Sarah Ullery

Sarah suffers from chronic sarcasm, and an unhealthy aversion to noise. She loves to read, and would like to do nothing else, but stupid real life makes her go to work. She lives in the middle of a cornfield and shares a house with two spoiled dogs and a ton of books.

Readers Will Love the Criterion Channel

If you too are dealing with the curse of the book slump, consider getting your bookish entertainment from the Criterion Channel.

10 Books Like MOBY-DICK If You Loved (or Mildly Enjoyed) the Classic

This list of books like Moby Dick—including The Seas by Samantha Hunt—is for Moby Dick lovers and skeptics alike.

My Favorite Authors and Their Zodiac Signs

One reader reflects on the zodiac signs of her favorite authors, and the patterns those findings reveal about her reading life.

Reflecting on the Nature of Work With Hilary Leichter’s TEMPORARY

An out of work reader reflects on work, capitalism, and employment system while reading during the pandemic.

A Guide to Comics, Webcomics, and Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers

An extensive guide to comics, webcomics, and graphic novels for reluctant readers who may benefit from brief stories and visual storytelling.

Junie B. Jones: Nightmare Child or Feminist Icon?

The Junie B. Jones chapter series is a divisive one, so let's take a look at how the kindergartener is perceived and what she represents as a girl.

Elena Ferrante Quotes to Read While You Wait for Her New Novel

While you wait for the English translation of the beloved author's next novel, pore over these compelling Elena Ferrante quotes on trust, desire, and more.

Where to Find Free Short Stories Online

Whether you're looking to break a reading slump or prefer short form writing, we've got the deets on where you can find free short stories online.

20 Must-Read Books for First Graders and Second Graders

The perfect books for first graders and second graders.

19 Really Funny Comics and Graphic Novels

When you need a pick-me-up or a good belly laugh, brace yourself for a rib-ache and pick up some of the funniest comics and graphic novels on shelves.

The Best Fleabag Quotes Paired With a Book

Some of the best FLEABAG quotes from the show, adapted from the play, paired with books that share a similar theme of grief, guilt, hope and more.

Netflix Should Adapt These Dark Horse Comics

Netflix has found a new partner in Dark Horse Entertainment, and this reader thinks they should adapt these backlist and new release Dark Horse comics.

Don’t Let Them Intimidate You: A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Books

Yikes! We Need More Books in Translation

On average, there are only 421 new fiction translations published each year in the United States, and that needs to change.

10 Quotes That Prove Madame Bovary Was a Bookworm

Emma Bovary was many things but, most importantly: Emma Bovary was a reader. And we've got the MADAME BOVARY quotes to prove it.