Rey Rowland

A daydreamer and a bit of a lost cause, Rey loves stories. Whether they're book shaped or you can see them on a screen, a story always hides in the corners of her mind. She's working on a few stories of her own, always accompanied by her trusty cat.

The Main Categories of Magic Systems

Magic systems are basic worldbuilding blocks. But do you know the most common magic systems used in fantasy novels? Read on to find out!

Out of This World SFF Short Story Collections

Speculative fiction or SFF short story collections are out of this world (literally)! Here are 9 recommendations for you to enjoy.

8 Delicious Foodie Manga to Read Over the Holidays

Take a dive into the delicious world of foodie manga for the holidays with 8 of the greatest culinary manga ever!

10 Books to Read if You Loved Squid Game

If you’ve already watched Netflix’s Squid Game but can’t get enough— here are 10 books like the show to keep you at the edge of your seat including Gambling Apocalypse: Kaiji by Nobuyuki Fukumoto.

8 Books That Feature Día de Muertos

Take a look at this list of 8 non-fiction and fiction books that talk about, or feature, the Día de muertos celebration.

8 Feel-Good Horror Books That Are Both Scary and Fun

Feel-good horror books are scary yet fun to read! Here's a list of 8 feel-good horror books to read with the lights on and some popcorn.

Sleeping With the Lights On: A Stephen Graham Jones Reading Pathway

Start with these three books by Stephen Graham Jones, the prolific Indigenous author of The Only Good Indians, to get into his terrifying and gory world.

Bookish Ornaments For the Holidays

Mix your love for books and your holiday spirit by adding these fun bookish ornaments from Etsy to your tree decorations.

Who is The Thing? A History of One of Marvel’s Oldest Heroes

The Thing is a member of the Fantastic Four and one of the strongest Marvel superheroes. But who exactly is The Thing?

Quiz: Design a Fantasy World and We’ll Recommend You a Fantasy Book Adaptation

Answer the 11 questions in this quiz to design your very own fantasy world— and we'll recommend you a fantasy book adaptation!