Staff Lists

Staff Picks & Readalikes


Science Fiction Picks

A list of some classic and newer science fiction works for new and long time readers.

Books for Runners

Check out some of these books to get you motivated for your next big race!


YA Book and Movie pairings

Love that movie and want more stories like it? Check out these YA books that took inspiration from them.

Science Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels

Sci-fi lends itself especially well to the comic format. Here you'll find sweeping space operas, cosmic horrors, and alternate futures.

Booklist 2023 Best of Teen/YA

Here are all of the best of teen and YA fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novels for 2023 as compiled by Booklists editors.


Year of the Dragon

2024 is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese Zodiac

Everything Candy

Books, movies and even cookbooks all about candy!

Read Harder Challenge - Kids and YA

Each year Book Riot issues a "read harder" challenge. Learn more at
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