Articles by: Molly Schoemann-McCann

ADAPTATIONS

4 Reasons to Reread (or Read!) Gone Girl Before Seeing the Movie

4 Reasons to Reread (or Read!) Gone Girl Before Seeing the Movie

Spoiler Alert: If you have not yet read this deliciously evil book, stop after this paragraph. But first, while I have you here, person who has not read Gone Girl—I highly recommend it! Not only is it electrifying and impossible […]

by × July 24, 2014 ×

THE READING LIFE

If Book Nerds Ran the World

If Book Nerds Ran the World

Who runs the world? Book nerds! Well, okay, that’s not necessarily true. But shouldn’t it be? How much would book fans love to wake up one day and find ourselves in a world where everyone around us has the same […]

by × July 24, 2014 ×

ROMANCE ROUNDUPS

Romance Roundup: A War Hero, a Baseball Star, and a Sexy Assassin

Romance Roundup: A War Hero, a Baseball Star, and a Sexy Assassin

This week’s roundup includes a haunting historical, a rambunctious collection of steamy novellas, and a cute chemist who is not putting up with any nonsense from a sexy player. Taken, by Lora Leigh Those who like to savor their romance […]

by × July 22, 2014 ×

BAD SIGNS

13 Signs You Might Be Living in a Gothic Novel

13 Signs You Might Be Living in a Gothic Novel

We love gothic novels for their emotional power, their over-the-top drama, and the creepy-shivery feelings we get while reading them. Of course, part of the fun of gothic novels is that their characters and situations are so much larger than […]

by × July 22, 2014 ×

BEACH READS

10 Beach Books Perfect For a Summer Escape

10 Beach Books Perfect For a Summer Escape

We’re already in the heat of July, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned about summer, it’s that if you don’t take care to plan some fun outdoorsy activities, it will pass by in the blink of an eye! And […]

by × July 18, 2014 ×

WORLD WAR I

Remembering World War I with 10 Astounding Books

Remembering World War I with 10 Astounding Books

This summer marks the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War I. Whether you’re a history buff well-versed in the events of the Great War, or someone who has just begun to be curious, we’ve got a collection of […]

by × July 18, 2014 ×

ROMANCE ROUNDUPS

Romance Quiz: What’s Your Favorite Genre?

Romance Quiz: What’s Your Favorite Genre?

Although there are countless delightful genres in the world of romance, many readers have a particular favorite. It’s the genre that you usually find yourself reaching for; the one that you most often imagine yourself living (and loving) in, and […]

by × July 15, 2014 ×

NEW RELEASES

It’s a Family Affair: Dorothea Benton Frank’s The Hurricane Sisters

It’s a Family Affair: Dorothea Benton Frank’s The Hurricane Sisters

Whether you read it on the beach, in a crowded subway car, or at a chilly coffee shop, Dorothea Benton Frank’s The Hurricane Sisters will transport you instantly to South Carolina’s stunning, leisurely Lowcountry, where you can almost smell the […]

by × July 14, 2014 ×

NEW RELEASES

Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

Edan Lepucki’s California Nightmare

It’s no wonder dystopian and postapocalyptic fiction has experienced a renaissance in recent years: it provides escapism on so many levels. There’s nothing like reading a book that makes you feel grateful for the fact that you can take a […]

by × July 11, 2014 ×