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

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

This Is How to Transform Info Dumps Into Exciting Plot Reveals They're fun to create and fun to solve. But in themselves they are not stories and certainly not the best part of stories. This is why it's important for writers not to fall into the trap of relying on clues to carry the story.

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

Insure vs. Ensure: Here's What They Each Mean and When to Use Them Yet, similar does not mean they can be used interchangeably. With all the debates on the Oxford comma and which grammar rules are still worth following, homophones confusions are generally cleared up without much debate. So I'm going to share the difference between these two words, and also give some examples of insure vs ensure.

Preparing Your Manuscript for Publication - Part 1 We'd like to re-introduction you to Book Design Templates technology and show you how easy it can be to design the interior of your book-and save money! For over seven years, Joel and I have been serving tens of thousands of DIY authors' needs with our book interior templates.

6 Ways to Immerse Your Reader in the Setting of a Story The setting of a story is almost like another character—if you use it well. Immerse your reader in a world they'll never want to leave.

Tales of Mystery and Imagination: Rare, Arresting Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe's Short Stories by the Irish Stained Glass and Book Artist Harry C Nearly a decade after I first featured Clarke's black-and-white illustrations from an earlier edition, I walked out of the New York Antiquarian Book Fair victorious with a rare surviving copy of the 1933 edition, featuring 33 plates.

Qualities and Examples of New Wave Fabulism Many people mistakenly describe what they like to write, read or watch as Magical Realism, but in fact, that term is specific to Latin American narratives and includes their unique world-view.

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

Choosing A Simple Idea Can Help You Write Your Poem As someone who averages writing anywhere from 15 to 20 poems a week, I don't believe you're ever really "out of things to talk about." Even if you consider the same topic, you can analyze it from various angles. One of the unique aspects of poetry is that it does not need to explicitly state something with a firm thesis and supporting evidence.

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

The 7 Stages of Becoming a Writer After reading the same themes in dozens of books and articles, I've developed a working theory: there are seven stages to becoming a writer, and some of those stages are quite uncomfortable.

In Defense of the Semicolon The semicolon was first used as a question mark in Ancient Greek. If you ask me, that's quite an ironic foreshadowing to the mysterious and confusing implications it has today. Among the youngest of all punctuation marks, the semicolon was revived again in 1494 by the renown printer, Aldius Manutius, in a Venetian text, De Aetna.

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

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

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

A Nobel mess I've been thinking about the Nobel award winners for 2018 and 2019 quite a bit for the past few days. It's hard not to; pretty much every winner in the past few years has had some degree of controversy, not to mention the shameful scandal that led to the Nobel to push off the 2018 award to this year in the first place.

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

The ultimate guide to working with beta readers And soliciting feedback from beta readers is your chance to address the weak spots of your manuscript before you publish and share it with the world. As easy as it is to get them to help, best friends, significant others and family members are the worst beta readers.

Self Care for Writers Is self care defined as a nap? Maybe. Self care is personal. There are various ways we come to energize ourselves. What I find nourishing may be depleting for you so we have to pay attention to our own rhythms.

In Defense of Graphic Novels and Those Who Read Them by Liesl Shurtliff It happened at a school visit. I was between presentations, sitting in the library. A few students were quietly searching for books. A boy, maybe nine or ten-years-old, came into my view, scanning the shelves. He seemed a bit lost and overwhelmed.

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

The Job I used to think I would create better art if my skill and passion for words remained unsullied by the hustle of writing for money. Then, I grew into the world where people deserve to be paid for their work, including their creative work. But I still didn't want to write for money.

8 Fun Facts About Mary Shelley Just in Time for the Spooky Season Mary Shelley, author of the classic horror novel Frankenstein, is a goth icon. She wrote about the horrors of mankind, painted the grimmest of settings in her writing, and lived a life full of mystery and tragedy. While some may simply know her as the woman who wrote Frankenstein, there's more to her story.

The Dog Man Books: A Guide for Parents and Teachers For whom does the ball roll, anyways? We're answering your biggest questions about the Dog Man book series by Dav Pilkey.

5 British Books to Look Out For in the U.S. in October Add these new British books to your TBR, US readers!

Rare Harry Potter Book Sells for Lots and Lots of Galleons: Critical Linking, October 13, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, sponsored by The Years After You by Emma Woolf, from Amberjack Publishing. "The seller, who wished to remain anonymous, a retired civil servant from Lancashire, said: 'It goes without saying that we're absolutely delighted with the price achieved.

Blogs for Self-Publishers, October 4 - 10, 2019 - The Book Designer Blogs for Self-Publishers, October 4 - 10, 2019 including Stephanie Chandler, Amy Collins, Nate Hoffelder, Orna Ross, and Sandra Beckwith.

The Best Writing Tip I Ever Received: Excavate Your Neuroses As a new writer, I am fanatically enrolling in online courses, subscribing to online classes, and hunting for writers' workshops in an effort to get better at my craft.

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

Building a World Within a World: World-building and Historical Fiction Good stories require an immersive world into which to plunge readers: dystopian futures, alien planets, fantasy realms and, in this case, particular places and moments in history. More than elements of immersive storytelling, historical accuracy and attention to detail will ground your characters' relationships, motivations, and conflicts.

Are You Blocking Your Own Success? If you're serious about becoming a writer, you've likely read many of the how-to guides available online or in print. Most contain very helpful, insightful and practical advice while also highlighting both the positives and negatives of a writer's life.

READING VLOG: Pumpkin Patches + 550 Pages Read! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

One Bad Habit That All Writers Should Avoid If you're anything like me, you have some bad habits. I bite my fingernails, and I crack my knuckles. I know they're both irritating and I should stop, but those habits are just part of who I am. Unfortunately, I'm no saint when it comes to writing either.

How to Make Writing a Priority & Stay Motivated The first, and simple answer is: You actually have to put your writing time on your calendar. You have to make it a priority if you want it to be a priority. There is no getting around this.

How to Track Changes in Google Docs: Using the Suggest Edits Feature Like most Google tools, Suggest Edits is super simple to use. Once you know where to find Suggesting mode on the navigation bar, you're good to go.

Learning to Bake Bread Keeps Teaching Me about Writing A few weeks ago, I began teaching myself how to bake bread. A matter of preserving a family legacy and challenging myself in new ways, I had to start from scratch. While I spent hours covered in flour and finding dough stuck to weird things, the experience was shaping my understanding of my real job, writing.

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

Lit Hub Weekly: October 7 – 11, 2019 - New releases from Zadie Smith, Philip Pullman, Saeed Jones, and Liz Phair all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. New on CrimeReads:.

Romance Novels to Read If You Love HGTV Don't choose between your love for romance stories and your interest in home restoration. Get the best of both worlds with these renovation romance novels.

5 Books for Readers Who Love Malcolm Gladwell For readers and lovers of all things Malcolm Gladwell, these books read like Gladwell's and will be sure to entertain and educate.

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

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

Hook, Line, and Capture Your Reader's Attention So, go on and capture your reader's attention. Leave them with the kind of satisfaction that we all appreciate when we read something that changes the way we think.

The Value of Ghost Writing You are a chef hired to work in someone else's kitchen. Your client tells you they want you to wow them, to knock it out of the park. They are willing to pay you for this one meal. The pay is a bit below industry standards, but you are OK with that. You'd like to build a sample menu to offer other potential clients.

ROARING 20'S BOOK TAG l The Diviners Readalong & GIVEAWAY! Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

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

Creating a Connected Universe For moviegoers, the Marvel Cinematic Universe changed everything when it comes to thinking about movie franchises. The way that the individual movies worked in concert to tie threads together and tell a broader meta-story that culminated in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame was epic and unparalleled in movie history.

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

Autumn Light: Pico Iyer on Finding Beauty in Impermanence and Luminosity in Loss Rilke considered winter the season for tending to one's inner garden. Colette, in her meditation on the splendor of autumn and the autumn of life, celebrated it as a beginning rather than a decline.

The First Paragraph Hooks the Reader If the opening lines of the narrative permit his attention to wane, if it doesn't mesmerize his mind and captivate his body, my dreams of a writing career will crumble and dissolve like the faded pages of a brittle, time-worn, abandoned novel.

Dave Eggers, Lili Reinhart, and Rihanna: the week in book deals. My personal form of astrology is to anxiously trawl Publishers Marketplace every week. No, wait, hear me out: it's how I can tell the only future that matters: which books I will be reading a year and a half from now. Also, it's a nice reminder that publishing isn't dead after all.

What Moneyball Can Teach You About Writing Moneyball is a baseball movie with very little baseball in it. Instead, it's about probabilities based on games that have already been played. It's ostensibly a movie about spreadsheets. It shouldn't work. Not even Brad Pitt at his most Brad Pittish - smirking and eating lots of food - should be able to save such a borefest.

Read Olga Tokarczuk’s response to winning the Nobel Prize. Riverhead has released a newly translated statement from Olga Tokarczuk, who won a Nobel Prize in Literature this week.

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

Book Riot's Deals of the Day for October 11th, 2019 The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.

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

EXCLUSIVE COVER REVEAL: Broken People by Sam Lansky. Sam Lansky, author of the memoir The Gilded Razor and the West Coast Editor at TIME magazine, will publish a novel in June 2020. Here’s the cover! Lansky's narrator, Sam, is a writer and recovering addict based in LA in his late 20's who is on the verge of emotional collapse.

How to Publish a Book and Sell Your First 1,000 Copies How do you publish your book and sell your first 1,000 copies? Here's what happens:. Step 1: Slave Over the Blank Page. You spend thousands of hours over several years writing your masterpiece. It becomes your baby, a creation birthed from nothing. You can't wait to see it in print.

Recovering the Lost Art of Structure in Writing You only have to look at some of the most distinguished writers on Medium - they rarely stick to unspoken rules about sentence length, form and content which has reigned supreme for years. However, in the effort to stay ahead of an ever-changing writing ecosystem, we've forgotten the importance of some of the crucial basics.

