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Elinor Swift

Elinor Swift lives in a converted 19th-century schoolhouse on the Great Plains. When she's not reading or writing, she enjoys eating delicious meals prepared by her chef husband and obsessing over her cat. Contact her at

24 Thoughtful And Inspirational Father’s Day Poems

Celebrate and recognize the father figure in your life by reading these beautiful, inspirational, and thoughtful Father’s Day poems.

Who Adapted it Better? TV vs. Movie Adaptations

In the age of multiple TV and movie adaptations, book lovers can be spoiled for choice. Sometimes the small screen is ...

Literary Tourism: Baltimore, Maryland

Discover bookish Baltimore: a city of literary delights! In 1987 the mayor of Baltimore dubbed it “the city that reads.” ...

Mini Books by John Green Might Be the Start of a New Trend

We're talking about mini books by John Green. Maybe you've heard all about them, but did you know they're called "Dwarsliggers"?

18 Books About Islam for Complete Beginners

Whether you’re a complete beginner when it comes to reading about Islam or you already have tons of experience with ...

12 Books About Books Every Bibliophile Will Love

Books are having a moment in popular culture. We are living in a wonderful time for books and movies about ...

The Books I Had to Read in British High School: A Comprehensive List

A reader looks back on the books she had to read in British high school and comes to some troubling conclusions about the quality of education received.