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5 Campus Novels to Get You In The Mood For Fall

Whether or not you attended college, these campus novels, like The Idiot by Elif Batuman, will transport you to a time and a place evocative of fall.

5 Books With Pansexual Main Characters

These books feature characters who are explicitly pansexual, including Reverb by Anna Zabo. Hopefully many more books with pansexual main characters will be published in the future.

Experimental Writing By Contemporary Women Authors

Here's a short list of works by contemporary women writers, primarily women of color, pushing the boundaries of genre through experimental writing.

How to Write a Poem Analysis: 6 Steps for Students and New Reviewers

Even if you do not plan on learning how to write a poem analysis essay, building a routine of analysis into your reading can deepen your appreciation.

Books to Read With Mom This Mother’s Day

These books will offer you and your mother a nice distraction from chaotic times, sparking compelling conversation and comforting reprieve.

Your Guide To Free Google Books (And Its Limitations)

This is your guide to discovering free Google books and creating your own Google books library, with both classic and contemporary titles.

6 Short Novels to Pull You Out of a Reading Slump

A roundup of highly engrossing short books for reading slumps, including recent releases and older titles that will reconnect you to your love of stories.

Reading in Love: Bookish Relationship Milestones

Having entered into their first relationship with a fellow bookworm, one reader recounts the major milestones of their literary relationship.

Reading Young Protagonists to Feel Less Alone

One reader on the ongoing search for fictional friends in the form of young protagonists, and how to go about your own search to feel less alone.