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RIF’s Favorite Reads of April 2021

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

By • 1 month ago
Author Essay

Books About Power Dynamics

The Comeback author Ella Berman selects books that have power dynamics running incisively through them.

By ELLA BERMAN • 2 months ago
Author Essay

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

Lisa Scottoline shares how Philip Roth influenced her new novel and reveals other historical fiction works she's been learning from recently.

By LISA SCOTTOLINE • 2 months ago
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RIF’s Favorite Reads of March 2021

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

By • 2 months ago
Author Essay

6 Boy Mom Books I Love

Landslide author Susan Conley celebrates the unique sub-genre of books about moms raising boys.

By SUSAN CONLEY • 3 months ago
Author Essay

10 Books All Aspiring Gals About Town Should Read

Catherine Cohen—poet, podcast host, comedy sensation, and millennial quarantine queen—shares a reading list for gals about town.

By CATHERINE COHEN • 3 months ago
Author Essay

8 Feminist Fantasy Novels

Alexis Henderson, author of The Year of the Witching, loves her fantasy novels with a badass woman at the center.

By ALEXIS HENDERSON • 3 months ago
Author Essay

10 Fascinating Facts about the Packhorse Librarian Program

Author Kim Vogel Sawyer shares about the traveling libraries on horseback every book lover should know about.

By Kim Vogel Sawyer • 4 months ago