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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.

I Opened The Door: On Portals, Fantasy, And My Disability

A disabled reader on seeing herself in fantasy and the appeal of portals in those stories.

50 Must-Read Children’s Books From the Second Half of 2019

From award-winning authors like Grace Lin and Oge Mora to debut authors and illustrators, these 50 diverse children's books are excellent reads.

13 Edgar Allan Poe Read-Alikes For The Smallest Ravens

These 13 children's books for Edgar Allan Poe fans will leave your children a teeny bit scared, but not too scared for bedtime.

13 Folktales From Around The World For Young Readers

Enjoy these 13 folktales from around the world for young readers with your favorite young person.

No Ariels Here: 16 Mermaids From Around The World

With Disney’s live action version of their animated classic The Little Mermaid in the works, I’ve been thinking about all ...

Here Are The 2019 Hugo Award Winners

The 2019 Hugo Award winners have been announced.

9 Things I Learned About Parenting From Comic Books

Have a child? Take my advice: read comic books. I've found comic books to be far better parenting guides than actual parenting books. Here are 9 examples.

Reading Pathways: Ursula K. Le Guin

With such a large oevre, it's difficult to know which Ursula K. Le Guin books to start reading first. Here are several suggestions, and what to read next.

Harry Potter Prequel Series Coming to Television

Warner Brothers is in the very early stages of developing a Harry Potter prequel television series. Find out what we know so far.

26 Beautiful Fantasy Book Covers From 2019

This year, we're getting some beautiful fantasy book covers, from dragons to talons to monsters. Here are twenty-six of our favorites.

Your Guide To THE LORD OF THE RINGS Myers-Briggs Personality Types

Discover THE LORD OF THE RINGS Myers-Briggs personailty types for all your favorite characters. Which character do you match up with?

Quiz: Which Literary Sister Pair Are You?

Are you and your sister a Jo and an Amy, or a Celie and Nettie, or a Beezus and Ramona? Or another literary sister pair? Take this quiz to find out.

A Reader’s Guide To The Different Book Genres

Genres are ways of categorizing books to make them more easily found by readers. Categorizing book genres is a necessity ...

Rainbow Colors, Rainbow Families: An Interview With Children’s Book Author Michael Genhart

Clinical psychologist and #ownvoices author Michael Genhart talks about his newest children's book Rainbow: A First Book Of Pride.

Feminist Fairytales For Children That Teach Modern Values

Fairytales don't need to be sexist. In fact, in the hands of the right storyteller, fairytales for children can be feminist and reflect modern values.

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