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Ashley Holstrom

Ashley Holstrom helps make books at Sourcebooks. She lives near Chicago with her cat named after Hemingway and her bookshelves organized by color. Newsletter: Crooked Reads. Twitter: @alholstrom.

Books About Sustainability and Nature

Here are some books about sustainability that have helped me on my journey, and I hope they can help you on yours, too.

Reading Pathways: Mary Roach Books

Follow along this reading pathway for where to get started with the work of science writer Mary Roach.

Books You Never Knew Had Manga Adaptations

We’ve got something for everyone in this list of manga adaptations, from straight classics to horror reimaginings, including Cinderalla by Junko Mizuno.

Jazz Up Your Shelves With These Unique Bookends on Etsy

Up your home decor game in a big, creative way with these unique bookends that can be found on Etsy.

Pairing Books With Bo Burnham’s INSIDE

If you’ve been listening to the soundtrack from Bo Burnham’s INSIDE on repeat, try these books paired with your favorite songs! If you like “Welcome to the Internet,” for example, try Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch.

Middle Grade Books About Mental Health

These powerful and essential middle grade books about mental health show young readers they're not alone in their struggles.

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Ernest Hemingway

Read about seven things you didn't know about Ernest Hemingway, like the time he cheated death or the polydactyl cats who bear his name.

Better Rating Systems Than the Goodreads Rating System

Much angst has been shed over the Goodreads rating system. It’s too simple, too complex, too specific. Today, we offer some alternatives.

9 Emotionally Devastating Mental Illness Graphic Memoirs

Here are the best mental illness graphic memoirs, covering depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorder, among others.

Audiobooks to Make Chores More Interesting

Prepare for spring cleaning with these delightful audiobooks for doing chores—with romance, history, mystery, and more.