#Opinion

When Is It Okay To Let a Bookstore Die?

Bookstores are for profit businesses, so why do readers often feel obligated to help out when bookstores are struggling financially?

Why I Gave Up Reading The Wheel of Time

It's a fantasy series beloved by many readers, but that doesn't mean it works for every reader.

The Streisand Effect Won’t Save Us From Censorship

The Streisand effect claims that banning a book will only make it more popular. But that ignores the inequity of censorship.

In Defense of Recommending Books You Haven’t Read

Whether you're talking to a bookseller or watching a TikTok, you may be getting a rec from someone who hasn't read the book. And that's okay.

24symbols Review: Is It Better than Scribd?

In this 24symbols review, we’ll explore what makes it unique, including the price, pros, cons, and verdict. Is 24symbols better than Scribd?

On Tearjerkers and Tragedies: The Importance of a Good Story

Is there a point when a character's pain is too much for a reader?

8 Fanfics That Are Even Better Than the Original Stories

Sometimes fan fiction can be so good, it outshines the source material, including in these Hunger Games and Twilight fan fics.

Being an Author: Expectations vs. Reality

YA author Tirzah Price writes about how some common expectations that people have going into writing are different from the reality.

Scribd Alternatives: 8 Ebook/Audiobook Subscription Services to Try Now

Thinking of switching to another ebook and audiobook subscription service? Here’s a list of eight Scribd alternatives to try now.

Are Books Written by Gurus Actually Written by Gurus?

While plenty of authors proclaim themselves gurus of beauty or self help, that word mean more than just being able master a perfect cat eye.