How the intersecting systems of mental health, social services, and criminal justice have failed Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson's Millennium series.
Taking a close look at the trauma bond, depictions of sexual assault, and the victim of assault in Kate Elizabeth Russell’s MY DARK VANESSA.
Taking a look at the fan theory that the SNOWPIERCER adaptation is secretly a dark sequel to CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.
Taking a look at the striking similarities between Jane Austen's EMMA and Jean-Pierre Jeunet's AMÉLIE, as well as the protagonists' differences.
A reader on a '90s book series for young readers that shone a new and ableist light on the body swapping trend in books and other media.
How one reader who struggled to enjoy stories from Greek mythology gained an interest in these tales thanks to the works of Madeline Miller.
Get to know the smart fictional and real young people in books or behind them with these enthralling books by or about child prodigies.
16 inspiring and insightful quotes from A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN.
What magical objects from speculative fiction do you covet? Has it changed over your life?
The literary songs of Regina Spektor.
How N.K. Jemisin's BROKEN EARTH trilogy parallels real-world colonialism and racism and produces complex relationships with huge power imbalances.
The disabled community is so diverse that it’s especially important to publish and read #OwnVoices books by disabled authors with various disabilities.
Get a closer look at the origins of SWEENEY TODD, including its history and rumors surrounding the tale of the demon barber of Fleet Street.
Taking a look at Kazuo Ishiguro's NEVER LET ME GO, and how the dystopian theme of proving one's humanity intersects with our reality.
A reader on discovering the American Girls series based on the dolls, and what those books taught her about history, imagination, and more.