How to Write a Blog Post: A Quick, 5-Step Guide Unfortunately, there are crappy people out there who will try to steal your work no matter what you do. You can copyright your website/work and, if you still find someone who has copied your work, you can confront them about it first. Most people will take down the plagiarized work after getting caught.

7 Literary Icons Who Moonlighted as Children's Authors As it happens, even the most serious of authors can't resist the challenge of writing for some of the most discerning readers: young kids. In his groundbreaking essays, novels, plays, and speeches, Baldwin certainly never pulled his punches when it came to commenting on racism and identity in America.

Introducing Electric Literature's Literary Stunt Index For your consideration, Electric Literature's Literary Stunt Index. We've plotted some notable books and some of our personal favorites to give you a sense of how it works. Gimmick: A gimmick book has, above all, highly a pitchable concept.

DVpit Is Creating Space For Diversity In Publishing Created by agent Beth Phelan, DVpit is a Twitter pitching contest for diverse voices. Pitching contests are Twitter-based events where writers who have already written a full manuscript, revised it, and gotten it ready for agents can pitch their books.

25+ of the Best Grammar Puns They're the best and they make me laugh every time, even when I've seen the same ones over and over again because people know I love grammar and puns. Today, I've collected some of the very best grammar puns to make you cackle like a witch and then groan and cover your face in shame.

Jane Heir: Writers, Families, and Writer Families A painful but powerful modern love story, it explores the cost of marital infidelity and the challenges of single motherhood, the legacy of suicide, and the healing power of love. Families are a common topic for writers.

5 Nonfiction Bricks Worth Adding to Your Personal Collection It's the memoirs that won her awards and a massive audience, and the novels like Play It As It Lays that drew her a cult following, but Joan Didion will likely go down as one of the great essayists of the 20th century's latter half, and this Everyman's Library hardcover gives you all five of her collections in one.

Wallpaper Your Life With This Round-up of GOOD OMENS Art The TV adaptation of Good Omens is a joy to behold and there's fanart to prove it. Enjoy this collection of Good Omens art from across the internet!

14 Space Horror Books for Those Who Dare to Believe Let's warp our way to some of the darkest corners of the universe. An alien parasite that lives inside its host? By now Ridley Scott's chestbursters are pop culture legend, and any mention of unwanted alien stowaways brings to mind John Hurt sprawled out on a table in Alien, blood spewing from his chest.

How To Search Books By Color We're one step closer to finding this dragon book based on cover color. Look between the limiters for size and usage rights, which are located to the left of the window just above the suggested keywords and sponsored results on the page. See where it says "color?" Click on that and you'll get a drop-down menu with a 12-color palette option.

The Best Marvel Costumes For All Your Superhero Needs It's October, which means you're probably scrambling to figure out the perfect costume. But why worry when there's a whole universe of Marvel characters out there to choose from? With so many superheroes, though, how could you ever decide? Storm or Jubilee?

Queer / Pansexual/Bisexual Women in M/F Romance: 10 Books to Read Right Now Are you having trouble finding queer / pansexual/bisexual women in M/F romance novels? Me too! Happily, there seem to be a lot more of these than there used to. Here, in no particular order are ten books featuring queer/pan/bisexual women in M/F romance!

13 Reasons You Should Read HEART OF THE MOORS Before Watching MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL Here's why you should pick up Heart of the Moors, written by powerhouse author Holly Black, before watching Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.The book cover is almost as beautiful as Angelina Jolie'

I Opened The Door: On Portals, Fantasy, And My Disability She and the door are similar in all these ways. While I loved this novel for its lyricism and whimsy and just general gorgeousness, I would never have made a deeper, more personal connection with it if it weren't for also reading Broken Places and Outer Spaces immediately afterward.

8 Queer Halloween Reads for Your Gay Spooky Needs: The List List #370 At Autostraddle: 8 Queer Halloween Reads for Your Gay Spooky Needs. at Brightly: 17 Must-Read Picture Books of Fall 2019. at Bustle: These 15 Scary Book Series Will Give You The Creeps For Multiple Nights. at BuzzFeed: 17 Fantastic Books To Help Fill The "Harry Potter" Void In Your Life.

Giveaway: I'M NOT DYING WITH YOU TONIGHT by Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones Enter to win a copy of I'M NOT DYING WITH YOU TONIGHT by Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones!

Tell A Scary Story in 13 Words: Critical Linking, October 11, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, sponsored by The Years After You by Emma Woolf, from Amberjack Publishing. "Their first foray into writing challenges was a six-word story contest with an autumn theme.

Lit Hub Daily: October 11, 2019 Anyone but the people: Rebecca Solnit on the party of Trump's attacks on democracy. - Lit Hub “We made people stop fighting each other, and start fighting for each other.” How Indigenous activist Jasilyn Charger channels anger into the fight for survival.

Loss: The Exact Reason to Read and Write Loss can make fiction feel like an obnoxious waste of time. And maybe it is. But what if all of this loss is the exact reason to read? To write?

Who Has the Right to Write About Hurricane Katrina? Broom's debut, The Yellow House, felt like a homecoming. The author and I are different in many ways: age, and race, where we were when Katrina hit, the nature of our connection to New Orleans, where we are in our writing lives. Still, the book resonated-deeply, harshly.

The Irish Clan That Was “Virtually Deleted from History” In engravings from 19th-century travel books the castle rises in a pale glimmering out of still waters in which its reflection descends to mysterious depths; the romantic perspective captures its symbolic stature as Connemara's navel, but in the physical world it appears from the shore as a brownish rectangular stump.

On the Front lines of Indigenous Activism When I was 18, I was really done with the rez, and so I moved away. A couple of my friends died from suicide while I was gone. And a couple more got murdered. When I came back, it was very traumatic. So many of our people we know end up trying to kill themselves.

In the Age of Political Thugs This one is red, communist red, the color of tomato paste and new cars. South Dakota has been easily carried by the Republicans in every election since 2000, when the color scheme of conservative "red" states and liberal "blue" states was cemented in our national consciousness.

The Other Name: Septology I-II Or maybe some other people can too? Used with the permission of the publisher, Fitzcarraldo Editions. Copyright 2019 by Jon Fosse. English translation copyright 2019 by Damion Searls.

On the Activism of Marlon Brando, Before the Fame At the Park Savoy Hotel on West 58th Street, the pay phone in the first-floor hallway was jangling. When someone picked it up, they heard Bill Liebling ask if Marlon Brando still lived there. No, Liebling was told, Marlon had left the hotel some time ago, leaving no forwarding address.

On Coming of Age in a Discount Supermarket It is the summer that you are 16, and it is the summer of your first job bagging groceries at Viva Mart, the store that used to be Market Basket, the one in the Five Points Plaza, where Garvey Avenue intersects with Valley Boulevard and Mountain View Road.

What Is Missing Andrew Weissman's heart was pounding. He heard it, the roar and pulse of it, in his ears. He could almost feel the blood juicing through his body, propelling him forward. When he realized that there were only three more bridges before he had to turn away from the Arno, he made one last push.

Lit Hub Recommends: Stevie Nicks, Aimee Bender, and The Yellow House Dark, Netflix’s first original German-language series, is batshit. When a young boy in the fictional town of Winden goes missing in the present-day, a community-wide search commences that recalls a similar unresolved case 33 years prior.

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

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

What I Learned After Publishing One Article a Day for a Month Writing is hardly the graceful and romanticized process that popular culture makes it out to be. For me at least, it's a real challenge: an activity riddled with frustrations, setbacks, and obstacles that require my sustained effort.

How to Write a Powerful Personal Story As humans, we share an innate desire to share stories. Whether we are sharing stories about some character or writing about our own lives, the very purpose of sharing stories is to seek connection with others. And a personal story is the deepest of all stories as it attempts to strike an emotional chord with the reader.

Is Storytelling Therapy? I'm a psychologist as well as a fiction writer. At a conference the other day someone asked me if I thought that a novel was an example of a psychological narrative and if it was therapeutic to the writer and/or the reader. The word narrative, used in the context of describing language, is broad-based and therefore complex.

Anyone But the People: Rebecca Solnit on the Party of Trump’s Attack on Democracy One of the failures of journalism is the way that news appears in fragments, though understanding comes from putting the pieces together.

Anthony Bourdain’s estate auction includes a lot of his early writings. An auction of various things from the estate of Anthony Bourdain, the late writer, chef, and TV host, is happening now through October 30, and it includes a number of Bourdain’s early writings.

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

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature Proves the Academy Hasn't Changed In the wake of the scandal, Anders Olsson, the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, announced a hiatus for the prize, saying, "We find it necessary to commit time to recovering public confidence… before the next laureate can be announced.

PEN America expresses “deep regret” over Peter Handke’s Nobel Prize. PEN America issued the following statement today, from author and PEN America President Jennifer Egan, in response to the Swedish Academy’s choice of Peter Handke for the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature :. PEN America does not generally comment on other institutions' literary awards.

7 Dumb Mistakes to Avoid When You Want to Write a Book Do you want to write a book? A lot of writers like you want to write their first books, too. Now you're writing that novel or how-to guide you've always dreamed of writing someday. Right? Well, here's the reality. Whether you know it or not, you're struggling with the same problem many writers, including me, face every day.

The Universe in Verse: Bill T. Jones Performs Poet Ross Gay's Ode to Our Highest Human Potentialities Legendary choreographer and New York Live Arts artistic director Bill T. Jones, subject of the inspiring forthcoming documentary Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters, stole the show with his electrifying performance of Gay's poem at the third annual Universe in Verse - please enjoy:.

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2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize Literature Winners Announced The 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize Literature winners have been announced! In a rare double ceremony following the postponement of last year's award due to a series of scandals, the Swedish Academy has awarded the 2018 prize to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and the 2019 prize to Austrian author Peter Handke.

Mapping the Novel You've got the best idea ever, you've got your why, and you're committed to the writing process. You're ready to go! Oh, I hate to do this to you, hate to stop anybody when they are excited about writing. But….you might want to do a bit of prep work before you begin.

How to Make Characters Take Action They have a good plan, they care about their goal, and their dialogue is engaging. As I kept reading, I found myself wanting to shout, "Get on with it already!" Suddenly I recognized exactly what the problem was, and worse, I realized I do it too: the character wasn't taking actions.

