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.

Do I Like Books Too Much?

I rate most of the books I read highly, and I rave about books others hate. Am I not being critical enough? Am I reading them right?

2023 Women’s Prize Longlist Announced

Get to know this year's slate of titles honored on the 2023 women's prize longlist.

What Is an Almond Mom? 8 Books To Help Heal Your Relationship With Your Body

If you grew up being told to just eat a few almonds or drink water when you're hungry, you might have had an Almond Mom. These books can help.

6 Readathons and Reading Challenges to Start Prepping for in 2023

Want to take part in a good readathon or reading challenge in 2023? Here are some excellent options, including short and long events.

8 New Science Fiction/Fantasy Releases from December to Add to Your TBR

Here are eight science fiction and fantasy new releases I am particularly excited to check out, and I think you should be too! 

The 25 Best Climate Change Books to Add to Your TBR

Whether it’s an essay manifesto like The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here by Hope Jahren calling for action or a fictional dystopia, the best climate change books are not to be missed.

Adaptation Trends and Predictions: More Scary Stories, Please!

Books are being adapted more than ever before, but what trends will we see coming to screens soon? Here are a few predictions.

20 Must-Read Witchy Mysteries & Thrillers

Tis the season for witchy reading! Whether you're in the mood for a cozy or a dark thriller, these witchy mysteries and thrillers fit the bill.

The Best Book Cataloging Apps for Managing Your Overflowing TBR

Here are 6 of the best book cataloging apps to help you keep track of your TBR, with a focus on functionality, ease of use, and aesthetics.

Summertime Sadness: 12 Sad Girl Summer Books for Your Ennui Mood Reading

The sad girl summer genre persists all year long, hot weather not necessary, so immerse in a languid and longing mood with these reads, including.