Emily Martin

Emily has a PhD in English from the University of Southern Mississippi, MS, and she has an MFA in Creative Writing from GCSU in Milledgeville, GA, home of Flannery O’Connor. She spends her free time reading, watching horror movies and musicals, cuddling cats, Instagramming pictures of cats, and blogging/podcasting about books with the ladies over at #BookSquadGoals (www.booksquadgoals.com). She can be reached at emily.ecm@gmail.com.

If You Joined All the Book Clubs, Here’s What You’d Be Reading

If you joined all the celebrity book clubs, here's how much you'd need to read this month to keep up — including a handy reading schedule!

2021 Summer Reading List for Adults

Put the beach reads to the side for a minute and challenge yourself with the thought-provoking books on this summer reading list for adults, like Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu.

The 20 Best Video Game Books

Love reading about gaming as much as you love the games? Check out these video game books, including In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang.

What 2021 Romantic Book Should You Read Based on Your Enneagram Type?

Whether you're a principled Reformer, an optimistic Peacemaker, or anything in between, we've got a romantic book for your Enneagram type.

8 Books to Read if You Love the SERIAL Podcast

A release date for the fourth season of the hit podcast hasn't been announced, but we've got some books like SERIAL for fans of the show.

Quiz: What Siblings From Middle Grade Books Are Most Like Your Family?

Many of us look for our own families in books. Take this quiz to find the siblings in middle grade books that best rep your real life family.

Quiz: What Classic Middle Grade Character Are You?

Are you like Cassie from ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY, or another character? Find out through this classic middle grade character quiz!

8 Great Books About Prodigies and Late Bloomers

Every individual's journey is different, and that's okay! Explore fiction and nonfiction books about child prodigies and late bloomers.

10 Innovative Sci-Fi Novels About Robots and AI

Love robots and AI? Then you'll want to add all 10 of these innovative sci-fi books about robots and AI to your TBR list.

Toni Morrison: 10 Facts About the Incomparable Author

Honoring her life, legacy, and the words she left behind. This is a deep dive into who Toni Morrison was.

10 Propulsive 2021 Books Everyone Will Be Talking About

Get ahead of the reads everyone will be talking about. We've rounded up some of the most propulsive 2021 books hitting shelves this year.

Manage Your 2021 TBR With These Reading List Apps

These eight reading list apps can help you stay organized and focused on your reading goals throughout 2021.

Barack Obama’s Literature to Understand America

A look at the books The New York Times listed as titles former President Barack Obama would recommend to someone who just arrived in America.

Read Harder: A Genre Novel by an Indigenous, First Nations, or Native American Author

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a genre novel by an Indigenous, First Nations, or Native American author.

Book Gift Basket Ideas for the Holiday Season and Beyond

How to make a book gift basket, what to include, how to decorate, and more. Don't want to assemble? We also share some great baskets to buy!