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.

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!

7 Unusual Career Books

Whether you're changing jobs or just in the market for an unusual career, these books will have you covered.

Stop Stacking Books On The Floor!

If you're one of many bookish culprits stacking books on the floor, prepare to be read (and to get some ideas for better organization).

How To Keep Reading When You’re Too Tired To Read

Are you in the middle of a good book, but too tired to read any further? Here are some tips for staying awake to the last page!

The World’s First Novel Is Older Than You Think

What was the first novel? Why was it written? What need did it fill? Who wrote it? And most importantly, can you still read it today?

Politician Book Reports And Why I Think They Should Be A Thing

This reader has a modest proposal: make them read. Do you think politician book reports and mandatory reading should be a thing?

Books With Hilarious Titles (That Are Very Serious In Context)

Titles like Is Eating People Wrong? may sound ridiculous, but they’re dead serious. Time to read about tech racism, legal aspects of cannibalism, and alien invasion thought experiments.

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