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Don't know where to start with some authors' work? Dive in with this fun, accessible book that covers classic to contemporary lit.
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    A great big, huge, not very small at all list of the top 100 bookish lists, curated by obsessive Book Riot editors who eat the internet for breakfast so you don't have to. All backers at all levels will get this reward, because who doesn't love a bookish list?

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    ebook of START HERE

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    One copy of the print edition of START HERE. Backers outside the U.S. add $5 for shipping.

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    ebook + print edition of START HERE. Backers outside the USA, add $5 for shipping.

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    ebook + two print editions of START HERE. Backers outside the USA, add $5 for shipping.

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    $35 level rewards + your name listed on the acknowledgements page as a backer, an invite to an exclusive web chat with one of the included authors, AND the opportunity to vote for an author to be included (candidates listed in the Rewards Information section on left). The top 3 vote-getters are guaranteed inclusion in book. Backers outside the USA, add $5 for shipping.

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    $75 level rewards + a 5.5” by 7.5” Book Riot commissioned Ideal Bookshelf print (picture on left) displaying books by authors included in START HERE. Backers outside the USA, add $5 for shipping.

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    INDIE BOOKSTORE 12 PACK: Get 12 copies of START HERE to spice up handselling in your bookstore. Includes shipping and a big MWAH from us. Books will ship end of October for early November delivery. Availability limited to USA.

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    INDIE BOOKSTORE 24 PACK: Get 24 copies of START HERE to spice up handselling in your bookstore. Includes shipping and a big MWAH from us. Books will ship end of October for early November delivery. Availability limited to USA.

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    $125 level rewards + 2 tickets to START HERE launch party to be held in New York City. Backers outside the USA, add $5 for shipping.

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    $250 level rewards + guarantee the inclusion of one author in START HERE, selected from candidates list (candidates listed in the Rewards Information section on left).

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    $350 level rewards + 2 tickets to exclusive launch pre-party meet-and-greet hour with START HERE contributors and other special guests.

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    $500 level rewards + ~10-word entry on the dedication page (subject to approval).

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    $10 level rewards + custom book recommendation based on your public profile on one social network (for example, see link in the Rewards Information section on left)

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    $75 level rewards + signed first editions of LOCKE AND KEY and HEART-SHAPED BOX by Joe Hill. Backers outside the USA, add $5 for shipping.

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    $75 level rewards + Margaret Atwood will send you an e-version of a short story she penned in high school and a photocopy of the never-published manuscript, stamped with a Trilobite block she used to enhance her dirndl-skirt fabric circa 1954. Where else are you gonna get that?!

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