Cassie Gutman

Cassie Gutman is happiest when surrounded by books and dogs. Originally from a small, funny-named town near Louisville, Kentucky, she now edits words for a living near Chicago and would like to be paid in ice cream. You can find her on Instagram @happybooklovers or on Twitter @cassiepgutman.

Our Pettiest Bookish Nitpicks

Every reader has at least one. Rioters show up to call out some of their book nitpicks and pet peeves inspired by reading experiences.

How to Make a Pressed Flower Bookmark

Creating a DIY pressed flower bookmark is a great rainy-day craft for everyone, so get outside, find some flowers, and get pressing!

The Rory Gilmore Reading List: How Novel

Over 400 HUNDRED books, so you can read like Rory Gilmore (or other Gilmore Girls characters). Find your Rory Gilmore reading list here, including books like Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende.

9 Embroidery Books for Every Crafter

From the best embroidery books for beginners to books that invite you to step up your game, check out books like Aneela Hoey’s Sweet Stitches before stitchin’!

2021 Reading Lists and Challenges to Expand Your Reading

Get ready to read! These are our favorite 2021 reading lists and challenges out there already for your reading resolutions.

Ho-Ho-Holiday Horror: Have Yourself a Scary Little Christmas

The weather outside is frightful! If you’re as ready for a good scare as you are for a winter holiday, pick up these holiday horror books, including Dead of Winter by Kealan Patrick Burke.

Romancing the Runoff: Romance Authors Raise Funds for Georgia Runoff Election

Romance writers unite to launch Romancing the Runoff, an auction to help support fundraising efforts for the Georgia Senate runoff elections.

20 Must-Read Horror Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Find some under-the-radar horror reads for the season, including The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado, illustrated by DaNi.

When the Stars Come Out: YA Books About What Happens at Night

Midnight initiations, club meet-ups, strange happenings in the woods--these YA books explore all sorts of nighttime happenings.

How to Get a Little Free Library Sign

Say, what's that little box on the curb? Customize your Little Free Library with signage and let patrons know you're open for (free) business.