Alex Luppens-Dale

Alex Luppens-Dale won the “Enthusiastic Reader Award” all four years of high school. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from The New School. Her favorite genres are fantasy, memoir, and anything with cults. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and cat. Alex can be found on Twitter @firstofautumn

How to Read When You Have a Baby

A new parent writes about finding reading time while caring for a newborn, including the book formats and books that helped.

Books By and About Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris for Readers of All Ages

These Kamala Harris books give readers of all ages the opportunity to learn more about our new Madame Vice President.

Why Are We Obsessed With Other People’s Bookshelves?

Since COVID-19 began and Zoom calls became a regular feature of our lives, we've become even more fascinated by other people's bookshelves.

Why Are We Obsessed With Other People’s Bookshelves?

Since COVID-19 began and Zoom calls became a regular feature of our lives, we've become even more fascinated by other people's bookshelves.

Excellent Little Free Library Book Labels, Stickers, and Stamps

Get a stamp or Little Free Library book labels so your patrons remember where their new favorite book came from.

The Worm in the Big Apple: Seedy New York City Stories

These stories explore the seedier side of New York City, from histories to fictional explorations of its beautiful contradictions.

Griffin & Sabine & Me: A Long Correspondence

A reader on the strange legacy of the Griffin & Sabine trilogy, and how the epistolary novel resonated with her as a child.

8 Memoirs About Mothers, Motherhood, and Loss

A reader on the memoirs about mothers and motherhood that helped her navigate the transition from "mothered" to "motherless."

J.K. Rowling Releases Serialized Novel THE ICKABOG

JK Rowling announces a new children's book, The Ickabog, to be published for free online.

Cover Envy: Beautiful Books Too Pretty to Pass Up

These beautiful books make great gifts because they're both books (which are always the best gift) and beautiful objects in their own right.