Sarah Nicolas

Sarah Nicolas is a recovering mechanical engineer, library event planner, and author who lives in Orlando with a 60-lb mutt who thinks he’s a chihuahua. Sarah writes YA novels as Sarah Nicolas and romance under the name Aria Kane. When not writing, they can be found playing volleyball or drinking wine. Find them on Twitter @sarah_nicolas.

12 Queer YA Audiobooks to Listen to in the First Half of 2022

If you’re looking for a great LGBTQIA+ audiobook to listen to in the first half of 2022, here are 12 recommendations.

Last Minute Book Gift Ideas

If you've waited until the last minute to buy a gift for your favorite reader, here are some last minute book gift ideas.

YA Books to Get Cozy With This Winter

Get that fireplace ready, tuck your toes under your blanket so they don’t get cold, and enjoy these YA books — including You Can Go Your Own Way — to get cozy with this winter.

Books for Fans of YOU’RE WRONG ABOUT

Here are fifteen books like the You're Wrong About podcast to help debunkmates fight misinformation. Get reading today!

How to Support Libraries in Times of Increased Censorship

Libraries are supposed to be a bastion of free speech and discovery, but the book banners are getting more brash. Here's how you can help.

9 Empowering Middle Grade Feminist Fantasy Books

Middle grade feminist fantasy books featuring girls changing their societies for the better all while going on fantastical adventures.

I’m Not a Librarian But I Work in a Public Library

People assume everyone who works at a library is a librarian, but most of the staff you’ll interact with at large libraries aren't librarians.

How Are Romance Novel Covers Made?

Romance novels are a billion dollar industry, and covers are their primary marketing tool. But, how are romance novel covers made today?

The History and Future of New Adult

Publishers seem to consider New Adult a failed experiment, but it's very popular on TikTok. What happened, and what does its future hold?

10 Books at the Intersection of Climate Change and Capitalism

Here are ten great books to help you understand the interaction between climate change and our capitalist economy.

Romance Writers of America Awards Book with Genocidal “Hero”

On Saturday, the RWA gave the Vivian Award to a book whose romantic “hero” is a Captain that participated in the Wounded Knee Massacre.

12 LGBTQIA YA Audiobooks to Listen to in the 2nd Half of 2021

2021 is blessing our ears! We’re looking forward to these twelve YA LGBTQIA+ audiobooks releasing in the second half of this year, including The Taking of Jake Livingston by Ryan Douglass.

Amazon Announces Their Picks for the Best Books of 2021 So Far

Amazon’s book editors have released their list of Best Books of the Year So Far for 2021. The list includes titles from a variety of genres.

Bid in This Bookish Auction to Provide Relief for Palestinian Children

Books for Palestine is an online auction to provide emergency relief for children in Palestine featuring signed books and other items.

How Much Do Authors Make Per Book?

How much do authors make per book? We spoke to self-published authors and traditionally published authors about how much money they make.