Your Reading Life

25 Authors on the Best Books They’ve Ever Received

Authors Karin Slaughter, Robert Trachtenberg, Jenni Fagan, and more reveal the literary gifts they’ll never forget.

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7 Clever Gifts for Your Bookish Valentine

Forget roses, forget chocolate, we Book Geeks want books!

By • 2 years ago
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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman

Gaiman’s introduction warns that “[t]here are things in this book, as in life, that might upset you. There is death and pain in here, tears and discomfort, violence of all kinds, cruelty, even abuse.”

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Author Essay

Two Types of Violence We Encounter As Readers

What do you think of violence in books and film? Do you agree with Cynthia Bond that sometimes we have to portray violence in order to truly tell a story? Let's talk in the comments.

By Cynthia Bond, author of Ruby • 2 years ago
Article

Angel Cake Recipe from Ruby by Cynthia Bond

As she stirred the dawn into being, a dew drop of sweat salted the batter. The cake baked and rose with the sun.

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Official Reader’s Guide for Ruby by Cynthia Bond

An inspiring tribute to the human spirit, Ruby will captivate your reading group. We hope this guide enriches your journey.

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