Katie Moench

Katie Moench is a librarian, runner, and lover of baked goods. A school librarian in the Upper Midwest, Katie lives with her husband and dog and spends her free time drinking coffee, trying new recipes, and adding to her TBR.

Middle Grade Fiction About the Environment

Pique young readers' interest in learning about the natural world with these middle grade books about the environment.

The Rise and Fall of the Western

Here, we learn how the western has been reflective of what the U.S. has thought of the West as well as how that narrative has changed now.

12 of the Best Camping Books for Kids

From picture books for first time campers to camping guides, these camping books for kids will help set your family up for a successful trip!

7 Books to Help You Understand What’s Happening in Ireland

Learn more about The Troubles and violence in Northern Ireland through nonfiction and fiction, including Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe.

7 Books That Share the Same Title

Can two different books, by different authors, have the same title? The answer, as the books like Life After Life by Jill McCorkle and Life After Life by Kate Atkinson show, is yes. Here’s how they compare.

15 Book Nook Shelf Inserts That Are Just Too Cool

The best book nook shelf inserts, ranging from beautifully simple silhouettes inspired by children's books to creepy horror scenes.

Take a Bite Out of the 15 Best Shark Books for Kids!

These shark books for kids will let them dive into the world of sharks! Check out Big Shark, Little Shark by Anna Membrino and Tim Budgen, and more books.

Ode To The Paperback Book

A reader's ode to the simple pleasure of reading a paperback book: the simple, the humble, the easily totable.

13 Polar Fantasy Books to Transport You This Winter

Wind-swept, snow covered landscapes. Cozy, decorative cottages where a mysterious being lives. Dig into these polar fantasy reads now.

15 Keychains to Add a Little Bookish Spice to Your Life

Add some bling and some spice to your keys with these fun, creative, and unique bookish keychains.