Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!
Column by Kleopatra Olympiou August 5, 2022
A first line is a moment of orientation: the reader opening their eyes into the story.
Column by Leah Dearborn
Some darker materials for your beach reading pleasure.
Column by Kleopatra Olympiou
7 great works of nonfiction by women, for anyone in search of their great next read.
Column by Leah Dearborn July 8, 2022
Searching for a muse? Summer weather is the perfect excuse to test out a few literary cocktail recipes. Maybe they'll help you write, or maybe (probably) the alcohol and sun will put you to sleep.
Column by Karis Rogerson June 24, 2022
Two awesome books per month for every month left in 2022.
Column by Kleopatra Olympiou
Are you ever curious to know what other people’s private book clubs are reading? Here's what mine has read over the past year.
Column by Jena Brown June 7, 2022
7 Books that were crowned "The New Gone Girl." Do they live up to the comparison?
Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA June 6, 2022
Contemporary poetry recommendations from the first half of 2022.
Column by Sadie Hartmann May 19, 2022
Horror fiction recommendations perfect for lounging poolside or when you're at some outdoor social event like a BBQ and want your nose in a book instead of having to force small talk.
Column by Jena Brown May 3, 2022
On the anniversary of his birth, we’ve gathered eight books that capture the essence of Machiavelli in nuanced, layered, and complex ways.
Column by Sara Tantlinger
A list featuring 5 short speculative stories with unusual or experimental formatting.
Column by Peter Derk
Great books can be wrecked by bad narrators, and bad books can be lifted by great ones. Which authors pass the test, and what makes a great author/narrator?
Column by Karis Rogerson
An incomplete list of books celebrating women and their place in history!
Column by Gabino Iglesias
I asked some of my favorite horror writers if they had any childhood fears that shape their work. Their answers blew me away.
Column by Emmanuel Nataf February 14, 2022
Set aside your violets and tulips and summer days; let’s take a look at some romantic poems you may not have heard of before, but which deserve your attention just the same.
Column by Karis Rogerson February 11, 2022
YA enthusiast Karis Rogerson shares 14 romances to help celebrate Valentine's Day!
Column by Jay Wilburn
Maybe these ideas are terrible, but so are most author ideas. Maybe these unique suggestions will change your career forever. Whether it is in a positive way or not, we'll have to wait and see.
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 26, 2022
Here is a very incomplete list of books you should be excited about this year.
Column by Sadie Hartmann January 17, 2022
Not surprisingly, it's another banger year for horror. Here are some titles you don't want to miss!
Column by Karis Rogerson January 13, 2022
YA obsessee Karis Rogerson shares 12 books coming out in the first half of 2022 that she can't wait to get her grabby hands on.
Column by Sadie Hartmann January 11, 2022
A new year is a blank slate. The story of 2022 has yet to be written. I asked readers and writers to tell me how they want to frame this fresh start.
Column by Jay Wilburn January 10, 2022
Stephen King has written a lot of novels over the past half century. You may have opinions about his best or his worst books. But what about his most underrated? The hidden treasures?
Column by Gabino Iglesias January 6, 2022
I made my resolutions for 2021 public. It's time to talk about what I managed to accomplish...and where I failed.
Column by Sadie Hartmann December 27, 2021
I can't think of a better way to usher in the new year than with a good book and a tasty cocktail in your hand.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 20, 2021
Submitted for your approval (or derision): the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2021. Featuring: John Skipp, Andrew Fowlow, and Ben Tanzer.