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The House On Mango Street To Be Adapted For A Series Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by Book Riot's new literary fiction podcast Novel Gazing. "Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros' coming-of-age novel The House on Mango Street is to be adapted into a TV drama by Gaumont, the producer behind Netflix hit Narcos." About time!

Storystorm 2020 Day 26: Laurie Wallmark Mixes and Matches When I talk to kids, I tell them books have origin stories just like superheroes do. Nothing like mentioning Wonder Woman or Black Panther to get kids excited. Once I have their attention, and now that I have yours, I talk about four methods of coming up with ideas for a story.

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

How Long Will Your Book Take To Write? A lot of writers want to take the next step and write a book. If you want to independently publish your book, you can even put your book up for preorder for up to a year on multiple platforms, including Amazon and iBooks. How much time should you give yourself to write your book, though?

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

Sorcery of Thorns Live Discussion - HOUSE SALT BOOK CLUB Join us to discuss Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson…

6 Quotes by Dan Brown to Make You a Better Writer It's one of the main truths about writing that's rarely discussed. So many new writers think of the practice as glamorous, as pure fun. You get to write every day and explore amazing characters, incredible stories, brand new worlds! Yes, writing is fun a lot of the time.

How to Identify Which Darlings to Kill Overwrought and overthought, belabored and beloved. A darling is a tired metaphor, a paragraph that took hours and hours to get just right. It doesn't serve its intended purpose and yet you haven't the heart to let it go.

Look and Then Look Again We all know that part of the job of a writer is to see the stories that others don't. To look and look again at the world and find some kernel of truth and connection that others might usual miss but makes complete sense once you shine a light on it.

Book Outlet 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.

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss REVIEW Book reviews and general discussion on literature, especially focusing on contemporary American fiction and postmodern literature.

Tome Topple Round 10 - Announcement &TBR Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

Nine Writing 'Rules' You Can Safely Ignore The idea that our language is going to the dogs is a pedant's meme that goes back at least as far as Seneca. Perhaps you had a teacher with a prescriptivist bent, someone who holds certain principles of language use to be immutable laws, such as 'Never start a sentence with And or But' or 'Always use a comma after "which"'.

Tome Topple Readathon Announcement & TBR - ROUND 10 Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Lit Hub Weekly: January 21 – 24, 2020 Philippa Chong surveys professional book critics - Wole Soyinka on Yoruba weddings, Nigerian movies, and making traditions new - When a man took a joke in a Pepsi ad seriously, chaos ensued - Don't worry-Bob Garfield has a plan for overhauling media literacy - Nicholas D.

Why It's Important to Take Breaks When You're Writing Have you ever forgotten something you were about to say right in the middle of a conversation, but then days later when you’re all by…

19 Door-Opening Quotes From THE TEN THOUSAND DOORS OF JANUARY by Alix E. Harrow Ever since I read the summary of this book, long before its release, I wanted it. I needed it. After reading the last page, I curled into a fetal position, the book pressed to my chest, and sobbed. It was a good type of sob, a "the-heart-of-this-book-connected-to-the-heart-of-me" type of sob.

5 Ways You Can Support Your Local Public Library Whether you're in the UK or elsewhere, there are actionable things you can do to help support your local public library.

Storystorm 2020 Day 25: Bonnie Adamson Shares Pearls of Wisdom Care to jump into the Way-Back Machine with me? As someone who has participated in every Storystorm / PiBoIdMo challenge since the very first one in 2009, I thought it might be fun to share some Pearls of Wisdom gathered along the way.

Readathon Announcement - #FemmeFanTale Round Three PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

What Can Christopher Hitchens Teach Us About Writing Write more like you talk. People should feel personally addressed. That's the magic of writing. I'm currently reading a book by Jeannie Vanasco. I think that book has that quality. Hitchens had a strong relationship with cigarettes and whiskey all his life.

Improve Your Writing With A Fresh Set Of Eyes If you've spent any time examining the routines of famous writers, you'll know that many of them commit to a daily quota. It's not the worst advice, but it creates a sense of pressure to publish, oftentimes prematurely. It leads to lingering regret when new ideas emerge during non-writing hours.

How I Actually Finished My First Novel Whether you've been writing short stories for a while or you're brand new to the art of fiction, you've come to this article because you want to know one thing: How do you write your first novel? Before I completed my first novel, I had accumulated two dozen short stories, over a hundred poems, and two attempts at novel-length stories.

The Effluent Engine - N. K. Jemisin - Literary Roadhouse Ep 174 Discussion Notes: The Effluent Engine This week's story: The Effluent Engine by N.K. Jemisin Next week's story: The Wreck at Goat's Head by Alexandra Manglis Rated: Clean This week we welcome Carina Saxon to the podcast to discuss "The Effluent Engine" by N.

To Survive as a Writer You Need to Master Rejection A writer's life is paved with thorns. The sooner you realize this simple truth, the better. Imagine an arena full of tigers and battle-hardened warriors. Some are seasoned fighters, trained in the art of persuasion, narrative structure, character development, and prose.

READING VLOG: A Magical Fantasy Filled Reading Weekend! 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

Disneyland Vlog 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.

In 2019, more Americans went to the library than to the movies. Yes, really. The US film industry may have generated revenues somewhere in the region of $40 billion last year, but it seems Hollywood still has plenty of work to do if it wants to compete with that most hallowed of American institutions: the public library.

Here’s the 2020 longlist for the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize. Swansea University just announced the longlist for this year’s International Dylan Thomas Prize. Since 2006, this prestigious award has been celebrating young writers. The £30,000 purse is awarded to the best published literary work in the English language written by an author under the age of 40.

Writing Prompt: Write About an Animal Encounter See if you can write an animal encounter today. When I was a kid, my family had dogs, cats, bunnies, gerbils and hamsters, parakeets, and other birds. My grandparents had an evil duck along with their assortment of dogs and stray cats, a parrot, and anything else that wandered into their yard.

10 Daily Top-up Tasks for Writers "Write something every day," they always say. With work, childcare and other commitments, however, that just doesn't always seem possible. Then again, building a writing career involves lots of other tasks and activities too - and doing at least one of the following things each day will help you feel you're progressing towards your goal.

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

Links I love What does your weekend hold? We've been constantly on the go lately, so I hope to catch up on laundry while I finish this audiobook, shelve the books that are piling up on my desk, and spend some time relaxing at home. I hope you have an enjoyable and productive few days.

Don't Leave Sports Books Out Of The Game! For Some Students, They Are A Window To The World And A Spark For Lifelong Reading By Andrew Maraniss When I was five years old, my grandfather mailed me my first set of baseball cards. I remember sitting on the floor of my parents' apartment in New Jersey, sorting the cards in different ways - one day by team, the next by color. And my parents tell me I learned to read by devouring the information on the back of the cards.

If You're Scared to Raise Your Freelancing Rates, Do This If the moment comes where the new client asks for your rates and you feel dread, worry no more. There's a mantra you can repeat to yourself to help you find the courage to quote high. To throw the number you actually want to make out into the world. Say, "I don't need this client." Even if you don't believe it yet.

A Daughter Returns to Her Homeland to Search For Truth Meng Jin, author of "Little Gods," on motherhood, immigration, and running away from the past.

What Should Classic Books Smell Like? This book is wearing a whole bottle of perfume, so much that it makes your eyes water. However, underneath all the perfume you can make out the smell of decay, something sweet and gross. Carry this book with you for a day and you'll be smelling like expensive perfume for a week.

