Sarah Nicolas

Sarah Nicolas is a recovering mechanical engineer, library event planner, and author who lives in Orlando with a 60-lb mutt who thinks he’s a chihuahua. Sarah writes YA novels as Sarah Nicolas and romance under the name Aria Kane. When not writing, they can be found playing volleyball or drinking wine. Find them on Twitter @sarah_nicolas.

Why Do People Choose To Publish Their Books Via Kickstarter?

How have authors used Kickstarter to publish their work? What successes have they seen and how have they found their readership?

A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List

Donald Trump Jr's Triggered hit the New York Times bestseller list with a dagger, an indication of bulk buys. It's far from the first book to do so.

Why You Should Go to a Book Festival and How to Choose One

Book conventions are the next level of book fandom and can be really rewarding. Here's why you should go and how to choose the right one for you.

20 Cookbooks to Get the Most Out of Your Gifts

If you received an Instant Pot, Air Fryer, or other kitchen gadgets, here are 20 cookbooks to help you get the most out of your gift.

Authors Don’t Have Much Control Over Covers; Here’s Why

People are often confused and outraged when they learn how little say an author has over their book cover. But this can actually be a good thing.

Fashion at the Nebula Awards

Move over, Met Gala, the Nebula Awards served up some serious looks this year.

10 Meal Prep Cookbooks That Focus On Healthy, Easy Foods

50 Must-Read How-To Books

Want to learn a new skill or try out a new hobby? Here are 50 of the best how-to books written to teach you 50 different things.

Read Harder: Read a Self-Published Book

Recommendations to help you fulfill the "read a self-published book" task of the Read Harder Challenge!

I’m Not Dirty: Why Calling Books “Clean” Is A Problem

"Not having sex in a book doesn't make it morally better."