Katisha Smith

Katisha is a former military brat who studied engineering because she couldn’t hack it as a writer. You can find her on the internets talking books, movies, pop culture, beauty or whatever is floating her boat at the moment.

13 Pioneering Black American Librarians You Oughta Know

Here are 12 pioneering Black American librarians, but this is only a fraction of the black librarians who have left a lasting legacy in librarianship.

15+ Great Activity Books for Kids to Inspire Indoor Fun (and Learning)

For parents in search of easy ways to keep their kids both educated and entertained, here is a list of several of the best activity books for kids.

20 Must-Read Children’s Books About Immigration

Our list of 20 must-read children's books about immigration written by #ownvoices authors geared toward readers 12 and under.

20 Must-Read Black American Memoirs for a More Inclusive TBR

Black History Month is the perfect time to read more about black Americans. Here is our list of some must-read black American memoirs that fit the bill.

12 Must-Read Authors According to Toni Morrison

In honor of Toni Morrison's birthday, we have a list of authors recommended by Toni Morrison that you should add to your TBR, expeditiously!

The (Legal) Thrill Is On: 14 Authors Like John Grisham

Do you enjoy John Grisham novels? Are you looking to read more from authors like John Grisham? Look no further because we have you covered.

The Best Environmental Books for Readers Who Want to Save the Planet

The changes we make today will make the planet better for us and future generations. These environmental books will inspire readers to make those changes.

20 Martin Luther King Jr. Books in Honor of MLK Day

In honor of MLK Day 2020, we have 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. books that reflect Dr. King’s fight for equality, liberty, and justice for all. 

What’s the Deal With All of These Middle Grade Adaptations?

With even more middle grade adaptations on the horizon, it is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the middle grade books inspiring them.

20+ Adaptations Worth Streaming During Your Holiday Vacay

Stream Early. Stream Often. These book adaptations worth streaming, and you may find yourself preferring these TV adaptation over the source material.