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Kate Krug

Kate is a 2011 Drake University grad, where she received her BA in magazine journalism. A hopeless romantic with a cynical heart, Kate will read anything that comes with a content warning, a love triangle, and a major plot twist. Twitter: @katekrug Blog: http://snarky-yet-satisfying.com

25 Must-Read Series and Duologies That Ended in 2019

Need to read a series start to finish? Can't wait for the next book to release? Here are 25 series and duologies that ended in 2019 for your reading needs.

Read Harder: A YA Nonfiction Book

Read Harder Challenge participants, and anyone looking for broader reading horizons, we've got your recommendations for the YA nonfiction book task.

25 Must-Read 2019 YA and Middle Grade Books With Asians on the Cover

Representation y'all! Check out these 2019 young adult and middle grade books by women authors of color featuring a person of Asian descent on the cover.

150 Winter New Releases to Add to Your TBR

The best books coming out in winter 2019. Pull out your TBR list and start figuring out your reads from winter new releases.

SHADOW AND BONE Cast Photo Revealed

Our favorite Grishaverse characters have officially come to life and my eyes are literal hearteyes right now.

The Best Jodi Picoult Books: 3 Reading Pathways

If you want a curated reading order for Jodi Picoult books, check out my three suggestions here to get started with her work. 

50 Must-Read Books by Debut Authors (July–December 2019)

Here are 50 must-read books by debut authors being published July-December 2019. Follow these authors from the jump, and add these reads to your TBR.

140 Literary Dog Names For The Very Best Bookish Dogs

Any pet owner knows that the naming of your new special friend is a very important thing. For all you ...

7 YA Fantasy Books With Heroines Disguised As Boys

Here's a list of the badass women of YA fantasy who kick gender norms to the curb. These heroines disguised as boys break free to make an impact.

10 Books About Abusive Relationships

Abuse in relationships comes in all shapes and forms—be it verbal, physical, emotional, psychological—and it’s all equally harmful and debilitating. ...

Michelle Obama’s Memoir On Track to Become Most Successful Memoir Ever

Michelle Obama's memoir BECOMING has sold over 10 million copies, putting it on track to be the most successful memoir in history.

50 Must-Read Books By Debut Authors for January–June 2019

These 50 must-read books by debut authors for January-June 2019 deserve a spot on your TBR! Check them out and give them a read.

35 Of The Most Inspiring Michelle Obama Quotes

Here is a collection of the best Michelle Obama quotes over the years, also check out this list of recommended reads if you enjoyed BECOMING!

15 Sophomore Novels Being Published in 2019

We've all heard of the "sophomore slump," but this reader has all the faith in the world that these 2019 sophomore novels will not fall into that trap.

Your Urban Fantasy Primer: The Classics Of The Genre And New Releases

A definition of urban fantasy, and some standout books of the genre--both classics and fascinating new releases from today's urban fantasy authors.