#Fiction

A Little Dirty Laundry: The Forgotten Legacy of Grace Metalious and PEYTON PLACE

Take a trip to PEYTON PLACE and learn about the legacy and turbulent life of Grace Metalious, author of the controversial classic.

Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist.

8 Intergenerational Family Sagas to Dig into This Winter

These eight brilliant novels of historical fiction featuring intergenerational family sagas tell sweeping and epic tales, including Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, translated by Tina A. Kover.

Why Fredrik Backman’s ANXIOUS PEOPLE is a 2020 Mood

An examination of Fredrick Backman's ANXIOUS PEOPLE, viewed through the lens of 2020's unpredictability and pandemic lifestyle.

Cover Reveal: FOLKLORN By Angela Mi Young Hur

Check out the cover of FOLKLORN, a genre-defying, continent-spanning saga of Korean myth and scientific discovery, by Angela Mi Young Hur.

Read Harder: A Fanfic

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a fanfic.

Libraries Most Mysterious: 8 Books About Magical and Mysterious Libraries

Prepare your biggest mug of cocoa, cocoon yourself under many blankets, and bury your nose in one of these books about magical libraries.

Read Harder: A Non-European Novel in Translation

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a non-European novel in translation.

5 Food Novels By Southeast Asian Women Writers

Dig into these delectable food novels by Southeast Asian women writers that explore the language of food and an underlying message, including Soy Sauce for Beginners by Kirstin Chen.

5 New Books to Read if You Love Toni Morrison

If you're a Toni Morrison fan in search of some fresh reads, pick up one of these recent books that share similar tone and themes.

Death Drawing Near: Fiction About the End of Life

Eight works of fiction about the end of life, from comforting stories of loved ones gone too soon to meditations on aging and grief.

5 Books About Online Harassment

Whether you've dealt with it or want more perspective, here are books about online harassment featuring characters in this predicament.

Can’t Touch This: 8 Great Books Featuring Cursed Objects

Damn you! Here are 8 fun books about amulets, dolls, and other cursed objects to thrill and delight you this Halloween season, including The Good House by Tananarive Due.

Why Are Teenage Girls So Scary?

Why are teenage girls so scary? This reader takes a look at how a few frightening fictional teens are characterized.

Indian Writing in English: An Unconventional Starter Kit

A short list of some of the lesser known, but brilliant Indian writing in English with books from various genres, featuring diverse voices, including titles like The Devourers by Indra Das.