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7 Bookish Ways to Celebrate Pride

Pride Month might be almost over, but that doesn't mean the celebrations have to stop! Get ready to wave your rainbow book flag high.

15 Books About Lesser-Known Women Who Made History

From rulers and scientists to activists, artists, and journalists, add these books about women who made history to your TBR pile, including Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America by Mayukh Sen.

Queer Harder: 12 Favorites From Past Challenges

In celebration of Read Harder's eighth year, I've rounded up some of my favorite queer reads that I might not have picked up otherwise.

Short Reading Challenges for Adults in 2022

A guide to short reading challenges for adults in 2022, helping you find the right challenge for you in the first half of the new year.

52 Weekly Challenges to Up Your Reading Life in 2022

52 challenges to up your reading life in the new year that will inspire new habits, new adventures, and engagement with things that matter.

There’ve Been More Than 155 Book Challenges Since June: This Week’s Censorship News, December 3, 2021

ALA's documented 155 cases of book challenges since June isn't high enough and more of this week's book censorship news.

Gifts For Readers 2021: The Best Bookish Goods Under $30

A look at some of the best gifts for readers in 2021, all of which are $30 or under, making perfect options for budget-conscious gifters.

How to Read Less (For Real)

If you've been struggling with your inner reader demon, maybe these ideas will also help you read less — and enjoy books more.

Winners of the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards Announced

Here are the winner of the 2021 PEN Literary Awards, which gave out $380,000 in prizes. Plus, a video of the complete ceremony!

7 More Reading Challenges to Diversify Your Reading in 2021

Here are a few more 2021 reading challenges that will diversify your shelf and bring lots of nerdy fun to your reading life.