10 YA Books That Critics and Readers Don’t Agree On

These contentious young adult books were panned by critics but got rave reviews on Goodreads — or vice versa.

10 Gothic Steampunk Books to Read by Lamplight

Welcome to the delightful and often bizarre world of gothic steampunk books, where possibilities are explored to the most inconvenient power.

10 Romance Books That Destroyed Me (And Put Me Back Together)

Angst, pining, and tears: these 10 emotional romance books left me sobbing — and put the pieces back together afterwards.

9 Recently Published Graphic Novels about Politics and Identity

These nine political graphic novels, including Borders by Thomas King and Illustrated by Natasha Donovan, cover everything from misinformation to racism to conspiracy theories and more.

8 of the Most Anticipated YA Debuts of 2023

Prepare your preorder lists or library holds, YA readers! Get ready to mark your calendars for the most anticipated YA debuts of 2023.

The Most Influential Sci-Fi Books of the Past 10 Years

Ready to read some stellar science fiction? Here are the most influential sci-fi books of the past 10 years, including The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers.


In this series, I'll be comparing classic novels to their illustrated counterparts to determine what each did well, what each did wrong, and how they differ overa.

A History of the “This Is Fine” Comic

You most likely know the This Is Fine comic. But do you know the history behind the meme? Read inside to learn about its decade-long history.

YA, MG, and Picture Books To Support The Monumental Task of Loving Yourself

What does it mean to "love yourself?" These YA, middle grade, and picture books offer an idea.

Who Is Vivian Stephens?: Meet the Legendary Romance Novel Editor Who Helped Define the Genre

A look into Vivian Stephens the romance novel editor who diversified the genre, helped found the RWA, & changed romance novels forever.