Katie Moench

Katie Moench is a librarian, runner, and lover of baked goods. A school librarian in the Upper Midwest, Katie lives with her husband and dog and spends her free time drinking coffee, trying new recipes, and adding to her TBR.

Where are They Now? Whatever Happened to Some Well-Known Authors

If you've been wondering what happened to certain well-known authors, you may be surprised by what they have been up to...

Sweat, Read, Repeat: Literary Gifts for Athletes

Find the perfect literary gifts for athletes in this roundup of bookends, bookmarks, tops, and more.

Why Should Children Read Dark Books?

Reading dark and scary books can help children develop the coping skills they'll need when scary situations arise in their lives.

10 Middle Graphic Novels to Look Forward to In Fall 2021

Whether they’re looking for realistic fiction like Other Boys by Damian Alexander, SFF like The Awakening Storm by Jaimal Yogis and illustrated by Vivian Truong, or something else entirely, middle grade readers will find a new favorite on this list!

10 Halloween Board Books for Babies

Halloween offers so much engaging material for both parents and babies alike. Here are some great Halloween books for your baby, like You’re My Little Pumpkin Pie by Natalie Marshall.

12 Bookish Hats for Bookworm’s Heads

Accessorize your noggin, block the sun, and let the world know what's on your mind with the latest bookish head gear.

15 Delightful Books Like The Vanderbeekers

Love the charm, hijinks, and warmth of Karina Yan Glaser’s middle grade series, The Vanderbeekers? Find more books like The Vanderbeekers, including One Crazy Summer.

The Ethics of Selling Advanced Reader Copies

Influencers and booksellers are sent advanced readers copies for promotion by publishers -- is it legal (or ethical) to sell these books?

Middle Grade Fiction About the Environment

Pique young readers' interest in learning about the natural world with these middle grade books about the environment.

The Rise and Fall of the Western

Here, we learn how the western has been reflective of what the U.S. has thought of the West as well as how that narrative has changed now.