Annika Barranti Klein

Annika Barranti Klein likes books, obviously.   Twitter: @noirbettie

How (Not) To Get Your Teenager Back Into Books

A reader responds to the list of books recommended to a mother who wrote in to The Guardian concerned that her teenager isn't reading enough.

#AuthorsForFamilies Auction to Raise Money for RAICES is Now Live

The #AuthorsForFamilies charity auction to benefit RAICES has over 150 items up for bid including query critiques, signed books, and more.

16 Fabulously Bookish Literary Scarves

20 Books for People Without a Father

If Father's Day gets you down each year and you're looking that speak to the absence of a parent, consider these books for people without a father.

Quiz: What is Your Perfect Long Summer Read?

Take the quiz to find your next long summer read of at least 400 pages, and let it spirit you away to another time or place.

8 Middle Grade Books About More Than Two Sisters

We can all name sister pairs in fiction, but what about sister teams of more than two? Get to know these families of sisters from middle grade fiction.

The Bookish Roles of Keanu Reeves

12 of the Best Mexican Cookbooks

A Guide To Star Wars Myers-Briggs Types For Your Favorite Characters

Many people have done charts for Star Wars Myers-Briggs types, and we didn't want to be left out. Here's who your favorite character is in the MBTI profile.

Unlikable Female Characters in YA Fantasy

Edgy, angry, rough around the edges...unlikeable, even. Here are eight of one reader's favorite unlikable female characters in YA fantasy.

Michelle Motivates Barry

Why has Barack Obama's book been delayed, you might be wondering. Wonder no more--we've got TOP SECRET (speculative) footage from the Obama residence.

The Best Vampire Adaptations

We're talking about some of the best vampire adaptations you can feast your eyes and fangs on. (Or maybe we're covering best-worst adaptations, wink wink.)

10 Modern Classics for Young Readers

We all remember the familiar classic children's books many of us grew up reading; let's freshen up that list with these modern classics for young readers.

The Book Quotes That Helped Me Through My Father’s Death

On the passages and poetry that offered comfort and catharsis to one reader grieving the loss of their father.

8 Ways to Decorate with “And Though She Be But Little, She Is Fierce”

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