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.

Literary Tourism: Storybook Island in South Dakota

A look at Storybook Island in South Dakota

Books I’ve Judged by Their Covers and Loved

We all do it, and sometimes, the results are good.

3 Books about Death to Read While Waiting for Caitlin Doughty’s Latest

Can't wait for the next book from the Ask a Mortician hostess? Read these books about death to tide you over.

Lessons Harry Potter Taught Us

Always trust the girl who knows where the library is.

Ways to Shelve Your Books on Goodreads

Ideas for new ways to organize your books on your Goodreads shelves!

My Book-Buying Ban by the Numbers

It's not going so well.

The Best Little Free Libraries in My Collection

One Rioter, many Little Free Libraries to enjoy.

Take Care of Yourself With Books

Books to help you take care of becoming the badass you are.

When the Universe Gives You the Book You Need

When the universe drops the book you need into your hands.

100 Must-Read Musician Memoirs and Biographies

Excellent memoirs and biographies of musicians from every genre of music!