Emily Martin

Emily has a PhD in English from the University of Southern Mississippi, MS, and she has an MFA in Creative Writing from GCSU in Milledgeville, GA, home of Flannery O’Connor. She spends her free time reading, watching horror movies and musicals, cuddling cats, Instagramming pictures of cats, and blogging/podcasting about books with the ladies over at #BookSquadGoals (www.booksquadgoals.com). She can be reached at emily.ecm@gmail.com.

9 Books About Coming of Age in the ’90s

This is when the major nostalgia kicks in. Here are nine books about coming of age in the '90s to help you revisit your youth.

I Swapped My Phone Screen Time for Reading Time

Do you find yourself on your phone when you meant to read? Me too. Here's what happened when I swapped screen time for books for a week.

How to Write A Book in 30 Days (Even if You’ve Never Written Anything Before)

National Novel Writing Month approaches! If you want to try your hand at writing a novel in a month, here's how to get started.

Truly Terrifying Books for Fearless Middle Grade Readers

The 20 Best Book Club Books For 2021

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Are You Laughing or Screaming? Horror Comedy Books Will Make You Do Both

Horror comedy books have the power to make you scream and make you laugh. Read on for some of the best horror comedy books out there, including Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero.

9 of the Best Recent Vampire Reads

While vampires have been around for centuries, authors keep finding new ways to reinvent vampire tropes to keep the concept fresh.

New Horror Novels: 18 Books to Keep You Scared in 2021

2021 has been a killer year for new horror novels. Whether you prefer supernatural scares, like Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo, or thrilling slasher stories, like My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones, find your next read.

Hey, It’s OK If You Don’t Like to Read

It really is okay if you just don't like to read, no matter what anybody tells you.

Pick A Horror Movie, Get A Horror Novel

Horror fans can get the perfect reading recommendation with this quiz that pairs horror movies with your next favorite horror read.