Courtney Rodgers

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

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.

Dark Retellings of Children’s Classics

What if Cinderella never made it to the ball? What if the Prince was a Princess? The authors of these retellings took those what-ifs and decided to run with them,

Quiz: Describe the Perfect Cozy Afternoon and We’ll Tell You Which Holiday 2021 Romance to Read

Create your perfect cozy afternoon and get a holiday romance to get cozy with beside the fire.

Who the Heck is Elsie Dinsmore? and Why You Should Care About Who Reads Her Books

Let's talk about the abuse, racism, and other disturbing content in Martha Finley's Elsie Dinsmore children's book series.

16+ Sustainable Gifts for Readers

From upcycled stationery to bookish wearable goods, these are the best sustainable gifts for readers on your list!

10 Tudor Fiction Titles to Step Up Your Historical Fiction

The Tudor Dynasty lives on in these outstanding historical fiction novels, including The King’s Witch.

How To Keep The Peace At Book Club

What makes a book club challenging? Is it possible to make it better? Try these tips and tricks for how to keep the peace at book club.