If your favorite author turned out to be transphobic and you want fantasy books with less real-world bigotry, here are 7 titles to add to your TBR list.
6 Fantasy Books to Read if You’re Sick of Chosen Ones
The chosen one is a fixture of the fantasy genre, but can be a bit boring. If you’re looking for a book without a chosen one, here are our top picks.
10 of the Worst Movie Adaptations to Hit Theaters
Hollywood turning a book into a movie never ends well. Here are 10 movie adaptations to hit theaters that upset fans around the world for a variety of reasons.
The Problem With the Strong Female Protagonist and Why It’s Time We Grow Past Her
The strong female protagonist was a good step in the right direction, but what ‘strong’ means for her reflects very little of what it’s like to be a woman.
Lessons in the Power of Human Connection From ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’
Where the Crawdads Sing is a beautiful reminder of the incredible power of human connection.
Witchcraft Books for the Beginner Modern Witch
These witchcraft books go over the history of witchcraft, the basics of practicing the craft, and how it can be used to make everyday life a little easier and more healing.
Bad Sex Scenes From Haruki Murakami Books, Ranked From Best to Worst
Haruki Murakami is coming out with another book and that’s great. But, as we fans know, there’s no such thing as a good Murakami sex scene.
7 Books With Inclusive and Empowering Retellings of Ancient Greek Mythology
Greek myths survive today with stories of women turning into trees and queer people not getting their happy endings. These Greek mythology retellings do the under-sung heroes a little more justice.
10 Banned Books and the Ridiculous Reasons Why
Schools love to choose what children can and can’t read. Here are ten banned books from around the country that feature LGBTQ+ themes, suicide, and more.
All 11 Books From Ocean Vuong’s Spring 2023 NYU Syllabus
The internet got a hold of poet Ocean Vuong’s syllabus for his Spring 2023 hybrid texts class at NYU. Here’s all the required reading.
2023 Book Releases to Look Forward To
Your TBR pile isn’t high enough. Let’s fix that with some new books from these 2023 book releases.
A Confederacy of Dunces: The True Story of Hollywood’s Cursed Film Adaptation
John Kennedy Toole’s “A Confederacy of Dunces” is one of the most beloved novels ever. But there’s a dark curse on it that’s kept it from Hollywood.
Why Daemon Targaryen Baffles and Dazzles Us
Daemon Targaryen’s behavior swings wildly from the honorable to the reprehensible and that’s part of his charm.
The 7 Most Popular Children’s Books That Molded a Generation
These are the 7 children’s books that everyone has read, most know by heart, and that molded an entire generation.
Rhaegar Targaryen and the Targaryen Obsession With Prophecy
Rhaegar Targaryen’s obsession with the three heads of the dragon drove Westeros to war and it’s not even the first time a propechy-obsessed Targaryen did something morally dubious.
Essos’ Wonders and Terrors: Why the East Needs a GOT Spin Off
Move over House of the Dragon, we want to go on an Essos adventure. (P.S. Corlys Velaryon please take us with you.)