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Tara Sonin has a B.A. in Theater and English from Barnard College, Columbia University. She works in publishing as the Marketing Manager for Paper Lantern Lit, and her writing can also be found at Vulture, where she recaps The Vampire Diaries. When not reading or binge-watching her favorite TV shows, Tara can be most often be found in the gym or singing an eclectic variety of show tunes (sometimes both, simultaneously.) Under the name Taryn Scarlett, she is the author of a collection of erotic biblical retellings called SIN AND HONEY.

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6 Sequels and Series Continuations We’ve Been Waiting For

The only thing better than loving a book is knowing the story isn’t over—that’s what sequels and companion novels are for! This year and next,...

hot for teacher

Amorous Academia: 7 Romances Featuring Teachers

When it comes to romantic scenarios, a popular favorite is also one fraught with tension and taboos: being Hot for Teacher. Power imbalances, rules of...


9 Books to Read if You Loved The Testaments

In 1985, The Handmaid’s Tale  was published as a terrifyingly possible prophecy about the dangers of the small, seemingly insignificant choices that can...

wild game

8 Suspenseful Stories to Tide You Over Until Halloween

Scary-story season is finally upon us! Some books are magical, others are simply mind-boggling. Either way, if you’re a lover of all books dark and...

family sagas

21 Books for Fans of HBO’s Succession

The second season of HBO’s Succession is in full swing, and I’m absolutely obsessed. The Roy family saga is one of constant undermining, financial...


An Interview with Danielle Steel On Motherhood, Writing Every Day, and the Novels That Have Meant the Most to Her

Danielle Steel is a venerable novelist who has written over 180 books and is a staple of the New York Times bestseller list. In the interview below, she...

get ready

12 Books to Read Before Binge-Watching Netflix’s The Politician

Picture this: a high-stakes election, a pathologically-ambitious politician, sex, scandal, violence, and social media…and no, I’m not talking about our...

romance roundups

12 New and Upcoming Romances to Bring You From Late Summer Through Fall

Summer is in the rearview, and we’re looking at longer days, darker nights, and less time outside. What better excuse to make a list of 12 romances...


A Book for Every Song on Lover, Taylor Swift’s New Album

TS7 is finally here! If you’re like me or any of the millions of Swifties out there, the arrival of this next era is just as exciting as a brand-new...


10 Books to Read After You Watch the Season 3 Finale of The Handmaid’s Tale

Once you’re recovered from the roller coaster of emotions that was the season three finale of The Handmaid’s Tale, the long wait until season 4...

the essentials

The 50 Best Works of Historical Fiction

Here’s your all-access pass into the ultimate historical fiction guide: revisionist history, speculative history, and good old-fashioned historical...

luck magic & mystery

24 Swoonworthy Novels Inspired by Ireland

Here are twenty-five novels with stories, settings, and characters inspired by Ireland. Sláinte! Dark Witch, by Nora Roberts Set in County Mayo, Ireland,...

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