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The HarperCollins union represents over 250 employees in various divisions of the company, from legal to design to editorial and sales. They have been in negotiations since December of 2021, and the process was made more complicated by HarperCollins recently acquiring the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt trade division. The union says HarperCollins will not allow the
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Ah, summer reading. What some consider the best time of year to be a reader, summer is undoubtedly reading season. Even if you’re not taking a vacation (or staycation, at that), there is an indescribable air to the summer months that you can loosen up a bit and read whatever you want. Much of the
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We at Book Riot like a social media trend just as much as anyone, especially when we can find a bookish slant. You might’ve seen this latest viral formula when it first appeared on TikTok as a rating game. Or perhaps you, like this elder millennial, caught on when it made its way to Twitter.
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda for $2.99 Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West for $2.99 The Iron King by Julie Kagawa for $3.99 Transcription by Kate Atkinson for $1.99 A Spy in the Struggle by Aya de León
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We may be past pride month, but as we all know, reading books with LGBTQ+ rep should be an all-year-round affair. Especially when it comes to dark fantasy. Especially when those books are sapphic. Why are sapphic fantasy novels so important? Traditionally speaking, sci-fi and fantasy genres have long been dominated by straight men’s voices.
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson for $1.99 Nothing But Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw for $2.99 The Cactus by Sarah Haywood for $2.99 Everywhere You Don’t Belong by Gabriel Bump for $1.99 Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades
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AIGA (The American Institute of Graphic Arts) annually announces the 50 best book covers of the previous year, as chosen by a panel of judges. They “evaluate each work’s integrated design approach, including concept, innovation and visual elements such as typography, illustration, and/or information design.” They have just released a gallery of the top covers
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore for $2.99 Palace of the Drowned by Christine Mangan for $2.99 Master of Poisons by Andrea Hairston for $2.99 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak for $2.99 The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley
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Much of the book industry relies on Goodreads for a lot of things. From readers and authors, to publishing professionals and journalists, the book-focused platform is all-around functional to anyone who loves books. But looking at its website’s design, it feels stuck in the decade’s past. From when Amazon acquired Goodreads for $150 million in
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Blacktop Wasteland by S. A. Cosby for $2.99 Dread Nation by Justina Ireland for $1.99 The Wandering Earth by Cixin Liu for $2.99 Hot Stew by Fiona Mozley for $1.99 The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa for $2.99 The Secrets We Keep
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This Pride month has been a difficult one for U.S. libraries: white supremacists have stormed Drag Queen Story Hours, libraries have been defaced with the word “groomer” for carrying LGBTQ children’s books, Pride displays have been censored and stolen, and the systematic challenging of LGBTQ books by rightwing groups like “Moms for Liberty” continues. While
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Children’s verse offers the opportunity to normalize children’s taboo feelings, urges, and actions. This approach means acting as a reaction to didactic traditions and the society’s pressure to “be good.” By “didactic,” I mean literature that is instructional, offering guidance, in particular of morals, values, and what’s deemed “good” as opposed to “unsavory.” Much of
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Guest Book by Sarah Blake for $1.99 The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta for $2.99 Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston for $1.99 Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzales for $1.99 The Days
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The star-crossed lovers or forbidden romance trope is always a big draw to me as a romance reader — who doesn’t love all that angst of characters who should be together but are kept apart for Some Big Reason? I also enjoy this trope because while enemies-to-lovers is great, the obstacles of forbidden romance or
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