5 Amazing Baking Cookbooks by Women of Color A collection of baking cookbooks by women of color, full of all the inspiration and technqiues you need to get into the kitchen and start baking.

Overcoming Reading Perfectionism With I Miss You When I Blink How one reader overcame their reading perfectionist tendencies after reading I MISS YOU WHEN I BLINK.

Pura Belpré, the First Puerto Rican Librarian in NYC However, until I read the picture book Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, I knew nothing about her existence or her achievements in librarianship. I read about her last year and, since September, I've been working on my library Masters.

What Is Speculative Fiction? What is speculative fiction? You may get a different answer depending on who you ask. Let's explore this concept. Speculative fiction is often used as an umbrella term for genre fiction or for narratives that do not fully belong in a particular science fiction or fantasy genre.

20 Shakespeare Puns: The Good, the Bad, and the Awful By the pricking of my thumbs, some Shakespeare puns this way come.

Lunar New Year Children's Books for Every Family It's Lunar New Year for all the senses. They can even share the fun with their friends and classmates. What better way to celebrate a colorful holiday than with a coloring book? Let your kids explore both Lunar New Year traditions and their own creativity with 30 pages of dragons, lanterns, fireworks, and more.

4 Comic Movies More Deserving of Oscars than JOKER If you must base that credibility on the evidence of the Academy: Black Panther was nominated for seven Academy Awards, was the first comic book movie to be nominated for Best Picture, and was the first MCU film to win an Academy Award. Several others have received nominations for FX, costumes, make up, and other technical achievements.

Why We Need Essay Collections Now More Than Ever Whatever your interest, however niche, the essay collection is here for you when you have questions about the world. This type of writing also has the added benefit of providing a simulation of getting to know their authors personally.

7 Empowering Books For Female Gamers: The List List #384 At Bustle: 7 Empowering Books For Female Gamers Packed Full Of Advice and Analysis. at BuzzFeed: 19 More Books That People Claim Have Truly Traumatized Them For Life. at Crime Reads: Seven Thrillers for Domestic Suspense Lovers. at Electric Lit: 7 Books About Surviving Political and Environmental Disasters.

Lit Hub Daily: January 24, 2020 "Please note that 'a bonanza of incompetence' can easily be shortened for blurb purposes to 'A bonanza!'" Don't worry-Bob Garfield has a plan for overhauling media literacy.

The Cutest Little Free Libraries You Ever Did See: Critical Linking, January 24, 2020 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by Flatiron Books, Publisher of American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. "…Little Free Libraries are exactly what they sound like…tiny "libraries" where anyone can pass by and take a book that's inside or leave one if they'd like.

Storystorm 2020 Day 24: Hope Lim Lets Her Ideas Evolve When I go outside, I often discover something inspiring, unusual, or humorous. It may be a new sprout, fresh and hopeful, a lonely leaf on a bed of grass, or a child begging for a stick stuck in a mud. Some ideas stay with me long after I find them, demanding a dedicated space in my mind and on paper.

Americans Are Right To Think the Economy Is Rigged America's proudest boast throughout history has been that we have no class system, and that opportunity is available to all. Yet a starting point in an exploration of our nation must be to acknowledge that today we do have a class hierarchy, and the Greens and the Knapps are on the bottom tier.

Silence at the Border: Telling the Hard Stories of Undocumented Immigration Silence has plagued me since the day I left my country on April 3, 1999. I was nine years old. There was no parent around. I've never spoken to my parents about those eight weeks. They haven't told me about their own migration stories, Dad's in 1991, Mom's in 1995.

How to Know If a Movie Actually Sucks or If the Russians Are Trying to Trick You Back in the day, to choose a movie, you looked at the listings in your local paper. They included basic information about theaters and running times, but they were surrounded by an eye-catching display of advertisements promoting the flicks screening in your area.

5 Great Audiobooks About Iconic Musicians "All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music," wrote Walter Pater. If he was correct, it's no surprise so many books seek to understand musicians. And let's be honest: Musicians tend to lead eventful lives, for better and worse.

How, Exactly, Does Neuroscience Account for the Way We See Color? There are no colors out there in the world, Galileo tells us. They only exist in our heads. In the first of our dialogues about the mind, Riccardo Manzotti and I established that by "consciousness" we mean the feeling that accompanies our being alive, the fact that we experience the world rather than simply interacting with it mechanically.

On the Rise of the Vietnamese Noodle Shop in Anchorage, Alaska First, eat the pho with your eyes, Tony Chheum told me, when I interviewed him in 2014. Your big, round bowl should be volcanically hot, sending off curls of steam. Next to it, a pile of crisp mung bean sprouts, fresh basil leaves, cilantro sprigs, jalapeño slices, and a wedge of lime awaits.

A Bad Marriage, a Good Dog, and the Beginning of a Long Career When Denali was three months old, I introduced him to the hallowed canyon walls of Smith Rock. At first Denali was confused by climbing. Why do you tie my leash to the tree roots at the base of the wall, then you tie into a different rope, and then you leave me down here?

Is the Newspaper Office the Place for a Girl?’ Coming of age at the turn of the century, Missy Meloney belonged to a generation who felt the tug of old and new ideals of American womanhood. A few female renegades of her mother's generation had broken with traditional domesticity to pursue passions outside the home, making it easier, though not easy, for Missy to consider the same.

"We Only Wanted Their Happiness" We never should've opened our hearts to their tears. But how can you say no to your children? And when they asked why, we told them it was dangerous. They were only five, eight, ten; they were kids. Wasn't it enough that they had their smart phones? Their tablets?

Virginia Woolf on Why We Read and What Great Works of Art Have in Common Into the first essay from the collection, writing about Charlotte Brontë's novels, Woolf nestles this exquisite insight into what makes a great work of art - the kind to which we keep returning again and again:.

Procrastination Makes Progress Read widely in your genre. If you're afraid that reading in your genre right now may mess with your idea, then read in other genres to get fresh, new ideas. Synthesize what's out there in the collective unconscious and distill it into your genius voice.

How to Bust Through Mid-Project Writer's Block It happens to every writer. You're working on a story, whether short or long, and you get stuck. Inspiration dries up. You've written yourself into a corner. Whatever form it comes in it all amounts to the same thing. You've run into the dreaded writer's block.

Daniel Mendelsohn: Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones Daniel Mendelsohn’s Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones is an uncommon collection of essays that intertwine the personal with the intellectual and critical.

Oprah Winfrey’s Controversial Book Club Pick, AMERICAN DIRT, Casts a Long Shadow If you don't know this, Mexican writers are horribly underpaid." If you didn't already research this yourself, there was an actual bidding war for the rights to Cummins's book. "After a nine-house auction spanning three days, Flatiron Books' Amy Einhorn won American Dirt.

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

How to Combat Self-Doubt as a Writer All writers experience self-doubt, even writers of best-selling books and those who make more than six figures from writing every year. So, you and I are in good company! Here are seven ways to respond when the self-doubt monster whispers in your ear.

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

Writers are calling for a professor’s reinstatement after he was fired for posting a political joke. On Wednesday, more than 160 writers, academics, and civil liberties organizations signed an open letter addressed to the president of Babson College weeks after the firing of Asheen Phansey, the college’s former Director of Sustainability, who was dismissed earlier this month after posting a political joke on his Facebook account.

Be a Writer. Be a Questioner As children, we don't worry that our questions are uncomfortable, misplaced or inadequate. We are on a relentless mission to find the truth, the answer. To seek clarity. The endless 'why' questions my children are asking me daily is their way of finding connections between what they know and what is out there, in this big world.

