Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of February 2017

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

By • 17 hours ago
Author Essay

Write Like a Girl

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

By RUTH GILLIGAN • 2 days 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.

By • 2 days 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
Your Reading Life

Our Fictional Dream Valentine’s Day Date

Here are 10 reasons why we're crushing on A Gentleman in Moscow’s Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov.

By • 2 weeks ago
Author Essay

Explore the Setting of your New Favorite Novel

Jennifer Ryan, author of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, tours her novel's fictional setting.

By JENNIFER RYAN • 2 weeks ago
Excerpt

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Start reading the first chapter of this historical fiction debut set in a small English village during World War II.

By JENNIFER RYAN • 3 weeks ago
Bookshelf

Midwives in Literature

Patricia Harman, author of The Runaway Midwife, introduces us to 7 midwives in literature.

By PATRICIA HARMAN • 4 weeks ago