Megan Mabee

Megan Mabee has been concocting her own story ideas since she first began reading. When she isn't chasing after her silly and sweet one-year-old son, Megan spends her free time drinking tea, listening to Motown, and devouring books as quickly as she does pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. With Master's degrees in education and library studies, Megan aspires to publish a novel one day.

Songs for Sleepy-Time: Books to Sing Your Baby or Tot to Sleep

A collection of excellent books made for singing to and with your baby or tot, including Salsa Lullaby by Jen Arena and Erika Meza.

8 Cozy Middle Grade Ghost Stories

Get cozy with a bag of apple cider doughnuts and check out these delightfully eerie middle grade ghost stories.

How The Hunger Games Prequel Helped Me Realize I’ve Changed

One Hunger Games fan returns to the series, as an adult and mother, for the prequel and realizes how much her perspective has changed.

Finished Re-Watching AVATAR? Choose Your Favorite Character to Find Your Next YA Read!

Do you stan Katara, or maybe Aang? You've rewatched the show, now choose your favorite AVATAR character to find your next YA book.

8 Powerful Graphic Memoirs About Mothers and Motherhood

These graphic memoirs about mothers and motherhood, like Alison Bechdel’s Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama, are excellent reads—and comforting for mothers who’ve been there.

How a Combination of Reading and Daydreaming Turned Me Into a Writer

How one Rioter first developed the inkling that she wanted to become a writer while daydreaming as a kid, and why she has reading to thank for it.

Is Anybody Out There? Comfort Through Broadcast Connections in Sci-Fi Books

If you’re feeling like a lonely satellite, take comfort in the connections made through interstellar broadcasts in these exceptional science fiction books.

Get Spellbound By These Magical Medieval Fantasy Books

Explore castles, embark on adventuresome quests, and save the day with the characters in these magical medieval fantasy books.

18 Ways to Keep Track of Your Favorite Book Quotes and Ideas

Wish you were the kind of person who has a quote ready for every occasion? We've got some methods that'll help you track book quotes and ideas.

Finished Watching SANDITON? Books Masterpiece Romance Fans Should Read Next

Finished SANDITON? Here's what to read if you love Masterpiece romances while you wait for the next season.

Advice From WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING on Coping With Social Isolation

One reader takes solace in and shares some advice on social distancing from WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING.

A Game of Heirs: 9 Books Featuring Female Leads Battling for the Crown

We've rounded up a selection of books with unique takes on the idea of heirs competing for the throne, while also starring stellar female leads.

Why I Keep a Reading Journal and How to Start Your Own

Here's why this Rioter keeps a reading journal, and some tips for keeping one of your own.

Books and the Brain: The Social and Emotional Benefits of Reading

A look at the social and emotional benefits of reading.