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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.

10 Facts About Madame d’Aulnoy Who Coined The Word Fairytale

Madame d'Aulnoy coined the term fairy tale. She also tried twice to kill someone and was way more popular than Perrault. Find out more!

Create a Fantasy World and Get a Romantic Fantasy Series Recommendation

Build a fantasy world and find a romantic fantasy series to get lost in, from dark and sensual to hilarious and quirky to charming and sweet.

25 Must-Read 2021 Picture Books For Your Child’s Bookshelves

From silly books to #OwnVoices stories and Covid tales, freshen up your child's bookshelves by checking out these 25 picture books from 2021.

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.