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Sarah Rahman

As a recent college graduate who studied English just so she could read more books, Sarah spends most of her time devouring whatever catches her fancy, from classics to young adult reads. She aspires to write a novel someday. When not reading or talking about books, she can be found hiking in the woods or dancing alone in her room. Now, for that cup of tea she was making . . .

Healthy Pairings in Boys Love Manga

Discover the manga genre of Boys Love with these titles that showcase healthy and swoony pairings.

Excellent Queer Fantasy Romance Books

Read your way into outstanding queer fantasy romance books, including She Who Became The Sun.

On Tearjerkers and Tragedies: The Importance of a Good Story

Is there a point when a character's pain is too much for a reader?

Trouble in Romancelandia: Online Censorship of Romance and Erotica

How do US laws and online algorithms impact romance and erotica books?

Who Was Gabriel García Márquez?

García Márquez's life story is as interesting as his novels. So, who was Gabriel García Márquez and how did he make a literary impact?

United States of Poetry: An Overview of Poet Laureates in the U.S.

Get to know the history of Poet Laureates throughout the US, including what states have such a position and more.

Who Was Octavia Butler?

Who was Octavia Butler? We look into her early life, literary bibliography, and fascinating facts about her life and writing approach.

Falling in Love With Letters: Exploring Epistolary Novels

Epistolary novels -- told in letters and other records -- have an enduring appeal, from romance to mystery to coming of age stories.

What Are The Library Freedom Project and Abolitionist Library Association?

What's the Library Freedom Project and what does it do? Learn more about the LFP and how it advocates for patrons’ digital privacy and safety.

Why is Satire Challenging for Modern Readers to Understand?

Why do modern readers have such a hard time understanding satire? Is it in part the decline of satire itself?