Mikkaka Overstreet

Mikkaka Overstreet is from Louisville, Kentucky by way of Saginaw “Sagnasty”, Michigan. She has been an educator since 2006 and earned her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction in 2015. By day she is a mild-mannered literacy specialist. By night she sleeps. In between, she daydreams, writes fiction, and reads books. She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and cats.

8 Books with Characters Who Have Considered Suicide But Find Their Rainbows

Struggling with suicidal ideation isn't easy, but these books can help readers feel less alone and offer a path towards hope.

9 Feel-Good Middle Grade Books to Cozy Up with this Fall

This list of feel-good middle grades books is diverse, varies in subject, and is perfect for the tweens in your life,  like The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy.

Escape Reality with these 20+ Books You Can’t Put Down

This list is dedicated to the books that make you burn dinner and keep you up past your bedtime. Find the best books you can’t put down now, including The Midnight Library by Matt Haig.

Love Beyoncé’s Renaissance? Read these Books!

If you've been playing Beyoncé's Renaissance album on a loop, pick up these books matched to your favorite songs!

15 Recent Award-Winning Audiobooks to Enjoy

Find the best recent award-winning audiobooks across all genres. It's time to get some books in your ears.

They’re a 10 But…(Bookish Edition)

The "they're a 10 but..." trend is sweeping social media. Here are some of the best bookish spins on the meme.

Educational Books for Kids that will Make Them Love Learning

Whether you’re buying for your own kiddos or someone else’s, these educational books for kids are bound to delight, like Sometimes We Do by Omo Moses, Illustrated by Diego Chaves.

27 of The Best Children’s Books of 2022

What are the best children's books of 2022 so far? Find great titles for kids and teens (and the adults who devour children's lit).

15 DeLIGHTful Summer Books for Preschoolers

Celebrate long days and sunshine with these delightful summer books for preschoolers!

11 LGBTQ Books Every High School Library Should Have

As more LGBTQ books are published each year, a few have stood out as perfectly encapsulating the queer teen experience. Here are 11 of them, like Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar.