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Wattpad author admits to bashing teen with a wine bottle over a negative book review

Richard Brittain tracked a teenage girl to her workplace, then knocked her out with a wine bottle.

On Nov 10, 2015 by Aja Romano

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R.L. Stine wants you to choose the greatest ‘Goosebumps’ book of all time

You're going to want to vote in Monster Madness, the ultimate 'Goosebumps' bracket.

On Mar 18, 2015 by Aja Romano

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John Green’s new book is getting great reviews on Goodreads—and it’s not published yet

Why do people review nonexistent books on Goodreads?

On Feb 2, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Author ignites controversy by stalking negative Goodreads reviewer

How an online game of cat-and-mouse spilled into real life.

On Oct 20, 2014 by Miles Klee

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How publishing’s biggest troll kept harassing women for so long

Here's a look inside the literary scandal that shook Twitter. 

On Oct 1, 2014 by S.E. Smith

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Christian romance novelist sues kindergarten teacher for plagiarism

Things are heating up between a Mormon housewife and a Nevada kindergarten teacher—and yes, there are racy sex scenes involved.

On Sep 12, 2014 by Aja Romano

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Negative review sends author into 4-month-long public meltdown

"Quit while you're ahead" doesn't apply if you never were.

On Sep 4, 2014 by Miles Klee

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The reactionary politics behind the ebook witch-hunt

Don't burn ebooks at the stake just yet.

On Aug 11, 2014 by Allen Weiner

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4 simple tips to help you read more—and read better

Dear readers, social media is your friend.

On Aug 6, 2014 by [email protected]

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What the Web taught me about my late grandfather

I'd always wondered what my grandfather was like as a therapist—until one of his patients told me.

On May 28, 2014 by Miles Klee

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The comfort of pages: Why a Kindle will never be perfect

The world is continuously making the move towards an entirely digital life easier by allowing it to take up more of our lives.

On Nov 19, 2013 by Zan McQuade

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‘Divergent’ fandom struggles with their trilogy’s end

The issue of fandom loyalty is bigger than a single disputed series ending.

On Oct 25, 2013 by Aja Romano

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The 5 best social sites for writers online

We've told you the best places to read; now here's the best spots to get social with your fellow writers in their bathrobes. 

On Oct 8, 2013 by Melissa Chadburn

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Did this bestselling author lift her last work from the pages of fanfic?

One reviewer on Goodreads did a side-by-side comparison of a popular Twilight fanfic and Shey Stahl's For the Summer, and it doesn't look good.

On Sep 25, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Stay positive, or else: Is Goodreads’ new review policy censorship?

While Goodreads prunes its comments, users fight back by deleting their accounts.

On Sep 24, 2013 by Aja Romano