts the pleasures of fiction.

Recent Reads #5! 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.

Cozy Intellectualism and/or Baby Marginalia We all love libraries, but what books do you just NEED to own? Frank coins a new genre, Gwen falls for a book about mistakes, and they both share some deep thoughts about the oxford comma.

Shadow and Bone Casting Reaction - 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.

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, "The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games" Stories provide portals into other worlds, both real and imagined. The promise of escape draws people from all backgrounds to speculative fiction, but when people of color seek passageways into the fantastic, the doors are often barred.

Spooktacular October 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

Thoughts While Reorganizing My Bookshelves! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Jojo Moyes - Literary Salon - July 2019 Jojo Moyes - Literary Salon - July 2019 by Damian Barr's Literary Salon.

Japan Vlog! - Part One I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Gabby Rivera & Yesika Salgado Signing! - Vlog 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.

Ep. 75 - Cross-Cultural Dualities For October's theme, Kendra, Sumaiyya, and new Reading Women contributor Bezi discuss books that feature characters experiencing cultural dualities. You can find the complete show notes and transcript over on our website. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies.

October Tbr 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.

Colin Greenwood and Joanne McNally Radiohead's bassist Colin Greenwood and comedian Joanne McNally recommend great books.

Rachel Cusk - Outline BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

September 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.

Ann Patchett on her latest novel and facing down Amazon - books podcast On this week's show, the US novelist talks about The Dutch House and we discuss your additions to our top 100 books of the 21st century list. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Gerry Milligan, "Moral Combat: Women, Gender and War in Italian Renaissance Literature" Gerry Milligan's Moral Combat: Women, Gender and War in Italian Renaissance Literature takes as its subject the woman warrior in early modern Italy as she was and as she was represented across varied types of texts, both literary and historical.

Books I Read in September 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.

September Favourites - The Testaments, Crispy Gnocchi and an Outside Bath! 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 & Trying to Get My Life Together!! 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.

Oops another book haul My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

Fall Book Recommendations 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!

Playlist Book Tag - 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.

The City in the Middle of the Night - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Ep 296: Second Person Stories This fall, we're exploring the canon of creative writing, trying to find the best stories to teach in creative writing classes. Each week we'll have a different theme, either a craft element or type of story, and we'll each nominate a story we think works particularly well in the classroom.

Jeremy Black, "England in the Age of Shakespeare" Jeremy Black's impressive new book offers an enormously wide-ranging account of the social, political and religious cultures in which England's greatest dramatist was formed and found success. England in the Age of Shakespeare draws together Black's expansive reading in Shakespeare's contexts with extensive knowledge of the canon of his plays.

My Favorite F/F 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.

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

September 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

Dana Czapnik, Black Death novels, Imani Perry on Corregidora by Gayl Jones. Dana Czapnik discusses her debut The Falconer and two writers talk about the Black Death.

Reading Like a VSCO Girl for a Week 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.

September Wrap Up Part 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!

I may or may not have a stationery problem My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

27 - 'Hobomok: A Tale of Early Times' by Lydia Maria Child 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 Hey LitHangers! Matt's solo this week with an introduction to the first novel by one of the 19th century's "social justice warriors" named Lydia Maria Child.

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

Huge Adult Romance 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.

Must Read Fall 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

5 Mini Book Reviews - Reading Wrap Up Sep 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

October 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!

The BIGGEST Books on my TBR - 500+ pages PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Emma Donoghue: Akin The structure of Emma Donoghue’s Akin leads the reader through one surprise after another.

All Time Favorite Audiobooks 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!

Recent Reads Wrap Up - 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.

Book shopping, book hauling, & book reading My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

August 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.

Episode 154: Literary Disco Visits the Waverly Gallery This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod discuss Kenneth Lonergan's play, The Waverly Gallery, which was first produced in 1999, was a finalist for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize, and in late 2018 had a Broadway revival that resulted in two Tony Award nominations.

THRILLER RECOMMENDATIONS - Viewer's Choice 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.

