Bookshelf

7 Books We’re Looking Forward to in 2017

Which all just *happen* to be written by women.

By • 2 weeks ago
Your Reading Life

25 Books That Shaped These Authors

From Agatha Christie to Tolkien to Elizabeth Gilbert and Seamus Heaney, 25 authors reveal the books they received as gifts that went on to affect their own writing.

By • 4 weeks ago
Your Reading Life

“The Best Literary Gift I Ever Received”

25 authors tell Read it Forward about the most special books they’ve gotten as presents—and the gift-givers behind them.

By • 1 month ago
Apothecary

Read it Forward’s Holiday Gift Guide

Read it Forward's ultimate gift guide reveals the absolute best books (nearly 200!) to buy for every reader on your list this year.

By • 2 months ago
Author Essay

The War I Never Knew Existed

Researching her novel led Jodi McIsaac to uncover a portion of Ireland’s history she knew nothing about.

By JODI McISAAC • 2 months ago
Bookshelf

Reads That Will Get Your Book Club Talking

You provide the wine and cheese—we've got your next book club selection covered.

By • 2 months ago
Video

Judge A Book: The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

Watch as these ordinary people try to tell us the plot of this book based solely on the cover.

By • 2 months ago
Monthly Favorites

RIF’s Favorite Reads of November

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

By • 2 months ago