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

Nobel Prize-Winner Olga Tokarczuk in Conversation with John Freeman Olga Tokarczuk, alongside Peter Handke, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Literary Hub's John Freeman spoke with her earlier this year about her novel Flights, onstage with translator Jennifer Croft. John Freeman: Flights travels through space and time brilliantly, mysteriously.

Shea Serrano on John Wick, Worldbuilding, and Superfans This week on The Maris Review, Shea Serrano joins Maris Kreizman to discuss his new book, Movies, now available from Twelve Books. On the author’s responsibility to promote his or her book:. Shea: Here’s the thing: I feel that same sort of dread. It’d be really cool if you didn’t have to do this part.

How to Grow on Instagram as a Writer It's a great place to share your work, find loyal readers, and network with other writers. To be successful on Instagram, you don't have to be a professional photographer or spend a bunch of money. In fact, with just a little time each week, you can grow an engaged following on Instagram.

Get Paid to Write: 14 Great Grants for Writers Suunil from Mumbai India. Enjoy. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Name. Email. Website.

7 spooky short story collections A few weeks ago, I shared some highly anticipated fall reads on Patreon. It was a LOT of fun, but it was still 90 degrees in Louisville. I joked about it being fall on the page and in our hearts, if not in our actual, physical world. But finally, last weekend, I felt a chill in the air.

The first ever dual Nobel Prizes in Literature have been awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke have been awarded the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes in Literature, respectively. Tokarczuk was one of this year’s favorites to win; here’s translator Jennifer Croft on the intense, nationalist backlash The Books of Jacob received in Tokarczuk’s native Poland.

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

Jac Jemc Is Living in the Gray Areas I was watching the Eddie Murphy episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld, and they were talking about how the difference between comedians and humans is that, no matter how tragic, comedians can always see the comedy in a situation.

Picture Perfect: 4 Books About Instagram How do influencers gain so many followers and what are their tips for Instagrammers? Get the scoop from the source and these books about Instagram.

2020 YA Books To Movies For Your TBR/TBW Lists These 2020 YA books to movies will have you ready for the upcoming year in all things young adult literature and entertainment.

25 Fascinating Authors On Instagram to Follow in 2019 Then you should probably check out these 25 authors on Instagram in 2019. Read through this list and then hit "follow" accordingly! The Sweetbitter author posts lifestyle images mixed with behind-the-scenes snapshots of her writing and television creation process, plus book recommendations.

6 Stunning Debut Books By Women To Read This Fall Looking for some new fall 2019 reads to add to your TBR list? Start with these six stunning debut books by women, hitting shelves this season.

Please, I'm Begging You, Watch the Movie Without Reading the Book We want to read everything and anything. We buy books we don't have the time to read or the space to store. We force ourselves to finish books we hate, even though life is too short. It's in our blood. Books are an investment we hope will pay off in the long run.

9 Books to De-Stress Your Life I asked my fellow Book Riot contributors to share some of the books they turn to in stressful times, and they came through with a great list of titles to help you sit down, breathe, and recharge. Check out our list of de-stressing books below. Even if you're not feeling the pressure, these are sure to calm your mind, body, and soul.

20 Must-Reads of the Star Wars Universe What are your Star Wars must-reads?

On Reading, Walking, and Seasonal Depression But still, I'm dreading the dark evenings that come with late fall, that come to take my reading and walking away, leaving me with less reading time overall as well as more time to walk in the cold with my anxiety. I don't mean this piece to just be defeatist.

14 T.S. Eliot Quotes About All Facets Of Life Eliot needs little introduction. He conquered multiple genres in the field of literature and left a legacy of important life advice for all of us so that we don't get reduced to 'hollow men'. We are more connected technologically but deep down we're all feeling lonely at the same time.

QUIZ: What Holiday Romance Should You Read? The holidays are creeping up on us, so why not get festive with a seasonal HEA? Take the quiz to match up with a holiday romance novel.

8 of the Most Compelling Historical Fiction Books for Teens In a reimagining of the U.S. Civil War, Jane was born in a world where the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chancellorsville. Laws like Native and Negro Reeducation Act are enforced, requiring them to attend combat schools to learn to take care of the walking dead.

Book Fetish: Volume 374 Audre Lorde Self-Care Sticker: This wonderful quote from Lorde about the importance of self-care is perfect for water bottles, laptops…anything! Read Books Earrings: Even your accessories can promote your favorite hobby! The Book Was Better Enamel Pin: This little cranky-faced cat is an entire mood.

The Cover of Elizabeth Acevedo's New Novel is a Representation Win: Critical Linking, October 10, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, sponsored by The Years After You by Emma Woolf, from Amberjack Publishing. "And then I saw the girls and the beautiful shades of brown of their skins. It's not every day you see such display of Caribbean beauty on a cover.

Lit Hub Daily: October 10, 2019 "We are all paying for it, though these people are paying more dearly than the rest of us." On the road with California's climate migrants. - Lit Hub In praise of Rumi, priestly poet and master of the one-liner, whose newly-translated poem "In all of love has there ever been such a lover as you?" you can read here.

Manuscript Evaluations: What They Are and What to Expect Whether you're writing a novel, memoir or how-to book, a manuscript evaluation can be an economical opportunity to have your work reviewed by a professional editor before you begin querying and submitting.

Saeed Jones’s Striking Memoir About Race, Sex, and Self-Invention "Gay wasn't a word I could imagine actually hearing my mom say out loud," he writes. "If I pictured her moving her lips, 'AIDS' came out instead." This is childhood experienced as a horror movie's precariously golden first scene. Jones feels pursued by a peril that will not speak its name.

When Stephen King is Your Father, the World is Full of Monsters We had a new monster every night. I had this book I loved, Bring on the Bad Guys. It was a big, chunky paperback collection of comic-book stories, and as you might guess from the title, it wasn't much concerned with heroes.

How Does One Actually Prove a Human is Smarter Than a Housefly? Nerve impulses sprint along neurons at up to 400 km per hour as we read and think, monitoring our heart and lungs, tensing and relaxing muscles and managing the motion of our gut. Trillions of these signals conduct the mechanical tasks of life, manage incoming information and extract order from a blizzard of thoughts.

Dystopia and Shame: On the Road with California’s Climate Migrants My evening commute takes me north on Highway 280 towards San Francisco. One hundred and fifty miles to the east, Paradise is burning at the heart of the largest wildfires in California's long and storied history of fires. The thick smoke, which blankets the entire region for hundreds of miles, contains the particulate remains of Paradise.

Rumi Priestly Poet of Love and Master of the One Liner Rumi was a master of the one-liner, or, in the parlance of classical Persian poetry, pearls. Mostly about love. Yet the question "What kind of love?" still defies any answer that could be checked in a box on a quiz.

A Poet’s Case for Wasting Time In the song, the speaker laments the ephemerality of life as an itinerant musician, as did the speakers of "Wherever I Lay My Hat " decades before and "You Got Me" released a year after "Travellin' Man" in 1999. In the past few years, I've begun to understand why itinerant life is such a perennial theme for writers, artists, and musicians alike.

The Incredibly English Art of Mole-Catching Molecatchers produce advertising flyers and build websites. They tell you that moles on airstrips can cause serious problems for landing aircraft, that the tunnels they dig can cave in under the weight of a galloping horse and riders can be thrown. Horses in paddocks can break a leg by tripping in a collapsing mole tunnel and have to be shot.

The Best Time to Practice Stoicism? When Your Flight is Canceled I was flying across the United States and had to make a connection in Chicago. The plane that would have taken me home was delayed by weather. When it finally arrived, we were asked to board, but as soon as we got seated, we were asked to deplane. The plane's cargo door, we were told, wasn't working properly.

Henrietta Lovell, the Tea Lady, Reveals Secrets of the Trade I should warn you, drinking too much tea can make you high and reckless. I have seen chefs bouncing off the walls of my tasting rooms. Really. They get so revved up on the caffeine and the rush of new experiences that they're unable to sit down.

On the Radical Misremembering of Childhood I remember a show that may not have existed. A variety type show with western leanings, but one that was hosted by guitar man Jerry Reed. This was just about the time that he was singing "Eastbound and Down," and starring in Smokey and the Bandit as sidekick to Burt Reynolds, ultimate mustache.

"In all of love has there ever been such a lover as you?" In all of love has there ever been such a lover as you? Out of desire for you, even kings wear tattered robes. Solomon stands at each of the four corners of your tablecloth, Drunk with your presence, sharing his meals with the poor. Out of love for you, the unbeliever turns into a book of belief.

Publishing Your Book Is Changing on IngramSpark I continue our saga about a new upload of a self-pub book to the standard folks. What if you haven't done this in the last couple of years? What's new? I discussed the Amazon Kindle print book/ebook in some detail in my last post, which was Publishing Your Book is Changing on Amazon Kindle.

Dr. Bob Rich Bones Up on Marketing 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.

Stop Using These Excuses When it Comes to Writing Every writer uses excuses from time to time to avoid doing the work. No matter the reason to use them, it’s time to retire the ones used constantly, you don’t need them anymore.

PRIVATE: DO NOT READ THIS! The Magic of a Secret Notebook by Jamie Michalak What do all of these people have in common? They've all carried a pocket or secret notebook. Agatha Christie went through 73 secret notebooks. Beatrix Potter wrote in hers using a secret code. Comedians carry pocket notebooks to jot down funny conversations and observations.

How to Write Consistently Whenever you can gather a spare moment. As in. All the damn time. Glass shatters in the distance. The audience gasps, shrieks, sputters their overpriced wine along the velvet backs of the seats in front of them. There's a commotion by the doors as people hurry to make their exits.

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

This Is How You Defeat Writers Block There's a simple piece of code and a small design choice that's defined how we've typed for years. Both of which seamlessly combining in the form of a cursor blinking at you on an empty page, almost like it's asking you "yeah so what?" Taunting you in this everlasting staring match - infuriating.

