Cassie Gutman

Cassie Gutman is happiest when surrounded by books and dogs. Originally from a small, funny-named town near Louisville, Kentucky, she now edits words for a living near Chicago and would like to be paid in ice cream. You can find her on Instagram @happybooklovers or on Twitter @cassiepgutman.

Adaptation Trends and Predictions: More Scary Stories, Please!

Books are being adapted more than ever before, but what trends will we see coming to screens soon? Here are a few predictions.

20 Must-Read Witchy Mysteries & Thrillers

Tis the season for witchy reading! Whether you're in the mood for a cozy or a dark thriller, these witchy mysteries and thrillers fit the bill.

The Best Book Cataloging Apps for Managing Your Overflowing TBR

Here are 6 of the best book cataloging apps to help you keep track of your TBR, with a focus on functionality, ease of use, and aesthetics.

Summertime Sadness: 12 Sad Girl Summer Books for Your Ennui Mood Reading

The sad girl summer genre persists all year long, hot weather not necessary, so immerse in a languid and longing mood with these reads, including.

10 New Nonfiction Books Out in September to Add to Your TBR

Read your way into some of the best new nonfiction releases hitting shelves in September 2022.

10 New Full-Cast Audiobooks to Listen to for an Incredible Reading Experience

A full cast of narrators brings an audiobook to life in totally new and unexpected ways. Here are some of the latest you can't miss.

Start with Mysteries, Thrillers, & True Crime If You’re New to Audiobooks

If you're new to audiobooks or unsure if they're for you, try a mystery, thriller, or true crime audiobook to get you started.

9 LGBTQIA+ Magical Realism & Fabulism Books to Read Right Now

These LGBTQIA+ magical realist and fabulist books, including When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore, put queer characters at the front and center of their own magical journeys.

Create Your Perfect Spring Day, and We’ll Tell You What Cozy Mystery to Read

Whether spring means cleaning, gardening, or still reading inside, this quiz will translate your perfect spring day into your next cozy mystery read.

What Is Sunshine Noir? Plus 6 Sunshine Noir Books to Read

Get to know Nordic Noir's literary opposite: sunshine noir (plus five excellent sunshine noir books to read).