Better Rating Systems Than the Goodreads Rating System

Much angst has been shed over the Goodreads rating system. It’s too simple, too complex, too specific. Today, we offer some alternatives.

NFTs for Books: How This Emerging Tech Can Reward Authors & Readers

What do NFTs have to do with books? The implications for the publishing industry with NFTs for books could be game-changing. Here's how.

The 25 Best Comic and Graphic Novel Fairytale Retellings

Get into some great fairytale retellings in graphic novels, including Baba Yaga’s Assistant by Marika McCoola and Emily Carroll.

Welcome To Children’s Book Week, Sponsored By ThriftBooks

Welcome to Children's Book Week, in which we're celebrating kid lit from chapter books to middle grade, adaptations to indestructible books, and more!

QUIZ: How Many Authors Can You Match to Their Pen Name?

From the classics to modern bestsellers, this quiz asks you to match an author's given name to their pen name! How many can you get?

The Current State of Disability Representation in Children’s Books

This analysis looks at disability representation in children's books and what needs to change in the industry to make it more inclusive.

How Inclusive Is That Diverse Book Cover, Though?

As more and more books for middle grade and YA readers showcase ensemble casts, why do they lack visible disability representation?

My Most Mundane Post-Pandemic Bookish Fantasy

While some people are planning elaborate vacations for the future, my post-pandemic bookish plans are a lot smaller.

Quiz: Find Out Your SHADOW AND BONE Character

Find your place in the Grishaverse! Take our Shadow and Bone character quiz and find out if you're more of an Alina or a Kaz.

Books With Harmful Depictions and Shaping “the Historical Record”

With a recent decision to cease reprints of six Dr. Seuss books due to racist depictions, consider how the historical record is shaped.