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The Value of Young Reading Experiences

Some of the most pivotal things we ever learn come from the books we read when we are young. In ...

/r/Down the Rabbit Hole: A Bookish Introduction to Reddit

Even for those of us who consider ourselves technologically savvy, internet-literate, and “with it” in a way belied by our ...

Let’s Put James Franco on All the Book Covers

Last week, when presented with the As I Lay Dying movie tie-in with James Franco on the cover, the internet let ...

What Are Grown-Ups Afraid of in YA Books?

Many times, it’s big-name publications that get young adult literature all wrong. Their “experts” call anything published for the under-18 ...

Your Guide to Summer Movies Based on Books

Hey, did you hear? The Great Gatsby is going to be a movie! I kid — I’m sure you’ve heard, ...

The Baggage of Blumeness: Two Rioters Do WIFEY

Bookish women of a certain age all did kind of the same thing around kind of the same time, I ...

Our Reading Lives: Meeting My Author Idols

Wednesday morning saw me driving like a mad woman to get to the convention center before the exhibit floor opened ...

The Two Judy Blumes: On Tweeting With Authors

There are two Judy Blumes. There’s the Judy Blume whose books take up a foot and a half of space ...