In Defense of Recommending Books You Haven’t Read

Whether you're talking to a bookseller or watching a TikTok, you may be getting a rec from someone who hasn't read the book. And that's okay.

24symbols Review: Is It Better than Scribd?

In this 24symbols review, we’ll explore what makes it unique, including the price, pros, cons, and verdict. Is 24symbols better than Scribd?

On Tearjerkers and Tragedies: The Importance of a Good Story

Is there a point when a character's pain is too much for a reader?

8 Fanfics That Are Even Better Than the Original Stories

Sometimes fan fiction can be so good, it outshines the source material, including in these Hunger Games and Twilight fan fics.

Being an Author: Expectations vs. Reality

YA author Tirzah Price writes about how some common expectations that people have going into writing are different from the reality.

Scribd Alternatives: 8 Ebook/Audiobook Subscription Services to Try Now

Thinking of switching to another ebook and audiobook subscription service? Here’s a list of eight Scribd alternatives to try now.

Are Books Written by Gurus Actually Written by Gurus?

While plenty of authors proclaim themselves gurus of beauty or self help, that word mean more than just being able master a perfect cat eye.

Why Are MCU Superhero Movies Sexless?

These actors mold their bodies into the supposed paragon of sexual desirability, and then just… stand there making aggressive eye contact?

Literary Scandals: Who Was the Real-Life Dracula?

Gather 'round, fellow gossipers, as we discuss the literary tea surrounding Dracula. The real inspiration for the iconic vamp will shock you.

BookSloth Review: A Good Alternative, But Is It Worth Ditching Goodreads?

BookSloth is a good alternative, but is it worth ditching Goodreads for good? In this BookSloth review, we’ll discuss the pros and cons.