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Books
Sensitivity readers say to the author, “We exist too, and we ought to exist on our terms.”
Books
Many of us know what it's like to navigate at a new high school. Fewer of us know how to do it after losing a parent. But what are you supposed to do if you start getting mysterious emails from someone you don't know?
Queer Voices
Get ready for Tim Federle's The Great American Whatever.
Books
Working in an independent bookstore, our mantra is, "So many books, so little time." I took the liberty of sharing five standout titles that have been or will be released in the first half of this year that you absolutely need to read.
Arts & Culture
The meaning of adulthood is changing. Is the way we read changing along with it?
Queer Voices
I've been a fan of Justin Sayre's work for a while now. I watch his stand up on YouTube and love his podcast, "Sparkle & Circulate." His spot-on analysis of gay culture is always a treat and was exceedingly excited when I learned Sayre was working on his first novel for young adults.
Arts & Culture
“I just wanted to investigate what it would be like to be someone who wasn’t defined by the body they were in.”
Arts & Culture
Happy birthday, Marjorie Rawlings!
Parenting
Talk to your kids about the stories you loved at their age and why. Describe the wonder you felt when you first read a favorite book and the worlds it opened for you.
Parenting
Here in the northeast, Spring is finally here which means it's time to clear out the winter cobwebs with picture books! HuffPost
Parenting
So what if there are still the odd piles of snow on the ground? HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal is convinced spring is just
Parenting
These eight children’s books, recommended by HuffPost Blogger Devon Corneal, are great ways to celebrate Black History Month