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How Flawed is Acceptable?

The question remains valid. Are we allowed to appreciate flawed books? On the surface, the answer is a clear yes. Nothing is without flaws, after all.

A Year of Mourning and Reading

A grieving reader talks about some of the 250 books she in 2019 while grieving the death of her grandmother, and about how they provided relief.

15 of the Best THE NIGHT CIRCUS Quotes From Morgenstern’s Classic

The Night Circus quotes are instantly recognizable and always magical. These are some of our favorites lines from Morgenstern's work.

The Statistics of Censorship

We're taking a look at the statistics of challenged and banned books, considering the Banned Books list, and some of the top challenged reads.

10 Unconventional Travel Writing Books

From a fictional feminist INTO THE WILD to a book about the history of time travel, these unconventional books about travel take the trope to new places.

The Family is Present in This One: 5 Books That Tackle Familial Relationships

Although many great stories begin with characters who have no family or are far away from them, there are stories where family takes center stage.

Zombie Books for Scaredy Cats

Just because you love the concept of zombies doesn't mean those stories don't give you nightmares, so we present these zombie books for scaredy cats.

6 Fiction and Nonfiction Books You Should Read By Comic Book Writers

Fiction and nonfiction from comic book writers worth checking out.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Coming to Television

Taylor Jenkins Reid's critically acclaimed The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is being adapted for the small screen.

A Bookish Trip Down Memory Lane

A 90s kid turns 28 and takes a bookish trip down memory lane, reflecting on books read at age eight in 1999 and age 18 in 2009.

50 Must-Read Fiction Books Featuring Older Women

From detectives to actresses to grandmothers, from age 50 to 110, explore a wide variety of experiences in the lives of older women through these reads.

Understanding the Spectrum: 7 Great Picture Books About Autism

These picture books about autism are accessible reads for leading children into a discussion about autism, and for helping family and friends understand.

50 Must-Read Books About Complicated Marriages

Whether they're disasters from the start or facing nuanced challenges, the partnerships in these books about complicated marriages are compelling.

10 Novels Featuring Loving, Dedicated, Hard-Working Single Mothers

We're giving a shoutout to all of the fierce, loving, dedicated, and hard working solo moms out there with these novels about single mothers.

50 Must-Read Eco Disasters In Fiction

Earth Day is coming up and it's never a bad time to think about how we treat this planet. And these novels about eco-disasters make a compelling case.