Our Reading Lives features stories about how books and reading have shaped who we are and how we live.
How reading fiction about doomsday cults can actually be an exercise in optimism and hope. Someone has to live to tell the story, after all.
I read five of Trevor Noah's favorite books. Here's what I thought of them and what I learned about Trevor Noah through this experience.
One bibliophile mother's love for series BabyLit with baby book adaptations of Frankenstein, The Raven, and more
Many of us have pleasant memories of our childhood, and when nostalgia for the '80s and '90s hits, these are some books to turn to.
There are some authors who take you places you'd never expect to go and you'll follow them because they're just that good.
Books are often used in bedtime routines, but this writer dives into a particularly effective combination of method and genre to fall asleep.
I no longer have any patience for series. Tell me what you have to say in one volume or forever hold your peace.
"Rachel's story allowed me to translate the weight and confusion of behaviors I was exhibiting, but didn't understand."
There's something cozy about revisiting that 80s nostalgia, and we're in an era chock full of it in books.
I cooked my way through a cookbook inspired by Jane Austen's novels, and it opened up the world of the books to me.