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.

Literary Tourism: Athens, GA

21 Mindfulness and Meditation Books for Beginners

From the spiritual to the practical to the scientific, one of these meditation books will help you begin your practice into meditation and mindfulness.

So You Want to Get Into Political Thriller Books?

Whatever your reasons are, if you’re wanting to delve into the world of political thriller books, consider this post your political thriller starter kit.

Are You Really A Zombie Fan if You Haven’t Read the 25 Best Zombie Books?

Until you've consumed all 25 of the best zombie books, can you even claim to be a true zombie fan? 

Which ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Character Are You?

Find out which Anne of Green Gables character you are, because we can't all be Anne.

The Best Mystery Audiobooks for Road Trips

With the best mystery audiobooks, driving seven to ten hours down a boring highway can almost feel like a treat rather than a chore. Here's some of the best to choose from, ranked by time.

Where to Find Romance Novel Excerpts Online

I'm here for you, romance novel reader, to take the guess work out of romance novel excerpt hunting. Here's a guide to finding the best free romance novel excerpts online.

The 10 Best Mystery Authors of All Time

Today I have given myself the impossible and unfair task of naming the top 10 best mystery authors of all time. These are the authors I think have gone beyond simply writing a fun mystery and have really elevated or added to the mystery genre in some way.

Are These Bachelor Books Here for the Right Reasons?

Books by former Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants, as well as Bachelor-ish novels!

50 Must-Read Books About Eating Disorders

According to the National Eating Disorder Association, eating disorders affect over 70 million people worldwide. Here some of the best options for books about eating disorders out there, across several genres.

Step Aside, Sherlock! Women Were Cracking Cases in Victorian England, Too

15 Of The Best Dystopian Novels to Add to Your TBR Immediately

Here are 15 of the best dystopian novels to add to your ever-growing pile of TBR books (you'll probably want to bump some of them to the top).

Who is Your Bookish Girlfriend? The Quiz is Here!

When we published our Who is Your Bookish Boyfriend? quiz, readers asked for a girlfriends version! Happy quizzing!

What Is Cli-Fi? A Beginner’s Guide to Climate Fiction

Have you heard the term Cli-Fi (or Climate Fiction), but still aren't sure what that means? Read on to find out. Maybe the current president of the United States Donald Trump doesn't believe global warming is real, but ever since the 1800's scientists have been studying the greenhouse effect.

Who is Your Bookish Boyfriend? Take the Quiz!

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a person with an affinity for books will find themselves in want of a fictional boyfriend or two. Take this quiz to find your bookish boyfriend!