Reese Witherspoon Doesn't Want a Librarian. She Wants A Volunteer. Reese isn't looking for a librarian, and librarians should know better than to jump at her announcement.

An American Marriage, Sabriel, Things Fall Apart, Flatshare & The Awakening - 5 Mini Book Reviews 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

The Last Thing He Wanted trailer is full of Joan Didion fan service. There’s a new trailer for the highly anticipated film adaptation of Joan Didion’s 1996 novel The Last Thing He Wanted, starring Anne Hathaway as a Wants-to-Do-Right reporter who, in the course of investigating a story, becomes entangled in an international arms deal that involves her maybe-shady dad.

Reagan Arthur named as publisher of Knopf. The smoke has been spotted at the corner of Broadway and 56th Street, and Reagan Arthur has been announced as the new publisher of Knopf. Amazingly, Arthur is only the fourth person to helm one of the most important publishing houses in America in its 105-year history, following an impressive line of succession from Alfred A.

Konmari Your Story Ideas You've heard of the Konmari system. It was created by Marie Kondo as a method of getting control of the stuff in your life. It's not minimalism and you don't have to get rid of everything. The idea is to ditch the things that no longer bring you joy.

Exclusive: watch the trailer for The Booksellers, a new documentary about rare book dealers. Have you ever dreamed of becoming an antiquarian bookseller? Or just wanted to get to know one better? Or maybe you just like old books a lot. Either way, this is the documentary for you. Directed by D.W.

Here's How Instagram Can Help You Be A Better Writer "It's an addiction." "It makes you dumber." "It's not for serious artists." We've all had those days when we logged in just to like someone's photo and then found ourselves stuck on the screen for two hours.

16 jigsaw puzzles to brighten up your winter days We're in full hygge-mode at my house with homemade soups and stews on the stove, cozy blankets draped over the armchairs, and a new jigsaw puzzle on the table almost every week. Puzzling has been our go-to indoor activity for years.

5 Pro Tips for A Killer Email Subject Line For Your Pitch When you pitch an idea or piece of work to an editor, publisher or agent, the subject line is almost as important as all the other elements of your email put together. Here are my tips for writing a subject line that will help your email to stand out from a noisy inbox and have the best chance of being opened and responded to.

Why Aren't Writing Retreats More Disability-Friendly? Inaccessible retreats put an unfair burden on disabled writers, who wind up competing for the very few slots they can use.

Who Are the Real Villains in "The Majesties"? One can imagine mystery and a femme fatale with a chignon, but the novel, despite being a page-turner and longlisted for the Australian Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction, transcends the boundaries of genre or category.

Spotlight On: Random House Graphic Comics For Kids and Teens The creatures she meets are otherworldly but not frighting, and the magical components of the story are, well, magical.

The Best Environmental Books for Readers Who Want to Save the Planet We all started out as environmentalists. As young readers, we fell in love with classic environmental books like The Lorax by Doctor Seuss and The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. The Lorax spoke for the trees in the lighthearted but cautionary tale of environmental destruction brought on by unmitigated capitalism.

Quiz: Which NARUTO Character Are You? Which Naruto character are you most like? Are you like bright and determined Naruto, who wins over friends and enemies through sheer willpower? Or do you secretly think you're like Sasuke ? Find out in this Naruto character quiz!

Memorable Children's Books Thankfully, there is an entire series of these. Perhaps poop doesn't make you laugh. Don't worry, this is a no judgment zone. Read whatever you like. If you need a calming respite from pooping dinosaurs, I suggest you luxuriate in Time for Bed, Miyuki.

An Open Letter to Stephen King On a recent Tuesday morning, I woke up to find that you had tweeted about the ongoing discussion about the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations, saying "I would never consider diversity in matters of art. Only quality.

A Definitive Ranking of Sherlock Holmes Adaptations Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's infamous consulting detective made his first literary appearance in 1887. He got his start in serialized escapades in which he was enigmatic, frustrating, and, eventually, always right. Since then, Holmes has been busy.

Happy 125th Birthday, NYPL: View Their All-Time Top Check Outs Celebrate the New York Public Library's 125th anniversary with a commemorative library and metro card, a tote, and this list of their top 10 book checkouts.

Book Fetish: Volume 389 Novel Gazing is your destination for all things literary fiction, bringing you news from the world of fiction, and recommendations for under the radar reads, works in translation, buzzy books, and more.

Featured Trailer: JUSTICE GONE by N. Lombardi Jr Watch this week's featured trailer: JUSTICE GONE by N. Lombardi Jr.

The World's Most Architecturally Stunning Libraries: Critical Linking, January 23, 2020 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web sponsored by Flatiron Books, Publisher of American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. "Located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt, the $220 million rebuild of an ancient library has very little ancientness attached to it.

Lit Hub Daily: January 23, 2020 "For generations, Neapolitans have grown up with death-and the dead-as an integral part of everyday life." Luca Benavides on confronting that deepest of human fears. - Lit Hub Garth Greenwell's "genius for sentence-level work." Christian Kiefer on grammar as meaning-maker in Cleanness.

Storystorm 2020 Day 23: Courtney Pippin-Mathur Plays Without Pressure By Courtney Pippin-Mathur. You must play if you want to create. HI, I'm an illustrator. An illustrator that loves to draw. An illustrator that loves to draw and paint with watercolors. An illustrator that loves to draw and paint with watercolors and create stories.

How Does Garth Greenwell Make Such Wonderful Sentences? Discussions of prose style very seldom concern themselves with the actual grammar of sentences. We think of grammar as strict and harsh, something punitive, prescriptive. And yet grammar is the key to much of what makes sentences sing.

Maryse Condé on the Iconic African Dish That Conjures a Thousand Homes In my previous book What is Africa to Me?, an unsentimental autobiography, where I tell the honest truth about myself, I wrote in detail about the leaden years I went through before becoming a writer and I have no intention whatsoever of repeating myself here.

What Neapolitans Understand About Death Like most people, I'm afraid of death. I take calculated steps to talk about death without actually using the word. I sometimes skip songs like Buddy Holly's That'll be the Day or avoid driving down a street where I know there was a deadly car accident.

When a Man Took a Joke in a Pepsi Ad Seriously, Chaos Ensued In 1995 Pepsi ran a promotion where people could collect Pepsi Points and then trade them in for Pepsi Stuff. A T‑shirt was 75 points, sunglasses were 175 points, and there was even a leather jacket for 1,450 points. Wearing all three at once would get you some serious 1990s points.

Everyone Can Be a Book Reviewer. Should They Be? "Anyone can be a critic." It's a common lament these days now that the book review landscape is changing.

Wole Soyinka on Yoruba Weddings, Nigerian Movies, and Making Traditions New I once hallucinated at a Heathrow Airport hotel-the Sofitel-the consequence of a flight cancellation that imposed an unscheduled 24-hour layover. Nothing for it but to chafe at the delay and submit myself to my slave driver, commonly known as the laptop.

Processed Cheese "So," said Ambience, "how long you think we can go without sleep?" The shades were pulled. The curtains were drawn. Was it light outside? Was it dark? Who knew? Who cared? "Beats me," said Graveyard. He hit Pause on the clicker. The electronic squall of digitized mayhem abruptly ceased.

5 Steps to Create the Tagline for Your Author Brand When you communicate a clear and compelling author brand, you can attract the right readers and fans and potentially sell more books. I don't have a degree in marketing. I do have life experience as an author and an author's coach. An important thing to keep in mind is our brand evolves as we do.

The Literally Dead Book Club 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.

Life Update - Moving, Puppies, Book Writing & More! 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.

My Mother's Eyes: A Soulful Animated Short Film About Loss and the Unbreakable Bonds of Love Kepler may not have revolutionized our understanding of the universe had his illiterate mother not ignited his love of astronomy by taking him to see a comet as a six-year-old boy in 1536.

How To Get Over Crippling Perfectionism "Abstract art… What a ridiculous waste of time. A splash of paint on a canvas. A messy cluster of dabs and doodles that any three-year-old could have made. And people pay for this crap? Give me a break…" That's what I used to think about abstract art.

How to Set Up and Run a Successful Writers' Group Writers' groups often begin with a nucleus of a few friends with a shared interest in writing. From there, you might put out feelers in local networks or you library. Groups typically meet every 2-4 weeks. Tip: Don't worry if you only have a small group at the outset.

We’re finally getting a TV adaptation of The House on Mango Street. For a long time, Sandra Cisneros resisted the idea of having her much-loved 1983 classic, The House on Mango Street, adapted for the screen. But the Chicago-born author changed her mind, according to Deadline, because of renewed attention on Latinx immigration narratives and the ubiquity of streaming services.

The new publisher of The Paris Review is Mona Simpson. The Paris Review Foundation has announced the appointment of bestselling novelist Mona Simpson as the venerable magazine’s new publisher.

These Three Things Make Your Characters Unbelievable My 13-year-old daughter is a huge reader. Today she approached me with a Young Adult book, held open on the second page. "Look at how terrible these characters are," she said. I read the passage she was pointing to and we both had a good laugh.

Bad Books Gotta Go! Bookshelf Clear Out I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Bret Easton Ellis thinks people only liked the American Psycho film because of “woke-ness.” Yesterday, MovieMaker published an oral history of the film adaption of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho. The movie-written by Mary Harron and Guinevere Turner and directed by Harron-was released 20 years ago.

Disappointing Reads 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.

Jeanine Cummins addresses the American Dirt controversy. Today, Jeanine Cummins appeared at Winter Institute in Baltimore, and as Michael Calder reports for Publishers Lunch, commented on the ongoing controversy over her new novel, American Dirt.

The Art and Craft of Writing Good Poetry Like all other art forms, such as painting, dance, sculpture or music, poetry has tools, techniques, practices and a history that inform it. Yes, anyone can pick up a pen and write a few heartfelt lines, but there is much more that goes into shaping a good poem.

Things I am Loving Right Now! 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

In 2021, The Great Gatsby will be up for grabs. Though we can’t know what our world will look like a year from now, at least one thing will be true: The Great Gatsby's copyright will expire at the end of 2020, officially inducting F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Jazz Age classic into the public domain.

Evelyn Puerto on How to Write Great Dialogue in a Story Early on I submitted a short story to a writing forum, and they told me my dialogue was on the nose. I had to look that up to see what they meant. In other words, my characters were telling each other things they already knew or were painfully obvious.

How to Edit Your Way to Success So, you've finished your first draft. You're overcome with a deep sense of achievement. But, where's the fanfare? Instead of the party you imagined and an immediate book deal, you realise it's only the beginning of your writing journey. There's still so much to do.

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

65 recommended reads for those traveling to England A list of books set in London, Oxford, and England, perfect for armchair adventures or to read before your next trip there.

I'm Supposed to Talk to You About Death for Homework Bev asked if our parents loved us. She was crying again. We always said yes when she cried. When the divorce started she brought three lunches to class, eating them throughout the day. "That's good," she said. "Love is good." She put her head on the table and bid us to leave.

Here's What it's Actually Like to Be a Travel Writer What's weird, is that both of these responses are equally right about what it's actually like to be a travel writer.

Jane Austen's Whisper Networks When your work is obtaining and maintaining a good marriage, a bad boss or coworker could ruin you forever - could keep you from a career before it begins, or destroy one you had without hope of a second. So how do you find out what man to trust?

Treat Graphic Novels Like Books in 2020 I still hear adults tell my kids, when they pick up a graphic novel to take it to a hotel or restaurant, "No, not that one. A real book." There are plenty of educators who don't accept graphic novels for book logs or research resources, and continue to insist they don't have a place in the classroom.

14 Hands-Free Reading Tools Hands-free reading tools come in so many shapes and sizes. The list below is just a starting point, so if you don't find a design of a particular set-up you like, hunt around a bit more and you'll find the perfect fit.

Begin 2020 With a Backlist Bump Not that I speak from personal experience on this or anything. averts gaze*. Anyhoo, living this type of bookish life can lead to so many gems falling through the proverbial cracks. Recently I read Renee Watson's Piecing Me Together, the inaugural book for the Brown Girl Book Club that is being run by BookTuber Janice Nicole Dickerson, or JND.

9 Interesting Books That Will Teach You Something New This Year Interested in trying new habits, learning to draw, or developing self-confidence? Use these 9 books to learn something new and live your best life.

How to Find the Right Books For You Whether drawing a blank or suffering from a reading slump, we all need help finding the right books sometimes. Here are tips for making it happen.

Ways to Keep Up With Your Reading Goals in 2020 Already stressing about those 2020 reading resolutions? Don't worry - we're here with some tips to help you keep up with your reading goals this year.

BOOK vs. FOMO: 3 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Missing Out and Read More Through these three steps, you can begin to take back your life from intense FOMO. You'll be able to create a healthier balance between current events and a reading practice that brings you joy, expertise, and relief.

Help Children Live Their Best Bookish Life The best literary life for children includes reading logs, bookish lamps, plenty of bookish decor, and giving / participating in bookish charities.

I Can't Believe I Only Read 20 Books in 2019. What Happened? But what I think is: I can't believe I only read 20 books in 2019. Talking from the perspective of a blogger and a reader who is part of the book community, I think I've never read such a small quantity of books in a year. Goodreads tells me I read 130 books in 2015, 141 books in 2016, 94 books in 2017.

The Benefits of Leading a Bookish Life in 2020 We know it in our hearts, and studies and commentary on the benefits of leading a literary life continue to confirm that reading is good for us.

YA Books About Fashion Design This list of YA books about fashion is sponsored by Book Riot's new literary fiction podcast Novel Gazing.Novel Gazing is your destination for all things literary fiction, bringing you news from t.

5 Options Instead of Throwing Away a Book: Critical Linking, January 22, 2020 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of The Night Country by Melissa Albert. "Given New Year's resolutions to declutter and spring cleaning come March, you may soon find yourself with boxes of books that no longer have a place on your shelf.

Lit Hub Daily: January 22, 2020 "Fire chiefs are having to take time out from fires to dismiss rumors about arson being spread the conservative press." Jennifer Mills on battling the false narratives around Australians devastating bushfires. - Lit Hub Climate Change Lydia Denworth on the science of social groups and the desire for friendship that runs deep in all primates.

How to Live Your Best Bookish Life Day Put your best foot forward and into the new decade with a full day of content offering tips, tricks, and tools for living your best bookish life.

Jeanine Cummins on her explosive new novel, American Dirt The novelist explains her sudden decision to write her controversial thriller, and we hail TS Eliot prize winner Roger Robinson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

A Simple Quote Attribution Trick to Make Your Sources Words Stand Out Your sources add depth and value to your story. With this quick quote attribution trick, you can make sure that what they have to say really stands out.

Storystorm 2020 Day 22: Shannon Stocker Finds Inspiration in #OwnVoices If you've attended any SCBWI conference or followed writers on Twitter for longer than a minute, you've probably heard the message loud and clear. Write what you know. Know what you write. We need #OwnVoices. The push for diversity is strong, vital, and long overdue in the picture book world.