The Boujee Booktuber Tag Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

Ali Wong almost returned the advance on her book because she thought it was “terrible.” First came Baby Cobra, Ali Wong’s brilliantly brazen Netflix comedy special. She shares with us her sexual escapades with homeless men, pokes fun at feminism, and she does it all while extremely pregnant. Another Netflix special, another baby, and a romantic comedy later, and now she’s written a book.

The Hero's Journey: How to Outline the Approach and the Ordeal Yet the hero must also have plenty to lose as well. The Harry Potter books are incredibly intimate, taking the reader inside Harry's tortured mind and lonely soul. Yet his epic adventures have worldwide consequences as he must confront the rising evil of the Dark Lord Voldemort.

Write Now with Nicci Schmidt I'm Nicci Schmidt, an editor based in Cape Town. I've worked as a freelance editor alongside my day job for about a decade, but have been freelancing full time for the past three years.

What Should I Read Next FAQs Here on the blog I recently answered a pile of frequently asked questions, and today I'm again tackling FAQs, this time for the podcast. We recently published our 200th episode of What Should I Read Next, and before long we'll celebrate our four-year anniversary of making the show.

The Never-Ending Mindset of a Flailing Writer The people who make money on this platform typically inhabit two groups: People who write every day or are some version of a prolific writer. People who are commissioned to write articles and/or are well-known writers. There are, of course, other types of writers, but let's focus on the above groups as they feature writers who are making money.

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

A Practical Guide to Becoming a Nun There is a process to these things, phases to the journey that you'll be expected to pass through. Start young. When you're walking with your mother down the streets of Boston, clinging to her hand, stare at a gaggle of nuns going by, the arresting flutter of their habits, the graceful uniformity of them.

Learning to Write With a Broken Heart This is a tough one to write, but, I've realized that by sharing these thoughts with others, it will allow me to continue moving forward, especially in terms of my writing. Most of my world revolves around being a mother to four rapidly growing children, all between the ages of 12 and 17.

7 Books Set in New Orleans That Go Beyond Mardi Gras Here's a mini list of what I think comes up for the uninitiated or the casual traveler: French Quarter debauchery. Pastel shotgun cottages of Treme and columned plantation houses on Saint Charles Avenue. The romance of the old-fashioned streetcars chugging down that avenue and now through to the Bywater.

What People Get Wrong About Working-Class America Randal O'Wain's debut memoir, which was published this month by Tobias Wolff's American Lives imprint at the University of Nebraska Press, is a perfect example of a remedy.

How Comics Have Helped My Daughter Embrace Her Inner Superhero They were each done up in some top-notch cosplay, so well done they could have stepped out of our television screen back home. Emily, done up in her own She-Ra outfit-procured online because I have zero crafting skills-was dazzled to see her onscreen heroes come to life.

10 Horror Romance Books To Read Before Halloween That dark creepiness that lurks at the edges of our vision, in the falling leaves and the scent of…fall scent things…makes one crave the feeling we get with a good scary story. But we also still want to watch people fall in love. With that said, here are some of the best horror romance books.

25 Fun Book Character Costumes for Kids to Buy and DIY Read on, for a list of 25 book character costumes for kids, ranging from ideas for infants to teenagers and costumes you can buy to DIY costumes you can make at home. And everyone please have a spooky, safe, literary Halloween season! Madeline from Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans.

New Books That Explore the #MeToo Movement and Its Impact These new books, focusing on #MeToo and its impact, will hit shelves just in time for the movement's two-year anniversary.

It's Okay to Remake THE PRINCESS BRIDE We all have our beloved tales, but what exactly is being done to them when they're adapted? Is it so wrong to retell? Let's consider THE PRINCESS BRIDE.

Indie Press Round-Up: October New Releases Find your next favorite read with this list of great independent press books from October 2019, including memoirs, novels, and more.

Giving Up Perfect for My Students I'm teaching at a different high school this year and spent the summer bulking up my classroom library because I don't have the same financial support from administration as I did at my old school. Luckily, I know a few people in the book business and get a steady stream of preview books from publishers to riffle through to add to my shelves.

What The 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Call Their Favorite Books I reached out to the top ten candidates in the race as of October and asked them to share their favorite and/or the most influential books in their lives. For the candidates who did not respond, I've included the books they've mentioned in other forums.

Revelo Persona! Which Harry Potter Character Are You Based on Your Enneagram Type? Find out which of nine awesome and magical Harry Potter characters you are with this Harry Potter Enneagram quiz.

How the American Girl Series Shaped My Reading, Imagination, and Humor A reader on discovering the American Girls series based on the dolls, and what those books taught her about history, imagination, and more.

Sum Great Math Books for Your Reading Pleasure Whether you're fascinated by math, or find it intimidating, find books about math to improve your understanding of the subject among these reads.

YA Books About Basketball Check out these three YA books about basketball, featuring stories about the love of the game, and the teammates who play it!

A Medieval Dragon Prayer Book! Critical Linking, October 9, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, available now from Timber Press. "Erika Boeckeler was going to need three years-with help from a lot of students-to fully comprehend what she was holding in her hands.

Lit Hub Daily: October 9, 2019 Ceci n'est pas un clickbait: Eve Babitz on the time she played chess nude with Marcel Duchamp. - Lit Hub "The email inbox is an illusion, a metaphor, a construct." On the scattered, ad-ridden archive of our lives. - Lit Hub Billy Kahora on the life and writing of Ngugi wa Thiong’o, a giant of world literature.

5 Personal Narrative Examples Every Aspiring Essayist Should Read If writing a personal essay came with a step-by-step guide - and sadly, it doesn't - the first step would be to read really good essays. Analyze what works and what doesn't and determine why the author was able to catch an editor's attention. Then dissect every paragraph, every sentence, every word and apply what you've learned to your own work.

The Seductive Power of Metaphors and Similes Used judiciously, metaphors and similes can help readers see more clearly. But overuse can draw attention away from the story and onto your writing.

When a Hurricane Hits: A Story of America’s Urban Rise and Fall The geography of the Delaware Bay offered a hint at what Hurricane Sandy would bring to the Bayshore. Between the Cape May Peninsula and the narrow spit of sand that makes up Delaware's Cape Henlopen State Park, the bay's mouth stretches just over eleven miles, nearly identical to that of the Chesapeake, 130 miles to the south.

Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Giant of Kenyan Letters Just thirty kilometres outside of Nairobi, off the Nakuru highway, the land becomes flatter and less populated. An unassuming field beyond Limuru gives way to several isolated buildings behind a rusty gate.

Why Office Workers Can’t Sleep Ever since the discovery that light-and particularly blue light-can suppress melatonin and alter the timing of our circadian clocks, evidence has been building that exposure to even low levels of light in the evening and during the early part of the night may be affecting the quality of our sleep.

The Inbox: A Scattered, Ad-Ridden Archive of Our Lives To examine our inboxes is to examine our lives: our desires and dreams, our families and careers, our status, our networks and our social groupings, our projects, our commerce, our politics, our secrets/lies/fetishes.

Eve Babitz on the Time She Played Chess Nude with Marcel Duchamp In 1963 Walter Hopps forsook the Ferus Gallery, and even though it was only to become director of the Pasadena Art Museum, someone should have noticed how fast he was moving. He was only 28 and suddenly he was all the way in New York sweet-talking Marcel Duchamp into a Southern California retrospective.

In Which Daniel Mendelsohn Wishes Someone Would Ask Him About Gardening Daniel Mendelsohn’s Ecstasy and Terror is available now from New York Review Books. It's a mixed bag. But the fact is that apart from those things, which are a kind of mental furniture-they are just around-I rarely return "again and again" to books for personal pleasure.

If Shakespeare’s Juliet Was an Advice Columnist, What Would You Ask Her? Every year, more than 10,000 handwritten letters addressed to Juliet are sent to Verona, Italy, where Romeo and Juliet is set. The Juliet Club is a nonprofit cultural organization started by Giulio Tamassia and currently managed by his daughter, Giovanna.

What Are the Actual Chances of Being Buried Alive? What if they make a mistake and bury me when I’m just in a coma? Okay, so to be clear, you don’t want to be buried alive, is that correct? Got it. Lucky for you, you don’t live in Ye Olden Times! During Ye Olden Times, doctors had a less-than-flawless track record when it came to declaring people dead.

The Bougie, Classist History of Eggs Benedict Printed in the January issue of Overland Monthly, a California literary magazine, it is considered to be the first-known printed reference to eggs à la Benedict, as poached eggs over toast with ham and hollandaise was originally known.

Introducing The House of SpeakEasy Podcast The first episode features TV writer and Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski on the power of walking away; writer Alexander Chee explaining why endings are so damn hard; and novelist Colum McCann takes us back to his beginnings to show why nothing really ever ends.

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

Interview with Kalisha Buckhanon Autumn and Kendra talk with Kalisha Buckhanon about her new novel Speaking of Summer, which is out now from Counterpoint.The sponsor of this episode of Reading Women is TheNewsWorthy.

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

Write When You Think You're Not Good Enough I gave myself a goal - to write at least one post a week for a year - and I find myself struggling to keep up. When you think about it as 52 articles, it doesn't seem like all that much. How hard could it be, right?

The Myth of Inspiration I do not disagree with, or object to, how good it feels when you're running hard with the wind of an idea at your back and the horizon of your work feels endless. That's a great feeling. We can and should cultivate this feeling rather than waiting around for it.

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

'Doubt Can Be a Formidable Ally': An Interview with Josephine Rowe Firstly, that doubt can be a formidable ally, indicative of many favorable and necessary attributes; that you take your work and the story you're trying to tell seriously. Probably that you have a moral compass, believe in accountability, etc. Of course, doubt can be entirely inhibiting, so we have little choice but to make a friend of it.

Why You Should Impose Limits on Your Writing However, myriad research suggests that limiting yourself creatively may actually increase your productivity and resourcefulness. For a painter, that might mean using only acrylics for a specific project. A musician, only a guitar. And for a writer, creating only two characters.

Thanks for Joining Us for Persist: Our Instagram Feminist Book Club That's it for the fall 2019 edition of Persist! It was so great to chat with the many readers who showed up for our feminist book club. We read and discussed Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom, which explored so many urgent issues about being a black woman in America.

