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.

Build a Perfect Bookstore and We’ll Recommend a Book for You

Readers dream about owning their own bookstore. So let's indulge in the fantasy: design a bookstore and get a matching book recommendation!

These New Holiday Romcom Books Will Warm Your Heart

A little bit of romance is a great way to amp up the holiday spirit, so here are the best recent holiday romcom releases to warm your heart, like A Valentine for Christmas by Reese Ryan.

The Ultimate Vegan Thanksgiving Cookbook Showdown

We pit nine cookbooks against each other to find the best vegan Thanksgiving recipes for brussels sprouts, potatoes, and a pumpkin dessert.

These are the 10 Most Popular Mystery Books On TikTok

What mysteries made BookTok love reading again? What novels could TikTok readers not put down? Find the most popular mystery books on TikTok.

New and Recent YA Romances to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

If you're excited for the holiday season, these new and recent holiday YA romances are bursting with holiday magic, including The Christmas Clash by Suzanne Park.

10 Horror Books Coming Out This Month That Will Thrill and Chill

The real ones know we celebrate spooky season year round, and there's still plenty of new horror to read for the remainder of the year.

Get Ready for Nonfiction November! Here’s How to Celebrate

In Nonfiction November, book lovers read as many nonfiction books as possible. Here's how to celebrate and some recs to get you started.

Take This FRIENDS Quiz and Get a Book Recommendation

Tell me all of your Friends opinions, and get a book recommendation that's perfect for you — even if it might need a break in the freezer.

20 New Must-Read Short Story Collections

From literary fiction and spec fic to mystery and horror, there's something for everyone in these must-read short story collections.

The Best Horror From Around the World

There are so many other countries with horror stories to share t their different cultures, folktales, etc. Here are some of the best, like Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin.