Courtney Rodgers

Courtney Rodgers lives in Texas with her cat and her rosebushes. You can find her on Twitter @wednesdaythinks

9 Cheerful Books to Chase Away the Winter Blues

Light a pretty candle, buy an ice cream cone, play some ABBA — we’re chasing the winter blues away with these books, like That Time I Got Drunk And Saved A Demon by Kimberly Lemming.

Themes, Tropes, and Types of Dark Academia

Rainy days, black coffee, stacks of books, some murder: let's talk dark academia theme, tropes, and types.

2023 Adaptations to Get Excited About

A look at some of the exciting adaptations 2023 has in store for us, based on books by Elena Ferrante, Octavia E. Butler, and more.

A Thanksgiving Dinner Reading Menu

Before the big Thanksgiving meal, you’ll need a proper reading list. This is not your ordinary lis: think of it as a menu for reading.

A Baker’s Dozen of Cookbooks from Great British Bake Off Alums

Enjoy this baker's dozen of excellent cookbooks from recent Great British Bake Off alums, from show-stopping cakes to everyday bakes.

The Best Witchy Romances for Autumn 2022

Stir a cup of Baba Yaga, a dash of Sabrina, and a pinch of folk tradition in a cauldron with some Cupid to get these witchy romances, including Witcha Gonna Do by Avery Flynn !

The Portrait in the Attic: How Horror Mirrors Society

People have always used stories to explore societal fears. Here's how horror and society have shaped each other in the western world.

20 Must Read Sci-Fi Books for Readers Who Don’t Like Sci-Fi

Think sci-fi isn't your thing? Think again! Find something to love in these sci-fi books for readers who don't like sci-fi... yet.

10 Authors Like Taylor Jenkins Reid

Fuel your next read with authors like Taylor Jenkins Reid who tackle similar themes, characters, or settings in their novels.

The Best Historical Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Itching for a read set in the past? You're going to want to check out the best historical fiction books you've never heard of.