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5 Empowering, Witchy Reads

Inspirational books about women who won't let The Man get them down.

By Jessica Ferri

Horrifying Children’s Books That Still Creep Us Out as Adults

It seems insane these books were ever intended for kids.

By Jessica Ferri

Ted Hughes: An Introduction

Dr. Jeremy Noel-Tod on five must-read books by Ted Hughes.

By Jeremy Noel-Tod

Why Reading Einstein is Easier Than You Think

He's one of the most brilliant men in history – and one of the most fun to read. See why.

By Greta Shull

6 Trans Memoirs That Inspire, Impress, and Encourage

These coming-of-acceptance stories need to be at the top of your list.

By DeAnna Janes

10 Most Terrifying Ghost Stories and Paranormal Novels

Re-living these scary ghost stories gave us the creeps. Just kidding, it was awesome.

By Jessica Ferri

Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple: Feminist Icon

In "Miss Marple vs. The Mansplainers," Alice Bolin salutes Agatha Christie's feminist detective hero.

By Jessica Ferri

9 Essential Novels for the Modern Existentialist

Avoid your existential crisis by escaping in literature.

By Grace Srinivasiah

The Ultimate Mad Men Reading List

Depressed that Mad Men is no more? Read your way through the pain.

By Jessica Ferri

The Genius of Kate Atkinson

With Life After Life, the English writer takes the reincarnation story to new heights.

By Jessica Ferri

Beyond Sister Wives: 5 Reads That Explore Mormonism

Everyone's favorite plural family is back! Complement your poly-binge-watching with these Mormon-related reads.

By Jessica Ferri

5 Most Under Appreciated Crime Writers

And why they deserve to be read forever.

By Otto Penzler

10 Fantasy Books That’ll Give You Chills

These genre-bending reads are both horrifying and fantastical.

By DeAnna Janes

10 Books That Are Nothing Like the Film Adaptation

If you've only seen the movie, you don't know the real story.

By The Reading Room

HistoReads: Top 10 Greatest Leaders of All Time

Play "follow the leader" with biographies about history’s most notable people.

By DeAnna Janes

10 Survival Books like The Maze Runner

Get lost in stories of survival, discovery, and determination.

By Kaitlyn Johnston

Axis vs. Allies: 10 Riveting World War II Thrillers

Rev up your mind—and your pulse—with these action-packed novels set during World War II.

By Grace Srinivasiah

Literature’s Sexual Rebels

Erica Jong shocked readers with her novel about women's sexuality in the 1970s, and she tells us why she's ready to do it again.

By Erica Jong

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