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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 20, 2021

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal, with Fierce Reads. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99Born a Crime by Trevor NoahGet This Deal $3.99The Starless Sea by Erin MorgensternGet This Deal $1.99Defending Jacob by William LandayGet This Deal $1.99Washington Black by Esi EdugyanGet This Deal In case you missed...

Your Picks for Best 2020 YA Books

This post was originally published in our YA newsletter, What’s Up in YA. Sign up for it here to get YA news, reviews, deals, and more! Hey YA Readers! It’s time for one of my favorite newsletters of the year: YOUR picks for best YA books of the year and the books that you wish more people read or talked about during the year. Over the last couple...

Audiobook Apps for Bilingual Readers and Language Learners

One can’t argue with the fact that reading books has a lot of benefits, and one of them is the potential to learn a new language. As a polyglot, I get to have the best of both worlds as I can read in English and three other languages. It helps when I don’t feel like reading something in English or when I want to read a book in its original language;...

14 Adult Fairytales for the Young at Heart

Just because you’re a grownup doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy fairytales—after all, some of those stories weren’t exactly told with young audiences in mind. We’ve rounded up a list of 15 adult fairytales, dark fairytales, and fairytale retellings that are perfect for losing yourself in. Here we go! How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse by K. EasonIf...

So You or A Loved One Was Diagnosed With ADHD

There’s a joke within the ADHD community online that our disability is named after how it affects others rather than how it affects us. Attention Deficient Hyperactive Disorder. Congrats! You’ve got can’t focus or hold still disorder! That’s all people are going to think about when you tell them you have it, ignoring the fact that there’s a lot more...

Drink Up! 7 Books About the History of Tea

What pairs better with good books than a cup of tea? I know I’m personally guilty of drinking usually one, sometimes two or three cups a day. I got wondering about the history of tea. Where does tea come from? What uses does tea have? How did it go from being a leafy green plant to being in a little filter bag in my favourite mug? Tea has been on a...

5 New and Upcoming Graphic Novels

As stay-at-home drags on into its 11th month, a lot of us are finding novels a difficult challenge. Not because they aren’t wonderful. Not because we’ve lost our love of stories. Not because our favorite authors have suddenly forgotten how to write. It’s because the “new normal” still isn’t normal. Because we hate it and FFS, we want our lives back....

15 Uplifting Book Club Books To Make You Smile

Let’s face it: the world can be a scary, sad place sometimes. Happy books provide the perfect escape to other worlds where you can forget about your problems for a while. Plus, some books will leave you feeling uplifted and optimistic about life, which is never a bad thing. If you’re looking for uplifting book club books for 2021, we’ve got you covered!...

15 Cozy Mysteries Coming Out in the First Half of 2021

In my opinion, cozy mysteries are the ultimate comfort read. There’s something so satisfying about solving the crime right alongside the sleuth. Plus, because cozies don’t contain any graphic or gory details, they’re a great choice for when you just want an enjoyable whodunit. These 15 compelling cozy mysteries are all set to be published during the...

The Ultimate Guide to Literary Greeting Cards For Almost Any Occasion

Are you looking to stock up on cards for the year? In need of a specific kind of greeting card for someone special in your life? For book lovers, look no further. Your guide to all things literary greeting cards is here! Dig into birthday, holiday, life event, and even a host of blank literary greeting card options to meet your every need. Your Ultimate...

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