21 Must-Read Books for 12th Graders by Authors of Color

From contemporary and historical fiction to science fiction and fantasy, including Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao, these 21 books are must-reads for 12th graders. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-03 10:33:00 UTC ]
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13 Y.A. Books to Add to Your Reading List This Spring

A retelling of “The Great Gatsby,” a healer fighting for her freedom and more: Here are 13 upcoming Y.A. titles you won’t want to miss this spring. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-25 23:34:23 UTC ]
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Today in late capitalism: Here is a coloring book that teaches children about credit.

Can you think of a single feel-good news story from the past five years that isn’t, at its core, an indictment of the society in which we live? Here at Lit Hub, one of our most-read stories last year was “Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.” While I don’t... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 16:10:35 UTC ]
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25 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Romance Books in 2021 You Can Read Right Now

Check out Book Riot favorites for the best Kindle Unlimited romance books 2021. Find free romance books to download right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-12 11:34:00 UTC ]
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6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

Get to know the works of some of the best Caribbean authors writing classic and contemporary books for young readers. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Judging a Book Cover by Its Color

When you look at your shelves, do you see a dominant color scheme? Dive into the world of book cover colors and what they may denote. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:33:00 UTC ]
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15 Nonfiction Black History Books to Read This Month

A list of nonfiction Black history books you can read this month to learn more about the history of racism and being Black in the U.S., including Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:31:00 UTC ]
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50 of the Best Kindle Unlimited Books You Can Read in 2021

New year, new books! It's time to check out the Best Kindle Unlimited Books you can read in 2021. More books for a cheaper price! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-05 11:34:00 UTC ]
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10 books to read in February

A Pulitzer Prize winner and a National Book Award finalist have new books headed our way. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-02 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which YA Book for ’90s Kids Should You Read Next?

Hey '90s kid. Don't know what to read next? Take this quiz to find your next perfect-for-you, nostalgic YA book. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-02 11:31:00 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: 5 Short Stories to Read This Weekend

Exploring the diversity of The Atlantic’s original fiction: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2021-01-29 15:30:00 UTC ]
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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Darling Reads and Maldon Books named newcomers of the year

Indie bookshops Darling Reads in West Yorkshire and Maldon Books in Essex have jointly won the National Book Tokens Newcomer of the Year award for 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-24 15:41:28 UTC ]
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The 14 most important books for designers to read right now

Experts from IDEO, Adobe, SVA, HOK, Designer Fund, and more share book recommendations for designers who want to expand their horizons in 2021 and beyond. Designers in 2021 face some of the biggest challenges of their careers as they help rebuild a society torn asunder by COVID-19, economic... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-01-22 06:00:37 UTC ]
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Young Authors Associated with President Biden Land Book Deals

Amanda Gorman, who wrote and recited the official Biden Inaugural Poem, and Brayden Harrington, the teen who spoke at the Democratic Convention of bonding with Biden over stuttering, both landed book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Read an open letter from publishing professionals condemning Trump enablers’ book deals.

As you may remember, about a week ago, Senator Josh Hawley challenged the results of the election, encouraged the storming of the Capitol, and then complained about Simon & Schuster canceling his book deal, calling the publisher’s decision “Orwellian” (how?) and “a direct assault on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 16:20:57 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled Character But Not Their Disability

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-13 11:32:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bridgerton's' author doesn't want you to pay $800 for her books

Since the Netflix adaptation of the revisionist Regency drama "Bridgerton" premiered on Christmas, Julia Quinn's original book series is in very high demand. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-12 18:36:35 UTC ]
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Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. The product of a self-imposed desert exile with his exhaustive collection of personal... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-08 09:46:50 UTC ]
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Earle marks decade as an author with two books for Andersen

Andersen Press has acquired the 20th children's novel from Phil Earle, 10 years since his first book was released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 02:54:40 UTC ]
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