Should You Read These New Gay Books? Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Anticipated 2019 Adult Releases - July-December 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.

Queer SFF 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.

Top 10 Ya Crossover Sff Books Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Tim Frandy, "Inari Sami Folklore: Stories from Aanaar" Inari Sámi Folklore: Stories from Aanaar is rich multivoiced anthology of folktales, legends, joik songs, proverbs, riddles, and other verbal art, this is the most comprehensive collection of Sámi oral tradition available in English to date. Collected by August V.

Interview with Carolina De Robertis Autumn and Kendra talk with Carolina De Robertis about her new novel Cantoras, which is out now from Knopf. This episode is sponsored by Novellic. Learn more about Novellic over on their website.

Literary Friction - Vanity With Deborah Levy Do you consider yourself a vain person? Because this month is all about vanity in literature, dedicated to those characters who are just a little bit too pleased with themselves.

Bookshelf Reorganization! 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 Outfits - Slow Fashion Project - 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 Loved More the 2nd Time! 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

Autumn Reading Recommendations PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Is freedom of speech a 'toxic myth'? Plus the top 100 books since 2000 - books podcast Journalist Nesrine Malik talks about her book We Need New Stories and we discuss the Guardian's top 100 books of the 21st century. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Kfir Cohen Lustig, "Makers of Worlds, Readers of Signs: Israeli and Palestinian Literature of the Global Contemporary" Autonomy here was the result of a social struggle with nature and with the "enemy" that subordinated the private to the public, the particular to the universal, body to spirit, making impossible the emergence of a liberal subject and its attendant category of aesthetic autonomy a la Kant.

Unboxing New Fall Book Releases. 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!

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

Ep 295: Unreliable Narrators It's a new season on the calendar, and that means a new season of Book Fight. This fall, we're going to be exploring the canon of creative writing, trying to find the best stories to teach in creative writing classes.

Bee Wilson: Mmmm, chicken nuggets Bee Wilson on eating out in late Victorian London.

A special American-themed edition with Ann Patchett and rising star Jia Tolentino. Ann Patchett, Jia Tolentino and USA book picks with Jonathan Lee and Zack Graham.

Questions About My Bookshelves - 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!

Random Liveshow Hangout 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 Control My Weekend 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.

READING VLOG: Fall Reads Galore! 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

"are you okay?" and other unanswerable questions My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

THE CURSED CHILD EXPERIENCE l broadway play review. 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!

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

Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

September BOOK HAUL - Part 2 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

I Read Under The Covers For A Week… I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Come Book Shopping With Me + Book Haul 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.

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

My Booknet Fest Experience! - #BFBNFTag 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.

Book Organisation and Book Trolley Update - 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!

Cathleen Schine: The Grammarians Language-loving twin sisters discover themselves united by passion but separated by needs in The Grammarians, the eleventh book by Cathleen Schine.

Which Halloween Store is Best? - 2019 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.

Life-Changing Lessons Book synergy abounds with two titles that explore the sometimes dark, sometimes funny, sometimes supernatural relationship between parents and children. Plus, a listener question about "leisure reading" proves to be more complicated than it first seems.

Top Books I Want To Read This Fall!! 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

Amazing Audiobooks - 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!

August 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.

Books My Houseplants Remind Me Of - Books & Plants Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

My favourite Bookshops in Central London PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Ep. 74 - An American Sunrise and Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia To close out our month on Indigenous women writers from around the world, Kendra and Jaclyn chat about this month's discussion picks. The sponsor of this episode of Reading Women is TheNewsWorthy. Search for TheNewsWorthy wherever you listen to your podcasts or go to thenewsworthy.com to check it out.

Spookathon 2019 Announcement 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 Want to Read this Fall! 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.

