Tag: Our Reading Lives

BOOK RIOT / Best Of - 6 days ago

How Fan Fiction Influenced My Reading

There have been many evolutions all through my life as a reader. Nevertheless, probably the most fascinating evolution that took me down the trail of life to the place I'm now's the affect fan fiction had on my early- to mid-teenage ye...

BOOK RIOT / Best Of - 1 week ago

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Held Evans

I used to be shocked to listen to that Rachel Held Evans handed away final week. Rachel was a prophet to my era: individuals now of their 30s and 40s who grew up within the Christian subculture of the 1980s and 90s. We have been the Tr...

BOOK RIOT / Best Of - 2 weeks ago

Overcoming My Postpartum Reading Slump

My daughter turned one year old this April, and it brought back a lot of memories, especially how I got over my postpartum reading slump. I remember having the naïve thought before giving birth to my daughter that I would breastfeed in one arm and ho...

BOOK RIOT / Best Of - 1 month ago

Why All of My Best Relationships Involve Books

The only serious romantic relationship I’ve ever had was built on a strong foundation of book recommendations. I can trace a through line from the development of our friendship to an innocent flirtation to falling in love with the books that we share...