Kate Krug

Kate is a 2011 Drake University grad, where she received her BA in magazine journalism. A hopeless romantic with a cynical heart, Kate will read anything that comes with a content warning, a love triangle, and a major plot twist. Twitter: @katekrug Blog: http://snarky-yet-satisfying.com

E.L. James to Release New Fifty Shades of Grey Book: DARKER

The new release re-tells Fifty Shades Darker from Christian's perspective, and comes out in November.

Literary Inspiration for World Suicide Prevention Day

A reader shares some of the lines from books that have helped her in her darkest moments.

Picture Books About Adoption for Gotcha Day

Picture books that celebrate adoptive families!

Queer Plot Removed from V.E. Schwab’s Book by Russian Publisher

V.E. Schwab's Russian publisher has removed a queer plot line from her Shades of Magic series.

Favorite Friends-to-Lovers Romances

The painful unrequited love, the pesky triangles, the slow burn relationship, and more of the good stuff in these books about besties falling in love.

On Portraying Eating Disorders Authentically in Fiction

A reader on one of the only novels she's read that accurately portrays what it's like to have an eating disorder.

Don’t Judge Me for Shopping in the Young Adult Section

Let's all decide to let each other peruse in peace.

Can the Villain Be Redeemed?

Does having a tragic past/upbringing justify ultimately evil actions, or is a villain just a villain?

What Cultivated My Early Love for Reading

The only thing better than reading is indulging in a cozy bit of reading nostalgia.

An Open Letter to Book-to-TV Producers

An impassioned reader and television watcher has some words for producers who don't know when to stop with adaptations.