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#Saturday Reads

You Must Remember This: Why We Can’t Forget About Amnesia Romances

Why do authors keep coming back to the well of amnesia romances, like in A Cowboy to Remember by Rebekah Weatherspoon, and what purpose does this trope serve in telling a compelling love story?

How Khalil Gibran’s THE PROPHET Became a Quiet Cultural Powerhouse

Have you heard one of the readings from The Prophet at a wedding? A look at how Khalil Gibran's book became a quiet powerhouse.

The Art of Ghostwriting Is As Human As It Gets

What goes into the art of ghostwriting? A look behind the scenes of the process with two ghostwriters.

The Federal Writers’ Project: Exploring “The Greatest Literary Project in History”

A look at the Federal Writers Project, a New Deal program that put some of America's most famous writers to work.

A History of POOR RICHARD’S ALMANAC

We can credit Benjamin Franklin for the Poor Richard's Almanac. Here's a history of the book and why it rose in popularity.

What’s the Big Deal With NFTs?

If you need a breakdown on NFTs, or curious over what the most recent kerfuffle over them has been about, this is the piece for you.

Why is Agatha Christie the Best-Selling Author of All Time?

Agatha Christie, the Queen of Mystery, is the best-selling novelist of all time. What makes her work so timeless?

Cookbook Showdown: Best Ginger Cookie Recipes

One baker tests the best ginger cookie recipes from four cookbooks, documenting the results. Find out which cookie came out on top!

Is YA Leading Diversity in Publishing?

Is YA leading diversity in publishing? A deep dive into the efforts being made to diversify publishing in YA and adult literature.

Why Police Shouldn’t Be in Libraries (And How to Help Change That)

Libraries should be a safe, accessible space for everyone. So why are there police in libraries, compromising this very safety?