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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.

11 Gripping Books About Alcoholism and Recovery

Reading books like Drink by Ann Dowsett Johnston about alcoholism and recommending them to you is part of my personal therapy.

Up Your Reading Game With The Thumb Book Holder

Make your reading life a little bit easier with these thumb book holders you can buy or DIY.

6 New Books About COVID-19

Read some of the fresh books about COVID-19, including Intimations: Six Essays by Zadie Smith. We have essays, poetry, and a few anthologies containing both, alongside a picture book.

Quiz: What Middle Grade Graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

Poetry From the Suffrage Movement

We're sharing a bunch of really rad poetry from the women's suffrage movement to get you amped up and ready to take on the world.

Ways I’ve Organized My Rainbow Bookshelves

I tested different methods of organizing my rainbow bookshelves. The goal was to visualize the ratio of read to unread books, but keep the rainbow.

The Cat’s Pajamas: 9 Funny Cat Books

Feast your eyes on these funny cat books about all their goofy antics, from introvert cat poetry to cat fairy tales to text conversations with a cat.

Free Ebooks about Police Violence to Read Right Now

Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world.

The Bestselling Audiobooks of All Time

Ever been curious what the bestselling audiobooks of all time might be? We've done the work and present to you the most popular in fiction and nonfiction.

Funny Self-Help Books to Rock Your World

Funny self-help books are a different breed of self-help, without all the woo-woo and gentleness. Here are 10 great funny self-help books.