Brooke Bailey Peters

Brooke Bailey Peters is a library tour guide by day and an indie author by night. She's a sucker for poetry slams, thrillers with unlikable protagonists, and handwritten letters. Her novel The Artist's Retreat is available on Amazon. She'd love to hear from you at brookebaileypeters@gmail.com.

Second-Chance Romance Books to Make You Swoon

These second chance romance books will give you all the feels (and maybe make you nostalgic for the one that got away). It's never too late.

Reminiscing on Vacation Reads

A reader thinks back to adventures from before the pandemic and the vacation reads that went with them.

What Makes A Good Sex Scene?

What makes a good sex scene? Readers, writers, and editors weigh in on the complex art of a well-executed steamy scene.

Follow Your Fears to Your Next Thriller Recommendation

Pick some things that give you thrills and chills and get your next page-turning recommendation by taking this thriller quiz.

How Poetry Is Helping Me Through The Pandemic

One reader shares how poetry has brought her comfort and companionship in the midst of the pandemic, and offers some recommendations.

Comfort Reading With Campus Novels

An educator prepares herself to return to her university for the fall semester by reading boarding school books and campus novels.

15 Art Books for Preschoolers to Bring Out Their Inner Picasso

From hands-on activity guides to picture books about famous artists, these art books for preschoolers can fuel your next afternoon project.

Read Your Way Across North Carolina

A reader shares book recommendations that will transport you from the mountains to the coast with these books set in North Carolina.

As Bookstores Reopen, Stores Seek Safe Practices

As bookstores reopen, owners are prioritizing safety for employees and customers above all else. Find out what's happening from the sources.

YouTube Books For Kids! 20 Books for Children To Watch

While your little ones watch these YouTube books for kids (read by celebrities and authors), you can kick your feet back and take a breather.