Because of Winn-Dixie Turns 20! by Colby Sharp Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn-Dixie turns 20 years old this year. It is one of my all-time favorite middle grade novels. The idea that kids that had this book read aloud to them when they were kids, are not reading it aloud to their own kids/students.

How to Take the Sting Out of Query Rejections You can't control rejections, but you can control your next steps. Staying organized and focused helps isolate and minimize the impact of any one rejection.

In Search of Los Angeles Magic: Retracing Weetzie Bat’s Steps with Francesca Lia Block Francesca Lia Block is gazing at the old-time Santa Monica Pier carousel, looking genuinely forlorn. "Is Esmeralda still here?" she asks an employee doing maintenance work on this early Thursday morning near the tawny and grey-colored ponies, now anchored in stillness on golden poles.

Battling the False Narratives Around Australia’s Devastating Bushfires Australia is in the grip of a catastrophic bushfire season the scale, duration, and intensity of which we have never seen before. As a volunteer firefighter, I have been watching this crisis unfurl with great anxiety.

Howard Bryant on Colin Kaepernick and the Moral Bankruptcy of the NFL During the first week of August 2018 the video game giant EA Sports admitted it had erased Colin Kaepernick's name from the lyrics of a song included in the soundtrack of its smash-hit Madden football franchise.

Rediscovering the Lost Power of Reading Aloud At the British Museum in London, down a long string of galleries filled with Greek antiquities, there is a glass case that contains a glossy black-and-ocher amphora, resembling a jug or vase. The object was made by a craftsman in Athens sometime early in the Golden Age, around 490-480 BC, and it's decorated with a figure on either side.

Isaac Bashevis Singer on the Particular Wonders of Writing in Yiddish I once said that a Yiddish writer is like a ghost who can see but is not seen. Perhaps that is why I like to write "ghost" stories. The Yiddish writer not only belongs to a minority but he is a minority within a minority. He is a paradox to his own people.

The Desire for Friendship Runs Deeper in All Primates Than We Thought It's just after daybreak on a plain at the edge of Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya near the border with Tanzania. In an acacia grove, a troop of yellow baboons is getting an easy start to the morning. A few late risers sleep on in the upper branches, but the others have been dropping down to the ground, one by one.

Striving for a Life of Normality in the Occupied West Bank "Ana bahib al-bahar," I love the sea, the girl said. They were walking, stumbling along, on the sand, four children and one grown woman.

Heart of Junk She slowed as she passed, staring at him with dilated pupils, her brow a question mark punctuating the do I know you? expression on her face. But no, she didn't know him, not as anything but one of the new dealers. He had a familiar look, that was all-not a famous or handsome or notable one-just familiar.

"Hearts Amiss" A Poem by Gerald Stern Reprinted from Blessed as We Were: Late Selected and New Poems, 2000-2018. Copyright 2020 by Gerald Stern. Used with permission of the publisher, W. Norton and Company, Inc. All rights reserved.

Beth Barany Joins The Book Designer as a Contributing Writer We are pleased to welcome Beth Barany to The Book Designer as a Contributing Writer. Some of you may know Beth from her many blogs, books, workshops and courses for fiction writers, or you may recall her guest post here on The Book Designer:.

Ep. 80 - Most Anticipated Books of 2020 Pt. 1 Kendra and Joce talk about their most anticipated books for the first half of 2020. Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Follow along over on Instagram, join the discussion in our Goodreads group, and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for more new books and extra book reviews!

Get Free Reviews from Major Reviewers Most of my visitors on this blog come to get new reading from new perspectives or to research resources for sharing-or getting-honest and credible reviews for their books and I love it when I can give them new ideas apart from my very credible and complete How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically.

How to Let Go of Perfectionism in Writing I am an English teacher, but I am not a stickler for grammatical correctness. I am a reformed grammar snob. Wait, what? Did the world stop spinning? An article on feminism, among other things, led to my taking another look at the entire issue of "correctness" in language.

Why Sue Grafton Uses a Process Journal and You Should Too Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was a place you could go to solve all your writer's block problems? A place where all your questions of 'what should happen next' and 'who should say what here' are answered. A place where all your bad ideas get flushed out before they even land on the page.

How to Build a Non-Fiction Text Plan Writing can sometimes be a total mess. You've got the feeling that you have ideas to convey, but ideas are chasing each other in your head and you don't know where to start anymore. That's why it sometimes helps to build a plan. You'll end up having a crystal-clear idea of what you want to say.

How a Book Cover Gets Made: Nicole Caputo on Belletrist’s Studio Sessions The folks behind Belletrist-which is so much more than a beloved Bookstagram account-are debuting a short video documentary series, Studio Sessions, in which they take a behind-the-scenes look at the artistic process of graphic novelists, illustrators, and designers.

Here’s what you need to know about the biggest literary controversy of the decade. As you may have noticed if you’re a person who follows Literary Twitter in any fashion, online controversy over Jeanine Cummins’ new novel American Dirt exploded over the weekend. If you aren’t, or if you were engaging in a digital detox this weekend, here’s what you need to know:.

Psychological Theories that Prove Cats Make You a Better Writer They are self-involved and the epitome of not knowing how good they have it. I've lived with cats for the majority of my life and ironically have found that when surrounded by their blissful laziness, I become more detail-oriented, focused, and a more productive writer.

René's Flesh - Virgilio Piñera BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

Bookish Box Unboxing Yeehaw I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Favorite & Least Favorite Books Of 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.

Amazon Book Review Coming off of Martin Luther King Day, and at the start of a new decade, we should all have history on our minds. To keep that awareness going, here are some of our favorite history books of the month. And as always, you can see the full list here. : Print Book: Kindle Book: Audible Audiobook.

No Matter Who You Are, You Can Achieve Remarkable Things by Joseph Elliott When I was fifteen, I trekked from the west coast of Scotland to the east coast - a similar journey to that made by the characters in the book - with nothing but a tent, a sleeping bag, and a waterproof coat.

Writing 13 Stories per Month in 2020 I very much enjoy the creative process and coming up with some weird ideas in my head, but it's really a challenge to sit and write them down in a complete story. I lack discipline. It's just that simple. I feel the same when going to train.

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

Anatomy Of An Awesome Joke One of my favorite hobbies is dissecting jokes. I want to know what makes the joke funny? Why did the audience laugh? What makes a joke incredible? Likable? Lovable? Memorable? Worth a million dollars? Likely to propel a career, or maybe destroy it?

Write Now with Scott P. Southall Southall and I am an American author and banking executive based in Sydney, Australia. My debut novel is called The Order of Time. I write for the middle grade market. Considering what my wife kindly refers to as my "child-like" nature, as well as the fact that I have young children, this was probably inevitable.

Today on Scottish Twitter: Shell asks poet laureate of profanity Irvine Welsh "not to swear." Can you imagine running a corporate Twitter account and publicly asking Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh not to swear? If you can, maybe you are "Sara" from @ShellEnergy.

Lee Child wanted to kill Jack Reacher-but instead he’s giving him to his little brother. According to The Guardian, Lee Child, whose popular Jack Reacher books are soon to become an Amazon series, is quitting his most famous character. “I love my readers and know they want many, many more Reacher stories in the future.

'Minimalism is a Survival Strategy': An Interview with Kyle Chayka Chayka, an established cultural critic for The New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, The Nation and more, makes the incongruous observation that writing about minimalism is anathema because words crowd the stark beauty of a blank page, filling it with clutter.

