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21 Provocative Books By Women Every Bookshelf Needs

No pressure, Emma Watson.<p>When actress Emma Watson announced recently that she was launching a feminist book club called Our Shared Shelf, many were skeptical. Any new book club, like a new restaurant, has a high chance of failure, and Watson hardly seemed the expert.<p>Now that the club has moved into …

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All the Light We Cannot See

• <b>Author:</b> Anthony Doerr<p><b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE</b><br>From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the …

Travel the World in 13 Books

Whether you’re jet-setting around the world, or staying planted at home, books can take you anywhere. This summer, we’re leaving the planes behind …

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Here Are the Best Books of 2015 So Far

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35 Books That Will Teach You A Damn Thing About Your Food

Spoiler Alert: No cookbooks.

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47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

The reading doesn't end with class.

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10 New Teen Titles We're Excited About

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>Winter is a slow time in publishing, but that doesn't mean there aren't great books for teens coming out in all genres. Readers can relive the civil rights era twice, once with Lynda Blackmon Lowery, the youngest participant in the march from Selma to Montgomery, and …

Book Review: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

<b>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</b><p><b>By: Amy Morin</b><p><b>Published By: William Morrow & Company</b><p><b>Publication Date: December 23, 2014</b><p><b>Page Count: 272</b><p><b>Buy it</b> …

Book News: Big Names And A Few Surprises Among National Book Award Finalists

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>With the stroke of a press release, the National Book Award nominees have been whittled to half their original number. Mitchell Kaplan, a recipient of the National Book Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award, took to …

Get To Know The Finalists For The 2014 National Book Award

<i>The National Book Awards shortlists — for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature — were announced October 15 on</i> Morning Edition <i>by Mitchell Kaplan, co-founder of Miami Book Fair International and former president of the American Booksellers Association. On November 18, finalists</i> …

Making Handmade Books

Geeking out on language today. A former student/colleague, Casey Gardner just sent me a photo from the Pompidou Centre which started me off. Exciting …

A Couple of Good Guides to Getting Acquainted With the Features of Google Chrome

One of the things that I always recommend to schools transitioning to Google Apps for Education is to make Chrome the default browser on all of their …

Ten Popular Ed Tech Tools That Were Updated This Summer

During the summer the IT department at your school may have been working to update the technology infrastructure in your school. At the same time, …

Paper Craft Projects Handmade Books

Let the Soft Book Tutorial show you how to make a wonderful little… More<p>You'd never believe how easy it is to create and bind your own book. With… …

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Make Your Own Handmade Book

Tweet Ready to make your own handmade book? These are the perfect size for jotting down notes or making a compact scrapbook. All you need are a few …

Decos & Small Books

Recycle your pretty gift boxes into simple handmade books.<p>Turn inexpensive school folders into lovely handmade books with pockets.<p>Recycle your old …

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Jan 31, Making Books with Children - Creating Handmade Books

Making books with children is easy and fun. Try these ideas for making handmade books with your kids.

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Get Your Book List! 10 Of The Best Top 100 Book Lists

A few weeks ago, Rioter-in-Chief Jeff O’Neal’s From Zero To Well-Read in 100 Books post nearly brought the internet crashing down. People were very, …

An Illustrated Guide to Buying the Classics

Best for Your Budget<p><b>Dover Thrift Editions</b> win the prize for lowest cover price, ranging from just $1.50 to $5. Naturally this means they are going to …

Best Tumblrs for Bookish Types

One of the best things about the internet – apart from the ability to quickly look up “What year did Marty McFly visit in Back to the Future” and …

4 Bookish Sewing Projects for Beginners

Maybe you’ve noticed that a lot of the folks here at the Riot are pretty crafty. We like to make things. We knit, we stitch, and we embroider. One …

12 great ideas to use Apple Cider Vinegar

Who knew that Apple Cider Vinegar is so versatile? I knew Vinegar has its uses but when you get more specific, you can derive even more natural …

myicoproject:

Further research had brought me to vast amount of travel journals. People put literally everything in them, from train tickets to bills from cafes making them so personal and interesting. Looking at these examples I such a huge need to read/browse whole thing and find out more about their travel. They all look like a such a personal thing but at the same time they seem to be artistically driven and full of references that makes them presentable and interesting for others.

Sew Cute: Hand-Stitched Journals

There’s a definite end-of-the-school-year feeling in the air at this time of year. I certainly feel it, even though as a working “adult” I sadly …

How to grow and make your own tea

From your garden to your teacup, Cassie Liversidge's new book teaches how to plant, harvest and blend it yourself.<p>Imagine a cup of tea that started …

Historical YA Novels at the Movies: When Will We Get Our Blockbuster?

Lovers of historical fiction have patiently waited through the mass hysteria known as the <i>Twilight</i> and <i>Hunger Games</i> movie adaptations. We’re even …