Anna Gooding-Call

Anna Gooding-Call is a librarian and writer originally from rural central New York. She got her BA in the city that inspired "The Twilight Zone" and confirms that the hitchhikers really are weird there. Today, she lives in Massachusetts with her wife and two cats.

Tips and Tricks For Marrying Another Bookworm Successfully

Are you marrying another bookworm? Maybe you're just moving in or thinking about combining collections. We have tips!

The Problematic Doctor Diary

A reader muses on the doctor diary and the morally gray areas between the lives and well-being of real patients and entertainment.

Tips and Tricks For Marrying Another Bookworm Successfully

Are you marrying another bookworm? Maybe you're just moving in or thinking about combining collections. We have tips!

11 Essential Queer Pregnancy Books

Looking for queer pregnancy books? We’ve got you covered! Whether you’re L,G,B,T,Q,I,A, or otherwise, it’s time to celebrate in a family way with titles like Where’s the Mother?: Stories from a Transgender Dad by Trevor MacDonald and Fiona Giles.

4 Fantastic Books About Gender Shapeshifters

Gender shapeshifters are some of the most truly dynamic characters in literature. Don’t miss out on these four reads, including Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee.

4 Opera Books To Shake Up Your Playlist

Opera books are a gateway to opera, and opera makes life awesome. Read up, music nerds! It's time to get that much geekier, aria style.

4 Unsettling Comics About Dreams

Comics about dreams are weird, Jungian, and lots of nightmarish fun! Read on for four key examples of a genre that will keep you up.

5 Types of Books to Read on Paper

Some literature just can't be digital. Here are five types of books to read on paper!

4 Books For Rebuilding Your Civilization After The Apocalypse

Who knows what may come next? Who dares to dream? When the inevitable happens, turn to these books for rebuilding your civilization, like Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings by Joy Harjo.

Thriller vs. Horror: Your Guide

If thriller vs horror distinctions have you bamboozled, you're in the right place. Let's zombiewalk into a breakdown of these categories.

6 Books About The Dark Side of Social Media

These excellent books wade into the dark side of social media.

4 Awesome Books About Vinyl Records

Looking for books about vinyl records? We’ve got those! Throw on a record and get comfy with books like The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce: it’s time to read.

Why Librarians Are Not Childcare

Even at the best of times, librarians are not childcare. Here's why.

6 Books for the Goth Gardener

Check out The Twilight Garden by Lia Leendertz and other books for the goth gardener, whether that’s you or the brooding, hooded figure that’s been hovering near your ceiling for the last week.

7 Great Books Set in New York State

Looking for books set in New York State rather than New York City? Here are just a few titles to transport you there, including Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt!