Isabelle Popp

Isabelle Popp has written all sorts of things, ranging from astrophysics research articles and math tests to crossword puzzles and poetry. These days she's writing romance. When she's not reading or writing, she's probably knitting or scouring used book stores for vintage gothic romance paperbacks. Originally from New York, she's as surprised as anyone that she lives in Bloomington, Indiana.

Full Contact: 10 Sports Romances to Bring Out Your Competitive Side

If you're looking for romances with the competition, drama, and rivalry of the world of sports, pick up one these sports romances.

Getting Back Into Reading? 6 Tips to Help You Find Your Groove

Finding your way back into reading and not sure where to begin? These six tips will help you find your reading groove again.

An Unconventional Decade: 10 Books to Read in Your 30s

This unconventional decade requires a list of unconventional books to read. Dig into these books to read in your 30s to get started, including The Book of Delights by Ross Gay.

Ladies First: 10 Awesome Picture Book Biographies of Women

Why Do We Keep Reading a Book We’re Hating?

Why do we keep reading books we hate? A reader examines what is is that keeps us turning the pages of books we want to hurl across the room.

You Must Remember This: Why We Can’t Forget About Amnesia Romances

Why do authors keep coming back to the well of amnesia romances, like in A Cowboy to Remember by Rebekah Weatherspoon, and what purpose does this trope serve in telling a compelling love story?

Should You Look Up Words You Don’t Know While Reading?

Here are some questions to considering before setting aside your book to look up every unfamiliar word you encounter while reading.

In Defense of the Fast Burn Romance

The fast burn romance can be the definition of mess, making it an extremely appealing romance trope.

Pine o’ The Times: 12 of the Best Romances With Mutual Pining

The yearning! The longing! If you’re a glutton for torture just like me, enjoy this list of romances full of mutual pining, including The Love Con by Seressia Glass.

Count on Us: 16 Inspiring Math Books for Kids

The best math books for kids include books for teaching math and others that incorporate math concepts into a creative narrative, including Outdoor Math: Fun Activities for Every Season by Emma Adbåge .