Author Essay

Why Reading About a Realistic Heroine is More Satisfying

The heroines who stay with us, the ones whose journeys are the most fulfilling, are regular women.

By LAURA MCHUGH • 1 month ago
Author Essay

7 Reasons to Read Historical Fiction (If You Don’t Already)

Before you set aside a historical novel, consider what you can gain from reading about the past.

By C.W. GORTNER • 1 month ago
Author Essay

How Motherhood Changed Me as a Woman (and a Writer)

Things that come from being a mom: resilience, anxiety and fear, and sometimes, a book.

By HARRIET WALKER • 2 months ago
Author Essay

How an Evening Out with Friends Inspired My Novel

Inspiration can strike when you least expect it.

By MATTHEW NORMAN • 2 months ago
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Why We Need Family Adventure Stories

We love the drama, the relatable moments, and the travel.

By AMITY GAIGE • 2 months ago
Author Essay

A Love Letter to Books

Rick Hanson, author of Neurodharma, thanks books for always being there.

By RICK HANSON • 2 months ago
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Why You Should Read Outside of Your Comfort Zone

If you want greater learning, memory, and creativity, mix up how (and what) you read.

By BENJAMIN HARDY • 2 months ago
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Turn Reading Into a Healing Ritual with These Simple Steps

Reap even more benefits from books by transforming your routine.

By KELSEY J. PATEL • 2 months ago