#Saturday Reads

23 Great Books To Read in 2023

Hear ye, hear ye, it's time for the new books of 2023. Here are 23 great books to read in 2023 (plus more titles because you deserve it.) Check out Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah for starters.

35 of the Best Bookstores in the USA

Find the very best independent, local bookstores across the United States who are doing good, necessary work.

A Guide to Bookish MacArthur Fellows

There have been many bookish winners of the MacArthur Genius Grant. Here's a list of some of the most recents ones.

Black Romance Has Always Been Here

While there are more Black authors helping bring Black romance into the mainstream, Black romance has a long history.

What It’s Like Being an Ebook Developer?

Few know about this esoteric gig in the bookish world, and here, one writer shares their process for creating ebooks.

The Best Memoirs You’ve Never Heard of

There are so many incredible memoirs out there beyond the bestseller list. Here are some underrated gems you need to read, including Carry: A Memoir of Survival on Stolen Land by Toni Jensen.

Cookbook Showdown: The Best Fried Chicken Recipes, Tested

In today's Cookbook Showdown, Susie tests multiple fried chicken recipes from various popular cookbooks to see which one reigns supreme.

How Your Book Club Can Fight Against Books Bans and Censorship

Censorship attempts and book bans are at an all time high, but even a handful of people in a book club can make a difference. Here's how.

25 of the Best Nonfiction Books of All Time

The best nonfiction books of all time, including The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin, have had an deep impact on our understanding of the world or deal with important, profound themes.

20 of the Best Audiobooks of All Time

Get listening! The best audiobooks of all time, by single authors or full casts, are ready to get in your ears.