Alison Doherty

Alison Doherty is a writing teacher and part time assistant professor living in Brooklyn, New York. She has an MFA from The New School in writing for children and teenagers. She loves writing about books on the Internet, listening to audiobooks on the subway, and reading anything with a twisty plot or a happily ever after.

Marry, Date, or Dump these Jane Austen Heroes and We’ll Give You a Romance Novel to Read

Throwing a One-Time Book Club

One reader overcomes her book club angst by throwing a one-time book club brunch, with one golden rule: everyone has to read the book.

Quiz: What Would Be Your Best Class at Hogwarts?

Answer the following questions to discover what your best class at Hogwarts would be in the magical world of Harry Potter.

Quiz: Which Weasley Sibling from Harry Potter Are You?

Take our Weasley Sibling Quiz to find out which of the seven red-haired, freckled family members from Harry Potter you would be!

8 YA Authors on the Fairytales and Myths They Want to See Adapted

Renee Ahdieh, Marissa Meyer, and six other YA fantasy authors discuss the stories they want to see more fairytale retellings about.

Quiz: Which Pevensie Sibling From The Chronicles of Narnia Are You?

Take this quiz and discover which Pevensie sibling from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis you are: Peter, Susan, Edmund, or Lucy.

15 Moving Immigration Poems to Read Today

A list of 15 poems written about the experience of immigrating to the United States.

Quiz: Which Bennet Sister from Pride and Prejudice Are You?

Which Bennet sister from Pride in Prejudice are you most like? Take our quiz to find out if you're a Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, or Lydia.

10 Books for Single Women During Wedding Season

Does the wedding season make you feel pressured to be in a relationship, even if you don't necessariy want one? Read these books.

28 Steamy Billionaire Romance Books

A list of twenty-eight billionaire romance books that goes way beyond just FIFTY SHADES OF GREY.