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RIF’s Favorite Reads of July 2020

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


Books That Showcase the Importance of Community

Each of these books have strong, uplifting communities at the center of their stories.

By JANE L. ROSEN • 3 days ago
Author Essay

The Magic of New York City in Life and in Literature

New York is a city of complex stories.

By LEE CONELL • 4 days ago

What I’m Reading: Kiley Reid

Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age, shares three books that she's loved recently.

By • 5 days ago

5 Thrilling Books About Social Media

Social media has become a big part of our daily lives. These novels explore its true power.

By DAVID BELL • 5 days ago
Author Interview

A Conversation with Abi Daré

The Girl with the Louding Voice author talks about the benefits of education, her daughters, and Michelle Obama.

By • 6 days ago

10 Ways to Get Yourself Out of a Reading Slump

When you feel like reading is difficult, try some of these tips.

By • 1 week ago

What the Read it Forward Editors Are Reading This Summer

Abbe, Jess, and Emma share the books that they'll be picking up in the heat of the season.

By • 2 weeks ago
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