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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 18th, 2019

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 18th, 2019 Sponsored by Soho Crime   These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Mister by E.L. James for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Austen Escape by Katherine […]

Canadian Giveaway: THE WAITING HOURS by Shandi Mitchell

Canadian Giveaway: THE WAITING HOURS by Shandi Mitchell This giveaway is sponsored by Penguin Random House Canada. When tragedy erupts on a stifling summer night, three ordinary people, with the extraordinary jobs of rescuing strangers, are connected to one another in ways both explicit and invisible. Each is deeply devoted to what they do, but […]

Caldecott Winning Illustrators Series: Katherine Milhous

Caldecott Winning Illustrators Series: Katherine Milhous For American illustrators, one of the highest honors is The Caldecott Medal. The medal is awarded yearly to a book that exemplifies the very best in children’s book illustrations. To even be named a Caldecott Honor book is to be deemed one of the best artists in the business. […]

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 17th, 2019

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 17th, 2019 Sponsored by our $100 Amazon gift card giveaway! Enter here to win $100 to spend on YA lit! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Secondhand Time by Svetlana Alexievich for $4.99. […]

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 16th, 2019

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 16th, 2019 Sponsored by Alfred A. Knopf, publisher of Exhalation by Ted Chiang These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin for $2.99. Get it here, or just […]

Why Pierce Brosnan Would be Borges’ Favorite Bond

Why Pierce Brosnan Would be Borges’ Favorite Bond Argentine literary giant Jorge Luis Borges died in 1986 at the age of 86 having left a behind a legacy that any writer would envy. His being snubbed for the Nobel Prize in Literature is, in its way, more memorable than the victories of other writers (how […]

Master Your Novel’s 10 Key Scenes

Master Your Novel’s 10 Key Scenes I never planned to write books on novel structure. Nor create online video courses to help teach writers how to craft a solid story. But after years of blogging on novel writing, producing hundreds of blog posts on the topic, and editing hundreds of manuscripts, I realized writers needed […]

The Wonderful Adaptations of Oz

The Wonderful Adaptations of Oz With advancing technology, it is becoming less and less rare for an adaptation to be better known than an original work, especially if the original work is a book. First published in 1900, L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and its 13 sequels, has long been a favorite of readers. […]