Early Bird Books Reading Recommendations

Here at Early Bird Books, we love all things that have to do with books, reading, and literary news and movies. Browse below for some highlights from our blog!

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The 20 Most Hated Characters in Books

They're not bad—they're just written that way.

6 Fascinating Facts About Alice Walker

Learn more about the woman behind influential pieces of literature such as The Color Purple.

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Books, Life and Legacy

The Jazz Age literary icon who couldn't resist living to excess.

10 Books for Fans of The Queen's Gambit

Find your next journey through the tumultuous lives of the gifted, obsessive, and unlikely individuals driven to success in these books like The Queen's Gambit.

How Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Came to Life

A “Modern Prometheus” that left a timeless mark.

8 Scariest Vampires in Literature

The horror genre's oldest characters continue to spook, so keep the garlic handy.

Alice Walker Poems That Everyone Needs to Read

"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise."

The Best Book Series, According to Genre

Get ready to settle in for the long haul.

Complicated Fathers in Literature

Sometimes dads just don’t fit the bill, and these characters can relate.

Why the Lost Generation Writers Still Resonate With Us

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

Alice Walker Tells Us How We Can Have Peace on Earth

Read an essay from Alice Walker’s book, Living by the Word.

10 Essential Sherman Alexie Books

The National Book Award winner has written much more than The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.