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

The Pitfalls of Pitching Contests For some time now, there have been spectacular stories of success coming out of well-known pitching contests like Pitch Wars. In what amounts to a writer's fairytale dream come true, these contests have helped authors find representation, connect with new writer friends, and even build an audience across social media platforms.

The Stunning Astronomical Beadwork of Native Artist Margaret Nazon Against the black velvet of pure spacetime, Nazon's intricate beadwork reaches across abstraction, across incomprehensible expanses, to make galaxies, nebulae, and constellations tangible; to render the wilderness of an impartial universe domesticated and personable.

2019 National Book Awards Finalists Announced The National Book Foundation announced the 2019 National Book Awards finalists! It's a fascinating list, with a range of debut authors and notable names like Marlon James, Laila Lalami, and László Krasznahorkai. None of the 25 finalists have previously won a National Book Award, and the majority of the finalists are first time nominees!

How to Actually Make it as an Artist: Nate Staniforth Nate Staniforth always knew he wanted to be a magician. The problem was, there's no obvious path to success for magicians, no clear career plan where he could climb the rungs of the magician ladder. In order to make his dream reality, he had to make it up as he went along-and work really, really hard for it.

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

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

American Gods Isn't My Favorite Book, but… American Gods by Neil Gaiman was the first book I ever finished and reviewed it in my head with the phrase, "this man must die." If you haven't read, in brief, it's about the gods of classical mythology trying to hold down day jobs. Or, at least, that's a theme in it.

Support Other Writers And Reap The Rewards How often do you find yourself scrolling through social media to settle on a post of a friend who sold a book, landed a big gig, saw their post go mega-viral or shared a photo of themselves on a big fancy stage somewhere, and thought to yourself, "Why them and not me?" I am embarrassed to admit I have, more times than I can count.

The 2019 National Book Award Finalists are… Here are the 25 finalists up for the National Book Awards in of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People's Literature:. Finalists for Fiction:. Susan Choi, Trust ExerciseHenry Holt and Company / Macmillan Publishers. Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Sabrina and Corina: StoriesOne World / Penguin Random House.

The 10 new books you need to read this week. Every week, a new crop of great new books hit the shelves. If we could read them all, we would, but since time is finite and so is the human capacity for page-turning, here are a few of the ones we'll be starting with. What are you reading this week? Zadie Smith, Grand Union: Stories.

How to Write a Cinquain If you know any French, the word "cinquain" probably makes you think of the number 5, which is "cinq" in French. Originally, a cinquain poem was any poem of five lines, but the definition has evolved over the years. Inspired by the Japanese forms of haiku and tanka, Adelaide Crapsey invented the modern American cinquain.

IndieView with Catherine Fearns, author of Sound I started the research towards the end of 2018, while I was finishing the editing process for the previous book, Consuming Fire. The idea for Sound had been in my head for a while, and I couldn't wait to get started! How long did it take you to write it?

Josephine Rowe on Craft, Climate Grief, and the Politics of Fiction Josephine Rowe's new short story collection, Here in Until August, is out today from Catapult, so we asked one of our favorite short story writers, Brandon Taylor, to get in touch for a conversation about craft, memory, climate grief, animals, and everything else that goes into a contemporary short story collection.

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

5 Quotes by Richard Adams to Make You a Better Writer Richard Adams was a supremely gifted writer most famous for his acclaimed novel Watership Down, which has been read and shared all around the world. Here are five quotes he said over the years that will absolutely help you in your writing! Some of us get started writing at an early age.

Uber Can Go Fuck Itself The novel, narrated by the Older Brother and Younger Brother, vibrates with sharply driven prose and wry humor, and takes us into the streets and the insides of working-class immigrant life in France, and to the battlefields and hospitals of Syria.

"Judy" Is What Happens When a Film Loves Its Subject Too Much The more she falls apart, the more you adore her… If she was found half-dead in the gutter, you'd all cum in your pants." But Anthony's worshipful sensibility-and his sense that Garland owes something to the gay community in return for their adulation-has all but taken over the film's approach to Garland and her story.

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

9 Sad Girl Books for Your Sad Girl Autumn Hot Girl Summer has come and gone, and it's time to become a 24/7 Sylvia Plath and welcome Sad Girl Autumn to the scene. Dig up your blackest jeans and a sweater that'll break your barista's heart because you'll be looking thoughtful and melancholy in the corner of your favorite coffee shop with one of these #sadgirl books under your arm.

Getting the Hell Out by Rafi Mittlefehldt The first time I took my husband home to Clear Lake, we went for a walk. There's a path near my parents' house that runs alongside a creek.

Reading Pathways: Harvey Pekar If you're looking for the most bang for your buck with as little possible overlap, I suggest picking up American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar and More American Splendor, collected in a single volume to coincide with the movie's release, as well as The New American Splendor Anthology.

ALL Obama Book Recommendations Through the Years President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime. The Bayou Trilogy: Under the Bright Lights, Muscle for the Wing, and The Ones You Do. Rodin's Debutante. Cutting for Stone. To the End of the Land. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.

Reading Through Heartache The most uncomplicated part of my day was picking up The Passage and reading. I needed it. I wasn't ready to confront my issues head-on. There was too much pain and hurt and confusion and I was just trying to find a way to cope with my sadness. Once I finished The Twelve, I decided that I needed to get out of town for a while.

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

4 of the Best Used Book Sale Hacks Used book sale hacks, that's what! If you've ever wanted to up your book grab game, these are the tips for you. Book sales fall into several categories. Each has some particulars that you need to know before showing up and each requires its own strategy.

50 Must-Read Books Set in Boarding Schools Obviously Harry Potter makes this list, and even other well-known powerhouses like Looking for Alaska use this boarding school setting well, but I've tried to compile recent and lesser-known must-read books set in boarding schools. May we all dream of one day being accepted to the boarding school of our dreams.

7 Cool Things Libraries Are Doing, Beyond the Books Libraries are awesome, don't you agree? I recently watched this video by Ariel Bisset about What Librarians Wish You Knew About Libraries, and it inspired me to go on a deep-dive into the cool work of libraries, even beyond the books!

Easy Bookish Halloween Costumes for Kids In the new Black Canary kids' graphic novel from DC, all Dinah Lance wants is to become a police officer like her dad. He's not real keen on the idea, considering how dangerous Gotham is and the fact Dinah has inherited her mother's voice: one that can shatter windows and collapse bleachers.

7 Books to Read Before They Become Movies This Fall Whether you're picking them up for the first time or the fifth time, here are 7 books to read before they become movies this fall.

Cover Reveal and Excerpt: YOU'RE NEXT By Kylie Schachte It's Greg Garcy." I pull the WANTED flyer from my bag. "The case has been cold for months, but I heard on the tip line he's been spotted a few times in the area. I've got a lead on the car." "Flora, we have discussed this." He scoops fresh cookie dough onto the baking sheet.

Favorite Bookworms: YA Books About Bookish People Check out Your 40 Favorite Books About Books. Still not enough for you? Check out our 100 Must-Reads, Books About Books edition. Throughout Book Riot, you'll find lots of love for bookish people of all kinds, but books about books are some of our favorites!

Who and What Done it? Sleuth out the Culprit based on Your Favorite YA Books Was it the kid with the Dutch oven? Was it supernatural forces or the landlady? Get on the case and find the culprit by taking this YA mystery quiz.

Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite Vampire Books? Because we love us some blood-suckers, give us your favorite vampire books!

The Worst Literary Wedding Themes: Critical Linking, October 8, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life, available now from Timber Press.

WSIRN Ep 204: Nonfiction that reads like a thrilling novel To all our new listeners, welcome aboard! What Should I Read Next can be listened to in any order backwards or forwards-although our producer Brenna assures readers that backwards is best. If you find the idea of bingeing 200 episodes daunting, we've made a Spotify playlist of my 30 favorite episodes to give you a place to start.

Lit Hub Daily: October 8, 2019 "The rest of my life was waiting for me." Saeed Jones on finding a sense of self in New York City. - Lit Hub Memoir "I can't point to any particular location, let alone a structure, and call it home." Josephine Rowe talks to Brandon Taylor about craft, climate grief, and the politics of fiction.

Writing Prompts: 37 Places to Find Them When You Need Inspiration Need a little inspiration? We’ve rounded up 37 places to find writing prompts when you need a creative kick in the pants.

How to Improve Your Amazon Book Descriptions Most people don't read websites; they scan. The same is true for your book description. When your description is visually and psychologically appealing, it invites the reader to delve in instead of click off. Huge blocks of text can overwhelm.

The Unseen Student Victims of the "Varsity Blues" College-Admissions Scandal Adam Langevin was then a middle-school student striving to become a tennis star. At the age of four, he had taken his first tennis lesson. By the time he turned eight, the court was the only place he wanted to be.

Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen Since it is night time, it’s almost impossible to admire the view; instead we start admiring stars. I wish quickly on the first one, but I know it won’t work. The headache hasn’t worked. Sulking hasn’t worked. Not even a miracle is going to get me home free from a 20-dollar date, even one I never wanted.

Saeed Jones on Finding a Sense of Self in New York City When I was ten or eleven years old, my mother had decided that we should take a family vacation to New York City with my grandmother and cousins. I can only remember a few stray moments of the visit, but the city was already wrapping me in its neon grip.

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

Five Books You May Have Missed in September A few weeks ago I was talking to a colleague about where we reviewers and critics cut corners-and where we absolutely won't. This column falls into the no-corners-cut category for me. I can't read every single book I consider for the list, but I do read each of the five books on it.

Philip Pullman on Children’s Literature and the Critics Who Disdain It This talk is going to be partly at least about children's literature, or so it says in the program. I should say at the outset that I'm not going to treat the subject in an academic way, even if I could; I find it hard to think about anything for very long, or at all deeply, unless I can get some practical grasp of it.

Lit Hub Asks: 5 Authors, 7 Questions, No Wrong Answers The Lit Hub Author Questionnaire is a monthly interview featuring seven questions for five authors with new books. This month we talk to:. Steph Cha. Mark Haber. Alexandra Jacobs. Jeannie Vanasco. Thomas Chatterton Williams. Without summarizing it in any way, what would you say your book is about?

