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Teresa Preston

Since 2008, Teresa Preston has been blogging about all the books she reads at Shelf Love. She supports her book habit by working as a magazine editor at a professional association in the Washington, DC, area, which is (in)conveniently located just a few steps from a used bookstore. When she’s not reading or editing, she’s likely to be attending theatre, practicing yoga, watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer again, or doting on her toothless orange cat, Anya. Twitter: @teresareads

7 Great Novels About Real People

Great fiction about real people.

5 Books to Watch for in April

Watch your library or bookstore for these new books, coming this April.

What Is Good Writing?

A reader attempts to define what it means when we say a book is well written.

100 Must-Read Classics By Women

This list of great books by women shows that classic literature isn't just about dead white men.

Continuing Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race

If you already miss the Show About Race podcast, these books mentioned on the show can help you keep the conversation going.

Freedom to Read: The 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-In

Decades before the lunch counter sit-ins of the Civil Rights era, a group of black men in Virginia were sitting in for equal access to books.

What to Read if You Loved The Man in the High Castle

If you love the Amazon alternate history series based on the Philip K. Dick novel, check out these books while you wait for season 3.

Read Harder Recommendations: A Character of Color Goes on a Spiritual Journey

If you're trouble thinking of books to fulfill the Read Harder task of a book in which a character of color goes on a spiritual journey, this list can help!

Fiction for Fans of The Crown

If you loved Netflix's series about Elizabeth II, you might also enjoy these novels about the people and the period.

I Failed at the Goodreads Challenge Again, and I Feel Fine

It's great to have an ambitious reading goal, but this reader refuses to stress about whether she gets there.

100 Must-Read Novellas

Short enough to polish off in an afternoon, these novellas offer satisfying stories for busy readers (and are all under 200 pages).

5 Bookish Films to Watch for This Oscar Season

Looking for a movie to see this December? These book-to-movie adaptations look promising.

Thank You, Books

A lifelong reader considers the many reasons she's grateful that books have always been part of her life.

The Shining Is an Opera and I am Here for It

The complete operatic adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining is available through streaming audio until November 30.

“The Time That Is Given Us”: Gathering Strength from Lord of the Rings

Many of us are facing a problem we wish hadn't happened in our time. And now we have to decide what to do with the time that is given us.

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