Stephanie Kimball

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Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …

What are the best children's books to read at Christmas?

Will it be Twas The Night Before Christmas or Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman? Authors including Chris Riddell, Andy Stanton and Katherine Rundell plus site members share the books that give them festive cheer<p><b>We want this blog to grow! What are the books that get you in the Christmas spirit? Do share</b> …

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21 Magical “Harry Potter” Kitchen Items You Need Right Now

Could you hand me my Deathly Hallows spoon real quick? Thanks.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Best Books of 2015

Book Riot Best of 2015<p>It’s been an incredible year for books and reading. The Book Riot crew put our heads together, and the votes are in! These are …

25 Best Ever Sci-Fi for YAs

Bored out of your mind with video games? Got over 500 channels in hi-def and nothing's on? Here's a novel idea: read a novel! You know the things with pages and printing and an enticing picture on the cover.<p>Sci-fi for Young Adults is mega-popular. In fact, Young Adult fiction is all the rage even …

NYPL's Staff Pick of the Month: October 2015

Every month, the rad recommenders of the New York Public Library select 100 (one hundred!) great books to feature on their new Staff Picks site. We …

Single Day Passes Now Available for Book Riot Live

Due to popular demand, we have added single day passes to Book Riot Live! You can now join us for either Saturday, 11/7, or Sunday, 11/8. Single-day …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

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'Girl in the Spider's Web': The Feuds, Drama and New Author Behind the Series Revival

A decade after the sudden death of creator Stieg Larsson roiled 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' franchise, Swedish writer David Lagercratz restarts …

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Find Out How Judgmental of Book Covers You Are: Today in Critical Linking

You judge books by their covers. Then we judge you.<p>Ok, so you have to play Judgey.<p>____________________<p><i>If you want to understand why it is that NASA</i> …

Helen Maslin's top 10 literary castles and country houses

Photograph: Sally Burford /PR<p>Helen Maslin: ‘some of these castles and country houses are almost characters in their own right’<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/26/1440602895512/c40e2601-6992-42dc-8d3d-1e875e1a71c7-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Sally Burford …

Novel Scarlett Johannson wanted banned is due out in English

French novel The First Thing You See, about a man’s relationship with a film-star lookalike, will be published in the UK in September<p>The bestselling French novel that Scarlett Johansson went to court over in an attempt to block translation is due out in English next month.<p>The award-winning novelist …

PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 31, 2015

This week: Ursula K. Le Guin, Elena Ferrante, and Jonathan Franzen.<p><i>Invisible in Austin: Life and Labor in an American City</i> edited by Javier Auyero …

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So...What Series Are You Avoiding Because It's Too Long?

Literary Tourism: Sherlock Holmes

For the average bibliophile, popping over to 221B Baker Street while in London or strolling past the statue of Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan …

Books kept me alive in prison

The end of the ban on sending books to prisoners in the UK reminds me just how vital they were to my survival inside, and to the life I have lived since<p>The official lifting on the ban on sending books to prisoners, which comes into effect on Tuesday, finally brings to an end one of the most …

The digital debate is done, and the reading public are the winners

The ebook debate has moved on from zealots versus luddites – and has empowered readers<p>When I started writing this column three-and-a-half years ago, the digital publishing revolution was just starting to filter down to public consciousness.<p>From a pub lunch where someone was showing off their new …

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Batman Won’t Kill — Except For All Of These Movie Moments When He Does

Unlike other superheroes, Batman has a strict no-murder policy <i>—</i> but the filmmakers who’ve adapted Bruce Wayne’s adventures for the silver screen have …

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Does the Future of Reading Belong to the Phone?

Reading on mobile phones is on the rise and increasingly, publishers are designing and marketing for a mobile reading experience, writes the WSJ.The …

B&N to Launch an 8" Nook Device Next Week? | The Digital Reader

Barnes & Noble may have reported shrinking digital revenues for the past couple years, but that doesn't mean they're giving up on their digital …

When 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' might team with 'The Avengers,' according to Jeremy Renner

Let's take what Renner says with a grain of salt (or three). Though he's a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Hawkeye, he's not on the same insider-y level as Kevin Feige and is, therefore, not necessarily privy to the crucial information we want. That said, the actor made the rounds at …

What If Darth Vader Became a Martyr in 'Star Wars: Force Awakens'?

Kylo Ren really isn't what you think he is.<p>Sure, he might be a masked figure shrouded in a black cloak with a red lightsaber, but one important thing …

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Patricia Cornwell solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood in new show

A student essay, in which the future Kay Scarpetta author set out to name the killer in Charles Dickens’s unfinished novel, has gone on display in London<p>Years before forensic pathologist-sleuth Kay Scarpetta was applying her finely-tuned mind to stopping the serial killers who plague Richmond, …

American Gods TV adaptation to begin production in March

The long-awaited TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s best-selling modern fantasy novel American Gods has a production start date – and the search to find the actor who will play lead character Shadow Moon is nearing an end.<p>The US channel Starz gave the greenlight to the production by FremantleMedia …

That is a short essay written by Neil Gaiman that appears in SimCity 2000, a video game that allows you to design and build your own city before ultimately destroying it with the Incredibles robot. However, if you built a library in the game, clicked on it, and then selected “RUMINATE” you’d be taken out of your apocalypse fantasies and into Gaiman’s mind where you’d learn about how cities are sort of alive and will totally eat your face. “Don’t ever take a city for granted. After all, it is bigger than you are; it is older; and it has learned how to wait …”

7 Cures for Your Book Hangover

A friend of mine recently finished <i>Uprooted</i> by Naomi Novik, which I’d given her for her birthday. She texted me after finishing the book, delighted …

Terry Pratchett: 50 best quotes

<b>Terry Pratchett, whose science-fantasy Discworld novels are some of the best-selling works in English fiction around the world, died on March 12, 2015, aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Pratchett sold more than 85 million books worldwide and was full of wit and wisdom. His final</b> …