Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of June

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

By • 2 days ago
Bookshelf

Favorite Summer Beach Reads

Wendy Wax, author of Sunshine Beach, picks 14 books to pack on your next summer getaway.

By Wendy Wax • 1 week ago
Author Essay

The Road from Guernsey to Macedonia

The co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society on finding her family's voice.

By Annie Barrows • 1 week ago
Author Essay

Truth Behind Fiction: Discovering A Place Called Winter

Novelist Patrick Gale follows the trail of his "Cowboy Grandpa" and finds himself, and his family, on the Canadian frontier.

By Patrick Gale • 4 weeks ago
Bookshelf

Books with Secretive Families

Every family has a secret. Some are darker than others.

By • 1 month ago
Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of May

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

By • 1 month ago
Bookshelf

Literature’s Greatest Liars

Kristy Woodson Harvey, author of Lies and Other Acts of Love, reminds us not to believe everything we read.

By Kristy Woodson Harvey • 1 month ago
Bookshelf

Books You Read in College as an English Major

14 classic novels you can finally read for pleasure—instead of homework.

By • 1 month ago