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The 17-Year-Old Who Invented Science Fiction

The story of how a 17-year-old named Mary Godwin came to write Frankenstein and in doing so write the first great work of science fiction.

Take This Trick-or-Treating Quiz and We’ll Tell You What Spooky Book to Read

Don your best Halloween costume and take this trick or treating quiz to find out which spooky book you should read.

Craving Fictional Horror To Escape Real Horror

Where do you place the feeling of terror when you can’t do anything about the things scaring you? One way is to turn to fictional horror.

I Swapped My Phone Screen Time for Reading Time

Do you find yourself on your phone when you meant to read? Me too. Here's what happened when I swapped screen time for books for a week.

20 of the Best Enemies-to-Lovers Fantasy Books

The line between love and hate does not exist in these enemies to lovers fantasy books, including We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia. Get your searing rage and burning love in one read.

“Domestic Terrorists” Challenge Books in Texas, Indiana, Maine, and More

This week in censorship news following book bans, challenges, and other attacks on intellectual freedom in the U.S.

Portrait of a Likable Female Character

Like real women, fictional women are asked to be many things and disliked for being the wrong ones. So what makes a likable female character?

How To Read More Diversely

It's one thing to want to diversify your reading, but how do you get started? Here are some tips to help you read more diversely.

The Most Influential Sci-Fi Books of All Time

The most influential sci-fi books of all time examine humanity’s longest-held hopes and deepest, most visceral fears, like Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee.

The Legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club

Why does THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB endure? The affirming, surprising, and most of all lasting legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club.