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Cassie Gutman

Cassie Gutman is happiest when surrounded by books and dogs. Originally from a small, funny-named town near Louisville, Kentucky, she now edits words for a living near Chicago and would like to be paid in ice cream. You can find her on Instagram @happybooklovers or on Twitter @cassiepgutman.

What Is “Worthwhile” Reading?

Do you have an idea of what "worthwhile" reading is? Perhaps it's time to shift your perspective.

16 JANE EYRE Retellings

Reader, we read them. Go back to Thornfield Hall with these Jane Eyre retellings and books inspired by the Charlotte Bronte classic, including Re Jane by Patricia Park.

Under-the-Radar Spring 2021 Books You May Have Missed

With all the hype around buzzy titles, it can be easy to overlook other great new books. Here are 12 from spring worth adding to your TBR, including The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam.

An Introduction to Locked Room Mysteries

Who dunnit, and how? A look at the origin of locked room mysteries plus recommendations, from go-to classics to newer releases.

19 True Crime Books Out in 2021

Don’t miss out on some of the year’s best true crime releases, including The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer by Liza Rodman and Jennifer Jordan.

Don’t Ask Me What My Favorite Book Is

What's my favorite book, you ask? Do you mean my favorite recent read? My desert island book? The read that changed my life? I can't choose!

Who’s There?: 10 Ghost Stories to Keep You Up All Night

If you don't care about getting a good night's sleep and need a good supernatural tale, try one of these haunting ghost story books.

10 Free International Books for World Book Day

World Book Day is almost here! Check out these 10 ebooks from around the globe, available for free through April 24, 2021.

Our Pettiest Bookish Nitpicks

Every reader has at least one. Rioters show up to call out some of their book nitpicks and pet peeves inspired by reading experiences.

How to Make a Pressed Flower Bookmark

Creating a DIY pressed flower bookmark is a great rainy-day craft for everyone, so get outside, find some flowers, and get pressing!