Our staff recommends some primers to help kids feel a part of the election buzz.
At our March Open Book Night readers recommended a wide variety of books by favorite women authors, from contemporary fiction to older favorites, even questioning the authorship of a great classic of Western literature.
Batman vs Superman marks the first time the two heroes have appeared in a live action film together. The story in the film does not come from any particular comic but there were some that provided inspiration, so read them and brush up on your hero knowledge!
Several great female memoirs have been published since Patti Smith's phenomenally successful Just Kids. Here's to the rise of the female rock memoir.
Eleven books for readers of all ages.
In honor of Robert Frost’s birthday, we asked our book experts for a twist on the poet’s infamous line: What’s a children’s book that deals with exhaustion, parental or otherwise?
Urban gardening books that’ll help you grow some plants even if a sprawling tomato seedling won’t fit in your studio.
We have been seeing some wonderful new picture books on our shelves recently. Here are a few of our favorites:
Spring titles are still on the horizon, but already we are seeing some wonderful new middle grade fiction titles. Here are a few we think are exceptional.
What would Harry Potter look like with iPhones instead of owls? Or Romeo and Juliet, if Juliet could have texted “brb, not rly dead”?
Young-adult fiction is rich with young women who investigate crimes, solve mysteries, and apprentice in magical archives.
March is women's history month: a time to reflect on the lives and accomplishments of women and their contributions in history and in contemporary society. Who better to honor this March than history's influential feminists?
Happy International Women's Day! We've compiled a list of powerful women who helped fight for women's rights.
Eight to 12 year olds are prime candidates for fun detective stories—and Nancy Drew isn’t the only game in town anymore! So we’ve compiled a list of series starring girl sleuths, for kids of any gender.
Participants at our book social reached out to share on romantic love, artistic passion, brotherly love, love of a place, love of an idea for our February Open Book Night.
Way back at the end of 2015, a few of us accepted Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge for the upcoming year. We promised to pop in with periodic updates about our progress, and here’s our first one!
Eliot may claim that April is the cruelest month, but we’re pretty sure it’s February.
Children's books whose namesakes are proud to be who they are.
Personal reflections on Harper Lee's first (and until now, only) novel.
Stephen King asked Twitter to come up with great novels about Ohio, and we rose to the challenge.