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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.

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!

The Rory Gilmore Reading List: How Novel

Over 400 HUNDRED books, so you can read like Rory Gilmore (or other Gilmore Girls characters). Find your Rory Gilmore reading list here, including books like Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende.

9 Embroidery Books for Every Crafter

From the best embroidery books for beginners to books that invite you to step up your game, check out books like Aneela Hoey’s Sweet Stitches before stitchin’!

2021 Reading Lists and Challenges to Expand Your Reading

Get ready to read! These are our favorite 2021 reading lists and challenges out there already for your reading resolutions.