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.

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

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With These Best Books On Sustainable Living

Get The Most Out of Your First Poetry Reading

Get yourself to a local reading, but first, read this comprehensive guide to getting the most out of your first poetry reading.

Why Reading is a Great Path Out of the Winter Blues

You’d be surprised by how much books are tailor-made for getting rid of the doldrums in mid-winter. Here's how to read your way out of the winter blues.