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  • Top Honor for Librarians Revokes Melvil Dewey NameJune 25, 2019 - 3:20 pm

    Top Honor for Librarians Revokes Melvil Dewey Name On the heels of the name change of the Association for Library Services to Children’s Laura Ingalls Wilder Award last summer to the Children’s Legacy Award comes another change to a major award in the library world: The Melvil Dewey Award, a top honor given by the American […]

  • Book Spotlight: Animal Farm by George OrwellJune 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm

    Book Spotlight: Animal Farm by George Orwell Published on August 17, 2019, Animal Farm was George Orwell’s first bestseller and helped cement his place among timeless authors. Born June 25, 1903, as Eric Arthur Blair, Orwell spent much of his career after his experiences during the Spanish Civil War speaking against totalitarian governments. His works, from […]

  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 25th, 2019June 25, 2019 - 12:48 pm

    Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 25th, 2019 Sponsored by Sourcebooks   These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. […]

  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 24th, 2019June 24, 2019 - 1:40 pm

    Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 24th, 2019 Sponsored by Libro.fm   These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. […]

  • Lawrence Block: Master of CrimeJune 24, 2019 - 1:00 pm

    Lawrence Block: Master of Crime Renowned novelist Lawrence Block has been intriguing and mystifying readers since the 1960s with his beloved crime novels and short stories. Though he has been publishing almost constantly since the publication of his first novel, Grifter’s Game, which was published in 1961, Block actually got his start writing in an […]

  • The Keanu Reevaissance: MCU EditionJune 24, 2019 - 10:42 am

    The Keanu Reevaissance: MCU Edition The Keanu Reevaissance is still going strong and with it has come a revival of the discussion around which MCU role might suit the man himself. Comicbook.com recently confirmed MCU overlord, Kevin Feige, is as eager as the rest of us to see Reeves on his giant murder board and is […]

  • The Writer’s Practice: Your Everyday Writing Warm-UpJune 24, 2019 - 7:48 am

    The Writer’s Practice: Your Everyday Writing Warm-Up Today’s guest post is by Anuradha Prasad. Lately I have been thinking a lot about practice. Did you know that all art forms and spiritual work are rooted in deliberate practice? Practice is the time set aside every day to honor your work and develop your skills. It takes […]

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