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50 Best Books About Libraries or Librarians

After reading The Midnight Library, it got me thinking about all the great books about libraries or librarians, or stories that are set largely in libraries. I’m sure most book lovers have fond memories of their own local libraries. The first library I loved was Schimelpfenig Plano Library in my hometown of Plano, Texas. I …

15 Best Websites for Free Audiobooks Online (Updated for 2021)

Whether you’re just now discovering audiobooks or have long been an audiobook enthusiast, there are lots of websites to find free audiobooks online if you carefully scour the internet. Luckily for you, I’ve done the work for you so you can just browse this list instead! You’re welcome! This list of sources of free audiobooks …

7 Book & Publishing Controversies in 2019 + 2020

There’s been a slew of book controversies and various literary scandals this past year or so. Not a surprise, considering what a mess this year has been as a whole. Anyway, as we enter into the last few months of the year, here’s the book dramas that people have been talking about! This list covers …

30 Best Zombie Books of All Time

Zombie books are such a fun and interesting mainstay of apocalyptic fiction. Beyond the thriller-esque nature of these stories, they often deal with the collapse of society, managing the spread of a disease and frequently tie in other societal conflicts like governmental control, misinformation, varying responses between countries or class warfare. Of course, other zombie …

Pulitzer + Finalists: Nickel Boys Wins 2020 Pulitzer for Fiction

I’ve been going on about Colson Whitehead’s Nickel Boys being the best book released in 2019 for a while now, but today the 2020 Pulitzer winners were announced, and it’s been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (see the full list of Pulitzer winners). If you’re looking for a quick but intense read, I …