Category: About Reading

Books that Empower Women

By Angela Cene In dedication to Women’s History month I want to share some books that empower women, and support female authors. However, for younger girls and generations they need to see females like them who take control and do…

Trope Tuesday: Enemies to Lovers

by Monica Rivera Sosa What is it about a knife-to-the-throat scene that drives us readers crazy? Psychologists will say it’s due to some unresolved trauma or unhealthy coping mechanism but I’d venture a different possibility. Is it possible the reason…

Is BookTok Worth the Hype?

By Meg Rady How reliable is Booktok? Today, the social media subculture has taken the reading community by storm. By dictating the latest trends and taking over sections at bookstores, it is hard not to stumble upon a book recommended…

Who/What is a 21st-Century Monster?

What is the difference between a friend and a follower? Both are interchangeable in conversations about social media and internet relationships, but is there a harm in this indistinguishability?  Kim Fu’s “#CLIMBINGNATION,” in Lesser-Known Monsters of the 21st Century (2022)…