As April has just closed, I wanted to take a moment to reflect back of all of the interesting news stories, listicles, infographics, puff pieces, literary criticisms, and general book links that entertained us all month long. And just like back in March, there's a fair bit of Tolkien still in the news. The links below were the most popular of the month based on clickthrough rates. Enjoy!
17 Books "Everyone On the Planet Should Read" [Buzz Books]
The Fascinating Linguistic Journey Of J.R.R. Tolkien [Return of Kings]
21 Examples of Purely Perfect Prose from Literature [Buzz Books]
Five Ways Reading Fiction Makes You Better At Your Job [Fast Company]
INFOGRAPHIC: The 20 Most Popular Books Throughout History [Electric Lit]
A Harry Potter Wonderland In Ohio: Kent Potterfest [Only In Your State]