Posted on February 1, 2024 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's Black History Month in the United States, and that of course means reading recommendations. NPR has six books to...

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Posted on January 18, 2024 at 7:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

“Write what you know” is a perfectly good servant, but a bad master — that is, an author’s lived experience...

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Posted on January 16, 2024 at 7:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have three author interviews to share on health topics, but they certainly aren't the kinds that you might have...

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Posted on December 28, 2023 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The flood of best-of lists has slowed, but it hasn't quite stopped. So we'll share one more look back and...

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Posted on December 5, 2023 at 7:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have three more best-of-2023 lists to share (and, no doubt, many more). Electric Literature narrowed its focus to the...

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Posted on October 23, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We came across three notable author interviews in the past week, all of which touch on scary themes. N.K. Jemisin...

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Posted on October 14, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The fall- and Halloween-themed book lists and posts are piling up faster than the leaves on our driveway. If you...

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Posted on October 12, 2023 at 1:17 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As we know, the freedom to read is under never-seen-before levels of pressure. Here are a few recent stories that...

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Posted on September 26, 2023 at 8:16 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Both BookRiot and Electric Literature recently shared reading lists inspired by the headlines. BookRiot did so very specifically, sharing links...

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Posted on September 19, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The weather forecast in Des Moines is definitely summer, but the reading blogs we follow seem to be all in...

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