Postcards of Kindness is a UK initiative to get postcards to people in nursing homes. Here's how on school librarian turned it into a bookish project.
How the intersecting systems of mental health, social services, and criminal justice have failed Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.
Taking a close look at the trauma bond, depictions of sexual assault, and the victim of assault in Kate Elizabeth Russell’s MY DARK VANESSA.
On the importance of prison libraries to people who are incarcerated, and on the policies and backlash against stripping access to library resources.
Taking a close look at one fictional, shifty, fairytale region. Consider Druhástrana, the Nightmare Country of Helen Oyeyemi's GINGERBREAD.
Breaking down the many reasons why library staff should not have to report to work as we work to stop the spread of COVID-19 on a global level.
A look at guidelines to representing suicide and self-harm in fiction, and how and why fiction writers might be able to use these guidelines in their work.
YA fiction is so often focused on people in late middle school and high school. But what about college students? That's where college YA comes in.
A Generation Z reader sets about rectifying some of the negative statements around Gen Z’s relationship with reading and libraries.
If you're struggling with whether or not to finish a book, consider these points and make up your mind about when not to DNF.
One reader returned to a childhood favorite, THE GIRL WITH THE SILVER EYES, re-reading the main character as a metaphor for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
This reader thinks you should take yourself to your favorite author's next book signing. Here's why.
One reader considers how great writing accelerates with the perfect pen.
Emotions aren't positive or negative; it's what we do with them that matters. And if we allow it, anger gets things done. Let graphic novels show you how.
Taking a look at the striking similarities between Jane Austen's EMMA and Jean-Pierre Jeunet's AMÉLIE, as well as the protagonists' differences.