Bookshelf

Celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th Birthday with Wild Reads

Pack a few of these in a knapsack and go find the nearest wide, open space.

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Author Essay

5 ‘Dirty’ Books that Changed Me

"I think erotica sells largely because people don’t tend to lend these books out," says bestselling erotica author L. Marie Adeline. She shares five of her favorite 'dirty' books.

By L. Marie Adeline • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

When I Love an Author’s Books, I Want to Read about Their Life

From articles to interviews and even diaries, there’s much more to an author than just their famous works.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

The Book that Made Me Sleep with the Light On for a Week

When it comes to horror, I prefer the creeping sense of unease to an avalanche of gore and blood – I can handle vampires, zombies and chain-clanking ghosts without flinching, but give me something that goes bump in the night and I turn into a gibbering wreck.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

Help Me! I’m a Backseat Reader

Backseat reading goes something like this: "Are you done yet? Now are you done? When will you finish? C'mon, read faster!"

By • 3 years ago
Article

12 Things Every Gender-Nonconforming Child Wants You to Know

If everybody in the world were the same or “expected” to be the same, this would be a very boring world. People like me give the world color.

By • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

The Pleasure (and the Pain) of Reading Out Loud

Who needs Lunesta or Ambien when you can just have a friend read you an essay on the mating habits of frogs?

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

While Writing My Book, I Stopped Reading Altogether

It was hard to do, but I was worried that I’d take on the voice of another author and because of my memoir’s sensitive and controversial subject matter – raising a boy who is a girl at heart – I had to convey my most authentic voice.

By Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron • 3 years ago
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