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10 of the Best Books about Octopuses. Or Octopi. Or Octopodes. Whatever You Call Them.

Find the best nonfiction and fictional octopus books for adults to learn more about these weird and wonderful creatures.

Bookish Halloween Costumes for Pets

The best part of October? Halloween costumes for pets! Dress your furry friends as your favorite book characters with these costumes.

Bookish Accessories for Your Dog

If your pup loves your cozy reading time snuggles as much as you do, check out these bookish accessories for your dog.

8 Popular Science Books About Animals for the Zoologically Inclined

These popular science books about animals will help you get to know the non-human inhabitants of the world a little better.

Why Animals Belong in the Library

Animals aren't usually allowed in libraries, but one Rioter explores how some have used animals to help both readers and the library itself.

8 Novels Where Pets Play A Significant Role

These books show not only how animals are smarter than humans give them credit for, but also how they're some of the best companions.

10 Adult Books with Animal Narrators

What would your pet would say if it could talk to you? Here are adult fiction books told from the perspective of animals, from dogs to bees.

The Dog Dies in This One: An Essay About the Death of Animals in Fiction

It can be traumatic to read about animal death, so why do we do it? An essay on the role of pet death in fiction and the purpose it serves.

QUIZ: Can You Match the Literary Animal to Its Book?

Do you love books about furry friends? Take this literary animal quiz to see if you can match the beastly character to its book!

Stand By Me: 9 Familiars/Animal Companions in Literature

Familiars do more than pets in the mundane, real world. Here's a look at some widely known animal companions plus some from newer reads, including Jiji from Kiki's Delivery Service by Eiko Kadono.