How to Use Wikipedia for Your Newest Story Idea I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that Wikipedia has been one of the biggest and most positive impacts on humanity of the past 19-ish years.

Do you even love books if you haven't collected all of these independent bookseller cards? Canadian independent publisher Biblioasis has printed up a limited run of indie bookseller trading cards, featuring heroic comic book portraits of prominent booksellers. Why?

What Should I Read Next Episode 219: Required reading revisited – Modern Mrs. Darcy Mel and Dave are joining us today to chat about their reading journey together, fulfilling their long-time dream to move across the Atlantic, and their new destination-reading podcast aptly named Strong Sense of Place. Plus, they're recommending 3 books with great atmosphere they think I'll enjoy.

Four Reasons Aspiring Novelist Should Be Writing Short Stories To all the burgeoning, aspiring novelists out there who are busy clunking away at their keyboards and/or banging their heads against the walls to get creativity to fall out, I want to tell you something. You should be writing short stories.

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

10 Indie Literary Magazines You Should Be Reading Of course the fact that pretty much anyone can now be their own editor-in-chief and creative director means that lots of the work committed to print isn't all that good, but there are some extraordinary gems out there waiting to be found, and that's what we spend our days doing.

We Need a Continent Full of Indigenous Stories The short story collection The Beadworkers mixes prose, poetry, and verse to create a rich tapestry of Native-American cultural heritage. There is a sparseness to Beth Piatote's prose that belies the depth of her chosen subject and the long, complicated history of American Indian Law.

Plagues and Priest Holes: 6 Nursery Rhymes and Where They Came From Some nursery rhymes have such strange messages, it's easy to speculate about their meanings. We look at some possible origin stories and make up our own.

What All Those Dead Girls Say About Us So you might say I have a vested interest in the topic. In the weeks since the article ran, I've been thinking quite a bit about the observations and questions raised.

Reading Pathways: Jen Sincero Get motivated and take down 2020 with these YOU ARE A BADASS books and planners from popular self-help author Jen Sincero.

8 Bequests By Famous Authors to Libraries The article noted: "Butler had a longstanding relationship with the Huntington: she had given lectures there and participated in a contemporary authors reading series." Poet and writer Langston Hughes and his estate donated papers to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.

20 Awesome Calvin and Hobbes Stickers Don't miss these 16 things Calvin and Hobbes said best.

How to Find Free Mystery Books Online But where exactly can you find these elusive free mystery books? Let's get started. It may seem like an obvious first step to some people, but I also know plenty of people who don't utilize their local library!

The Final Folk of Thrillers and Horror A reader considers the Final Girl trope and notes thriller and horror novels that skew from the norm to bring us Final Folk.

5 Queer Audiobook Memoirs Read By Their Authors Want even more queer audiobook memoirs narrated by their authors? Laura Sackton published an article here on Book Riot with 15 more recommendations!

Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Reading Resolutions? The new year is still a great time to set some bookish goals, so we want to know: what are your reading resolutions? Come shout them at us on Facebook and Twitter, then we'll round up your answers and be back next week to share a roundup with your fellow Riot readers.

Lit Hub Daily: January 21, 2020 "Tanizaki advocates appreciating what is there, letting your eyes adjust to a different wavelength." Kyle Chayka on the godfather of minimalism and his case for imperfection. - Lit Hub The yurt at the edge of the sea: Emily Cooke on inhibition and actualization at a California writers' retreat.

THE WITCHER Gets Over 500K Reprint Thanks To Adaptation: Critical Linking, January 21, 2020 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of The Night Country by Melissa Albert. "If you're trying to get your hands on a copy of Andrzej Sapkowski's The Witcher, it just got a lot easier.

Storystorm 2020 Day 21: Joana Pastro's Senses Search for Prompts A few months ago, I was summoned for jury duty. When lawyers went around the room asking questions as part of the selection process, one of them surprised me by asking where I get ideas for my stories. About fifty pairs of eyes stared at me, so I gave my go-to one-word answer: everywhere.

When to Use Adverbs and When Not To But be alert for the situations where you can say it better. He shouted loudly across the field. She ran quickly to the door. He pounded forcefully on the table. All these adverbs are redundant. Shouting is loud. Running is fast. Pounding shows force.

How to Write a Killer Villain You want him to be everything that makes us human-fallible, flawed, and complete with a backstory that explains their motives and their reason for being so downright nasty. First, think about what made your villain turn out the way he did. Why is he killing people?

Wordsworth: Caught in the Act of Making Poetry! This was, in fact, the price of poetry, a price that is rarely allowed to surface in any published text but surely lies below much of it, the cost of beauty, the fee exacted by the need for resolution.

The Yurt at the Edge of the Sea: A Writers’ Retreat on the California Coast I'd been past it as a kid, captive in the car as my dad drove, clinging to the crumbling fractal of the Pacific coastline. He smoked Benson and Hedges menthols with the window cracked, constantly waving with his cigarette hand out to the west and saying would you look at that?

Your 2020 Literary Events Calendar Every January, I open my brand new planner, make a couple notations I’ve been holding in my brain since before the holidays, and then-well, and then nothing, because I usually don’t make plans very far in advance. But this year is going to be different.

Kyle Chayka on the Godfather of Minimalism and His Case for Imperfection Japan's Meiji period was a crisis moment. Commodore Perry had forcibly opened the nation to outside trade in 1853 with American gunships in the Tokyo harbor. The last Tokugawa shogun abdicated in 1868, the year Meiji began, ending the feudal military government.

The Emotional Aftershocks of Alice Adams’ Most Celebrated Work "I really said it all in Families-Christ that was 30 years of my life," Alice Adams told Max Steele after the book was published. The creative and editorial process that enabled Adams to put three decades into 211 pages that told a coherent story owed much to Victoria Wilson.

The Legal Fight That Ended the Unjust Confinement of Mental Health Patients Donaldson finally and firmly established the right of people with mental health disabilities to due process protection under the Fourteenth Amendment.

Great Books: Rich Blint on James Baldwin's "Another Country" Rich Blint is a scholar, writer and curator who teaches at the New School in New York City, and the author of a forthcoming book on Baldwin who has published, curated events, and participated in key academic events on Baldwin's unceasing relevance over the past several years.

Literary Friction - New Beginnings With An Yu Our first show of the year is all about New Beginnings: from Virginia Woolf's novels to memoirs like Amy Liptrot's The Outrun, we'll look at books that feature rejuvenation, and think about why it's such fertile ground for storytelling. Joining us is author An Yu, whose thoughtful and surreal debut novel Braised Pork inspired the theme.

Jeanine Cummins UK PREMIERE - Literary Salon - October 2019 Listen here for the UK premiere of American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, who joined us at the Savoy in October 2019. American Dirt explores the perilous journey many migrants are forced make across the US-Mexico Border on top of freight trains known as la bestia.

Calculating the Incalculable: Thoreau on the True Value of a Tree More than two years after a fire started by a teenage boy destroyed 47,000 acres of old-growth forest in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge, having just resolved to face the new year like a tree, I found myself on the brink of tears before the blackened trunk of an ancient ponderosa pine as I walked the sylvan scar tissue of the tragedy.

Top Tips for Writing the Copy for Your Author Website When you're putting together the words for your author website, you have decades of research into how people read online to lean on. We know that people read slower on screen than on page, for example, and quickly become distracted or impatient if content isn't clear or looks like too much effort.

2020 Clear Vision to Write Your Memoir The world of literature is not short on memoirs. Still, there is room for one more - yours. You've been thinking about it for several years because you have a personal story you want to share with the world. Perhaps you haven't written your memoir because you don't know where to begin or how to complete it.

