Five Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Goodreads Giveaways

Whether you have a book coming out in a few months, want to keep the momentum going on a frontlist book, or rekindle interest in an older title, Goodreads Giveaways can help drive discovery and reviews for your books with readers. Goodreads Giveaways have been used in all kinds of marketing campaigns, from breaking out a debut author to continuing the momentum and creating a runaway bestseller. With our new Goodreads Giveaways program, we’ve added…

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The Most Anticipated Romance Books of 2018

Don’t look for love in all the wrong places. Find your perfect happily ever after with our list of the best romance books of 2018. From sizzling standalone stories from Vi Keeland and Lauren Blakely to tantalizing sequels from J.R. Ward and Penny Reid, these are tales of love and lust to keep your heart racing all year long. Click on the covers below to find out more about each of these sexy reads. How…

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16 Audiobooks for True Crime Fans

This post is brought to you by Audible. Revealing your passion for true crime can get a little…awkward. Its macabre subjects don’t often make for polite dinner conversation. Not to mention the strange looks you get after launching into your latest theory about a wrongfully convicted suspect. But macabreness aside, love for the true crime genre is stronger than ever—with a torrent of podcasts, documentaries, and of course, books being consumed at a ravenous rate.…

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Rising Up: Pierce Brown on Shaping Our World Through Stories

Pierce Brown is the New York Times bestselling author of the Red Rising series, an epic trilogy about power and vengeance that won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Science Fiction in 2015 and 2016. His new book, Iron Gold, is set a decade after the events of the Red Rising books and sees its former heroes grappling to mend a galaxy they helped break. Here Brown shares his insights on fighting for change and…

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Marketing Advice from Self-Publishing Success Intisar Khanani

Self-published author Intisar Khanani had always loved making up her own stories, and challenged herself to write a full-length novel during her senior year of university. She loosely based it on a Grimm’s fairytale she had loved as a teenager, The Goose Girl. Thorn tells the story of Alyrra, a princess who is forced to marry a prince she’s never met. When her identity is switched with another woman’s during a magical attack, she faces…

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40 of the Hottest Mysteries & Thrillers of 2018

We know, the suspense is killing you…or perhaps it’s ABOUT to. From a team-building exercise that goes terrible awry in Jane Harper’s Force of Nature to the Russian spy thriller Need to Know, it’s clear that these books will keep you glued to the pages until the whodunit has been found out. Click on the covers below to find out more about each of these thrilling reads. It would be a crime to leave these…

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15 Beloved Books You May Have Hated the First Time You Tried Them

A book can hook us from the first page, and it can also lose us at any page. We’ve all abandoned books—it’s part of being a reader. But some books deserve a second chance…especially those classics you tried to tackle as a teenager. We asked on Facebook and Twitter: What’s a book you love now but didn’t enjoy the first time you read it (or tried to read it)? Check out some of the top…

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The Season’s Hottest Debut Novels

Over the last few months, a new class of bright voices has arrived in bookstores. And now’s the perfect time to catch up on these rising literary stars. Below you’ll find 20 debut novels—both adult fiction and YA—that hit bookshelves from May to August, capturing the attention of our readers. From a young girl who tries to escape an abusive survivalist father (My Absolute Darling), to a riveting tale of Lizzie Borden (See What I…

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How to Find the Love of Your Life in a Bookstore: The Ray Bradbury Method

If you want to fall in love with a reader, go where the readers go. The late Ray Bradbury, who was born on this day 97 years ago, met his future wife, Marguerite McClure, at Fowler’s Bookstore in Los Angeles when he was 22 years old. It was not love at first sight. McClure, who was clerking at the store, accused Bradbury of shoplifting. “He carried a briefcase and wore a trench coat on a…

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The Best Young Adult Books of August

A strange wood full of unspeakable dangers, a city on the brink of rebellion, and a seaside town home to an ancient curse… Welcome to the world of irresistible young adult fiction! Every month, our team takes a look at what books are being published—and how early readers are responding to them. We use this information to curate a list of soon-to-be-beloved favorites, from contemporary tales set in high school to fantasy epics in realms…

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