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

5 Famous Bestsellers That Were Rejected (And 50 More)

Column by Michael David Wilson
Rejection is hard, but it's universal. We highlight 55 bestsellers that were rejected.

Wanted: 8 of Literature's Most Dangerous Couples

Column by Leah Dearborn February 11, 2016
“Dangerous” depends on your point of view, but these characters generally fit the bill if you're a law-abiding human being with a sliver of common sense.

7 Romantic Valentine's Day Novels

Column by Riki Cleveland
Looking for love this Valentine's Day? Find your perfect romance in the pages of these seven novels, just in time for the holiday.

10 Love Poems Beyond Roses Are Red

Column by Peter Derk February 9, 2016
'Roses are red' just doesn't cut it anymore. Load up with some real poetry.

The 5 Stages Of Realizing Your Lover Is Not A Book Lover

Column by Christine J. Schmidt
It's hard to accept, but accept you must.

10 Things to Read (or Watch) Instead of Watching the Super Bowl

Column by Leah Dearborn February 5, 2016
This article isn't intended to serve as a PSA against football, people who watch football, or people who have football-shaped heads.

Five Literary Sex Scenes You Wish You'd Written

Column by JS Breukelaar January 29, 2016
Unearned sex scenes are hard to swallow. Here are five writers that get to the guts of what's at stake when we get naked.

The Best Book Covers of 2015

Column by George Cotronis January 28, 2016
The Best Book Covers of 2015, chosen by George Cotronis.

Screw Your Resolution: 10 Dystopian Beauty Narratives

Column by Leah Dearborn
Whether fully dystopian or just disillusioned, these books will give you the perfect excuse to cancel that gym membership you'll only use for a month anyway.

Three Books About... Beginnings

Column by Cath Murphy
Are memoirs true? Of course they aren't.

10 Mistakes (Almost) Every Rookie Writer Makes

Column by Susan DeFreitas January 22, 2016
Are you ready to go pro? Or are you still making rookie mistakes?

30 Much Anticipated Young Adult Novels for the First Half of 2016

Column by Riki Cleveland January 18, 2016
From sought-after sequels to fresh, debut voices, here are thirty of our most anticipated YA releases for the first half of 2016.

6 Self-Help Books That Actually Help

Column by Peter Derk
Help yourself with life, games, curse words in book titles, and leaving a bizarre legacy.

5 Troublesome Birthday Parties in Literature and Film

Column by Ed Sikov
Hate your birthday? Here are five bad, sad, or just plain wacky birthday parties in literature, theater, and film.

Storyville: My 8 Most Anticipated Books of 2016

Column by Richard Thomas January 8, 2016
My list of most anticipated books for 2016.

Batman vs. Superman: 7 Classic Clashes

Column by BH Shepherd
A list of some of the most memorable showdowns between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel.

10 Resolutions for the Writing Life

Column by Riki Cleveland January 7, 2016
A new year, a fresh start. Get 2016 off on the right foot with this list of ten resolutions for the writing life.

8 Ways To Fix Your Social Media Screw-Up

Column by Peter Derk January 6, 2016
You're an author who screwed up on social media. What do you do next, hotshot? What do you do?

Ring in the Noir Year: 2016 Edition — 8 More Promising Crime Titles

Column by Leah Dearborn
Break out the smokes and champagne, it's that time of the year again.

5 Most Anticipated Book Adaptations of 2016

Column by Max Booth III December 30, 2015
"Why read the book when you can just watch the movie?" -- This, and other questions that can get you slapped in public.

8 Literary Charities That Need Your Help

Column by Leah Dearborn
'Tis the season for selfless gestures. If you find yourself sitting bored by the fireside this winter, consider lending a hand somewhere.

Storyville: The Top Ten Short Stories of 2015

Column by Richard Thomas December 23, 2015
My top ten short story selections of 2015.

10 Pathways to Literary Citizenship

Column by Susan DeFreitas December 23, 2015
Sure, you want to be rich and famous. But what are you doing to prevent the downfall of civilization?

A Look At The Morning Rituals and Daily Habits of 9 Popular Authors

Column by Michael David Wilson December 22, 2015
An exploration of the morning rituals and daily habits of authors including Stephen King, Gillian Flynn, Bret Easton Ellis and Paul Tremblay.

Ten Twisted Christmas Tales, Volume III

Column by Christopher Shultz
It's that time of year again, when the rest of the world sings along with Mariah Carey and maxes out their credit cards. But what about the rest of us?