Heather Bottoms

Heather Bottoms is a used book lover, theatre geek, and compulsive volunteer. When she is not curating her Little Free Library, she is working at her local community theatre or over-preparing for book club. She hosts book swaps, leads an LGBT-themed book club, and loves to see people bonding over books. She lives with her computer nerd/musician husband and three kids in Tennessee. Follow her on Twitter @HeatherBottoms.

Zombie Books for Scaredy Cats

Just because you love the concept of zombies doesn't mean those stories don't give you nightmares, so we present these zombie books for scaredy cats.

50 Must-Read Fiction Books Featuring Older Women

From detectives to actresses to grandmothers, from age 50 to 110, explore a wide variety of experiences in the lives of older women through these reads.

All the Tony Award Winners for Best Play That Were Not Written by White Men

50 Must-Read Books About Complicated Marriages

Whether they're disasters from the start or facing nuanced challenges, the partnerships in these books about complicated marriages are compelling.

10 Novels Featuring Loving, Dedicated, Hard-Working Single Mothers

We're giving a shoutout to all of the fierce, loving, dedicated, and hard working solo moms out there with these novels about single mothers.

What I’ve Learned About History From Reading Fiction

Many voices, especially those of the marginalized, are left out of classroom discussions of history. Here's one reader on finding those voices in fiction.

7 Terrific Audiobooks with Theatrical Narrators

These seven audiobooks with theatrical narrators have exceptional narrators with superior acting skills. Push play and settle in for a great performance.

Reading Pathway: Kate Atkinson

Expand Your Small Group Reading at Church: Try a Female Author

I am a Unicorn Among Book Lovers: I Like Not Keeping Books

Love Nonfiction? Try These Moving Graphic Memoirs

Excellent graphic memoirs for nonfiction fans and comics newbies!

My Problem with LOLITA

A reader learns something new about her limits after finally conquering Vladimir Nabokov's controversial classic, LOLITA.

10 Mesmerizing Audiobooks Written and Narrated by Women

Planning to read more books by women in 2019? Add these excellent audiobooks written and narrated by women to your listening To-Be-Read!

15 Quotes About the Beauty of Giving and Receiving

Take a moment to let these quotes about giving and receiving inspire you to treasure the joys in both acts this holiday season.

A Love Letter to My Reading Mom

On treasured gifts, including affection for the written word and a fondness for libraries, that one bookish mom passed down to her child.

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