When Your Book Finds a New Voice, 50 Years Later Half a century ago, in the early, explosive days of women's liberation, I wrote my darkly comic novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen to demonstrate why, given society's treatment of girls and women, a feminist movement was necessary.

"2011" A Poem by Fanny Howe On the last bus from Dublin to Limerick Raindrops pelted the landscape And held little photos Of aluminum crutches in each drop Rolling down the glass. These were buildings built On phony loans that bankrupted The country. Pharmaceuticals And cheap hospital Industry styles and ghost estates.

The Midcentury Battle to Save America’s Cities from Crisis On a Thursday morning, May 25, 1967, the well-known liberal Democrat and three-term Illinois senator Paul H.

Lisa Brennan-Jobs: “I Wanted to Write Something Else Besides a Memoir” Just about a year after it first hit shelves and just in time for the paperback release, Lisa Brennan-Jobs stops by the Damn Library with her terrific memoir Small Fry.

Write Magical Realism the Right Way The term “Magical Realism” is becoming diluted, so remember the true, historical meaning of the genre and its place in the culture, to keep the rich tradition alive. Magazine editors will thank you.

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

Do I Need Keywords in Everything I Write? SEO-friendly writing and keywords, man. How much should you use them? How often? It's mystical stuff. Like so many other parts of what goes into feeding things into the ever-hungering internet and hoping to get a screed of attention back from it, the term "keyword" has gained an almost mystic quality.

Amazon Book Review I've been doing a lot of painting lately. not the artsy, fun kind of painting, but rather the this-color-is-hideous-and-must-be-changed painting endeavor. so that means I've also been listening to a a LOT of audiobooks. As usual I like to mix it up and listen to a variety of genres, and I've been so happy with all of my choices.

Rihanna: the only girl in the world whose memoir comes with a marble pedestal. If you wanted to see a lot of photos of Rihanna, you could follow @badgalriri on Instagram OR you could buy this 504-page “visual autobiography.” Rihanna is a 15-pound doorstopper that features 1,050 photographs of the singer, following her journey from her childhood in Barbados to her international tours.

He Said/She Said/They Said Writing dialogue is a crucial skill to have in fiction. Your characters' conversations show readers who they are, who they aren't, and how they try to get what they want in a way that is for more interesting than the dreaded info dump.

Michelle Obama Publishing Companion Journal to BECOMING Michelle Obama is back with a companion guided journal to her 2018 bestseller, Becoming!Kirkus reports that Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House, announced the forthcoming journal, Becomin.

Try Writing Your Next Story on Your Phone I read a story published recently by a popular author here on Medium. The content was useful, informative, and well-written, but what stood out most to me was the formatting. Reading this story on my phone, as many of us do, I noticed how each section fit perfectly on my screen without needing to scroll.

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'I Like Writing Stories That Get Carried Away': An Interview with Michael DeForge I thought it was interesting that you go into Richard’s history as well. There’s this ambivalence about him-I love that early shot of him mantled in shadow, striking a commanding pose, while he also has a tiny frog on his shoulder. He kind of wavers between creepy and laughable.

The Art of Rate Negotiation for Writers I teach business workshops to many new and intermediate writers. Here's the most common question writers ask. How do I get people to pay me decent rates for my work? There are a few caveats to negotiating better rates for your writing-whether you're entering a new contract with a new client or asking for more money from a current client.

Here are the winners of this year’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Another week, another prestigious literary prize announcement. This time, it’s the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, which “celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, social justice, and global understanding.”.

4 Ways to Repurpose Your Article Have you ever poured heart and soul into a story, hit publish, then have it be one of your lowest performing pieces? Of course you have - you're a writer. It's just how the game works. Success isn't always a direct correlation of effort. You know you just have to go to the next article and do better.

Dan Brown MasterClass Review: Will This Help You Write Your Thriller? I recently had the opportunity to take a MasterClass from the man who wrote one of the world's best-selling novels, The Da Vinci Code, and in my Dan Brown MasterClass review, I'll share my thoughts about the experience and give you a peek into what I learned.

Lorraine Hansberry on Depression and Its Most Reliable Antidote To be an artist is to be a human being who feels everything more deeply, the beautiful as well as the terrible, and builds of those feelings bowers where others can safely and sacredly process their own.

The $41 Million Hunter's Point Library Is Not Accessible The Gothamist reports that the new Hunters Point Library in Queens has three floors that are only accessible by stairs. The notoriously troubled $41 million project, begun in 2010, concluded with a September 12th opening.

Beware Of Freelance Writer Scams Since I started blogging, I've received several emails over from people asking me to contribute to their site. Many of them are looking for free articles. They make requests for your work and offer promises. After interacting with them, you agree to send them a unique article on the promise to be paid, but they never deliver.

20 Dining and Food Magazines to Pitch Below is a list of 20 publications that accept all sorts of stories about food, ranging from recipes, to pieces examining the sustainability of certain practices, to articles exploring the junction of food and travel. But don't limit yourself strictly to "food" magazines and publications.

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

Could Blogging Be Holding You Back as a Writer? I know this sounds a little odd, but hear me out. It's very possible that blogging - even here on Medium - is holding you back as a writer. Write and publish. Write and publish. Write more and publish more. In doing this, you are getting used to instant gratification.

Giving Women Permission to Own Their Anger But, as editor Lilly Dancyger says in her introduction, "this anthology is not about the things that make us angry; it's about us, and all the many ways we feel and live with our anger." The authors discuss how they continuously work towards validating their anger first before they can make use of it.

Why I Love Earthquake Season And for as long as earthquake season lasts-and it's getting longer every year; we've passed the point where we could have fixed it-but for as long as it lasts, we are all the best versions of ourselves.

9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music The second main character, Rosemary Laws, grew up on a remote wind farm in the After, and has never known anything other than virtual life-until she gets a new job that requires her to actually venture out in the world. It's a novel of music and community, which to me are interconnected.

Remembering, Reimagining, and Revitalizing the Work of Edgar Allan Poe by Dahlia Adler I can't watch scary movies. It's one of my biggest fears, that I'll internalize the images on the screen and turn them into nightmares, making me vulnerable while I'm asleep and can't control or understand what I see. No matter what kind of horror we're talking about, it's a no go.

4 Italian Travel Locations Perfect for Shakespeare Fans Pack your bags, world travelers! Let your imagination run wild as you wander the places that William Shakespeare chose for plays that have outlasted their creator.

5 Stunning Poems by Jericho Brown to Read Today Jericho Brown poems are stunning. But there are so many other words to describe them: emotional, sexual, vulnerable. To borrow a sentiment from Walt Whitman, the poems contain the multitudes of his identity as a Black gay poet living in the American South.

10 IT-Themed Items You'll Want This Autumn Until then, I decided to gather some of the best It themed pieces to fulfill for all your spooky-ooky needs. Keep all your daily necessities close at hand with this recycled book handbag. The original It cover art makes for a perfectly eerie accessory.

AD ASTRA is an Unnecessary, Still Problematic Retelling of HEART OF DARKNESS In Ad Astra, instead of belittling, dehumanizing, and murdering "natives" in the dark beyond, the explorers find no extraterrestrial life; therefore, instead of dealing with how we treat other life forms, the film determines that all we've got is us. But removing "the natives" from the conversation simply skirts the issue.

The Writing Life: 36 Magical Annie Dillard Quotes It was a name I heard regularly on my college campus, our shared alma mater, during my four years there. Despite being a committed English major, I never bothered to pick up her work while in college.

Where to Find Free Short Stories Online Whether you're looking to break a reading slump or prefer short form writing, we've got the deets on where you can find free short stories online.

6 Tips for Slow Reading In a world that’s geared toward speeding up, we've got advice on how to read slowly, from reading out loud to choosing the right books.

Remembering and Pining for the Scholastic Book Fair "Come with me, and you'll be in a world of pure imagination" - that is, the Scholastic Book Fair. Shiny new paperbacks and all, reminisce with us.

The Best Young Adult Authors: A Non-Definitive List Johnson has published 13 YA novels in total thus far. Some highlights: The Name of the Star is the first in a paranormal thriller series set in a boarding school in London. She's also written standalones, such as The Key to the Golden Firebird, which is about three sisters dealing with the sudden death of their father.

Talking With LOOKING FOR LEIA’s Annalise Ophelian I caught up with Doctor Annalise Ophelian, the force behind LFL, via email to talk about the forthcoming docu-series. Jaime Herndon: Can you tell me how Looking for Leia came to be? Annalise Ophelian: The idea came about after attending my first Star Wars Celebration, in Anaheim 2015.

10 Ghost Romances to Ring in the Halloween Season As long as there are ghosts, it's all right. And yes, I did write this with Casper playing in the background. Because ghosts are the best.

Giveaway: PAUL, BIG, AND SMALL by David Glen Robb This giveaway is sponsored by Shadow Mountain Publishing. Paul Adams has always been short, but he's an excellent rock climber. And his small size means he can hide from the bullies of his high school. When Paul, Big, and Small are assigned to the same group project, they form an unlikely friendship.

When The Internet Affects Your Ability To Read Books: Critical Linking, October 7, 2019 Critical Linking, a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web is sponsored by Flatiron Books. "Last month I texted a friend to ask if she wanted to start a book club with me. 'What about a club where we talk about our favourite TikTok memes and viral dances instead?' she suggested.

Lit Hub Daily: October 7, 2019 Gabrielle Bellot considers the darkness at the heart of Jamaica Kincaid's children's mystery, Party. - Lit Hub "The dead girls are speaking everywhere": On the endless parade of literary dead girls. - Lit Hub "Per Engdahl was a great man, and I'll maintain that as long as I live." On the far right past of Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Ikea.

A Challenge to Write Life-Changing Fiction That wonderful idea was just one of many nuggets I found myself highlighting in what has so far turned out to be my surprise read of the year-noted literary agent Donald Maass's The Emotional Craft of Fiction.

