Author Essay

Write Like a Girl

Ruth Gilligan shares how she accidentally became a chick lit author.

By RUTH GILLIGAN • 23 hours ago
Video

Judge A Book: The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler

Could you guess what this book is about just by looking at the cover? Watch these passersby try.

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Article

Yiyun Li on the Life-Changing Quality of Literature

The author of Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life on books that make the world seem larger.

By YIYUN LI • 3 days ago
Bookshelf

Young Adult Books You Need To Read

Delightful reads for anyone who enjoys utterly captivating fiction, no matter what age you are.

By • 5 days ago
Bookshelf

Books with Shocking Secrets Revealed

Secrets, secrets are no fun, unless they're revealed to everyone in a plot twist you never saw coming.

By MIRANDA BEVERLY-WHITTEMORE • 6 days ago
Excerpt

Read This Heart-Wrenching Short Story Right Now

Excerpted from the debut collection Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enriquez.

By MARIANA ENRIQUEZ • 1 week ago
Video

Six Picks: Thrillers

RIF editors and future YouTube stars, Emma and Abbe, pick six thrillers that kept them up at night.

By • 1 week ago
Article

Cover Reveal: The Address by Fiona Davis

Read it Forward has the exclusive cover reveal for Fiona Davis's new work of historical fiction: The Address.

By • 1 week ago