P.N. Hinton

Born into a family of readers, P.N. gained a love reading as a sort of herd mentality. This love of reading has remained a life long passion, resulting in an English Degree from The University of Houston in Houston, Texas. She normally reads three to four books at any given time, in the futile Sisyphean hope of whittling down her ever growing to be read pile of no specific genre.

8 Mysteries and Thrillers by Black Authors

Check out these taut and gripping mysteries and thrillers by Black authors, covering everything from gentrification to commentaries on family.

9 Creepy Books About Sinister Institutions

Think twice before you enter these buildings. We've rounded up some of the creepiest books about sinister institutions and schools.

15 Detective Books for Young Sleuths

Adults aren’t the only ones who love s good “whodunit.” Get those young sleuths on the case with these detective books for kids, like Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson.

They Came, They Saw, They Kicked Butt: 10 Books About Girls Who Play Sports

They came, they saw, they kicked some butt: books about girls in sports for early, middle grade, and young adult readers.

10 Funny Parenting Books, From Pregnancy To Raising Preteens

If you’re looking for funny parenting books like Bad Mother by Ayelet Waldman that are a bit more humorous and a little less clinical, we’ve got you covered.

Horror Books I Wish I Had Growing Up

Kick off spooky reading season early with these diverse YA horror books full of supernatural baddies and things that go bump in the night.

2020 Book Goal Updates

A plan was made, then 2020 happened! One reader checks in on this year's reading goal progress.

The Problem With THE CAT IN THE HAT

Let's be real for a moment. That cat was a jerk. Here's one reader on why the Fish was right, and The Cat in the Hat should've been turned out.

13 Fantastic Black Fantasy Authors

These are the best Black fantasy authors who have staked their place firmly in the genre, not only for now, but for years to come.

Librarians and the Power of Social Media

A reader considers how social media has given libraries a new tool for community engagement, outreach, and promotion.