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.

The 10 Best HAMLET Retellings, Ranked

With all the many versions of Shakespeare's HAMLET out there, which ones are worth checking out? Here are the best Hamlet retellings.

THE DUTCH HOUSE Book Club Questions: Your Meeting Guide

Have you chosen Ann Patchett's 2019 novel for your book club? Here are 10 The Dutch House book club questions to get your conversation going.

10 Books Like BELOVED by Toni Morrison

Whether it's the themes, plot points, or writing style, each of these books like Beloved has some element that makes it comparable to Beloved in some way.

Ways to Keep Up With Your Reading Goals in 2020

Already stressing about those 2020 reading resolutions? Don't worry--we're here with some tips to help you keep up with your reading goals this year.

THERE THERE Book Club Questions: A Reading Guide

Are you looking for There There book club questions to get the conversation started? This is our reading guide with questions for your book club meeting.

Who Is Miles Morales?: An Introduction to Your Favorite Spider-Man

Who is Miles Morales and why should he be your favorite Spider-Man ever? Read on to find out answers to all your questions about this superhero.

Which Genre Mashup Is Your Next Perfect Read?

Sticking to one genre is so 2019. Live a little, shake it up, and take this quiz to find your new favorite genre bending book!

ASMR Book Sounds: The Best New Way for Book Lovers to Relax

Is there anything more relaxing than sitting back and enjoying a good book? Yes, there might be one thing: ASMR book sounds.

Read Harder 2020: A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novella

Get your science fiction and fantasy fix in short form with these excellent novellas -- perfect for the 2020 Read Harder challenge.

10 BAD BLOOD Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Ready to dig into this fascinating nonfiction read? Here's your reading guide and BAD BLOOD book club questions to get the conversation going.

10 Epic Fantasy Books Like Wheel of Time

You've read all of Robert Jordan's series and are eagerly awaiting the television adaptation. What books like Wheel of Time can you read in the interim?

12 Inspirational Books to Get You in the Christmas Spirit

Get into the spirit of the season inspirational books for the holidays including nonfiction, novellas, romance, and more festive reads.

20 Personal Development Books For Your Best 2020

These are the best personal development books to get you through 2019 and into 2020 on the right foot, in a variety of genres for different goals.

10 CIRCE Book Club Questions: A Reading Guide for Madeline Miller’s Novel

Circe by Madeline Miller is really. freaking. good. In this reading guide, you'll find 10 Circe book club questions covering all the most important topics. 

Deck the Halls with Harry Potter Christmas Decorations! 25+ To DIY or Buy

I've found the perfect Harry Potter Christmas decorations for your winter holiday, whether you like DIY projects or you prefer to buy.

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