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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

Beyond The Wild Rumpus: A Guide To Maurice Sendak Books

Despite being a child that did not agree with being naughty, Where the Wild Things Are became one of my ...

Young At Heart: 25 Children’s Books About Grandparents

These children's books about grandparents show all the ways grandparents are special, from city-hopping nanas to gardening grandpas.

50 Must-Read Poetry Books For Kids

The rhythm, word play, and creativity in poetry books for kids make them the perfect companion to language acquisition and ...

2019 Hugo Award Finalists Announced, and the List is Gorgeous

The 2019 Hugo Award finalists have been announced, and the list is gorgeous and full of award-worthy authors and books. Highlight: women SFF writers rock.

The Best Comics We Read January–March 2019

Rioters share their best comic book reads from Jan-March 2019.

I Need More Older Found Friendships In My Comic Books

My obsession with found friendships in comic books began with the Lumberjanes, of course. As Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and ...

Nnedi Okorafor and Wanuri Kahiu to Adapt Octavia Butler’s WILD SEED for Amazon

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon are developing an Amazon adaptation of WILD SEED, written by Nnedi Okorafor and Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu.

I Can’t Stop Crying At The End Of Books

The type of book doesn't matter. Where I'm reading it doesn't matter. I can feel the wetness begin to form on the last page. Am I...crying?

Seanan McGuire’s Wayward Children Series is Coming to Television!

The Wayward Children series, starting with Every Heart a Doorway, is coming to TV!

Zoom Zoom Zoom, We’re Going To The Moon: 9 Space Books For Preschoolers

With sturdy and interactive pages, bright colors, and science, these space books for preschoolers will take your kid to the moon and beyond.

The Grossest Things That Have Happened At A Bookstore

I remember the first day I started working at a used bookstore. The stars in my eyes beholding all the ...

How to Vote in the 2019 Hugo Awards (And Why You Should Do It)

By voting in the Hugo Awards, SFF fans can fight social injustice, support diverse works of superior SFF, and buy amazingly cheap, recently published books.

Me Love Books: 17 Unique Bookish Sesame Street Gifts

Check out this roundup featuring a bounty of bookish Sesame Street gifts and goodies for the bookish monsters in your life.

20 Must-Read African Fantasy Novels

These must-read African fantasy novels explore new worlds, utilize inventive magic in this world, or add surrealist twists to an otherwise normal setting.

30 Must-Read Diverse Children’s Books From The First Half Of 2019

Despite the demand for diverse children’s books, the publishing industry continues to lag in addressing the diversity gap in their ...