Alice Nuttall

Alice Nuttall is a children’s and webcomic writer who spends her free time reading, knitting, and playing D&D, occasionally all at the same time. Her superpower is the ability to find a cup of coffee no matter where she is. She blogs at https://alicenuttallbooks.wordpress.com/

15 Wise and Witty Self-Help Books for Teens

These self-help books for teens is full of useful resources and advice for young adults as they negotiate life and relationships.

9 Nail-Biting Fantasy Books About Forbidden Magic

Books about forbidden magic mix rich fantasy systems with high-stakes drama. Here are some of the best, from middle grade like Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston to adult fantasy like The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson.

Realms to Remember: The Best Fictional Worlds

Whether you love classics like Narnia and Middle Earth, or contemporaries like Nevermoor, this is a rundown of the best fictional worlds.

9 Chilling Middle Grade Horror Anthologies

If there’s a young reader in your life who loves chilling stories, try this list of middle grade horror anthologies for scary books to share, including The Stuff of Nightmares.

Is YA Leading Diversity in Publishing?

Is YA leading diversity in publishing? A deep dive into the efforts being made to diversify publishing in YA and adult literature.

15 Enchanting Witch Books for Kids

These witch books for kids will keep the young magic fans in your life entertained long past Halloween night, whether you’re going through picture books like It’s Raining Bats and Frogs by Rebecca Colby and Steven Henry or chapter books like Ghost Squad by Claribel A. Ortega.

Women’s Work, Women’s Words: Feminist Library History

Feminist librarians have fought for recognition through the decades: feminist history and women's library history are intertwined.

Barrels of Bad Apples: Copaganda in Crime Books

A look at the role of copaganda in crime books and the ways that different authors have challenged these representations of police.

I’ll Do It Myself: The Impact of Crowdfunding on Indie Comics

How has the rise of crowdfunding impacted the world of indie comics? One writer interviews indie comics creators to learn more.

11 Thoughtful Divorce Books for Kids

Read and share these children’s books about divorce, including Two Naomis.

Knowledge and Power: Real and Fictional Librarians Leading Resistance

These factual and fictional librarians have done the crucial, dangerous work of protecting knowledge and freedom of thought.

15 Magical Books Like LEGENDBORN

These are the best books like Legendborn with Arthurian themes, determined teen girl heroines, or mythical connections to dive into.

Future Shocks: 10 Sci-fi Thrillers to Get Your Pulse Racing

Get your pulse going and explore science fictional worlds with sci-fi thrillers, including Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich.

13 Ocean Books for Seafaring Kids

Do you have an ocean-loving young reader in your life? Check out these ocean books for kids, all about the sea and its inhabitants, including Swashby and the Sea by Beth Ferry and Juana Martinez-Neal.

Slow Sci-Fi: 11 Thoughtful And Low Action Sci-Fi Reads

Try these slow sci-fi stories that put more weight on character moments and concepts, giving the reader more time to explore a single part of a strange new world–including The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers.

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