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The Best Places To Donate Kids’ Books

Need to free up some shelf space? Find out where to donate kids' books, and how to figure out which…

1 month ago

Crime Sub-Genres to Add to your TBR

These fictional crime sub-genres explore why people risk everything to break the law and keep us asking: Will they get…

2 months ago

The Scientific Benefits of Reading to Children

The benefits of reading to children extend beyond raising kids who love to read. Explore the scientific benefits for babies…

2 months ago

It’s Fantasy All the Way Down: A Fantasy Sub-genres Primer

This fantasy sub-genres primer is a jumping off point for readers and writers seeking to explore this vast genre and…

2 months ago

A Bookish History of Fandom

From handwritten letters and zines to LiveJournal and then TikTok, bookish fandoms continue to reinvent themselves to stay relevant.

3 months ago

A History of the Midnight Release Party

How did the midnight release party for big name book releases get started, and is there still room for them…

4 months ago

Should We Still Study Shakespeare?

Should we still study Shakespeare? There isn’t a simple answer, but I think we should.

4 months ago

The Layer Cake of Science Fiction: A Sub-Genre Primer

Like our universe, the science fiction genre is constantly expanding. Here is a sampling of the seemingly endless list of…

5 months ago

How Many Words Did Shakespeare Invent?

It's in the hundreds. Find out how many words and phrases Shakespeare invented, along with a breakdown of how words…

5 months ago

The Correlation Between Sundown Towns and Book Bans: Forsyth County, GA

Disclaimer: due to the topic of this article, there will be some mentions of racial violence and a brief mention…

5 months ago