The Hottest Summer Trends in Books, Reading, and Writing

Column by Peter Derk
The hottest trends in literature for summer? We got you.

The Most Interesting Cover Trends That Emerged in 2019 — And What We Can Expect in 2020

Column by Emmanuel Nataf March 17, 2020
Let's take a walk down memory lane — here is an investigation of the most interesting, prevalent cover designs of 2019, as well as a forecast of the coming year.

Horror: Defining the Genre, Sub-genres, Styles, and More

Column by Annie Neugebauer February 22, 2018
How do we define horror? Is it speculative? What does style have to do with it? Does intensity matter? What's the difference between a sub-genre and a trend? All of your horror questions, answered.

Is Print the Popular Kid Again?

Column by Leah Dearborn
Print was supposed to die with the new millennium, but a number of digital publications have recently opted to go against the grain and begin production of hard copy editions.

2014: A Retrospective of the Year in Books

Column by Cath Murphy December 23, 2013
Tired of 2013? Step into my time machine, fast forward a year and find out what happened on the literary scene in 2014.

Generation Active: What Can Video Games Tell Us About the Future of Narratives?

Column by John Jarzemsky December 13, 2011
Are video games beginning to make us think differently about narrative? A look at historical trends in different mediums and narrative styles, and what that might mean for the future.