Emily Martin

Emily has a PhD in English from the University of Southern Mississippi, MS, and she has an MFA in Creative Writing from GCSU in Milledgeville, GA, home of Flannery O’Connor. She spends her free time reading, watching horror movies and musicals, cuddling cats, Instagramming pictures of cats, and blogging/podcasting about books with the ladies over at #BookSquadGoals (www.booksquadgoals.com). She can be reached at emily.ecm@gmail.com.

8 Great Books to Prep for NaNoWriMo

From inspiration to developing discipline to self-editing, we've got the NaNoWriMo prep books you need to succeed this November.

The Most Terrifying Books: 15 Titles Not for the Faint of Heart

You may want to keep the lights on for these, dear readers. We’ve rounded up some truly frightful reads just in time for Halloween, like The Troop by Nick Cutter.

Horror Books for Middle School: 15 Spooky Titles for Middle Grade Readers

A list of thrilling, chilling horror books for middle grade readers to reach for this spooky season, like Lilac Skully and the Haunted House by Amy Cesari.

Historical Nonfiction: 30 of the Best Books in the Genre

Historical nonfiction is so much more than history books you read in school. These stories are well-researched and just as riveting as fiction.

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 With These Official Online Events

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 with a host of online events, including author panels and drawing demonstrations.

10 Books That Explore the Multiverse

Sidestep into a parallel universe and explore what is, what could be, and what’s different elsewhere with these books about the multiverse, including Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth.

Scared About the Environment? Read These 10 Eco Horror Novels

If headlines about the state of the planet aren't enough to keep you awake, these eco horror novels will put the fear in you.

YA Dystopian Novels: New Books to Read in 2020

This year has felt a little like we’re living in The Hunger Games! Turn to these new YA dystopia novels for a little distraction, like Rebel Sisters by Tochi Onyebuchi.

Learn About Women’s Suffrage Movements Across the Globe

We often hear about women's suffrage in the U.S. and UK, but what about elsewhere? Learn about women's suffrage movements across the globe with these books.

THE IMMORTALISTS Book Club Questions + Your Meeting Guide

Looking for book club questions and a reading guide for THE IMMORTALISTS by Chloe Benjamin?We've got your next meeting covered.

10 of the Best Books About Musicians

Rock out with these reads! Learn about the lives and trajectories of fictional and real-life music artists through these compelling books about musicians.

THE HATE U GIVE Movie Streaming Free On Digital Platforms

The film THE HATE U GIVE, based on the novel by Angie Thomas, is now available to watch for free on all digital platforms.

9 Great British Mystery Series You Won’t Want to Put Down

Prep that high tea and put that sleuthing hat on because you're about to be immersed in some excellent British mystery series.

Listen to STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING by Ibram X. Kendi on Spotify

The audiobook of STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING by Ibram X. Kendi is currently available for free on Spotify.

Book Giveaways: How To Enter to Win Free Books in 2020

To make your journey to free books a little easier, I've compiled this list of the best places to find free book giveaways right now.

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