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.

The 20 Best Books for Teens: 2023 Picks

Here are 20 of the best books for teens 2023 has to offer. Whether you are a teenager, or just read like one, find some new books to enjoy!

Quiz: Which Witch Romance Novel Should You Read this Halloween?

Take this witch romance novel quiz to find out which magical romance novel you should read this spooky season.

10 Halloween Romance Books to Read this Spooky Season

A list of Halloween romance books to read this autumn ranging from cozy witch romances like What the Hex by Alexis Daria to sexy vampire stories like How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks!

The 20 Most Influential Picture Books of All Time

A List of influential picture books that helped define the genre and move it forward, ranging from Peter Rabbit to Dragons Love Tacos.

10 Pen Pal Romance Novels

A list of pen pal romance novels, including Yours Truly by Abby Jiminez, where relationships begin on the page turn into real life loves.

I Needed Phonics to Learn to Read. Other Kids Do Too.

I struggled to learn to read until I began receiving more phonics instruction in school, and I'm not alone.

Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Biopics & Get a Biography Recommendation

To take this biography quiz, pick your favorite biopic movies and get a book recommendation for a biography to read!

12 of the Best Hidden Identity Romance Novels

These swoon-worthy and suspenseful hidden identity romance novels, including The Neighbor Favor by Kristina Forest, range from contemporary to historical stories.

Who Is Nora Roberts?

A look into Nora Roberts one of the most popular romance novelists of all time who helped redefine the genre in the 1980s and beyond.

Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Disney Movies, Get a Fairy Tale Retelling Recommendation

Pick your favorites within 20 pairs of Disney movies and get a fairy tale retelling recommendation for what you should read next!