Kiran Josen

Kiran is a project manager by day and an aspiring writer (and amateur embroider) by night. She currently calls Astoria home, where she lives with, arguably, the best dog in the entire world. You can reach her at for questions, musings, or sci-fi/fantasy book recommendations. Follow along on twitter @writings_kiranj.

I’d Rather Be Reading: My Pandemic Dating Life

Dating during a pandemic while out of practice is no joke. Take it from this reader and reconnect with your inner romantic through books.

8 of the Best Novels About Environmental Disasters

While not exactly comforting, these novels about environmental disasters, including cli-fi and solar punk, will give you much to think on.

Quiz: What Should Your Next Neil Gaiman Read Be?

Whether you're a longtime fan or you're new to his work and figuring out what to pick up first, take the quiz to find your next Neil Gaiman read!

5 Standout YA Fabulism Books

These YA fabulism books give off the feel of a world like our own but well, magical in some way.

18 Stunningly Beautiful Children’s Books For Storytime

I rounded up several absolutely beautiful children's books for your reading (and viewing) pleasure. Find new classics and old favorites now.

10 Books Like BECOMING By Michelle Obama

If Michelle Obama's memoir left you looking for more of the same, you're not alone. Check out these books like BECOMING and fill that hole in your heart.

Celebrate The Festival of Lights With 5 Beautiful Diwali Books

Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is celebrated by millions of people across the world. Celebrate the holiday with these Diwali books for kids.

Reading Through Heartache

What do you do when you're suffering from heartbreak? Some turn to books, finding ways to heal and inspiration to forge new paths through words.

20 of the Top Mystery Books According to Goodreads Users

I’ve rounded up the top mystery books across several sub-genres by scouring Goodreads, from classics to cozy mysteries to true crime.

9 Great Books For Self-Development

Whether you're seeking greater mindfulness, self-love, or healing through cooking, check out these excellent books about self-development.