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Top 10 Literary Halloween Costumes

Who says only the children get to dress up? For your reading pleasure, I’m listing my favorite 10 literary Halloween costumes for the bookish prankster in all of us.

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10 Surprisingly Spooky BOOks!

[Editor's note: Here's a fun article we shared last year ... #TBT Halloween edition!] Readers Beware: not all these novels appear spooky at first: but as we’ve learned, it’s not fair to judge a book by its cover—much less its synopsis.

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Survival of the Geekiest: Get the Reader’s Guide for The Martian

Debut novelist and self-proclaimed space nerd Andy Weir manages to make every moment of astronaut Mark Watney’s outer-space ordeal painstakingly realistic and believable.

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Reboot Your Reading Routine

Have you ever read outside your comfort zone? If so, tell us about it in the comments! Was it inspiring or disastrous?

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Reader Spotlight: Review of Adam Sternbergh’s Shovel Ready

We love our book blogger friends. Kathy at BermudaOnion has been a member of the RIF community for years. Her sister Karen won a copy of Adam Sternbergh's Shovel Ready from us and wrote a review.

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Book Club in a Box: Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking

Here's everything you need to create an extraordinary book group meeting: a great memoir, delicious recipes, and a reader's guide to get the discussion going.

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The Underground Girls of Kabul is perfect for your Book Group

Have you read a book with your book group (or on your own) about women in the Middle East? Share in the comments!

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October is National Reading Group Month

RIFers in book clubs: which book inspired your best book group discussion? Tell us in the comments! We're building a list of the Best Book Group Books of All Time.

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