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

How to Effectively Use Live Video to Reach Readers That is why I am somewhat platform agnostic because I know that there will be a platform where you can broadcast and where a large segment of your target demographic hangs out. Before we go further, I want to address the topic of fear of appearing on camera.

"Loitering" Amy was at the point of asking herself extraordinary questions in earnest. She had lived for a long time projecting a façade of hopefulness, but even that veil had begun to break down. Her friends had taken to asking if she was okay, enough that she suspected they might pose the same question about her to each other in her absence.

Who Are the Leo DiCaprios of the Booker Prize? Three years ago, the internet collectively decommissioned a well-worn meme: Leonardo DiCaprio Gets Snubbed by Oscar. After four fruitless nominations, the perennial Academy also-ran finally scored a golden statue of his own.

On the Darkness at the Heart of Jamaica Kincaid’s Children’s Mystery On the edge of a grand lake in Switzerland, Carl Jung had two extraordinary experiences. The first was that a large, rotund man was yelling at him for pushing off in a rowboat while standing up.

In Nazism, Joseph Roth Saw the End of Europe’s Cosmopolitan Dream Of all witnesses to the rise of the Third Reich, the Austrian writer Joseph Roth was among the least ambivalent and most despairing.

Crystal Hana Kim and Laura van der Berg on What It Means to ‘Learn to Write’ After reading and loving Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel, If You Leave Me, it was a great joy to team up with her for a joint paperback celebration. This conversation took place at the lovely Books Are Magic in early September.

On the Endless Parade of Literary Dead Girls There's a poem that troubles me. It's by a celebrated contemporary white male poet, and it's called "Above Sunset," and it's about a girl who is beautiful, who is or seems dead, dating the speaker of the poem. That's it.

Comedian Josh Gondelman Talks Empathy and Infinite Jest In this episode, Will talks to comedian Josh Gondelman on David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, addiction, and the value of goodness over niceness. Will Schwalbe: Hi, I'm Will Schwalbe, and this is But That's Another Story. I've been thinking a lot about biceps recently, in part because spring is finally here.

America in Mosul: An Account of the Occupation of an Iraqi City During the battles for Ramadi and Fallujah, those cities emptied out, their residents leaving for camps or fleeing to safety in other parts of the country or world. The Mosul operation was vastly more complicated because so many Moslawis didn't leave, at least not immediately.

Compelling Book Descriptions - Part 2 - The Book Designer In Part 1, we discussed how to hook your readers with book descriptions. Now, let's talk about how to tease your readers once they're hooked. Once you've hooked them - once you've piqued their interest and gotten them hyped about checking out your book - you need to tease them.

Checklist: How to Write a Query Letter That Doesn’t Suck This post contains affiliate links. That means if you purchase through our links, you're supporting The Write Life - and we thank you for that! This is an updated version of a story that was previously published. We update our posts as often as possible to ensure they're useful for our readers.

What to Do When Writing Gets in the Way of Living Your Life Can you please work on this? I began to realize that there just are moments in my life that feel too intense because they remind my body of the past, when I didn't have any tools to cope. My mind knows that my feelings are out of whack and over-the-top, but once my body gets "hijacked," I'm a goner.

Readers, in Spite of School by Donalyn Miller I am endlessly fascinated with readers-what and why they read, how they became readers and sustain a reading habit, and the ways reading has shaped their worldview and their identity development. I know other folks are endlessly fascinated with other aspects of reading and reading instruction including phonics, comprehension, or vocabulary.

How to Use Craigslist as a Freelance Writer Craigslist isn't just for finding a roommate or selling sofas. It might actually be the ticket to your next writing gig. How can a writer find meaningful, well-paying work among creepy ads requesting nude housekeepers and adult film actors? There are two ways, one active and one passive.

Alternative Markets for Writers As a freelance writer for more than a decade, I've explored many markets and, by far, the most profitable for me has been the medical writing field. I've written before here on Medium about how to get started in medical writing and how to get published in a health magazine.

READING VLOG: Cozy Fall Weekend + 550+ Pages Read!! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Evolving as a Ghostwriter After two years of ghostwriting, frustration elevated up to my throat. And it was the moment I gave it away. There are reasons why I chose ghostwriting. Perhaps, I never chose it; it found me. In the course of writing as a ghost, I learned what it takes to become an astrologer, a business/ startup pitch editor, and a celebrity gossiper.

Fill That Notebook! For anyone who has ever been frustrated by their inability to keep a journal, or after keeping a journal, by the surprising gaps and useless information one finds upon revisiting those pages a few months or years later; for anyone who has ever known this frustration, we have Mark Twain.

Inspired By Their Writing Or Stealing It? I was discussing my blog posts with the editor and she asked if she could use a particular article. Unfortunately, that one had already been snapped up for First New Zealand Print Rights by another magazine. The editor was disappointed and let me know with an abrupt email.

The 7 Day Diet to Boost Your Writing Metabolism There's never a bad time to start a diet, right? Beginning of spring, post-holiday binge season, the first day of the week? Tomorrow maybe? Keto, low-carb, zone, paleo - so many diets to try, so little time. As for myself, I'm a diet aficionado; I learn each new fad and chat about them with my friends.

Literary Tourism: Eastern Iowa, With Indie Bookstores Galore We're also a literary and arts hub, due to Iowa City, with its UNESCO City of Literature designation and the famous University of Iowa Writers Workshop. Today I'm going to take you on a literary tour of the eastern part of our state and highlight the best spots for readers and book lovers along the way.

6 Books to Stave Off the Sunday Scaries Are you in a Sunday afternoon slump? Kick those Sunday Scaries to the curb with these books that are sure to help you forget your Monday to-do list.

Kickstart This: Rainbow Punch Press So we took the leap to try opening a small bookish shop instead of the monthly demands of a book subscription box, and our very loyal and supportive gang from Landfall days has pretty much stuck with us and have been encouraging us." What makes their items unique is they're themed in ways that other bookish good shops aren't.

How Fan Fiction Teaches What the Classroom Doesn't: Critical Linking, October 6, 2019 Critical Linking is a daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web, sponsored by Flatiron Books. "A fan-fiction site is a uniquely energetic learning environment.

Blogs for Self-Publishers, September 27 - October 3, 2019 - The Book Designer Instead, focus on what you like and what you're best at. Here's a big list of book marketing ideas to help you hone in on what you should do." Photo: pixabay.com. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.

UK Poet James Sale Reviews American Poets Latest Poetry Book Please see submission guidelines on the left of this page. Reviews and essays are indexed by genre, reviewer names, and review sites. Writers will find the search engine handy for gleaning the names of small publishers. Find other writer-related blogs at Sharing with Writers and The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor.

Dr. Wesley Britton Reviews Marijuana Murders Bacon unwinds his mystery with a light tone and often humorous touches as parallel investigations get underway as various potential criminals are checked out, ruled out, pulled to the top of the suspect lists, and put Kate, Lyle, and Arizona police in deadly danger for unclear and unknown motives.

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

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

5 Lessons My Dogs Taught Me About Writing As writers, we tend to focus a lot on developing the technical aspects of our skill. We get too absorbed in it and forget about the other side of the equation that makes our beautiful stories possible: our selves. Even in writing, there's nuggets of wisdom we can all learn from our pets.

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

6 Writing Mistakes Which Discredit Your Reputation Sometimes an article doesn’t sit well with readers. So you’re not left questioning why forever, here are 6 writing mistakes which discredit your reputation.

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

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

Understand Writing as a Process If a writer declares no process exists during composition, they are either unaware, truly gifted, unpublished, or lying. Genuine writers understand that writing evolves through a process and when one is established, writing becomes tolerable, for many rewarding and when we are lucky, exhilarating for the writer and the reader.

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

Dialogue Tags: How to Format Dialogue, Plus Some Dialogue Rules When you use dialogue tags, try to:. The dialogue itself is what's important: The tag is just functional. In most cases, the word "said" will do just fine - don't try to come up with lots of fancy synonyms. This is one case where repetition really doesn't matter.

Top Ten Quick-Start Books for Middle School by Cindy Christiansen Christiansen, I need a book that starts fast! Can you help me?" I heard that request from my sixth graders many times last year. They want to be hooked right away when they begin reading, and this is especially true for my reluctant readers. My students and I created the following list of our favorite quick-start books for middle grade students.

You're Sabotaging Your Writing by Making These 3 Mistakes But it's what's needed to be the writer you want to be. Marketing our own writing is a difficult task. We feel selfish or scared of judgment. It's better to hang on to an unrealistic mentality than put ourselves out there. You can't keep doing that to yourself.

Lit Hub Weekly: September 30 – October 4, 2019 Jeannie Vanasco on writing the character of her abuser - Steve Luxenberg on journalism versus storytelling - Are civilization and income inequality inextricably intertwined?

Gift Yourself A FIYAH Literary Magazine Subscription For 2020 You like science fiction? You like fantasy? You like dystopian fiction? Those all fall under speculative fiction, also known as specfic. FIYAH was a World Fantasy Awards winner in 2018 and a Hugo Awards finalist in 2019. The Founding Executive Editor was author Justina Ireland and the current Executive Editor is author Troy L.

4 Powerful Poems Every 21st Century Poetry Lover Should Read So, here is a list of my favorite poems that I read in the past few weeks and I feel every 21st century poetry lover should read. This poem is a part of Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming, a coming of age novel written in free verse. I grew up in one of Britain's ex-colonies.

Traveling With A Toddler? Bring These Books With You Traveling with a toddler? Here are some of the best books you can bring along on your travels to keep their experience as good as possible.

Giveaway: EMILY DICKINSON'S GARDENING LIFE by Marta McDowell Enter to win a copy of EMILY DICKINSON'S GARDENING LIFE by Marta McDowell! One lucky winner will also receive a tote filled with Emily Dickinson swag.

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

Eight Books to Help Writers Improve Their Craft As a writer, I'm always looking for ways to improve my craft. At any given moment during any given day, you can find me either watching videos, reading books on writing, or reading articles on the internet. Which led me to put this list together. So, without out further ado, here are my eight books to help writers improve their craft.

