Abigail Clarkin

Abigail can often be found holding a book in one hand and an ice cream cone in the other. When she is not devouring stories (or dessert), Abigail trains for marathons and writes poetry about growing up with eight brothers and sisters. She enjoys working in marketing for a real estate developer and creating Instagram content for fun (@marathonandmunch) about all the tasty eats found in Providence, RI.

How Amish Fiction Served as My Gateway to Loving Romance

15 years ago, I never would have believed I'd be reading a romance book out in the open. Thank you to Amish fiction for leading me here.

Quiz: Plan Your Perfect Winter Vacation and We’ll Assign a Poem to Read

What goes better together than wintery chill and snuggling with books? Take the quiz to find your perfect cuddle buddy in book form!


From mysteries to books about teens who look out for their communities, these are the best YA books like Firekeeper's Daughter, including A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger.

Feast Your Eyes: Genres to Read to Expand Your Culinary Horizons

It's not just cookbooks that can lead you to new foods. Here are four more genres that can help you develop your palate.

Ancestry, Athenaeums, and Americana: 6 of the Oldest Libraries in Providence, RI

Feast your eyes on these photos of the oldest libraries in Providence, Rhode Island.

15 YA Fantasy Books That Feature Amazing Love Triangles

Let's dive into the ultimate list of YA fantasy books with love triangles you will never forget, including Legendborn by Tracy Deonn and The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh.

25+ Gorgeous Gifts for Book Lovers

If you have a bookish someone in your life, check out these ideas of gifts for book lovers for your holiday shopping.

8 New YA Fantasy Series From Your Favorite Authors

Here are some of the best new YA fantasy series from authors you already love, including Victoria Aveyard, Tahereh Mafi, and Zoraida Córdova.

8 Uplifting and Feel-Good Speculative YA Books

Need an uplifting read of the SFF kind? Crack open one of these feel-good speculative YA books the next time you need an escape, including Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds.

Create Your Dream Vacation Trip and We’ll Recommend To You A Book About Girls in STEM

Come create your ideal vacation and we'll give you a recommendation for your next read about middle school girls in STEM.