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.

9 Free Books to Get Right Now for World Book Day

Amazon is offering nine free ebooks from around the world for World Book Day.

Bitpunk Books: Your Guide to this ’80s-Tastic Genre

Similar to cyberpunk with an 80s flair, this guide will help you learn more about this genre and find books in the bitpunk genre.

Little Free Libraries Turning Into Little Free Pantries Amid COVID-19

The Little Free Library community has identified an incredible way to give back to their neighbors by turning their LFLs into Little Free Pantries.

10 Best Bookish Podcasts for Distancing Yourself From the News

When you need some time away from the headlines, check out these literary podcasts for stress relief, with topics ranging from library chat to teen horror.

Taking Fictional Characters Down with Me: 9 Closed-Space Books for Quarantine Reading

Feeling a little trapped inside and twiddling your thumbs? Relatable! These closed-space book recommendations make for perfect quarantine reading.

Covers Got Me in Stitches: Embroidered Book Covers

These embroidered book covers use the art and aesthetic of a traditional craft to create covers that are both inviting and gorgeous.

Jump to the Front of the Line: Hacking Your Library Holds List

Learn our top hacks and secrets for how to get to the top of your library holds list faster and beat others to it in the first place. 

How to Find Free Mystery Books Online

Where exactly can you find these elusive free mystery books? These are our recommendations for getting started and sleuthing them out.

Our “Controversial” LITTLE WOMEN Opinions

With the new adaptation coming soon to a theater near you, Rioters got to thinking, and talking about, their controversial LITTLE WOMEN opinions.

Read Harder: A Book About a Natural Disaster

We've rounded up a selection of compelling books for 2020 Read Harder Challenge participants, or anyone, looking for a book about a natural disaster.

On the Visibility of AIDS and HIV in Literature

Why are HIV and AIDS so rarely portrayed in literature? A look at the stigma of the diseases and the books raising awareness of them.

21 of the Best Audible Books to Gift This Holiday Season

From the hugely popular to the lesser known, these are the best Audible books of 2019 that will make perfect audiobook gifts for anyone on your list.

Like This Season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY? Read This Book!

Choose your favorite season of the ever-changing hit series AMERICAN HORROR STORY and match up with a chilling horror book.

8 of the Most Compelling Historical Fiction Books for Teens

Learn about times and places of yore and get captivated by its imagined characters with these compelling YA historical fiction stories.

50 Must-Read Books Set in Boarding Schools

The rules are different, the setting is intimate--here are some recent and lesser-known must-read books set in boarding schools.