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Mara Franzen

Mara (They/Them) has accidentally on purpose made their entire life about books and stories. Mara graduated with a B.A in creative writing and theatre and is halfway through an MFA in Creative writing. In addition to writing for Book Riot, Mara also has written for The Independent Book Review, Wargamer, and The Other Half, to name a few. They also work as a fiction editor with The Minison Project. Nearly all of their published articles can be found here.

12 of the Best Fairytale Books for Kids

If you and your kids are looking for some of the best fairytale books, collections, and anthologies you've come to the right place. For starters, check out The Girl Who Married The Moon by Joseph Bruchac.

10 Fantastic Books With Anonymous Narrators

What's in a name, or lack thereof? These books with anonymous narrators prove that lack of a name can be a very powerful tool, including Chemistry by Weike Wang.

Best Graphic Novels to Give Beginners

Sharing a love for comics is only natural for lovers of the format. Here are a few great recommendations for beginners.

An Introduction to Romance BookTok

If you're new to Romance BookTok or even TikTok in general and want to start following some amazing Booktokers, start here.

Why You Should Rearrange Your Bookshelves

How often do you reorganize your bookshelves and what do you notice happening when you do? Here are a few reasons you should do it more often.

Middle Grade Books About Time Loops…Middle Grade Books About Time Loops

Time-related shenanigans in books can make for quite the adventure, so it makes sense that a lot of middle grade books are about time loops!

Why It’s Okay if You Didn’t Read This Year (and What to Do About It)

How many times have you set a reading goal for the year and fell shy? Here's a list of what you can do about it.

10 Great Middle Grade Books Coming to the Screen Soon

From retellings to books that are getting developed for the first time, here are some great middle grade books being adapted to film or TV.

The 8 Best Superhero Comic Holiday Specials

Once a year, superheroes lay down their capes and enjoy the holidays. Here are eight of the best comic holiday specials to read this season.

Who Writes the Books in Video Games?

There's nothing like reading a book you had to fight a bunch of monsters to get. Read on to find out more about the books in video games.