Ann-Marie Cahill

Ann-Marie Cahill will read anything and everything. From novels to trading cards to the inside of CD covers (they’re still a thing, right?). A good day is when her kids bring notes home from school. A bad day is when she has to pry a book from her kids’ hands. And then realizes where they get it from. The only thing Ann-Marie loves more than reading is travelling. She has expensive hobbies.

Bill Gates’ Gift to All US College Graduates This Spring (Seriously)

It's true: Bill Gates has a gift for every US college graduate this Spring. It's timely. It's poignant. It's really easy to collect. It's Factfulness.

Vivid Memories of May Gibbs’s Gumnut Babies On Their 100th Anniversary

Vivid Sydney recently included a tribute to Australian children's author May Gibbs and her gumnut babies, sharing treasured memories for young and old.

The Best Baby Sleep Books: For Babies and Exhausted Parents

The Best Baby Sleep Books: We have books for parents, books for babies, and audiobooks for when you just can't even anymore. We've all been there; you are not alone. No guarantees of sleep but genuine suggestions to help you get a little closer to shut-eye.

17 Mother’s Day Poems: The Long, The Short, and All The Love In Between

From short mother's day poems to long grandiose prose (and some heart-tuggers in between), we collected the best mother's day poems for you.

The Arrest of a Golden State Killer Suspect, and the Writer Who Never Gave Up

Police have arrested a suspect in the Golden State Killer case, two months after Michelle McNamara's book I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK renewed interest in the case.

The Kids Are Going To Be Alright: YA and Social Media

If there is one thing we have learned over the last three months it’s the kids are going to be alright. Don't rely on the media to tell you what Generation Z is like; Just look at what they are reading and doing for themselves.

Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease With Books

Reading this article is good for your health. And if it teaches you something new, it may help you prevent Alzheimer's Disease.

The Best Kids’ Easter Book: The Country Bunny and Her Little Gold Shoes of Butt-Kicking

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes is hands-down the best kids Easter book. It is also one of the best kids books for feminism, racism, and professional equality. That's almost better than chocolate.

10 Zelda-Inspired Epic Fantasy Books

If you have been playing 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' and need to feed your hunger for epic fantasy, check out our top 10 Zelda inspired epic fantasy books.

Year of the Dog: May It Bring You 8 Perfect Books

Happy Chinese New Year! We survived the cluster-pluck of 2017's Year of the Rooster! Now it's time to settle into the more peaceful Year of the Dog with 8 perfect books.

How to Cull Your Books (Just Some of Them…Not All)

There comes a time when you have to face your book collection with a healthy dose of honesty... and start culling your books. Trust me: you can survive this. Here are the facts.

Find Your Zen with International Tea Day

From dreamy children's books to strong non-fiction memoirs, we have four books to enjoy with your cuppa on International Tea Day (plus one for the pot)

Literary Tourism: StoryVille in Melbourne, Australia

It's hard to find a bar with both a classy appreciation for books and a lively atmosphere for a great night out. Well, outside of Melbourne (Australia).

Reading Advent Calendars: Make It A Family Affair

We asked family and friends to suggest books for our reading Advent calendar, and received the perfect book list for celebrating our loved ones.

5 Books That Will Kill You

From demonic possession to the very real threat of high-level radiation, we have five books that will kill you if you read them.

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