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.

A Newbie’s Guide to Reading True Crime

In this newbie's guide to reading true crime, we look at the classics and must-reads, followed by books about the people who work alongside crime.

Goodreads Hacks: Get a DNF Shelf, Mark Rereads, and More

If you've ever wondered how to create a DNF (did not finish) shelf on Goodreads, check out this list of hacks to help you up your book nerd game online.

Comics to Get Through a Reading Slump

The next time you find yourself unable to stick with a book, pick up one of these quick and compelling reading slump comics and get back on track.

Weird Bookstagram: 25 Accounts that Admire Odd Vintage Books

Looking for strange on bookstagram? We've rounded up 25 weird bookstagram accounts to follow to add some odd, vintage books into your feed.

How to Keep Up With New Book Releases

It can be daunting to keep up with new book releases. Here are nine sites to help you keep track of the best of new and upcoming books.

Soul-Warming John Green Quotes (and Prints!)

Here are some favorite John Green quotes from each of his novels, along with some pretty prints you can purchase on Etsy.

Why is This Ted Bundy Book So Hard to Find?

Ted Bundy's girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, wrote a book about her life with the serial killer before he was convicted. But why is it so hard to find?

Get Your Bleed On: 5 Important Books About Periods

Whether you’re a seasoned menstruator, a young menstruator, or a parent of menstruator, you need books about periods to guide you.

Books That Kill: What to Read After Watching The Dirt

The Books That Turned Us On To Romance

What book turned you on to the romance genre? Rioters share the books that first turned them on to romance. Check them out and pick up a romantic read!