How Would You Rule?

You’ve been crowned and now the future of the Kingdom of Kolonya is in your hands. What kind of ruler would you be? Would you be kind? Powerful? Fair? Take the quiz inspired by Rule by Ellen Goodlett to find out how you would rule.

Zofi has spent her entire life traveling across the Reaches. Just when her freedom matters most, the king’s men arrive and drag her away from her fellow Travelers to bring her to the capital—Kolonya. 

Ren grew up in Kolonya, serving as a ladies’ maid at court. She dreams of being a noble herself one day, but being ominously summoned to the king’s courtroom after a misdeed isn’t exactly what she had in mind. 

Akeylah was raised by an abusive father in the Eastern Reach, surrounded by brewing insurrection. She’d do anything to escape her family, even accept the invitation of a king who has every reason to despise her.

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Build A Bookstagram and We'll Give You A Book to Feature

Sometimes it's okay to judge a book by its cover, especially when the cover is just so Instagrammable! Based on the bookstagram you make, here are some book covers we think you'll love to photograph.


Are you more Grace or Fury?

by Tracy Banghart, author of Grace and Fury

One of the things I love most about the title Grace and Fury is that it invites the reader to wonder which sister is “Grace” and which is “Fury.” The irony is that, to me, Serina and Nomi are both. They each have their own unique ways of embodying both grace and fury. Which I think is true for all of us. I think we all have both grace and fury within us. This quiz is a fun way to discover which attribute is ruling your life at the moment!

For me, I’d like to say I’m ruled by grace, because that would make me sound calm and peaceful and lovely, but…yeah. Not so much. First of all, I’m a total klutz. If I tried to don a ballgown and float across the room, I’d trip on the hem and go sprawling. I’m also not the best at keeping the peace. I’m more of the “argue passionately about issues that concern me until I’ve cleared the room” sort. So yeah, I think it’s safe to say I’m currently ruled by fury.

But the beauty of fury is that it’s an active emotion—it begs movement. A release. I’m grateful that there are so many peaceful, non-harmful ways I can express my fury. I can write it out, like I did in Grace and Fury. I can work it out, with yoga or long walks with my dog. I can vote it out, by involving myself in my community’s politics and elections. And I can talk it out, to friends and at peaceful protests.

Maybe, if I write and work and vote and talk enough, I’ll find my grace again.

How about you? Are you ruled by grace or fury? Use the quiz below to find out!


What to Read Based On Your Back-to-School Outfit

The best part about going back to school is all the cute new outfits you get to buy! While you're out shopping for clothes, we recommend picking up some new books to stash in your backpack, too. Here's our suggestions for what to read based on the outfit you plan.


Plan the Perfect Camping Trip and We'll Give You A Book to Read

Summer's almost over, which means it's finally time for you and your friends to plan that camping trip that you've been talking about for years. As a book lover, you are contractually obligated to bring a book (or two) on this trip so you can read it when you're relaxing in nature. If you don't know what book to bring, tell us what your perfect camping trip is like and we'll give you a book to read!


What You Should Read Based On Your Comic-Con Plans

Calling all sci-fi, fantasy, and pop culture geeks! Do you know what time it is? That’s right— San Diego Comic-Con is right around the corner! We’re sending some of our best team members to the west coast for all the fun, but in case you can’t make it, we’ve created a quiz to help with the FOMO. Find out what you should read based on how you’d spend your time at the most wonderfully nerdy weekend of the year.

If you are attending San Diego Comic-Con, be sure to stop by booth #1116 for some super fun giveaways! Follow @theNOVL for all the schedule updates!


Pick a Kiss, Get a Book Rec!

Happy International Kissing Day! To celebrate this important holiday, take this short quiz and find out the perfect book to read based on a kiss. 😏


What Summer Adventure Will You Have?

Take this quiz inspired by The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse to find out what summer adventure you'll have this year! Maybe you'll head to Europe for the summer or have a romantic romp in the tropics. Regardless of the answer, this summer will be the best summer yet!


American expat Aubrey has only two weeks left in Europe before she leaves for college, and she's nowhere near ready. Good thing she and her best friend, Rae, have planned one last group trip across the continent. From Paris to Prague, they're going to explore famous museums, sip champagne in fancy restaurants, and eat as many croissants as possible with their friends Clara, Jonah, and Gabe.

But when old secrets come to light, Aubrey and Rae's trip goes from a carefree adventure to a complete disaster. For starters, there's Aubrey and Gabe's unresolved history, complicated by the fact that Aubrey is dating Jonah, Gabe's best friend. And then there's Rae's hopeless crush on the effortlessly cool Clara. How is Rae supposed to admit her feelings to someone so perfect when they're moving to different sides of the world in just a few weeks?


What Kind Of Plant Are You?

Take this quiz inspired by Love & Other Carnivorous Plants by Florence Gonsalves to find out what kind of plant you are! Have you ever wondered what kind of plant you are? Do you live for the sun or do you hide from it? Do you thrive in groups or are you a lone wolf? Share your results with us!

About Love & Other Carnivorous Plants by florence gonsalves

Love & Other Carnivorous Plants

Freshman year at Harvard was the most anticlimactic year of Danny’s life. She’s failing pre-med and drifting apart from her best friend. One by one, Danny is losing all the underpinnings of her identity. When she finds herself attracted to an older, edgy girl who she met in rehab for an eating disorder, she finally feels like she might be finding a new sense of self. But when tragedy strikes, her self-destructive tendencies come back to haunt her as she struggles to discover who that self really is. With a starkly memorable voice that’s at turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Love & Other Carnivorous Plants brilliantly captures the painful turning point between an adolescence that’s slipping away and the overwhelming uncertainty of the future.