The Best Books of 2023 (So Far)

We've selected the best books of 2023 so far! From historical romance to queer stories to comedic horror, and more.

Anatomy of a Book Cover: The Process of Book Cover Design

How does book cover design work? Find here an introduction to the process, both in self- and traditional publishing.

Who Was Tessa Kelso? A Feminist History of the Librarian Pioneer

Learn more about the Los Angeles librarian who took on Dewey, fought against book bans, and tried to make the library a place for everyone.

The 20 Most Famous Books of All Time

Invisible Man. One Hundred Years of Solitude. Pride and Prejudice. 1984. From the infamous to the best-sellers, these are the most famous books of all time for MANY different reasons.

Welcome to the Stone Age: An Introduction to the Stonepunk Genre

Let’s learn about the stonepunk sub-genre together and then I’ll give you a few recommendations from the genre to get you started!

From Fan Fiction to TikTok: Long Live the Microgenre

With the rise of fan fiction publishing and TikTok, microgenres — genres that have defined and specific plots — have reached new heights.

20 Genre-Defying Fantasy Books You Won’t be Able to Put Down

Genre-defying fantasy books combine all kinds of different genres to create the most unique stories. These are 20 of the best ones, including Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir.

Diving into the Sub-Genre of Oceanpunk

Get to know the world of all things oceanpunk with this guide to the sub-genre and some of the titles it encompasses.

The Most Requested LGBTQ+ Books in Classroom Libraries — and How to Help on DonorsChoose

Make an impact this month by supporting these classrooms asking for LGBTQ+ books for their students via DonorsChoose.

Watch This, Read That: 9 Great Shows & Films Paired With Equally Great Books

If you love these recent TV shows and movies like I did, add these fantastic books to your reading pile next.