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Elisa Shoenberger

Elisa Shoenberger is a writer in Chicago. She has been published in the Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Current Affairs, and many others. She also has written about books for Broad Street Review, Earth Island Journal, Speculative City, and others. She is also the co-founder and co-editor of The Antelope, a journal of oral history and mayhem. You can check out her work here.

15 Sweetly Spooky Halloween Books for Toddlers

Here is a list of 15 sweet and spooky Halloween books for toddlers, including Spooky Pookie by Sandra Boynton, to get them excited about the best holiday of all.

8 High-Tech Mysteries for When Social Media Turns Deadly

We tend to think of English manors and quaint villages for murder mysteries, but this list shows murder can be high-tech.

How to Pack Books for Vacation: A Mathematical Formula

Packing books for travel is always a challenge. Here's some tips, including an equation to help you make the best book choices for your trip.

9 Mysteries With Environment and Conservation Themes

The land is full of secrets, and these books are too! The environment and conservation are central to the plot of these nine murder mysteries.

What Murder Mysteries Get Wrong About Forensic Sciences

Murder mystery enthusiasts like our mysteries and we like forensics. We talk to Medical Examiners about what mysteries get wrong (and right).

10 Enchanting Bookstore Mysteries

Bookstores are magic and full of wonder, so read these excellent bookstore mysteries, including murder mysteries and more!

5 Recent and Upcoming Cocktail Books to Whet Your Appetite

Break out the bar cart because we’ve got some excellent cocktail books for your test kitchen, including Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails  by Shannon Mustipher.

Communicating Science Through Illustration

Two artists, John Barnett of Carbon and Marnie Galloway of Ask Ask, discuss their incredible work in science illustration.

7 Exciting New Murder Mysteries

Here are some exciting new murder mystery books from 2020 and 2021, including a Caribbean cooking expert, a flower shop, and a talking cat.

6 Books to Read After Watching MY OCTOPUS TEACHER

A nonfiction reading list about animals for fans of My Octopus Teacher that honor the film’s message and theme, including The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural by Patrik Svensson.