Margaret Kingsbury

Margaret Kingsbury’s short stories and poems have appeared in Devilfish Review, Pulp Literature, Nonbinary Review, and Expanded Horizons. When she’s not writing BR posts, short stories, poems, novels, ANYTHING—or reading—she’s either chasing her book-eating baby or ogling books in the giant used bookstore she works at (or some other stray job she’s acquired). She and her family live in Nashville, TN and are the proud owners of many, many books. Follow her on Instagram @areaderlymom or @babylibrarians, and follow her kid lit reviews on babylibrarians.com.

Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled Character But Not Their Disability

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability.

What Fairytale Are You? Take This Quiz To Find Out

This fun fairy tale quiz will assign you a tale and tell you a little bit about your strengths and weaknesses in the process.

10 Under-the-Radar Fantasy and Science Fiction Books From 2020

From talking tigers to automaton dragons and UFOs, find some of the best 2020 under the radar SFF books you may have missed, including Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters.

Thanks To Nora Roberts For Being My Sex Ed Instructor

One reader gives an homage and a thanks to Nora Roberts for being her sex ed instructor when no one else wanted the job.

Quiz: Create Your Perfect Night In and Get a #Relatable Comic Book Recommendation

Create your perfect night in with this quiz to find a #relatable comic book that can be read in a single sitting.

9 Magical, Winter Fantasy Books to Read Under a Warm Blanket

These 10 winter fantasy books set in Russian snows, frosty Norse myth, and more are sure to give readers magical, wintry feelings.

20 Must-Read Halloween Books for Preschoolers

Witches! Ghosts! Jack-o-lanterns! These 20 must-read Halloween books for preschoolers are sure to delight young readers for read-alouds, including Pick a Pumpkin by Patricia Toht and Jarvis.

8 YA Fantasy Novels Set In Far-Flung Corners Of The Earth

Travel from the streets of Seoul to the rainforests of the Amazon with these lush YA fantasy books set in far-off places.

9 Under-the-Radar Fairytale and Folktale Retellings

Check out these under-the-radar fairytale and folktale retellings, including little known works like This Strange Way of Dying: Stories of Magic, Desire and the Fantastic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

10 Great Children’s Books About Voting and Elections

From board books perfect for baby hands to engaging picture books, check out our ten favorite children's books about voting.

8 Writers Discuss How Fairytales Can Disrupt The Status Quo

Writers Ashley Poston, Melissa Bashardoust, Alix E. Harrow, and more discuss how their fairytale retellings reflect their modern values.

20 Must-Read Books About The U.S. Women’s Suffrage Movement

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment by reading some of these 20 books about women's suffrage. Books for all ages are included.

Once Upon A Time There Were 8 LGBTQ+ Fairytales From 2020

Check out these 8 LGBTQ+ fairytales from 2020 for a queer once upon a time, from a new Anna-Marie McLemore to a Black Cinderella who smashes the patriarchy.

Why Are The Same Fairytales Retold Again And Again?

Six authors discuss the cyclical magic of fairytales and the problematic influence of Western media on fairytale retellings.

9 Medieval Poets You Will Actually Enjoy Reading

Not all medieval poetry is boring. It can be sexy, searing, poignant, and graceful. Here are 9 such examples of medieval poets everyone can enjoy.