Laura Marie

Laura Marie is a writer and teacher in Ohio. She reads one or two audiobooks every week, loves falling into a good cooking memoir, and debates feasibility of tech from sci-fi books with her husband.

The Best Small Town Romances to Carry You Away

Escape the hustle and bustle, and snuggle up to these small town romances with a cup of tea and a cozy blanket.

Journey to New Worlds This Summer With a Middle Grade Fantasy Series

Pick up one or many of these middle grade fantasy series, featuring both new and classic titles, and explore a variety of worlds!

8 Historical Books to Understand Current Social Justice Movements

These books take a long look back in history to help readers unpack current social justice movements around race, the environment, and more.

8 of the Best Books About Child Prodigies

Books about child prodigies inspire us all to dream about the capacity of the human mind and strive for more. Read on to see many great books.

7 Ways to Make Reading One of Your Holiday Traditions

Want to make reading an event to look forward to during the holiday season? Here are some holiday reading traditions to start with friends and family.

Favorite Bookworms: YA Books About Bookish People

We love seeing ourselves in bookish characters on the page, so we've rounded up some wonderfully relatable YA books about book lovers.

8 Stories of Unsung Heroes of World War II

Expand your knowledge about some of the unsung heroes of World War II through these must-reads featuring Black, Navajo, women veterans and more.

A Gathering of Epic Historical Fiction Books

8 Great Reasons to Co-Work in a Library

As remote work becomes increasingly accessible, people are searching for ideal workspaces. What better option for book lovers than to co-work in a library!

Your Complete Guide to Popular Literary Devices in Great Writing

Literary devices help us understand what makes great writing so good and understanding them will help you thrive as a reader.

Reading Fatigue: Remembering Every Minute Doesn’t Need to Be Productive

A reader talks about how to resolve their persistent reading fatigue and about learning to love reading for pleasure again.

Great Conflict Without Great Gore? A Call for More In-Between Juvenile Fiction

A middle school teacher seeks books for young readers that offer thoughtful messages without the gore and swearing. Where are the in-between books?

How to Throw a Fabulous Book Party

So you want to share your love of books at your upcoming soiree? You are in luck! Here are some wonderful ways to make your book party a smashing success.

A Change on the Winds: Climate Fiction for YA Readers

Ode to the Great Chef Memoir: As Tasty as Food Itself