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RIF’s Favorite Reads of February 2017

Helping you sort out the best from the rest published this month.

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Author Essay

“Things I Wish I Would Have Said”: Shani Boianjiu on Tour

"There are things I wish I would have said to people in other countries," admits Shani Boianjiu when reflecting on her recent book tour.

By Shani Boianjiu • 4 years ago
Author Essay

Jenni Fagan on “the Girl with a Shark’s Heart”: NPR Interview

"I was interested in developing in a character . . . who's uncomfortable to be around sometimes but that you're very compelled by."

By Jenni Fagan, author of The Panopticon • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

Sometimes a Lady Is in the Mood for a Fairytale

I wanted new romance, with fresh obstacles to overcome! I wanted the happily ever after, and I wanted it now.

By • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

Giving It Away or Keeping It on the Shelves

There are two basic options for what to do with a book once it’s finished: place it back on the bookshelf or pass it on to someone else.

By • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

To Bookmark or Not to Bookmark?

"I don't use bookmarks," admits RIF editor Kira Walton. "I have nothing against them, I just never got in the habit."

By • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

Welcome to Jurassic Park … and to Reading: Movie Adaptations Create Voracious New Readers

Eight-year-old Emily Ansara Baines couldn't wait for her dad to read Jurassic Park to her. So she read it herself, and Emily the Reader was born.

By • 4 years ago
Your Reading Life

What to Expect When You’re Dating a Bestselling Author

Ever wondered what it would be like to date a bestselling author? You might be surprised to find out he's nothing like his books.

By • 4 years ago
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