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 . . .

A Brief and Personal History of Wattpad

A reader shares her experience discovering and escaping into Wattpad, the Canadian-based online storytelling platform.

Hook, Line, and Sinker: What Makes a Book an Absorbing Read?

What is it that makes a book absorbing? One reader explores their criteria and whether or not that criteria can be universal.

Oral History Through the Ages

Learn about the significane of oral tradition-- how it has taken the form of ballads, love songs, and even our history.

Best Fan Fiction Apps and Sites

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned reader, these are the best fanfiction apps and websites for everyone. Start reading!

10 Fascinating Books Like THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT

If you’re looking for another mystery to have to you turning pages, these are the best books like The Flight Attendant to put on your TBR, including The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware.

Bookish Snobbery: A Defense of Guilty Pleasures Across Time

Bookish snobbery has plagued the word of reading for generations. One reader unpacks that elitism in a defense of "guilty pleasure" reading.

A Case for Reading Multiple Books at a Time

Are you a one-book-at-a-time reader? It might be time to consider reading multiple books at a time. Take it from this convert.

What Is Your Favorite Book? and Other Dreaded Questions

It happens to every book lover. The dreaded question. What do you see when someone asks, "What is your favorite book?"

Reflections on Rereading and The Self

A reader considers what makes rereading an enjoyable and insightful practice, and how stories change with rereads.

A Little Library Life: On Finding Sanctuary in On-Campus Libraries

One reader on finding solace and sanctuary in college libraries as a transfer student.