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.

Quiz: Create Your Dream Food Tour and We’ll Recommend a New YA Book

Come create your dream food tour; we'll connect you with your next young adult read about teens who love life.

5 Lessons Learned After Working at My Childhood Library

Here are five sometimes strange lessons from working at my childhood library that I will hold close and carry with me wherever I wander.

7 of the Best Poems About Losing a Loved One

If you're looking for poetry for healing in times of grief, here are some favorite poems about losing a loved one to help.

Plan Your Perfect Date and We’ll Recommend You a Romantic YA Read

If you're craving romance without having to leave the comfort of your couch, plan your perfect date to get the perfect romantic YA read.

Percy Jackson Character Quiz: Who Are You?

Whether you're new to the fandom or have been eating up the books since 2005, this is your Percy Jackson character quiz.

7 Tips for How to Post Poetry on Instagram

From using an app to format poems, to finding the best hashtags, here are seven tips for how to post poetry on Instagram.

A/V Club, Vrikshasana, and Voting: 5 Unique School Library Programs

From learning about voting rights to practicing yoga and producing a daily show, these unique school library programs are making an impact.

6 Great 2021 YA Books About Teens Who Write

Teen writers overcome fear to take fate into their own hands in these 2021 YA books about teens who write to change their worlds, including A Pho Love Story by Loan Le.

7 Poets Like Amanda Gorman To Watch

If you too were blown away by the 2021 inauguration poem, "The Hill We Climb," check out these poets like Amanda Gorman.

Searching for Little Free Libraries As a Way to Say Goodbye

A reader on saying goodbye not only to the books she can't bring on the next phase of her journey, but to her roomie, her sister.