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Kelsey McConnell

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8 Books to Help You Embrace Minimalism

Organize your way to a calmer, cleaner home.

How Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Came to Life

A “Modern Prometheus” that left a timeless mark.

How the Peanuts Comic Became So Popular

The blossoming of a single-panel comic strip into an enduring legacy.

10 Dramatic Books Like When We Believed in Mermaids

Flawed families and emotional trips down memory lane.

Why You Should Re-Read Animal Farm, George Orwell's Short Satire

The cutting political critique still stings 75 years later.

Why Ishmael Reed Is the Author You Should Be Reading Right Now

Find out why he's been called "the purest literary troublemaker we currently have."

Why You Should Re-Read To Kill a Mockingbird

A look back at a banned book that grapples with racism in the Deep South.

Why the Lost Generation Writers Still Resonate With Us

Almost a century later, hope continues to endure through disillusionment.

8 Must-Read Adult Fantasy Books for Fans of Artemis Fowl

Cunning characters, dark dangers, and mysterious magics.

5 Exciting Literary Board Games for Book Lovers

Make some room on your book shelf for these great games!

10 José Saramago Books to Help You See the World From New Perspectives

Unique and poignant fiction from a Nobel Prize-winner.

The Booksellers Documentary to Hold Virtual Screenings on April 17th

Support local theaters and the antique book business from the comfort of your own home.

8 Light Thriller Books That Make You Glad You're Social Distancing

You'll want to be more than six feet apart after finishing these nerve-wracking reads.

Remembering Graham Greene: A Look at Twenty-One Stories

The short story "I Spy" offers a glimpse into the tragic and bittersweet writings of a literary legend.

The Best Book Club Books for Spring 2020

From banned books to nonfiction reads.

9 Books Like Little Fires Everywhere

Soak up the secrets, scandals, and splintering families.

10 of the Best Books for Cat Lovers

Fiction and facts about our favorite feline friends.

11 Enlightening Books About Climate Change

How to change with a changing world.