If Books Were Assorted Chocolates

Column by Peter Derk
You thought comparing apples and oranges was tough. How about chocolates and books?

Platonic Love Between Men In Fiction

Column by Peter Derk February 8, 2019
What's so hard about writing a relationship between a couple loving, intimate, affectionate, bros?

Single And Loving It: A Reading List

Column by Peter Derk
Some folks are riding solo this Valentine's. And whether that's by choice, by chance, or by circumstance, lots of them are loving it.

Forget the Love Poems This Valentine's Day, But Fall in Love With Poetry

Column by Justin Hunter February 12, 2018
Poetry is more than the cheesy words written on Valentine's Day cards. Learn to love poetry even if you're not a poet.

Kindling Love: 9 of the Strangest Erotic Stories on Kindle

Column by Peter Derk February 19, 2016
Pimp dinos, astronaut dinos, and other things non-dino: the weirdest Kindle erotica.

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.

32 Valentines: Showing Love For Books And Writers

Column by Peter Derk February 16, 2015
What happens when you send out 32 Valentines to people who helped you out, inspired you, or made your life generally better as a reader and a writer?

Some Literary Dos and Don'ts for a Lonely Valentine's Day

Column by John Jarzemsky February 12, 2015
A list of titles to consider and avoid if you're alone on this Valentine's Day

The Art And Necessity Of Love Letters

Column by Peter Derk February 4, 2015
What do you learn after writing 500 love letters?

Five Unconventional Fantasy Relationships

Column by Rajan Khanna February 14, 2013
For Valentine's Day, Rajan Khanna looks at some of the more unconventional relationships in fantasy fiction.