Emily Stochl

Emily is a proud Midwesterner, living in Iowa. Reading literary fiction has always been her favorite. She also enjoys yoga and tending to her hundreds of houseplants -- you might say Emily is a bit “crunchy granola." She is the producer and host of a podcast about vintage and second-hand style, called Pre-Loved Podcast. She’s really into sustainability, and old things! IG: @emilymstochl

25 Must-Read Books to Understand Politics and Political Issues

A list of 25 great political books to learn more about political history and major political theories, including Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis.

10 Works of Environmental Literature From Around the World

If you’re looking for compelling works of fiction set in far flung places, pick up one of these novels about the environment set around the world, such as The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy.

10 Compelling Eco Fiction Reads

Find 10 compelling eco fiction reads featuring narratives about humans’ impact on the climate crisis for the environmentally-minded reader, such as The Overstory by Richard Powers.

8 Collections Featuring Underrepresented Voices

Find some new to you authors to follow through these collections featuring underrepresented voices, including poetry, fiction, and essays such as The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla.

10 Books for Your Intersectional Environmentalist Reading List

You can’t fight climate change without fighting for social change. Add these intersectional books about the environment to your reading list, including Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

8 Books About The Green New Deal

What is The Green New Deal, and why is everyone publishing books about it? Get the deets on this climate plan and the reading list here.

Bookish Causes to Support During #GivingTuesdayNow

If you're looking to support some bookish causes for #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving to raise funds in light of COVID-19, we've got your list.

10 Books Set in Transporting Places

10 Books Set in Transporting Places: travel from the Kamchatka Peninsula to a kibbutz, cycle to the Patagonia mountains, or ride the Magic Bus to Nepal.

12 Books to Use to Learn a Skill While at Home

These books to use to learn a skill, include cooking, yoga, gardening, writing, crafting, baking bread, drawing comics, brewing kombucha, and more!

Pennsylvania Library Creates a Hogwarts Digital Escape Room

A Pennsylvania library created a Hogwarts digital escape room; boredom be gone, we're headed to Hogwarts!

10 Bookstagram Post Ideas for 2020

Need inspiration for bookstagram? We've rounded up 10 ideas to spark inspiration.

Shakespeare and Co. Reading List

Here's a Shakespeare & Co. reading list, featuring some of the famous writers who have been a part of the notable Paris bookstore’s history. 

The Multi-Generational Book Club

A new book clubber on the benefits of participating in one very multi-generational book club, with readers ranging from age 25 to approximately 75. 

Sharing Books Online: An Evolution Over the Last Decade

How has book blogging changed in the last decade, and what does the future hold? One reader turned to these literary influencers for answers.

The Beer Lover’s Big Book List

Beer books for beer lovers of all kinds.