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Lovecraft Minus Lovecraft: The Best Cosmic Horror Books that Reject Lovecraft’s Racism

Love cosmic horror, but hate H. P. Lovecraft's racism? Don't despair - there are plenty of otherworldly horror stories out there to enjoy.

What to Read When the World Feels Hopeless

The opposite of hopelessness is action. These books, including We Do This 'til We Free Us by Mariame Kaba, will help inspire and reassure you that, together, we can work to make the world better.

8 Fun and Friendly Nursery Rhyme Books

New or traditional, upbeat or relaxing, nursery rhyme books have been a staple of reading aloud to children for centuries. Find the best now, like Lullaby (For A Black Mother) by Langston Hughes, illustrated by Sean Qualls.

11 Inspiring Books for Young Activists

Kids looking to change the world can find inspiration from these books for young activists interested in social justice.

Libraries Under Attack (Again): The Backlash Against Drag Queen Story Hour in the UK

Libraries in the UK are facing attacks again - this time from anti-LGBTQ+ protesters attempting to stop popular Drag Queen Story Hours.

10 Magical Spell Books for Witches Old and New

Whether you're a new witch, or an old soul in the arts of magic, find witch spell books for the magically-inclined.

Authors and Libraries: How Does Working in a Library Help a Writing Career?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, some of your favorite authors have worked in libraries at some point in their careers.

Why Do We Love Portal Fantasies?

Portal fantasies have been popular since the beginning of the fantasy genre. But why do we love them so much?

8 Fun and Festive Christmas Murder Mystery Books

Christmas is a time for family, fun...and murder. Find the best festive Christmas murder mystery books to add to your stocking, like A Mistletoe Murder by Necole Ryse.

Less Credit, Longer Hours: Illustrators’ Roles In Graphic Novels

Comics are a collaboration, but the artist's side is often overlooked. Here is how illustrators would like to see the industry change.