Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for April 7th, 2019

Sponsored by Brenda Novak. We’re giving away digital copies of Finding Our Forever by Brenda Novak in DRM-free epub, mobi, and pdf formats to Book Riot readers, courtesy of the author! Enter here. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Shrill by Lindy West for $2.99. Get …

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Jordyn Woods: I am BLESSED to Be Done with the Kardashians!

2019 has been one wild and crazy ride for Jordyn Woods, huh? When the year began, she was mostly known as Kylie Jenner’s best friend, and, well, that was it. She got some love from Kylie’s younger, more obsessed fans, and she’d started getting some gigs on her own, but the majority of people wouldn’t …

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The Sly Modernity of Édouard Laboulaye’s Fairy Tales

Princeton University PressIllustration by Yan’ Dargent for “Smack-Bam,” from Smack-Bam, 2018 Because of their oral ancestry and “once upon a time” framing, fairy-tales are often understood as timeless—despite the fact that we largely owe our knowledge of them to folklorists of the Victorian era. Come bedtime, the seductions of suspense and imagination are what count …

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