From Blair to Cameron: what makes a good political memoir? - books podcast On this week's show, we look at the history of political memoirs, and speak to fantasy author Brian Catling and Weil sibling biographer Karen Olsson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

Minisode Seven Welcome to Minisode Seven, in which we make an excited return to the studio and catch up on what we got up to over our summer break. Before all that, though, we want to play you some of an ace live event Octavia did with authors Jia Tolentino and Emilie Pine, discussing their brilliant essay collections, Trick Mirror and Notes To Self.

LONDON TRAVEL VLOG 001 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!

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

Thrifting Urban Outfitters Dupes - Sustainable Fashion Thrift Haul PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Ep 294: Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse It's the last week of our Summer School season, and we're ending on a book Tom had never read. Topics include: Diner en Blanc, the titular lighthouse, mental health, donut holes, pumpkin spice, and why the kids these days love the TV show Friends.

Robert Harris Robert Harris discusses his new novel and reflects on 30 years of writing fiction.

September Lovely Chat - Autumn Candles and HP Puzzles - 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!

LIVE The Dream Thieves Discussion - #ravencyclereadalong 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.

READING VLOG: One of My Most Anticipated 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

This Video Is Messy & Weird 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.

Moving To Washington - 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.

Illumicrate Blood & Blades Unboxing - 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.

The Hating Game READING VLOG - Read That Book Challenge Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

My Favourite Self-Published Books PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Friday Reads: Life and death and reading - 13 September 2019 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.

How To Get Into Booktube - emmmabooks. 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!

September Reading Wrap Up Part I - 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!

Mary Ruefle: Dunce Dunce, by Mary Ruefle, finds meaning everywhere.

Re-Reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 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.

SADIE by Courtney Summers 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.

Girls, at Play - Celeste Ng - Literary Roadhouse Ep 169 Discussion Notes: Girls, at Play This week's story: Girls, At Play by Celeste Ng Next week's story: Mr Salary by Sally Rooney Rated: Explicit This week we welcomed short story author Beth Mayer onto the show to discuss one of her favorite short stories, "Girls, at Play" by Celeste Ng.

Popular YA Series I am NOT going to finish! 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

Booknet Fest Weekend! - Vlog 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.

Long Time Coming Book Haul - 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.

Instagram Chooses My Tbr Unhaul Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

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

Interview with Kira Jane Buxton Autumn and Kendra talk with Kira Jane Buxton about her debut novel Hollow Kingdom, which is out now from Grand Central Publishing. You can find the transcript and the complete show notes for this episode over on our website. This episode of Reading Women is sponsored by HealthTea Book Crate.

September 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!

Ep. 19: Remixing Guantanamo Bay Today marks the 18th anniversary of 9/11. We're bringing back our episode from April 9th, 2018 called Remixing Guantanamo Bay where former AAWW Executive Director Ken Chen interviews experimental poet Philip Metres.

5 Star Book Predictions, Reader Crisis, + Messy Bookshelves! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

September Tbr + Reading Group Announcement 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.

August Wrap Up - 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.

Room Tour 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!

Read Books For Free - Reedsy Discovery - Ad 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

Javi - Han Ong - Literary Roadhouse Ep 168 Discussion Notes: Javi This week's story: Javi by Han Ong Next week's story: Girls, At Play by Celeste Ng Rated: Clean Gerald, Andy and Anais discuss "Javi" by Han Ong, which was featured in The New Yorker on June 3rd, 2019.

Books & Films to Inspire Political Activism PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

How I Roast Coffee + The World Atlas of Coffee - James Hoffmann BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

The Ten Thousand Doors of January - REVIEW Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Harry Potter Reading Vlog + Super Secret HP NYC Event! 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

September 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!

End Of Summer Book Unboxing 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 Anticipated Fall Releases - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

I'm back and i bought some books My name is Hannah. I'm here because I like to read and you're probably here for the same reason. I think we'll get along just fine.

5 Mini Book Reviews - Reading Wrap Up Sep 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

Double Owlcrate Unboxing - July & August 2019 Boxes 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.

Autumn Bucket List - 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!

Ambitious September 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

September BOOK HAUL - Part One - New & Review - ad PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Baking a Cake & Talking About Romance 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.

