Complicated Fathers in Literature

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

11 Books to Inspire Recent Grads

The perfect welcome to the real world.

7 Awesome Books About Motherhood

Give Mom the gift of the written word, courtesy of Candice Bergman, Erma Bombeck, and others.

9 Books Like Little Fires Everywhere

Soak up the secrets, scandals, and splintering families.

11 Inspiring Female Coming of Age Stories

From Jane Austen to Roxane Gay, these inspiring stories prove that you are never too old to find yourself.

Joan Didion's The Last Thing He Wanted Is Coming to Netflix

Check out Anne Hathaway and Willem Dafoe in the explosive trailer.

12 New Adult Novels For Your Adult Reading List

When YA books are just a tad too young, turn to New Adult books.

10 Exciting Adventure Books like The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Discover rollicking romps that let us see the world through a new and furrier perspective.

Gloria Steinem on Pat Conroy’s The Great Santini

The Great Santini stands as a classic account of families shaped by the rigid patriarchy around them.

The Family That Inspired J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan

The Peter Pan author based his characters in real life.

5 Little Women Quotes We Still Love Today

"Don't try to make me grow up before my time..."

13 Books for Fans of Little Women

"I like good strong words that mean something..." —Louisa May Alcott

Gloria Steinem on The Color Purple

The iconic feminist praises Alice Walker's ability to move readers.

15 Spiritual Books to Inspire Positive Living

No matter how you define spirituality, positivity makes a world of difference.

35 Must-Read Modern Classics

These reads from the last century all deserve a place on your bookshelf.