Kristy Pasquariello

Kristy Pasquariello loves Little Women and Doctor Who with equal fervor. A children’s librarian and former (recovering) archivist, Kristy lives in a tiny town outside of Boston, Massachusetts, with two kids, two cats, one husband and a gazillion books. When she’s not singing the Itsy Bitsy Spider to a group of babies (#bestjobever), Kristy writes reviews for children’s books at the Horn Book Guide and School Library Journal. For a list of book prescriptions, check out her blog at Twitter: @kristysp

6 Books to Give the Kid Who’s Read Everything

6 under-the-radar reads to gift the kid who's read everything.

Celebrate the Longest Night with these 7 Cozy Picture Books

Picture books about nighttime to celebrate the Winter Solstice.

10 Picture Book Author Quotes on Writing for Children

Quotes from Maurice Sendak, Anna Dewdney, Matt de la Peña, and more picture book authors on writing for kids.

Bookstores: A Love Story

On drinking too much coffee at bookstore cafes, getting paid to work with books, and other bookstore rituals that make for an unforgettable love affair.

What to Read With Your Kids (and Teens) When the World is Terrible

15 books to read with kids from preschool age through high school--some to comfort and some to inspire important conversations.

Life Advice from Little Women: 25 Uplifting Quotes to Live By

Life advice from the wise characters of Little Women.

8 Great Missing Person Mysteries on Audio

A selection of thrilling and addictive missing person mysteries that are as wonderful in audiobook format as they are in print.

Reading My Way Through Parenthood

On the books that helped one reader and new parent get through parenthood and escape from the drudgery and responsibility of everyday life.

4 Simple Steps to Read More Books and Stress Less

News feeds and social media have you stressed out? Try these steps to read more and stress less.

The InbeTWEENers: 25 Great Books for Kids Between Middle Grade and Young Adult

Books for kids in that nebulous 11-13 age range.

Keep Calm and Read to the Babies

One librarian's harrowing (but ultimately positive) experience taking on baby storytime.

The Cutest Cats in KidLit

Excellent pictures books with adorable cats!

Captivating Historical Fiction Audiobooks for the Whole Family

#ShePersisted : A Booklist for Kids

Books for young readers about women who were warned, who were given an explanation, but who nevertheless, persisted.

5 Picture Books for Valentine’s Day That Won’t Make You Roll Your Eyes

Picture books that are adorable, but in a tolerable way.