Kristen McQuinn

Kristen McQuinn is a medievalist who dreams of reading more, writing more, and traveling more while being the best single mama by choice she possibly can be. By day, she can be found working with English teachers at the University of Phoenix, where she also teaches the occasional class on mythology, Shakespeare, or Brit lit. Sometimes she updates even her own blog. Follow her on Twitter:@KristenMcQuinn or  Twitter: @KristenMcQuinn

“The Heart and Stomach of a King” – A Few Things You Might Not Know About Elizabeth I

In memory of Elizabeth I on her 484th birthday, here are a few lesser known facts about The Virgin Queen, and a selection of works written about her.

PBS is Searching for The Great American Book

A new eight-part PBS series will search for American's favorite book.

One Daily Schedule in Book Titles

A reader's schedule, spelled out with book titles.

Books for Young Horse Lovers

One reader remembers her favorite childhood horse books.

Literary Tourism: Phoenix Metro Area, AZ

The bookish spots worth checking out in the Phoenix, Arizona, metro area.

14 Of My Favorite AMERICAN GODS Quotes

It's never a bad time for literary quotes.

Abelard and Heloise in Historical Fiction

Books to read about the star-crossed medieval couple Abelard and Heloise

I Learned About My Kid Because of Audiobooks

What one reader learned about her daughter after they listened to an audiobook together.

Big Damn Heroes – A Few Books for Fans of Firefly

Books for fans of FIREFLY.

If You Loved Netflix’s The Fall, Check Out These Reads

Books for people as into Gillian Anderson's character as we are.