4 Great Picture Books for Older Readers

I vividly remember the pride I felt when I graduated from reading picture books to chapter books. Sure, chapter books had a few illustrations here and there but they were inky, black scratches, nothing like the full-page, color illustrations in picture books. The absence of these gorgeous illustrations seemed to signify that I was on […]

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Exciting Announcement: Anxy Magazine

********UPDATE******** The Kickstarter for Anxy Magazine is live!! Please take a look, see what we’re all about, contribute if you can, and share the campaign with your family and friends. We’ve worked so hard on this because we really believe this is a project that can make a difference in the world. Video embedded below: Anxy […]

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Best Bathroom Books

“The best way to read Moby Dick,” my college professor said, “is in the bathroom.” He was not suggesting, as I strongly felt, that the process of reading Moby Dick was so painful that it might cause one to curl up in the fetal position in an empty bathtub. He simply argued that a long […]

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7 GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR THIS POLITICAL SEASON

for Book Riot Election season can be overwhelming and this one is no exception. I love following politics but I also hate the amount of nonsense, half-truths, and outright lies that are repeated by all sides during this process. I find myself yearning for something both entertaining and informative, as well as something SILENT (so […]

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New “Ask Katie” Advice Column for The Fix

I am super excited (and a little terrified) to announce that The Fix is launching an advice column and they’ve asked yours truly to dole out the advice. While I am terrible at so many, many things—the one thing I have managed to do for the last 8+ years is not pick up a drink. […]

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