It's Time To Create A Content Calendar That Wins A content calendar is a template used by publishers, groups, businesses and bloggers to control publication of content across a variety of media like social media sites, news outlets, magazines, blogs, and newsletters. Publishers extract useful information and attract new advertisers by making data publicly available.

Tips For Aspiring Comedy Writers People don't just wake up and decide to be comedy writers. There are triggers. Life happens and they finally need to talk about it. Writers' rooms attract people of all stripes. They're filled with burnt out professionals, cultural obsessives, and oddballs.

Bad Book Concepts & Retitling Books! - Book Storm #5 I'm a Book Warrior, here to have fun & share my love for books. :)

Best Grammar Checker Tools: These 6 Will Make Your Writing Super Clean An amazing manuscript or blog post. Alas, no such magic wand exists. But we do have grammar checker tools, which are the next-best things. Just remember that grammar checkers are designed to make editing easier, not to eliminate the work completely.

5 Tips For Writing A Novel With Someone Else Collaborating with one of or more co-authors offers unique challenges and pleasures. On the face of it, it looks like doubly - or triply - hard work: you have two or more egos to manage and motivate, potential disagreements about creative direction and weight-pulling, and a more laborious process to get ideas agreed and edits approved.

How to Use Scrivener to Write Scenes That Work I use Scrivener to write my novels. In the upper right of the screen is an index card. This is where I sketch out the Five Commandments of storytelling Shawn Coyne talks about in The Story Grid. I number the card and briefly fill in information about the purpose of the scene, covering these five elements:.

How To Keep Readers Glued To Your Content We all know readers online, and offline can click away or close a book in an instant. To keep them hooked, we have to find a way to stand out from the noise, so they don’t get a chance to get bored…

BookView with J.W. Fagan, author of The Titan Sky Fagan, author of The Titan Sky.

Join the Don't Overthink It launch team! Readers, we've been making some fun announcements lately regarding my new book Don't Overthink It: Make Easier Decisions, Stop Second-Guessing, and Bring More Joy to Your Life. We announced the pre-order bonuses, shared my book tour dates, and I even read a chapter on What Should I Read Next.

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

5 Writing Tips from Sandra Cisneros to Help You Become a Better Writer Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street has been translated worldwide, taught in schools everywhere from elementary to university, and become a true classic.

9 Books that Celebrate the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. Today we celebrate his life. Born on this day in 1929, King's words ushered in a new era of racial equality and progress in America. Change did not come easily, and for many, including King, it came with the cost of their lives.

Beat the January Blues - Book Tag PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

My Sister, the Arsonist After Nell set Johnny's house on fire, I became a self-appointed only child. She'd be in prison for the rest of her life, but I'd cure cancer. People would soon forget that we were sisters. I discontinued wearing her old shoes. Would change my last name as soon as I came of age.

How Do We Mourn the Death of the Natural World? Crissy Van Meter tackles these questions and more in her debut novel, Creatures, an atmospheric, literary tale with elements of magic realism. The story follows Evie, a young California woman, as she waits for fiancé on the eve of their wedding.

7 Characters Christian Bale Could Play in THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER As in Norse mythology, the Thor of the Marvel universe has not one but two brothers. Unlike Loki, Balder is gentle and kind, beloved by all who know him. I believe he's currently dead but since they're all gods, that doesn't stop Thor from hanging with him fairly regularly.

30 UK Literary Highlights for the First Half of 2020 Here are my UK literary highlights of the first half of 2020. From elegant literary fiction to riveting crime fiction, shocking memoirs to spellbinding narratives, there is something for everyone here. Without further ado, feast your eyes on these captivating reads.

5 YA Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels That Tackle Climate Change Accordingly, I've gathered several YA novels that use elements of fantasy or science fiction to illuminate issues of our own world and age. I'd recommend any of these titles to fulfill the 2020 Read Harder Challenge's task to read a book about climate change.

Why I Insist On My Guilty Pleasure Novels I don't actually feel guilty in the same sense I might about fibbing or overeating. And I don't think I've passed along this feeling of "guilt." My 8-year-old read at least three times as many novels as I did in the first two weeks of 2020. He, unlike me, felt neither guilty nor innocent about any of them.

A Quick And Dirty Guide To Essays Want some essay examples? We've got some winners right here:. In this argumentative essay, the author sticks closely to the point that the Ten Commandments don't make judicial sense. Some of the best persuasive essays are speeches! This essay tries to convince graduates that it's worthwhile to pursue a life of writing.

50 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Books You Can Read in 2020 Are you ready for the best Kindle Unlimited Books 2020? Last year I gave you the world's best advice when offering up 50 of the best Kindle Unlimited books to read in 2019. This year I'm going to totally blow your mind by offering up another 50 of the best Kindle Unlimited Books for you to check out in the ding-dong new year.

Prompted: A Year of Book Journaling Ideas Or maybe it's less about writing for the sake of writing and more about writing for the sake of better understanding your thoughts, your experiences, and what it is you're consuming. Whatever the reason, one of the most powerful ways that readers can connect with what they're reading, as well as with themselves, is through book journaling.

20 Martin Luther King Jr. Books in Honor of MLK Day In honor of MLK Day 2020, we have 20 Martin Luther King Junior books for children, tweens, teens, and adults that reflect Doctor King's fight for equality, liberty, and justice for all.

The History and Debunking of Librarian Stereotypes Librarians are the ultimate nerds. Their job is to be nerds. Super-nerds! Worse, non-nerds have to go to librarians for help sometimes, upsetting the social dynamic wherein it's normal to tease and dismiss nerds. Extra teasing must take place to right the social balance.

Sad Bookstore Tweet Leads to Flood of Orders: Critical Linking, January 20, 2020 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of The Night Country by Melissa Albert. "The Petersfield Bookshop in Hampshire sent a melancholy tweet revealing that it had not welcomed one paying customer, probably for the first time in its 100-year history.

Storystorm 2020 Day 20: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow Wanders or Focuses By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow. For me, story ideas come from two extremes: when I allow my mind to wander or when I focus it on the small and specific. They are opposite ways of thinking and yet, somehow, both give me great material. My mental wanderings happen each day during my daydream time.

Ep 310: 1922 Since we're doing an entire season about the 1920s, at some point we had to read Zane Grey, one of the decade's best-selling authors.

The Power of Listening by Clare Landrigan I was facilitating a professional development session focused on how to administer a reading assessment. A fifth-grade student just finished reading the text and I was beginning the part of the assessment in which we discuss the text together.

Style or Cliché: Examining Your Writing Habits "I've heard this story before." As a writer it can feel devastating to realize mid-draft that you've stumbled into a familiar pattern, rewriting one of your earlier works. Or worse, you realize you've accidentally started to retell another author's story in your own words.

2 Different Types of the Lie Your Character Believes Seeing the difference can help you know which is right for your story-or whether you might get extra mileage by dramatizing a related Lie for each category. If you start examining Lies in popular stories-or your own stories-you'll notice two different manifestations.

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, "The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games" Ebony Elizabeth Thomas has written a beautiful, captivating, and thoughtful book about the idea of our imaginations, especially our cultural imaginations, and the images and concepts that we all consume, especially as young readers and audience members.

Let Your Characters Engage with Fans Online If these big brand fictional characters are active on social media, shouldn't your characters use social media, too? Sure, you'll want to keep using your author accounts, but adding even one new character account to your social media mix could make a positive difference in your writing and social network success.