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

The Three Rules That Underpin My Freelance Writing Business I'm not much of a rule-follower. I like to experiment, do my own thing, go my own way, and generally take a few risks.

How to Use Satire, Sarcasm, and the Power of Contrast to Expand Your Writing Repertoire In a society where everything seems to have already been written on everything, writers need a unique approach to attract an audience's attention. Because we as readers have "already heard it before," we are less likely to click on writing that approaches everyday topics in the same old tired ways.

The Booksellers is a fascinating look into the world of rare book dealers. First editions, signed or inscribed copies, incunabula, manuscripts, and artists' books… the list goes on. Bibliophiles of all stripes are aware of these terms and their monetary value although they may not have a clue who has the privilege of trafficking these objects day-in and day-out.

Hyphens, En Dashes, and Em Dashes While researching a topic at work the other day, I stumbled upon a really informative article. The content was solid, the stats were up-to-date, and the recommendations were insightful. The article was almost perfect but something about it looked off.

Win a Six-Month Romance Book Subscription Box! If there are book lovers who read more books than romance fans, well, I don't know who they are. And this makes romance readers the perfect candidates for a subscription box to feed the need to read. And we have a six-month subscription for Fresh Fiction, which includes 5-7 new romance titles in every box.

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

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

5 Creative Writing Ideas I Got from Plato's 'Republic' More than two thousand years ago a bearded white guy developed the most fascinating textbook for literature demiurges. Dozens of philosophy schools, Christian religion included, were based on Plato's casual dialogues. You might say: "Nooo, this is too boring!

How to Choose the Best Stock Images A great headline paired with a fantastic stock image can be the difference between a click through and a cursory glance. In the digital age, catching the reader's attention right off the bat is the only way to succeed.

Why Emulating Pac-Man is the Key to Writing Success Even growing up during its heyday, I was not that enamored with the insatiable dot eater. I preferred Centipede or, later, Super Mario Bros or Tecmo Bowl. Misplaced nostalgia and a cheap price recently prompted me to return to the game.

Cover Revealed for New HUNGER GAMES Prequel "The reconstruction period ten years after the war, commonly referred to as the Dark Days-as the country of Panem struggles back to its feet-provides fertile ground for characters to grapple with these questions and thereby define their views of humanity," Collins shared.

Finding Topics to Write About It's been almost an hour. You're sitting at your desk, staring at a blank space where there should be words. You know that you have to just start writing, but you don't have a clue what to write about. This is a common struggle for writers. You want to write, but the words and ideas just won't come to you.

Links I love Today our horrible heat wave is supposedly breaking and I couldn't be happier about it. This weekend I'll find my chili recipe and finish a good book or two. Enjoy these good reads to get your weekend started! What happens when you gather eighteen readers under one roof for three days?

Online Portfolio Examples: 10 Writer Websites We Love Here are 11 online portfolio examples. Elna Cain's writer website is bold, partly because she blatantly tells you she's the freelance writer your business or project needs.

Why The Tortured Writer Persona Isn't Actually Helpful Many writers find that there's something romantic about a "tortured writer persona." The tortured writer, so dedicated to their craft, lives in near poverty and sacrifices their mental health for the sake of their art.

11 Books To Read If You Miss Being a Horrible Goose People are living their lives in a lovely village, safe in the arms of civilization, but not trapped in the isolation and modern terrors of a Big City. They have a community together, and together they will keep the dark at bay.

Literary Wedding Ideas for People Who Don't Really Understand Books A "Handmaid's Tale" wedding is a bold choice, but why stop there?

Reading Pathways: Meg Cabot Books We've broken down Meg Cabot books in YA, adult, and middle grade categories and given you entry points to her impressive body of work based on genre! Meg Cabot is perhaps best known as a YA author as it's the category she's written in the most and her most popular works are YA!

The Most Unexpected Superhero Day Jobs Because superheroes do something other than wear capes, and sometimes, those jobs are kind of interesting or surprising.

6 Great Historical Romances With Queer Women Characters Queer women have always been here. Sometimes you just want some fictional proof in a happily ever after for some lady loving ladies in the past, you know? Here are six historical romances with queer women that you are guaranteed to love. Lucy is heartbroken over her ex's wedding.

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

5 Books to Read in October to Get in the Spooky Spirit In honor of the coziest time of all, here are five enigmatic books to read in October to transport yourself into another world. October is the perfect time to crack open the first book in Libba Bray's series set in the 1920s following Evie O'Neill, a socialite who is shipped off from her tiny town to live with her eccentric uncle in New York City.

20 Must-Read Best Essay Collections of 2019 For your reading pleasure, I've rounded up the best essay collections of 2019. It was a fabulous year for essays. We've had some stellar anthologies of writing about disability, feminism, and the immigrant experience. We've had important collections about race, mental health, the environment, and media.

66 Star Wars Puns To Help You Pass Time Until THE RISE OF SKYWALKER I mean, yeah, I guess you could say I'm excited for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. Although I think it's more like what Rey was feeling when she went to find Luke on Ahch-To: a mix of nervousness and hope. *stares off into the distance*.

Tea & Catch Up I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

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

Recent Reads #5! Hello, I'm Hailey and I'm a 22 year old book lover from Canada! I have a passion for books that I would love to share with the people of the Internet so sometimes I ramble about them endlessly to a camera and then put it on the internet for your viewing enjoyment.

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

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

Leah Price, "What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading" Let’s talk about books! How, when, and what do you like to read? Have you ever thought about the history of books and reading? How about shape, size, or texture of your book? Where do books go after they’ve been digitized?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

27 - 'Hobomok: A Tale of Early Times' by Lydia Maria Child This is the free Literary Hangover feed. To support the show and access the premium episodes on George Orwell, become a Patron at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover Hey LitHangers! Matt's solo this week with an introduction to the first novel by one of the 19th century's "social justice warriors" named Lydia Maria Child.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Books I Loved More the 2nd Time! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BIG BOOK HAUL - September 2019 I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

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

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

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

Which Halloween Store is Best? - 2019 Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ep. 74 - An American Sunrise and Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia To close out our month on Indigenous women writers from around the world, Kendra and Jaclyn chat about this month’s discussion picks.The sponsor of this episode of Reading Women is TheNewsWorthy.

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

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

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

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

LONDON TRAVEL VLOG 001 l emmmatravels. Hey Whatsup Hello! My name is Emma. I'm 21 years old, residing in the Big Apple but vicariously living my life through young adult fiction. On my channel, you will find all things bookish, whether that means book reviews, book hauls, helpful tips for BookTubers & readers alike, literary discussions, author interviews, and more!

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

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

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

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

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

LIVE The Dream Thieves Discussion - #ravencyclereadalong My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday Reads: Life and death and reading - 13 September 2019 Hello lovely humans! I'm Elizabeth and I make videos about books in general and the books I love to read in particular. Sometimes it's about whatever I'm reading, sometimes there's discussion and educational stuff, sometimes there are even costumes.

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

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

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

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

SADIE by Courtney Summers Booktuber and grad student mildly obsessed with psychology and horror. I read across most genres and am always critical of what I read, so subscribe if you enjoy watching honest, in depth reviews and recommendations.

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

Popular YA Series I am NOT going to finish! I am Regan I like to talk about books. "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced." ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'I felt a huge grief': the challenges of writing about trauma - books podcast On this week's show, we talk to Laura Cumming and Rhik Samadder about their memoirs, take a look at the Booker shortlist and give a verdict on Margaret Atwood's The Testaments. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/bookspod.

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

Read Books For Free - Reedsy Discovery - Ad I'm a writer and reader who loves to travel. To learn more about me and my writing, please go to www.rosemannering.com. F

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

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

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Ep 293: Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier For years, Mike would see references to Ford Madox Ford in articles about famous modernist writers and think: "I should really check that guy out one of these days." Well, listeners, that day is today.

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Episode 153: Her Body and Other Parties This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod read the strange, sometimes funny, but mostly disturbing and always feminist debut of short stories by the author Carmen Maria Machado, Her Body and Other Parties.

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Books on the Subway This week it's Frank and Gwen's turn in the hot seat. They recently joined the Books on the Subway Podcast with Hollie and Rosy for a discussion about all things books and libraries, and we're bringing you that episode this week. Make sure to check them out at www.booksonthesubway.com.

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

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Ep 292: Jim Harrison, "The Summer He Didn't Die" This week is a Tom pick: a novella by Jim Harrison featuring his beloved character Brown Dog. In "The Summer He Didn't Die," Brown Dog has some tooth problems, and also some sex. Just regular old Brown Dog stuff. Harrison is considered a master of the novella form, and a chronicler of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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Sarah Rose Etter: The Book of X Sarah Rose Etter’s The Book of X belongs to a literary conversation about the grotesque and surreal.

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Reading 7 Books in One Weekend! - Reading Vlog Adriana, 25 year-old queer Hispanic reader. Pan/Aro/NB (they/them/their pronouns). B.A. in Creative Writing and aspiring author. Chronic bibliophile. Fierce advocate for queer representation, intersectionality, feminism, and boosting all marginalized voices. Reading tastes: extremely eclectic.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Books that Remind YOU of ME - 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!

Solving a Murder on the set of CARNIVAL ROW! 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!

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Why Men Pretend to Be Women to Sell Thrillers 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.

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

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July 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.

Am I High? My Year of Rest and Relaxation Hi! I make short films, discuss things, interview some pretty sweet authors, and sometimes I break out my guitar.

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

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

Necrópolis - Santiago Gamboa BOOK REVIEW Personal opinions about books that I consider Better Than Food.

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

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Summer 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!

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

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

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Summer 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 Well Do I Know My Books Challenge! 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

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5 Reasons to Read: "With the Fire on High" by Elizabeth Acevedo 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Reading Rush Vlogs Day 03 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

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

The Reading Rush Vlogs Day 02 My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

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

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

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Three Thriller Reviews - 5-STAR READS!! My name is Lala/Kayla and I have a lot of opinions about books. Welcome to my booktube channel where I mostly talk about new releases with a focus on young adult hard hitting contemporary, and adult thrillers mystery novels.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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