BookTube: “News-y” Books

Over at Book Riot’s BookTube channel, I’m talking about 5 “News-y” books about current events, issues, and the news that I’ve either enjoyed or am looking forward to reading.

Books Mentioned:

Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future by Adam Sobel
Newsfail: Climate Change, Feminism, Gun Control, and Other Fun Stuff We Talk About Because Nobody Else Will by Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny
The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News by Sheila Weller
More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook by Jim Dwyer
The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities by William D. Cohan

BookTube: Anatomy of a Little Free Library Takeover

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In today’s BookTube video, I discuss my Little Free Library (and even give you a glimpse of it!) and the Anna Quindlen takeover (thanks, Random House!)

BookTube: On Reading Diversely and Diversity in Books

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On today’s BookTube video, I take a few minutes to talk about reading diversity and why it is SO IMPORTANT to me.

Other BookTube videos on reading diversely:

Book Riot
Rincey Reads

BookTube: 5 Comic Reviews (Sweet Tooth, Drama, Runaways, Seconds, Laika)

Today on BookTube, I review five comics that I’ve read recently.

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Sweet Tooth – Jeff Lemire (Vertigo, May 18, 2010; Powell’s,, Indiebound)
Drama – Raina Telgemeier (Graphix, July 29, 2014; Powell’sAmazon.comIndiebound)
Runaways, Vol. 1 – Brian K. Vaughn & Adrian Alphona (Marvel, December 12, 2012;
Seconds – Bryan Lee O’Malley (Ballantine Books, July 15, 2014; Powell’sAmazon.comIndiebound)
Laika – Nick Abadzis (Square Fish, September 30, 2014; Powell’sAmazon.comIndiebound)

BookTube: 5 Releases from August 2014

In this BookTube video, I discuss 5 releases from August 2014 that I haven’t had a chance to read/review yet but am really looking forward to. Books: Three Bargains – Tania Malik (W.W. Norton & Co., August 11; Powell’s,, Indiebound) The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton (Ecco Books, August 26; Powell’s,, Indiebound) The House We Grew Up In – Lisa Jewell (Atria […]

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BookTube: 5 Book Reviews (The Birth of the Pill, Horrorstor, Rat Queens, The Way Inn, & We Were Liars)

In this BookTube video, I review five books: The Birth of the Pill – Jonathan Eig (W.W. Norton, October 13; Powell’s,, Indiebound) Horrorstor – Grady Hendrix (Quirk Books, September 23; Powell’s,, Indiebound) Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery – Kurtis J. Wiebe & Roc Upchurch (Image Comics, April 8; Powell’s,, Indiebound) The Way Inn – Will Wiles (Harper Perennial, September 16; Powell’s,, Indiebound) We Were Liars – […]

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Shelving Books: 5 Series Reads (BookTube)

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Today on BookTube, I’m talking about 5 series that I’ve read, but didn’t review.

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Shelving Books: 5 June Releases (BookTube)

So I’ve been spending some time introducing myself to BookTube, or YouTube videos of people reviewing and talking about books. There is a lot of great video content out there, and it gave me an idea (raise your hand if you saw this coming after the first sentence): I thought I’d try my hand at […]

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