Lacey deShazo

Lacey lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her husband, son, and two cats. If she’s not teaching or writing, she’s probably re-watching one of the five television shows she’s already watched a zillion times (Buffy, anyone?) or getting into a new hobby (like skincare or calligraphy). She loves romance, mystery, literary fiction, and horror. Follow her on Twitter @ljdeshazo.

7 Short Mystery Stories

Short mystery stories you can read in one sitting.

Read Stephen King’s New Short Story for Free!

Stephen King released a new short story titled "Laurie" yesterday, and made it available for free on his website.

Watch the Trailer for Gillian Flynn’s SHARP OBJECTS

Gillian Flynn's SHARP OBJECTS is coming to HBO in July, starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson. Watch the trailer!

The Headless People of Booklandia

The Headless Women of Hollywood has brought attention to the practice of fetishizing and dehumanizing women in film and TV, and there's a Goodreads list dedicated to headlessness in book covers. Here, we take a look at purposeful headlessness on book covers.

10 Authentically Beautiful Short Wedding Poems

These short wedding poems written by literary greats are sure to delight at any ceremony.

A Roundup of Fierce Fictional Librarians

To celebrate National Library Week, we rounded-up some of our favorite fictional librarians.

More Men Should Visit The Ripped Bodice

One Rioter makes a successful visit to The Ripped Bodice, a romance-only bookstore in Los Angeles, California, with a male friend in tow.

The Trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is Here

Excited about Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald? The trailer is available now.

A List for Trump: Books About Empathy

After having to remind himself to listen to mass shooting survivors, Trump should read these books about empathy.

How To Get Students To Read More

Looking for ways to get students to read more? One teacher shares her four tricks.