Carolina Ciucci

Carolina Ciucci is a teacher, writer and reviewer based in the south of Argentina. She hoards books like they’re going out of style. In case of emergency, you can summon her by talking about Ireland, fictional witches, and the Brontë family. Twitter: @carolinabeci

Craighead County Library’s Battle Against Censorship

Craighead County Library in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has been the target of repeat censorship attempts this year. Here's a timeline of events.

The Treatment of Homelessness in Contemporary Fiction

Homelessness in contemporary fiction has been under- and misrepresented, but are things taking a turn for the better?

How I Approach Reading (And Writing) In English

There is a difference in how I approach reading and writing in English as a non-native speaker.

8 Spooky Books of Gothic Horror and Magic

These classic and more contemporary books of gothic horror, gothic fantasy, and a blend of the two are perfect for an Autumn evening read.

An Introduction to Police Procedurals

The 20th century saw police officers in fiction go from being comedic fodder to being the heroes. Here are some classic police procedurals.

In Defense of Beth March

Because Beth March has been misunderstood long enough.

Mysteries and Thrillers Starring Musicians

Mysteries and thrillers starring musicians are not exactly a dime a dozen, but the quality of these eight novels makes up for the quantity.

Designing a Cottagecore Reading Room

Cottagecore is all about coziness and nature! Here's how to create the perfect reading room (or reading nook) with that cottagecore vibe.

8 Engrossing Mysteries and Thrillers About Journalists and Reporters

Journalists, with their interviews, careful research, and follow-up, make for the perfect main characters in a puzzling mystery or thriller.

On Community: Virtual Book Clubs During the Pandemic

To my surprise, this post on virtual book clubs ended up not being about book clubs at all, but rather about something much bigger: community.