Top 5s, Top 10s, even Top 8's. Everyone loves lists! And we have a ton of 'em!

Top Ten Novels about Cold Weather

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 20, 2017 (1) comments
Wind. Snow. Ice. Sometimes these things can be boring, but sometimes they can be crucial to a story. Here are the ten books that deal with them the best.

7 Highly Anticipated Book Adaptations of 2017

Column by Max Booth III
Why read the book when you can just watch the movie, right? [ducks tomato]

Storyville: 101 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year as a Writer Yet

Column by Richard Thomas January 16, 2017 (4) comments
101 Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year as a Writer Yet

The 10 Best Book Covers of 2016

Column by George Cotronis January 13, 2017 (2) comments
It's time to get ornery, because here is my annual list of the best book covers of the year.

It Could Be Worse: Five Nightmare Dystopias

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at some of the worst places to live from fiction, movies and games.

7 Tools for Keeping Your Writing Resolutions

Column by Riki Cleveland
Keep your writing resolutions and have your most productive year yet with these handy tools.

10 Things Every Reader Should Do in 2017

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 6, 2017 (1) comments
Everyone loves giving advice to writers. Now it's time to give advice to those who make it possible for writers to do what they do.

7 Books on Finance to Start Your Year Off Right

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
I start every year with a few books on finance. Follow this practice, make even one suggested change, and your future self will be richer and happier.

10 Politically Subversive Novels Veiled in Absurdism

Column by Christopher Shultz January 4, 2017 (1) comments
There are novels that come right out and say what they mean, with varying degrees of heavy-handedness. And then there are novels that make sweeping critiques through gross surrealism and absurdity.

13 Can't Miss 2017 Young Adult Releases

Column by Riki Cleveland
Whether you’ve got a holiday gift card to the bookstore burning a hole in your pocket, or you’re planning your 2017 book budget now, we’ve got a new highly anticipated release to add to your list.

The Guide To Building Your Own 2017 Reading Challenge

Column by Peter Derk December 26, 2016 (2) comments
When it comes to reading lists, it's time to stop consuming and start creating. Find out how.

The Fictional Wilderness: 5 Books for a Cold Winter

Column by George Cotronis
Sit down by the fire with a book about the cold and the wilderness.

5 Things to Do With Your New NaNoWriMo Book

Column by Max Booth III December 16, 2016 (7) comments
Hope you have some gasoline handy.

5 Classic Novels for the Revolution: Southwest Edition

Column by Susan DeFreitas December 16, 2016 (1) comments
The US prior to Nov. 8 was volatile, and now? What happens next is anyone's guess. These novels offer insights into some of the most explosive issues of our day--and how they might shape tomorrow.

25 Days of Christmas Romances

Column by Riki Cleveland
Here’s 25 days of Christmas romances to warm you up as the temperatures outside dip. Baby it’s cold outside, but the romances in these novels are sure to heat things up.

A Literary Gift Guide for Witches

Column by George Cotronis December 14, 2016 (1) comments
Some book and film suggestions for the special witch in your life this holiday season.

Tech and Product Round-up: Holiday Gift Guide Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
Gifts that everyone wants under the Christmas tree this year...but do writers actually need them?

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2016 part 2

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2016.

11 Nasty Women Dominating Weird Fiction

Column by Gabino Iglesias December 9, 2016 (1) comments
When it comes to weird fiction, these women are making great things happen.

7 Coffee Table Books for the Nerd in Your Life

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
This holiday season, give the nerd in your life a gift book s/he will actually read.

9 Questions Writers Love to be Asked

Column by Annie Neugebauer December 6, 2016 (2) comments
Go ahead, ask away. Writers love these questions!

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2016 (part 1)

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2016.

5 Gifts for Writers That Will Motivate Their Lazy Asses

Column by Max Booth III
If you've ever given a writer a notebook for Christmas, you might be an asshole.

Ridiculously Extravagant Gifts For Writers And Their Cheap Alternatives

Column by Peter Derk
Do you love the writer in your life? Prove it. WITH MONEY!

5 Horrifying Monsters That Aren't Vampires, Zombies or Werewolves!

Column by Repo Kempt
Editors are tired of their slush piles being haunted by vampires, werewolves and zombies. Here's five horrifying new monsters dying to claw their way into your next submission.