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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

Get Ready For An Epic Year In Fantasy

2019 looks like it’s going to be an epic year in fantasy, and here are all the reasons why. 2019 ...

50 Must-Read Fantasy Books For Kids

From dragons to unicorns to dog fairies (that's right, dog fairies), these fantasy books for kids will cast a spell over the young reader in your life.

An Ultra-Short Audiobook Syllabus To Eviscerate Your Resolutions

A syllabus of ultra-short audiobooks paired with New Year's resolutions that will conquer both your reading and non-reading goals.

The Best Audiobooks of 2018

It’s that time of the year—time for the best of lists! (Why were some places publishing their best of lists ...

The Ultimate List Of The Best Harry Potter T-Shirts

Just buy yourself one for every day of the week: the best Harry Potter t-shirts!

Quiz: What Should Be Your Next Fairytale Read?

Want to read some fairytale novels but can't figure out which one to read next? Take this fairytale quiz to find your next book!

13 Horror Reads For The Squeamish

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love dressing up, I love spooky folklore, and I love the cozy feeling of ...

Books Your Favorite Doctor Who Companions Are Reading

There is no TV show I enjoy more than Doctor Who (okay, Star Trek is up there too). I love ...

7 #Ownvoices Native American Picture Books

Instead of reading books that celebrate Columbus Day, celebrate Indigenous People's Day by reading these 7 picture books by and about Native American life.

25 Of The Best Soft Books For Babies And Toddlers

With crinkly pages, teethers, activities, and water-proof pages, these 25 soft books are an essential for a baby's library.

10 Dark Fairytale Books for Young Adults

Not all fairytale books are like Disney movies. These 10 dark fairytale books for young adults are as disturbing and dark as the originals.

The Books We’re Drowning In: A Bookseller’s Lament

The buzz has died down and it's time to trade in that super popular book. Now some poor used bookstore is drowning in a million copies. *Thanks.*

Quiz: Which Discworld Witch Are You?

While all the Discworld characters are amazing, the witches are my favs. Are you snarky Granny Weatherwax? Fun-loving Nanny Ogg? Take this quiz to find out!

50 Must-Read Fairytale Books For Kids: Middle Grade and Picture Books

Let these 50 fairytale retellings for middle grade and picture book readers spice up the well-worn "Once upon a times" and "happily ever afters."

Watch The BEL CANTO Trailer, Based On Ann Patchett’s Award-Winning Novel

Watch the first trailer for Bel Canto, Ann Patchett's award winning novel and first book-to-film adaptation, staring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe.