Author Essay

Why Solo Adventure Stories are Good for the Soul

Jenn McKinlay, author of Paris is Always a Good Idea, shows us how to travel vicariously through novels or use them as instruction manuals for the next time we get to leave our homes.

By JENN MCKINLAY • 2 months ago
Author Essay

Five Fragments about Ghost Stories, Mysteries, Rules, and the Uncanny

Why Kevin Brockmeier, author of The Ghost Variations, is drawn to phantoms, specters, and spirits.

By KEVIN BROCKMEIER • 2 months ago
Author Essay

The Best Enemies-to-Lovers Books to Add to your Bookshelf

Devon Daniels, author of Meet Me in the Middle, explores five of her fave novels in this irresistible romance genre.

By DEVON DANIELS • 2 months ago
Author Essay

6 Boy Mom Books I Love

Landslide author Susan Conley celebrates the unique sub-genre of books about moms raising boys.

By SUSAN CONLEY • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Why Fantasy is the Comfort Food of Books

Kim Harrison, author of American Demon, explains why fantasy books are the perfect reading material for these *unprecedented times.*

By KIM HARRISON • 3 months ago
Author Essay

10 Books All Aspiring Gals About Town Should Read

Catherine Cohen—poet, podcast host, comedy sensation, and millennial quarantine queen—shares a reading list for gals about town.

By CATHERINE COHEN • 3 months ago
Author Essay

Which is Better: The Book or its Adaptation?

Author and Hollywood producer Nina Sadowsky reminds us that the book isn't always better than the movie.

By NINA SADOWSKY • 4 months ago
Author Essay

How my Family’s Escape from the Holocaust Shaped my Writing

Lauren Fox's grandparents and mother fled Germany to escape the Holocaust. Their letters inform her new novel, Send for Me.

By LAUREN FOX • 4 months ago