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This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission. As a reader, few things are more intriguing or emotionally satisfying than uncovering a family secret. First, they make our own family secrets not seem so strange—after all, everyone has them. And the more astounding they are, the
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I know a lot of people hate winter. It’s cold, it’s dark, the precipitation is unreliable, and it’s the most difficult time of the year to get outside. It’s particularly difficult this year because most of us can’t even take our usual trips to visit family for the holidays or get away to a warmer
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JAY THE GREAT by Benjamin Frost, out now on Kindle/paperback. An American classic meets the modern world in JAY THE GREAT. Author Benjamin Frost has delivered a triumphant retelling of The Great Gatsby that stays true to the structure of the original text while shedding new light on its characters and themes. Here is the
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Pen America has released longlists for their variety of literary awards. There are some expected choices and a few surprises, too. Notably, this is the first year that a single book appears on three lists: Sharks in the Time of Saviors, the debut novel from Kawai Strong Washburn, is longlisted for the PEN/Jean Stein Book
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Do dead people write to Genevieve? When a teenaged cancer patient relapses, she starts journaling to cope. But she’s not the only one. Musicians, scientists, athletes, politicians, activists – even a saint – give her courage based on their life and death experiences. Full of whimsy and hope: Magic Diary is a one-of-a-kind 21st century
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On Monday morning, Netflix dropped the first official full length trailer for Bridgerton, the new series based on the Julia Quinn romance book series and adapted by Chris Van Dusen and Shonda Rhimes. As the first series in Rhimes’s producing deal with Netflix and one of the biggest adaptations of a romance novel, fans from
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