Karissa Knox Sorrell

Karissa Knox Sorrell is an ESL teacher, poet, and writer who's lived in Bangkok, Thailand, Nashville, Tennessee, and currently, Lafayette, Louisiana. She has an MFA in Creative Writing and hopes to publish a YA novel someday. Between teaching immigrants, raising two middle schoolers, and writing, Karissa finds time to read about 50 books a year. Twitter: @kksorrell Blog: karissaknoxsorrell.com

Developing Character: An Interview with Debut Author Tabitha Bird

We chatted with debut author Tabitha Bird to discuss her time slip novel, A LIFETIME OF IMPOSSIBLE DAYS.

What BBC’s His Dark Materials Adaptation Needs to Get Right

A reader goes over the key components of Philip Pullman's HIS DARK MATERIALS in anticipation of the upcoming BBC miniseries adaptation.

The Literary Legacy of Rachel Held Evans

10 Books About Girls Who Code

Know a kid who codes or is interested in STEM? Check out these fun and informative children's books about girls who code and help them level up!

12 Young Adult Books That Address Religion

These YA books about religion take the complex nature of spirituality and intertwine it with the everyday experiences of regular teens.

30 Teen Book Bloggers, Bookstagrammers, and BookTubers You Should Be Following

Literary Tourism: Nashville, Tennessee

12 Irresistible Books About Sloths For Children And Adults

10 Books Set in Louisiana to Read This Mardi Gras, Plus a King Cake Recipe!

Get in the Mardi Gras spirit with these excellent books set in Louisiana, including YA, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and even a King Cake recipe!

HERETICS ANONYMOUS Has an Interfaith Message for All of Us