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

10 Absolutely Gripping Books to Read in the New Year

These gripping books to read you'll want to just devour in one sitting, even if that means pulling an all-nighter! Find our favorites now.

The Best Nonfiction Books on Sustainable Living and Sustainability

The best sustainability books can touch many aspects of our lives, from food to clothes to travel and even the way we do business.

14 Holiday Gifts for the Literary Foodie in Your Life

We've got bookish gifts for the literary foodie: a person who loves to keep up with the latest releases and food trends in equal measure.

13 Japanese Light Novels for Newbies to the Genre

Love manga and want expand into similar genres of illustrated novels? Welcome to Japanese light novels. These are our favorites, including Library Wars by Kiiro Yumi and Hiro Arikawa.

Take This Quiz and Get a Novel About the Dark Side of Celebrity Culture

From the memoir of a writer, to the musings of actresses, this quiz will show you your next read that shows the dark side of celebrity.

12 New Releases With Asian Representation on the Cover in 2021

Twelve beautiful book covers from 2021 featuring Asians front and center in their design, picture books to adult titles, including Sugar and Spite by Gail D. Villanueva.

12 Korean Children’s Books

These Korean children's books offer representation and also exploration of Korean culture for young curious minds, including No Kimchi For Me! By Aram Kima.

The TWILIGHT Soundtrack: A Deep Dive Into A Classic

No matter your view on the books, you can’t deny the music was pretty damn perfect. Here are interesting facts about the Twilight soundtrack!

Analyzing Tumblr’s Year in Review in Books

A conversation with Tumblr’s resident Trend Expert, Amanda Brennan, to discuss Tumblr's 2020 book trends and expectations for 2021.

15 Compelling Historical Fiction Audiobooks

I'm fairly new to the genre and historical fiction audiobooks have been an excellent way to introduce these stories into my repertoire. Treat your ears.