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Ann Foster

Ann can often be found walking very slowly through the aisles of bookstores, making sure that nothing new has come out she doesn’t know about yet, and then eagerly telling people about them. She writes about women from history at, and about books, film, TV, and feminism at various other sites. She prefers her books to include at least three excellent plot twists, which is why she usually reads the end first. Twitter: @annfosterwriter

What a Motley Crew: Books With a Quirky Cast of Characters

Well there's a motley crew! These reads feature a quirky cast of unconventional characters in stories you'll love to read and re-read.

5 New YA Books That Share DNA With Classic Books

Love the classics? Check out some great YA books, like Sisters of the Snake by Sarena and Sasha Nanua, that share themes with classics.

Five Historical Spy Thrillers Based (In Part) On Real Events

Ever wonder what history's greatest spies really got up to? These thrilling reads take creative license to imagine up their espionage, including American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson.

Literary Characters Who Would Make Great Librarians

These characters who would make great librarians have the right stuff for the job, including a curious mind and a commitment to community.

25 Book-To-Movie Adaptations To Look Forward To In 2021

Start working on that To Be Watched list and keep it bookish with this list of exciting 2021 book adaptations to anticipate, including Nella Larsen's Passing starring Ruth Negga, Tessa Thompson.

5 Winter Mysteries That are Cozier Than a Cup of Tea

Curl up with your plushest blanket, your favorite hot beverage, and, of course, murder. Get into the season and these cozy winter mysteries.

5 Fantasy Books Where Alchemy Transforms Adolescence

Straw transformed to gold, a stone of immortality--rough materials become something fantastic in these fantasy books about alchemy.

5 SFF Books About Rebellion and Overthrowing the Government

We've rounded up a selection of some great recent SFF books about rebellion and uprisings that you won't be able to put down, like The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart.

13 Great Places To Find Free Children’s Books Online

Looking to feed your reading habit without breaking the bank? Check out our list of recommended sites for free children's books online!

8 Perfect Baked Good Moments In Sweet YA Romcoms

The only thing that makes a YA romcom even sweeter is when it includes sweet baked good moments. These eight are sure to please!