Dealing with Writer's Impostor Syndrome Being a writer comes with a huge array of insecurities: from doubting our ideas to confidence in putting commas in the right place. Writer's impostor syndrome is one of them, and nearly every writer I talked to admits to suffering from it or to having suffered from it in the past.

The Haunting Beauty of Snowflakes: Wilson Bentley's Pioneering 19th-Century Photomicroscopy of Snow Crystals Hardly any scientific finding has permeated popular culture more profoundly, transmuted its truth into a more pervasive cliché, or inspired more uninspired college application essays than the fact that no two snowflakes are alike. But for the vast majority of human history, the uniqueness of snowflakes was far from an established fact.

6 Ways to Benefit From Conferences Even If You Can't Attend Shaking hands, browsing booths, indulging in free samples and merchandise, or "swag" - these are just a few of the many perks of attending conferences. And that's in addition to the event's schedule of speakers and presentations itself.

Top Tips for Smashing Your First Book Reading If at all possible, get to the event in time to be able to stand in the actual spot where you'll be reading. It's calming to be able to visualise that moment in advance, and it's also a chance to look out for any obvious issues to do with acoustics and sightlines.

Atmospheric~ 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

Make This the Year You Finish Your Novel It's not like you need a specific reason to start writing, but it certainly helps. As we usher in the start of not just a new year, but a whole new decade, moments of reflection are perfectly natural at this sentimental time. It's also a period of looking to the future, setting goals, and working on self-betterment.

Deepa Anappara on her debut novel Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line Deepa Anappara and Rob Doyle on their new novels; Helen Fielding's book she'd never lend.

How to Write Even When You're Not Feeling Inspired We all struggle from time to time finding the energy and inspiration to sit down to write. Here's a trick to always get some writing done.

How to Get More Actual Writing Done in 2020 Writing is difficult sometimes, well in fact most of the time. It requires work and effort to get it done. At the start of a new year it can be easier to be full of optimism about how much you are going to write in 2020, but if you look back at 2019, you maybe see a sorry picture of lost opportunities and wasted time.

6 Romance Series Netflix Should Adapt after VIRGIN RIVER The romance series that Netflix should adapt, given the success of VIRGIN RIVER.

Remembering Mohamed Dib at His 100th Dib was born in Tlemcen, Algeria, near the border with Morocco, and he moved between the two countries as a young man, working as a teacher and translator. It was 1952 when he published his first award-winning novel, the first in a trilogy.

20 Gorgeous ONE PIECE Tattoos To Inspire Your Ink If you're a One Piece fan looking for tattoo inspiration, here are a few One Piece tattoos I've found. Want even more One Piece in your life? We've rounded up some of the best manga like One Piece for your to-read pile.

Lonely Library Book Gets a Big Day Out: Critical Linking, January 19, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, sponsored by Book Riot's new literary fiction podcast Novel Gazing. "Loyal followers. We bring sad news. As part of our research into the Top 5 Most Borrowed Books 2019 we found that one book hadn't been borrowed for a very long time.

Storystorm 2020 Day 19: Sam Wedelich Takes it Step by Step I'm an author and illustrator and the author part is super new for me. My first book, CHICKEN LITTLE: THE REAL AND TOTALLY TRUE TALE, comes out May 5, 2020 with Scholastic Press. Wheeeee! I'm a mom of 2 young kids and before I can even think about making ANYTHING, I have to get to where I can be alone.

Blogs for Self-Publishers, January 10 - 16, 2020 - The Book Designer Allen's Blog… with Ruth HarrisBookBub Reviews offer an Alternative to Goodreads and Amazon: It's Not Just for Pricey Ads Anymore: "BookBub has expanded to become a kind of Goodreads for grown-ups.

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

How Can Poor Goal Setting Still Lead To Three-Fold Increase In Writing You have no time to write. The real-life duties take the better of you. I get it, I've been there. But the fact remains: as writers, we need to get words on the page. With this goal in mind, I decided to conduct an experiment to write more. It's based on the idea that I found in an article of Nicolas Cole.

What Do I Write About Now? There will be days when try as you might, the words just do not come. Is it writer’s block or just a dry spell? Whatever, you’ve carved out time to write and you’re going to write, dammit. This is…

Moving 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.

How to Find Your Freelance Writing Niche You don't have to find your freelance writing niche to be a successful online writer but it helps bring in the big money. So if your aim is to earn more money from your writing in 2020, let's assess your skills, experience, and interests to discover the niche that's right for you.

The Art of Compelling Writing: Part 1 Having authored, co-authored and edited hundreds of analytical articles, successful funding applications, essays, I've learned a great deal about what it takes to become a compelling writer. This is Part 1 of the series, in which I'll share the cherished insights.

12 Web-Friendly Templates for Structuring Your Blog Posts It's hard work coming up with a constant stream of new ideas for posts and articles to help promote your work, whether on your own site or on other people's. But one way to keep ideas fresh is to think about different ways to format or structure your posts.

Holy Smoke! Here's the First Trailer for LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE Check out the first trailer for the adaptation of Celeste Ng's best-selling novel, Little Fires Everywhere, starring Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon!

Library 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!

How to Write Seaworthy Stories that Go the Distance Many years ago, the length of an in-progress manuscript I was working on came up in conversation with a non-writer friend. His eyes widened. He said, "Jesus. That's as long as my thesis." I said, "Yeah, but I just made it all up." He was still impressed.

Winter Magical Readathon 2019 - READING VLOG Hi! My name is Samantha. I love books, board games, and all things fluffy.

Self-Editing 101: The Fundamentals You Should Never Stop Developing When I am not writing, I'm teaching. As I work a little too hard at becoming the new, young, "Cool Professor", I have also been brushing up on my trade. When I cracked open the old notebooks, I found the advice I was forgetting. Just because we don't write academically anymore, doesn't mean that the editing rules should be pushed aside.

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for January 18, 2020 The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.

Why Mentorship Is So Important For Writers From Underrepresented Communities We Need Diverse Books has been offering mentoring opportunities for diverse aspiring writers and illustrators with a completed project for five years.

THERE THERE Book Club Questions: A Reading Guide Are you looking for There There book club questions to get the conversation started? And what makes Tommy Orange's There There such a great book club pick? Read on to find out. There There is Cheyenne and Arapaho author Tommy Orange's debut novel.

Lit Hub Weekly: January 13 – 17, 2020 Jennifer Egan on the eternal power of The House of Mirth - Merve Emre on being edited by Elena Ferrante - Martha Cooley on the decades-old mystery that inspired her novel: the T.S. Eliot-Emily Hale letters - Kiley Reid recommends five novels about caregivers - Take another trip back to Neverland with J.M.

Storystorm 2020 Day 18: Vivian Kirkfield Makes Her Voice Heard Wow…we are half-way through the month of January and therefore, half-way through Storystorm. Is your notebook half filled with great story ideas, titles, or even just a phrase that you'll go back to as the year unfolds to see whether it will turn into a winning manuscript?

Mid Month Wrap-up & Reviews - January 2020 PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

Magic Bullets to Getting Book Reviews Plus Hint #10 UCLA Extension Writers' Program. I taught there for nearly a decade and highly recommend it! Love Literature? Visit Carolyn's "Back To Literature" Column at MyShelf Imagine! A column that covers everthing from free speech issues to Molly Ivins' contributions to journalism and the example set by Nobel Winner Naguib Mahfouz.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Games, Candles, Pins & More - What to buy your friends & family this Christmas PhD student, video maker & wannabe dragon. I regularly upload to my youtube channel, youtube.com/bookishthoughts, where I chat all things literature.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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