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February 19, 2018
Ursula K. Le Guin Has Died At Age 88
Ursula K. Le Guin, Grand Dame of science fiction and fantasy, has passed away at the age of 88. She ...
January 25, 2018
Debut Extended Audio Excerpt of ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL by Sarah Vaughan
Take a listen at an extended excerpt of the audiobook of Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan!
January 24, 2018
Other Women’s Stories: Favorite Terry Tempest Williams Quotes
The best Terry Tempest Williams quotes about women, community, and wilderness.
9 Cat Poems for Cat People
Quickly sate your feline appetite with these nine cat poems (for cat people).
10 Short Mystery Audiobooks
Get caught up in these short mystery audiobooks, all 10 hours or fewer.
Our Reading Lives
Decluttering My Digital TBR: A Goodreads TBR Purge
One reader performs an in-depth Goodreads TBR purge as part of a New Year's resolution to declutter her physical and digital life.
10 Pop Culture Cookbooks to Tickle Your Tastebuds
Pop culture cookbooks from Game of Thrones, the Sopranos, (gulp) Hannibal, and more.
25 Perfectly Bookish Lip Balms You Need To Get On Your Face
There are so many great, pun-tastic bookish lip balms to choose from. Like "As I Shea Dying" and "Tarte of Darkness." Gird your wallets, or don't. These bookish treats are all less than $5 each and I certainly won't judge you if you decide buy all 25 of them.
Giveaway: ETERNAL LIFE by Dara Horn
Enter to win a copy of ETERNAL LIFE by Dara Horn!
Young Adult Literature
3 On A YA Theme: Young Female Pilots of YA
The fascinating and captivating fiction and not-so-fictional accounts of young female pilots as seen through young adult literature.
Giveaway: What’s Your Favorite True Crime Book About Women?
Come tell us your favorite true crime book where women are at the center of the story, and you could win a free book!
Awesome Ideas for Celebrating Burns Night
Say slàinte to the Ploughman Poet on January 25th with Burns Night, the boss literary holiday that celebrates Robert Burns and his beloved homeland of Scotland.
Books to Read After You Watch ‘Call Me By Your Name’
Call Me By Your Name has been nominated for four Oscars--here's what to read after you watch it.
The 5 Stages of Recommending a Book to a Friend Who Will Never Read It
You know that person isn't going to read that book, and yet.
Dear Stephenie Meyer: I’m Sorry — Critical Linking, January 24
Daily round-up of bookish news and links.