#must-reads

20 Must-Read Adult Books by Trans & Genderqueer Authors From 2021

It's been a great year in adult trans lit! These 20 must-reads by trans and genderqueer authors cover horror and sci-fi to poetry and memoir, including Dear Senthuran by Akwaeke Emezi.

20 Unabashedly Bi Books for Bi Visibility Day

Celebrate love and representation with these 20 bi books for Bisexual Day of Visibility featuring bi+ characters loving and living life, including When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey.

20 Must-Read Japanese Books by Women in Translation

Grow your works in translation reading list with Japanese books by women in translation, including Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami, Translated by Sam Bett and David Boyd.

20 Must-Read Novels You May Have Missed Because of the Pandemic

Catching up on books that were released at the height of the pandemic? We've got your must-read spring 2020 novels, including It’s Not All Downhill From Here by Terry McMillion.

20 Must-Read Crime Novels to Keep You Up at Night

These new crime novels are guaranteed to entertain and chill you to your core. Add these new and upcoming releases to your TBR in 2021, including Lightseekers by Femi Kayode.

25 of the Best Thought-Provoking Books

From a reclusive heiress to twins whose lives take divergent paths, you'll ruminate on these thought-provoking books long after you finish, including Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

20 Must-Read Horror Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Find some under-the-radar horror reads for the season, including The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado, illustrated by DaNi.

20 Must-Read Fantasy Romance Books

If you're like me and are constantly on the hunt for more of the best fantasy romance books to read, this list of books like Song of Blood and Stone by L. Penelope is for you.

25 Must-Read Contemporary Books for 9th Graders

From nonfiction to science fiction and fantasy, we have a list of 25 contemporary books for 9th graders that are top of the class, like Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds.

20 Must-Read Books About The U.S. Women’s Suffrage Movement

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment by reading some of these 20 books about women's suffrage. Books for all ages are included.