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What Makes a Great Long-Running Series?

How can one series keep your attention for 10 or more books? Here are five things that help keep a long-running series interesting.

What Is “Worthwhile” Reading?

Do you have an idea of what "worthwhile" reading is? Perhaps it's time to shift your perspective.

Hindu Epics: Are They Myths?

Is it okay to refer to sacred Hindu stories as myths? An examination of the labeling of Hindu epics and why these distinctions are important.

Lessons to Learn From the Kate Clanchy Memoir Fiasco

Why did author Kate Clanchy get an opportunity to rewrite a memoir others called out as racist and ableist?

Hey, It’s OK If You Don’t Like to Read

It really is okay if you just don't like to read, no matter what anybody tells you.

Dungeons & Dragons and Racism, Oh My

It's on fans of Dungeons & Dragons to hold the creators accountable for racism.

4 Reasons You Should Not Combine Book Collections as a Couple

Relationships end. Books are forever. Here are 5 reasons why it makes more sense to keep your book collections separated as a couple.

Bookish Hills Upon Which I am Prepared To Perish

Because sometimes you just need to stir the pot, here are the bookish hills this Rioter is willing to die on (plus a bonus Grease hot take).

Hook, Line, and Sinker: What Makes a Book an Absorbing Read?

What is it that makes a book absorbing? One reader explores their criteria and whether or not that criteria can be universal.

Why Adults Should Read Middle Grade Books

On the subtle, quiet power of children's books: why adults should read middle grade books, plus eight recommendations to get you started.