Courtney Rodgers

Courtney Rodgers lives in Texas with her cat and her rosebushes. You can find her on Twitter @wednesdaythinks

Literary Movements You’ve Never Heard Of

You are probably familiar with magical realism and Dadaism, but what about the literary movements Martian Poetry or Jindyworobak?

Hit the Road with these Bookish Road Trip Essentials

Pack those books, queue up an audiobook or two, and make your summer road trip decidedly more bookish with these fun pieces!

10 Beguiling Books For Fragrance Lovers

Bury your nose in these novels and nonfiction books about perfume, from romances to horror to history, including Perfume: A Century of Secrets by Lizzie Ostrom.

10 Books That Feel Like Wes Anderson Movies

Love the dreamy, self-contained worlds of Wes Anderson films? You’ll love these books, including The Elegance of the Hedgehog.

The Most Popular Fantasy Books on TikTok

We rounded up the most popular fantasy books on TikTok, arguably one of the most popular genres on the platform.

Why We Don’t Talk About Bruno: ENCANTO and Magical Realism

Like many Disney films, Encanto can be categorized as a fantasy musical, but Encanto fits comfortably under the magical realism umbrella.

Julius Caesar in Modern and Contemporary Literature

Why does Julius Caesar endure in modern and contemporary imaginations and in literature? A look at modern books about Caesar, including The Memoirs of Cleopatra.

Best Book-Focused TV Episodes

There’s a misconception that you cannot enjoy both TV and books, but that is big wrong. Here are some of the best combinations of TV + Lit.

DIY January: Books to Help You DIY Anything

It’s DIY January! Try out some new skills this month and see what else you can learn to do yourself with these helpful and inspiring reads, including Hill House Living by Paula Sutton.

Bookish Holiday Crafts and Activities for Kids

Create new traditions with these picture books about the holidays, paired with fun activities and recipes related to them.