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 in Creative Writing from The New School. Her favorite genres are memoir, witches, and anything with cults. She lives in New Jersey. You can keep up with Alex's latest work at her website.

Gifts for Your Bookish Valentine (Especially If It’s You)

Pick up a little something for your Valentine, Galentine, or hey — for yourself.

New Year, New Bullet Journal Supplies

If you’re starting a new journal with the new year, treat yourself to some cute, practical, and time-saving new supplies.

Secrets of the Mega Book Series of the ’80s and ’90s

Series like the Baby-Sitters Club and Animorphs produced dozens — sometimes hundreds — of books in the '90s. How did they do it?

Weird and Wonderful Book Finds on Etsy

Join us in fantasy book shopping on Etsy, where you'll see the rare, the pricey, and even a touch of the odd.

For the Love of Witches: Why Witch Fiction Isn’t Going Anywhere

Witch fiction is being called the hottest new genre, but how new is it, really? Witch books have been around, and they continue to persist.

Your Favorite Authors’ Favorite Pens

Perhaps picking up one or two of your favorite author's favorite pens is one way to kickstart your own writing.

The Room(s) Where It Happened: The Best Political Memoirs

From the biggest names to names you don't know (yet), the best political memoirs inspire, educate, and drive us towards a greater future. Start with The Forerunner: A Story of Pain and Perseverance in America by Cori Bush.

How and Where to Learn Bookbinding

Though bookbinding is a skill you'll definitely have to spend some time to learn, it can breathe new life into worn favorites.

How To Find Weirdly Specific Books Online

Ever thought back to that one book you read as a child? One writer explores her quest to find the edition of Les Misérable from her childhood.

The Literary Life of Elliot Page

Get to know Elliot Page through his love of books and literature, as well as the bookish roles he's played.