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

10 Things The Gym Taught Me About Writing

Column by Gabino Iglesias
The gym and writing have a lot in common, and the former can help prepare you for the latter.

7 Highly Anticipated Book Adaptations for 2018

Column by Max Booth III
Books...but as MOVIES?!? What will they think of next?

What Do Superheroes Read?

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 22, 2018
They fly and run really fast and punch and save the world, but what do superheroes read? I interviewed a few of them and found out.

The 10 Best Places to Find Quality Short Fiction

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Want to sink your teeth into the best short stories, but you don’t know where to start? Check out these awesome literary magazines that champion short-form fiction.

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your First Chapter Right Now

Column by Repo Kempt
Learn how to identify and fix common problems in your opening chapter.

10 Novels that Deserve a Remake

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 8, 2018
I hate movie remakes, but they are ridiculously popular, so I'm throwing in the towel and asking for remakes of novels.

The 15 Most Anticipated Horror Books of 2018

Column by Max Booth III January 5, 2018
New Paul Tremblay! New King! New McCammon!

10 Resolutions to Help Make 2018 Your Best Reading Year Ever

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 2, 2018
A new year brings a new opportunity to take your reading to the next level. Here are some resolutions that could help you do just that.

All the Way There: The Best Books of 2017...Part 2

Column by Gabino Iglesias
The year is almost over and it's time to look back at the best books of the second half of the year.

The Top 10 XXXmas Books

Column by Christoph Paul
A list full of guilty erotic pleasures that will get you on Santa's Naughty List.

Harry Potter and the Merry Christmases, Ranked from Worst to Best

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Harry Potter’s lived through some pretty eventful Christmases. Here’s all seven of them, ranked from the very worst to the very best.

7 Books to Read After You've Watched Netflix's ‘Dark’

Column by Michael David Wilson December 21, 2017
Loved 'Dark' season one and waiting for your next fix? Why not try reading?

6 Book Suggestions for the Young and Weird at Heart

Column by Brian Allen Carr
Suggestions for young (and young at heart) readers that bring the weird.

Shakin’ in my Boots: 13 Horror Films with Roots in Texas

Column by Annie Neugebauer
From crooked hillbillies to Mexican vampires to Satan-worshiping cults, here are 13 horror films set in Texas to add to your watch list.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2017 (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 2017.

The LitReactor Hanukkah Gift Guide: 8 Crazy Books for 8 Crazy Nights

Column by Christoph Paul December 8, 2017
Young or old, there's something for everyone on this holiday list. (Costume not included.)

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2017 (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 2017.

10 Hot Caribbean Authors to Keep You Warm This Winter

Column by Gabino Iglesias December 6, 2017
Got the Winter blues? Time to head south for some great writing.

10 Tips for Authors to Avoid Book Promotion Burnout

Column by Steph Post
Ten suggestions to help authors find creative ways to avoid burning out when promoting a new book.

Octavia's Daughters: Meet the New Queens of Spec Fic

Column by Susan DeFreitas November 30, 2017
Miss the late, great Octavia Butler? Rejoice, for the Black female speculative tradition is alive and well and kicking all kinds of ass. (Sorry about your TBR pile.)

10 Books to Read After Watching 'Mindhunter'

Column by Max Booth III
Books to accompany Netflix's groundbreaking new series from David Fincher.

LitReactor's Black Friday Picks for Readers and Writers

Column by Peter Derk
Treat yo self without leaving the house, without sleeping on the sidewalk, and without being convicted of manslaughter when you trample a big box greeter.

12 Novels About Dysfunctional Families

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
From the Middlesteins to the Lannisters — here are 12 novels about complicated, colorful, dysfunctional families that will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and reflect.

7 Tips to Increase Your Odds of Placing in Poetry Contests

Column by Annie Neugebauer November 22, 2017
Playing to the judges: There’s a decent amount of money to be made winning poetry contests – if you reach a point where you can consistently place. Here are 7 tips to increase your odds.

10 Books to Make You Feel Thankful

Column by Gabino Iglesias
If you're like me, books are tied to many things in your life. As we sit down this holiday season, I offer you ten books that, for a variety of reasons, make me feel thankful.