From an alien Romeo & Juliet space opera to humans changing planets, these books highlight the magic of space travel, like Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh.
Got travel plans of an armchair variety? Me too. Settle in for some staycation reading with this list of reads, including You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi.
Female friendships aren’t hyped nearly as much as they should be, so here are a few books that display these vital relationships, like Heavy Vinyl by Carly Usdin.
True crime often focuses on only one kind of “ideal victim,” typically a white woman. These books, including Savage Appetites by Rachel Monroe, dig deeper into the genre and its failings.
From runaway moms in fiction to essays about maternal ambivalence and regret, these books break the taboo around regretting motherhood.
So you’ve inhaled the TV show and now you want more: fill that alien-shaped hole with these books and stories like Resident Alien, including The Humans by Matt Haig.
Reflecting on the power of messy genre classifications, horror, and why books where the supernatural is in the background are powerful.
One reader explores two years of reading pandemic fiction during a pandemic, and the different roles this genre has played for her.
These dark humor books, including Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour, tackle difficult subject manner with jokes that will leave you laughing despite yourself.
When you can't get to Artist Alley, buy these comic artists' work through their online stores, carrying prints, pins, clothing, and more.