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.

She Was Always Afraid: Anxiety In ALICE ISN’T DEAD

A reader on seeing herself and her anxiety reflected in ALICE ISN'T DEAD, a novelization of the popular Night Vale Presents podcast.

Reading Pathways: Jenny Han Books

Aside from suggesting you read each of the trilogies in order, your trip through Jenny Han books can be something of a "choose your own path."

The Princess Diaries Turns 18: How Mia’s Dad Helped Me Pick a College and Other Reflections

Since Meg Cabot's THE PRINCESS DIARIES is now old enough to go off to college, here's a story about how the book helped one reader choose a college.

References to Shirley Jackson’s Novel in Netflix’s THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE

Curious about the differences between Shirley Jackson's novel and THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE Netflix series adaptation? Here are a few.

19 Sparkly And Wonderful Books About Unicorns for Babies and Children

Who doesn’t love unicorns? They’re magical, they sparkle, they can make it rain glitter, and sometimes they even fly! Here's the best unicorn books.

10 Musicals You Probably Didn’t Know Were Books First

Fiddler on the Roof, Cats, and more musicals that were books first!


Today Jam City announced the release of Year 5, expanding their popular mobile game set in the Wizarding World, HARRY POTTER: HOGWARTS MYSTERY.

The Best of Audible’s “As You Wish” Sale

Until September 2nd, Audible members can purchase over 200 titles for $5.95 each. Here is a roundup of some of the most exciting inclusions.

5 Books About Motherhood

Novels and nonfiction about the price and pressures of motherhood.

A Formerly Anxious Kid Reflects on FEARLESS Heroine Gaia Moore

Remember the early-2000s YA series about a girl who lacked the "fear gene"? Let's talk about Fearless.