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7 New and Forthcoming Epic Fantasies
Why read about our world when you can read about others? Epic fantasy is the perfect form of escapism from an Earth that can sometimes seem like it’s...
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6 Royal Romances to Read Before the Royal Wedding
The royal wedding, between a British prince and an American actress who met doing volunteer work, will offer viewers across the country a frothy bit of...
6 Queer Historical YA Romances
I love historical romance. Perhaps it’s my little ace heart thriving on the complicated dances that partners undergo—sometimes literally—to find...
7 New Fantasies You’ll Love…and 7 Past Favorites to Pair Them With
Some books lend themselves easily to comparisons of books past. Take, for instance, Dhonielle Clayton’s incredible new novel The Belles, which pulls...
8 Historical Romances to Love, from the Deliciously Decorous to the Downright Scandalous
So this is love. While movie romcoms tend to give me such bad secondhand embarrassment I need to bury my head between my knees, there’s something...
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6 YA Graphic Novels for Fans of
We can’t stop talking about Black Panther—and, for those just discovering it through the blockbuster film, there are plenty of Black Panther...
7 Diverse Historical Fantasy Novels
There’s something about the rich worldbuilding of historical novels and fantasy that make the genres the perfect complement to each other. And both...
7 of the Best New and Upcoming Fantasy Standalones
I don’t have the attention span for series. There are so many books to read that keeping up with a three- or six- or ten-book series is just too...
the pirate saves herself in this one
7 YA Novels Starring Fierce Female Pirates
One of my all-time favorite historical figures is Grace O’Malley, Ireland’s pirate queen. She took over her Irish clan, made herself a...
girls get it done
6 YA Novels Starring Evil (and Irresistible) Magical Ladies
One of my favorite things to read about is ambitious ladies. Magical ambitious ladies. Magical ambitious ladies willing to do whatever it takes to get what...
women's history month
6 Novels in Verse About Women’s Experiences
Something incredible happens when a story is told in verse. Poetry carries its emotional heart to the front and center, telling a tale with fewer words...
8 Diverse Fantasy Reads for Harry Potter fans
You love Harry Potter. I love Harry Potter. Odds are most of the people you know love Harry Potter. And while we all love to reread Harry Potter—I do it...
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