Our Reading Lives features stories about how books and reading have shaped who we are and how we live.
As I began the journey into my 40s, it was tough to find good books about menopause. Then 2021 hit, and things started to look up.
Being seen is powerful, and being seen when you have a mental illness in graphic narratives can change your entire world.
Where do you place the feeling of terror when you can’t do anything about the things scaring you? One way is to turn to fictional horror.
Do you find yourself on your phone when you meant to read? Me too. Here's what happened when I swapped screen time for books for a week.
An homage to THE WORST WITCH and its late author Jill Murphy.
What happens when as a member of a community, you’re unable to speak its language, so imperfect translations are your only viable option?
On the irrefutable magic of used books and used bookstores.
A love letter to Stephan Graham Jones' THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS, and a testament to how a single book can open a world to a whole genre.
A reader examines the lasting legacy of one of her favorite children's books: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
We don't necessarily think of the horror genre as being a great benefit to kids. Earwig and the Witch shows us how we're wrong.