#Historical

10 Facts About Madame d’Aulnoy Who Coined The Word Fairytale

Madame d'Aulnoy coined the term fairy tale. She also tried twice to kill someone and was way more popular than Perrault. Find out more!

Pandemic Advice From Literature (And Diaries) of the Past

Everyone has advice for getting through this challenging time. Let's hear from those who lived through pandemics past in fact and fiction.

Quiz: Which of the Six Wives of King Henry VIII Are You?

Take this Wives of Henry VIII Quiz to determine which of the six wives of King Henry VIII you are most like.

The Authors of Fonts: A History of Type Foundries

Typefaces and fonts are born in type foundries. Read on for how they came to be and who are the world's biggest type foundries.

6 of the Best Books for Fans of Netflix’s HISTORY OF SWEAR WORDS

If you're a fan of Netflix's series about cursing and irreverent jokes, check out these books like HISTORY OF SWEAR WORDS.

10 Books Like THE VANISHING HALF

If you loved Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half, check out these 10 books you should read next.

DAISY JONES & THE SIX Book Club Questions

We have 15 book club ideas that address Daisy Jones & The Six book club questions, characters, and more, plus a few book club activity ideas!

The Best World War I Books

We’ve rounded up a list of the best World War I books, fiction and nonfiction, that covers multiple aspects of the war and its causes, including No Man’s Land by Wendy Moore.

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.

15 Of The Best Historical Fiction Series

Find the best historical fiction series that both engages and entertains, with lively and diverse characters.