Why Do I Keep Putting Down Books I’m Really Loving?

Really loving a book, but don't finisht? Have you done it a few times? A Rioter explores this odd phenomena.

Starting a Commonplace Book Has Changed the Way I Measure A Book’s Worth

I read more slowly now, and I've come to value books not just for the experience of reading them, but for the passages I collect from them.

When Does LORD OF THE RINGS Get Interesting?

I can tell you when Lord of the Rings gets interesting, but you're not going to like it.

When It Becomes Work: Reading for Review Isn’t Reading for Pleasure

Reading for review purposes, especially for a magazine, is a different beast altogether from reading for pleasure.

The Sadness Of Disliking Books Everyone Loves (And Some Tips To Deal With It)

Being a book person online can lead to a lot of FOMO, and then disappointment when you don't click with a book everyone seems to love.

On Meeting Books Where They Are

Meeting books where they are means getting to experience and enjoy so many different kinds of stories

9 Dark Humor Books to Provoke Your Uneasy Laughter

These dark humor books, including Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour, tackle difficult subject manner with jokes that will leave you laughing despite yourself.

Why Do We Keep Reading a Book We’re Hating?

Why do we keep reading books we hate? A reader examines what is is that keeps us turning the pages of books we want to hurl across the room.

What Does It Mean to be a Mood Reader?

What is a mood reader? The definition and signs of what it means to be one.

Is Reader’s Block a Real Thing?

Reading can be harder during stressful times. But is there really such thing as "reader's block"? Here's what the neuroscience has to say.