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2017 Goodreads Award Nominees for Under $10 on Kindle

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Early this month, we released our 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards picks from our favorite categories so you could gain insight on what these awards are about and gain suggestions to new novels for your reading list. Today, we take it a step further, and want to suggest some of these titles to you that are now under $10 for your Kindle! Who doesn’t love a little affordable reading when the weather is getting cold and everybody is looking for the best Christmas gift? Don’t miss out on these awesome suggestions based on our favorites of Goodreads 2017: The Ghostwriter, Alessandra Torre Helena Ross is a beloved fiction writer of romance, but now she’s taking on a whole new genre: writing…

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2018 Grammys: Carrie Fisher, Bernie Sanders and Bruce Springsteen Contend for Best Spoken Word Album

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Nominees for the 2018 Grammys were announced today and people are still talking about how this is quite possibly the most diverse list of nominees with women and people of color dominating the top categories.  Leading those nominations in all the music categories is no surprise to many: Jay-Z for his 2017 release 4:44, with eight.  While many of us tune in to the Grammys for the performances and to see if our favorites will walk away with the trophy, there are other categories that we don’t often see televised, but garner awards as well. Of interest to us is the category where books are mentioned! Audiobooks! The official category title since 1998 is “Best Spoken Word Album,” but the…

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2017 Goodreads Choice Awards: BookTrib’s Top Picks in Every Category

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The Goodreads Choice Awards are here once again, and we’re already knee-deep in the semifinal rounds. The books have been narrowed down to 20 choices in each category, and the competition is tougher than ever. Semifinals last until November 12th, with the final round of voting open from the 14th to the 27th. Winners will be announced December 5th. In the spirit of friendly competition, two of us are comparing our choices and arguing for our faves— Siskel & Ebert style! Here, BookTrib’s Senior Editor, Aisha K. Staggers, and Contributor, Rachel Carter, share a spirited debate over which books should win in each category: Fiction   Rachel: This one is easy! I’m voting for Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesym Ward.…

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Trending Topics: #LegendsOfTomorrow Related MUST Reads!

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DC’s newest hit, Legends of Tomorrow, has just entered its riveting and action-packed third season and we’re already hooked! The series, based on the characters of some of our favorite DC comics growing up, follows a Time Master known as Rip Hunter, who goes rogue after his family is killed. We’re overly excited to hear about what this season of #LegendsOfTomorrow has to offer and we feel a connection with some of the familiar characters we have grown to love. We have four suggestions for new novels to add to your bookshelf based on some of your favorite characters, which you don’t want to miss: Atom: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil deGrasse Tyson Atom, also known as Ray Palmer on the show,…

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The Latest Trend: 8 Book Trends from 2017 You Absolutely Can’t Miss!

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It’s one thing to write a popular novel, but it’s another thing for a novel to hit ‘trending’ status. Whether it’s due to a scandal or strong word-of-mouth, these are the books that create so much online buzz that it drives readers straight to the bookstore. We’re definitely interested in what makes something trend, which is why we’ve rounded up 8 of our favorite ‘trending’ books from 2017: Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman  With 2.6 million follows on Twitter, Gaiman certainly has a large fanbase. So when he announced that he was releasing a new book that dealt with the Norse gods and their stories, his readers went wild. It doesn’t hurt that the book has echoes of American Gods, Gaiman’s…

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Roxanne Gay and Janet Evanovich Headline Our Fave June Audiobooks

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These days we have a virtual library in our pockets, with books, movies, shows and music all available at the touch of a button. For a rapid reader, this can be extremely handy, allowing you to always have a new book to read while you wait for the bus, or find yourself stuck at the DMV. It’s in those moments that audiobooks truly shine. Instead of trying to squint down at the tiny print on your phone, you can sit back and listen as new and exciting stories are told directly to you. It’s like the grownup version of story time. Sometimes narrated by the author, sometimes by a professional (and, if you’re lucky, even a celebrity!), it’s always fun…

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