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.

13 Fabulous Feminist Audiobooks

Get some feminism in your ears with these fabulous feminist audiobooks. We also have bonus feminist reads, because we can't help ourselves.

Are We Done with Sweary Self-Help Books Yet?

Are we afraid of reading sincere-sounding self-help books? Do we need them to look funny and cool on the outside so people don't think we're taking ourselves seriously? What gives with the sweary self-help books trend?

Cover Face-Off: AYITI by Roxane Gay

Come vote for your favorite book cover for AYITI by Roxane Gay: the 2011 original or 2018 reprint with Grove Press!

5 Books for Aquarius Readers (That Aren’t by White Men)

Water-bearers are intelligent, unpredictable, and independent. They deserve a list of books for Aquarius readers that aren't all by white men. Here are some options.

4 Great Books About Relationships

Love ain't easy. Friendship takes work. Sometimes you need some books about relationships to help you navigate human interaction. Here are four picks.

12 More of Our Favorite Instagram Poets

These Instagram poets and word magicians are here to make your feed more special. 

Fun Bookish Generators on the Web

Bookish generators to help you choose your next book, create a new name for yourself, insult and/or compliment someone, and more.

Best Epigraphs of 2017

What are your favorite epigraphs of the year?

How to Keep Your TBR Stress at Bay

Sometimes your to-be-read pile becomes an added stressor in life and you just need some tips on how to keep it at bay.

Chrome’s Library Extension Will Change Your Life

Library Extension for Chrome tells you if a book is available at your library when you search for it on Amazon or Goodreads.