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.

Librarians Must Weed Their Book Collection

It is a librarian's job to make sure that the library maintains an updated, relevant collection of books that suits the needs of all its community members.

10 Great Audiobooks in Translation

Only 3% of books published in the USA every year are in translation, and even fewer of those make it to audiobooks. Here are 10 you shouldn't miss!

Upcoming Releases from My Favorite Small Presses

August, September, and October releases from these excellent small presses.

An Appreciation for Doomed Love Stories

A reader on developing an appreciation for doomed love stories, when you're more interested in unrequited than happily-ever-after.

Books From Central America’s Northern Triangle Countries

With the recent news about the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. border, we've rounded up books about Central America and its Northern Triangle countries.

40 Books for Kids Who Love Puzzles

Jigsaw puzzles, rubik's cubes, sudoku, even Minecraft--if you know some kids who love solving problems, consider these books for kids who love puzzles.

My Summer Reading Playlist

13 Fantastic Soccer Books for Kids

If your kid loves soccer, and you’re looking for something for them to read this summer, don’t worry: there are now PLENTY of soccer books for kids to choose from.

10 Books by Nigerian Authors with Feminist Themes

On feminism in Nigeria and a selection of ten excellent feminist books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Akwaeke Emezi, and more Nigerian authors.

More Comics and Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers

Comics and graphic novels for reluctant readers of all ages!

A Read-Aloud Action Plan

Need to occupy your kids this summer? Pair these read-alouds with these activities!

A Fortress of Solitude; or, The Perfect Reading Room

White noise? A lazy dog? A giant overstuffed chair? What makes up the perfect reading space for you?

50 Of The Best Thriller Audiobooks

Audiobooks, in my humble opinion, are the best way to consume thrillers. Here are 50 of the best thriller audiobooks to get into your ears immediately.

Chidi’s Reading List

We imagine what Chidi's reading list would look like--mostly philosophy texts about ethics, death, and choice.

20+ Dorothy Parker Quotes for Your Daily Routine

Dorothy Parker quotes to get you through the day, from the ring of your alarm to when you crawl into bed.