Ashley Holstrom

Ashley Holstrom helps make books at Sourcebooks. She lives near Chicago with her cat named after Hemingway and her bookshelves organized by color. Blog: Crooked Prose. Twitter: @alholstrom.

The Cat’s Pajamas: 9 Funny Cat Books

Feast your eyes on these funny cat books about all their goofy antics, from introvert cat poetry to cat fairy tales to text conversations with a cat.

Free Ebooks about Police Violence to Read Right Now

Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world.

The Bestselling Audiobooks of All Time

Ever been curious what the bestselling audiobooks of all time might be? We've done the work and present to you the most popular in fiction and nonfiction.

Funny Self-Help Books to Rock Your World

Funny self-help books are a different breed of self-help, without all the woo-woo and gentleness. Here are 10 great funny self-help books.

Cheryl Strayed Giving Dear Sugar Advice This Friday

Dear Sugar is back! Cheryl Strayed is giving advice as Sugar this Friday on the first episode of Live Wire House Parties.

Congratulations, You’re Moving In With A Reader!

You're moving in with a reader--life will never be the same and, whether you're platonic or romantic roommates, trust that the books will flow.

Isn’t It Pretty to Think So?: Hemingway-Inspired Goods

Check out these Hemingway-inspired gifts, including prints, shirts, and other home decor to show the world who your favorite author is.

15 Lovely Mugs with Books and Cats on ‘Em

What more do you need than a big cup of coffee or tea in a mug covered in books and cats?

The Best Bookish Versions of the Dolly Parton Challenge

The Bookternet came in full force to play along with the Dolly Parton Challenge. Please enjoy the book nerdery from publishers and readers alike.

48 Siriusly Riddikulus Harry Potter Puns and Pickup Lines

Enjoy a whole bunch of ridiculous Harry Potter puns and pickup lines that are cute and fun and also naughty and gross and so funny.

Elizabeth Wurtzel Has Died at 52

Read Harder: An Audiobook of Poetry

Here are some recommendations of audiobooks of poetry—in contemporary poetry, classic poetry, and novels in verse—for the Read Harder 2020 task.

The Best Epigraphs of 2019

Here they are: The best epigraphs of 2019. It was hard to pare this list down to just 20 lovely opening quotations that set the tone for their books.

Bookish White Elephant Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

Don't get caught empty-handed at the office gift exchange. From candles to fortune jars, find reasonably priced white elephant gifts for book lovers.

10 of the Best Nonfiction Comics on Hoopla

Here are 10 must-read nonfiction comics on Hoopla, spanning the topics of racism, mental illness, family history, and more.