Reacting & Re-doing Behind The Booktube Tag 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.

Sky In The Deep & The Girl The Sea Gave Back - 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.

5 Reasons to Read: "Gods of Jade and Shadow" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia 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.

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

Weekend 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!

Halloween & Book Haul - 2019 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.

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

August 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

David Szalay - All That Man Is BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

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

September 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.

Sorcery of Thorns - Bookmarked Book Club 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.

Recommending Books Based On My Teenage Phases. 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!

August 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!

Reading Negative Reviews 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!

Books I Read in August 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.

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

Things I've Been Loving Lately! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Thoughts On Recent Kpop Comebacks! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Epic Bookstore 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

10 Bookish Worlds I Want to Visit! 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.

Another BookTuber Picks My Book Haul 2.0 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

August 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!

I'm Moving To A New State?!? 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.

Can We Trust Book Reviews? - Bookstorm Ep. #1 I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Reading 5 of YOUR 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.

August Favorites!! 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

F /Marry/Kill: science fiction and fantasy edition - #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.

Reading 7 Books in One Weekend! - Reading Vlog 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.

September 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!

Long Time Coming Book Haul - 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 - #FemmeFanTale Readathon 2.0 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Taylor Swift - Lover - Album Reaction & Review Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

Library Book Haul - August 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 :)

Sorting Characters In To Different Books! I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

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

BookNet Fest and the Online Book Community - 2019 Livesteam Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

The How Well Do I Know My Books Challenge!? PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

August 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!

Exciting August 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

Illumicrate Unboxing - Armed and Dangerous 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.

Authors Continuing Old Series - BOOK CHAT Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

BookNet Fest Tag - 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Dance of Thieves - GRIPE Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

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

UNHAUL - August 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

BookNet Fest 2019 - OFFICIAL NEWS Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

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

Tome Infinity and Beyond Round 3 - Readathon Announcement & TBR Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

5 Star TBR Wrap Up & New Predictions - August 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

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

July 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!

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

July 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!

The Unhoneymooners - REVIEW In which I discuss my thoughts on The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren… LIPSTICK: MAC Velvet Teddy Interested in buying any of these books?

My Top 10 Lush Products - Sustainable Beauty Recommendations PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

August TBR - David Picks My Reading Books - 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!

N.E.W.T.S. TBR - Magical Readathon 2019 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

July 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!

The Reading Rush Vlogs Day 03 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.

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

The Reading Rush Vlogs Day 02 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 Favorite Books Since Joining Booktube In which I discuss my favorite books since joining booktube…Interested in buying any of these books? Purchase from The Book Depository and get free shipping!

Surprise Mail, Upending Reading Plans, & General Chaos - Reading Rush Day 1 & 2 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.

Summer Cosy Reading Night - Lauren and the Books Summer Cosy Reading Night is on the way, join me for a lovely night of reading, chilling and being COSY. All taking place on: Saturday 17 August…

July Favorites 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 Reading Rush Vlogs Day 01 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.

Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag - 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.

Stolen Songbird - REVIEW LIPSTICK: Interested in buying any of these books? Purchase from The Book Depository and get free shipping! I also get a small commission:…

July 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!

Three Thriller Reviews - 5-STAR 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.

July Birthday 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

Buzzwordathon 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.

Between Life and Death - TROPE TALK In which I discuss some of my favorite tropes that feature characters with a link to death or that go between life and death… LIPSTICK: ABH Liquid Lipstick in…

Another BookTuber Picks My Book Haul PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Summer Games Recommendations - #Ad - Lauren and the Books Welcome to my video about games I would like to recommend to you for the summer. Part of this video is. kindly sponsored by Ridley's Games and…

N.E.W.T.S Readathon TBR PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Recently Announced Books I Think Sound Cool 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.

Mid Year Freak Out Book Tag! 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 Rush TBR + Announcement 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.

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

July Lovely Chat - Lauren and the Books Hope you've all being having a lovely July, I HAVE. Booka mentioned: Happy Fat:…

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