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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

The Best Literary Gifts for Wine Lovers

Want to pamper and spoil your favorite wine lover? These literary gifts for wine lovers are sure to make their eyes light up.

Motherhood and Miscarriage: A Study of My Shelves

A reader turns to her shelves to process a missed miscarriage and difficult questions about infertility and motherhood.

The Best Literary Quotes for Instagram Captions

Looking to spice up your Instagram captions with literary quotes? We've got you covered for everything from selfies to bookstagram posts.

Fiction, Funerals, and the Opioid Epidemic

A reader reflects on how fiction about the opioid epidemic has helped her say goodbye to those she's lost to addiction.

20 Must-Read Crime Novels to Keep You Up at Night

These new crime novels are guaranteed to entertain and chill you to your core. Add these new and upcoming releases to your TBR in 2021, including Lightseekers by Femi Kayode.

10 Great Feminist Children’s Books

A reader shares the feminist children's books she hopes to read to a future son or daughter when the time comes. Add these to your TBR!

10 Children’s Books About Empathy

These children's books about empathy will help teach the young reader in your life about the importance of caring for others, including Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lai.

5 of the Best Dark Thrillers on Kindle Unlimited

Get ready to turn those pages with thrillers, including Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier, that are free on Kindle Unlimited.

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.