Sadie L. Trombetta
Sadie is a freelance writer and self proclaimed foodie living in the greater Boston area. She is a ravenous reader, Netflix addict, and nature enthusiast who can usually be found hiking up one mountain or another with at least four books in her backpack. She's a passionate feminist whose hobbies include cooking, crafting, and yoga. Sadie's writing has appeared in numerous online publications including Bustle, Ravishly, BookBub, and Criminal Element. Her versatile work covers a range of topics including women's issues, literature, cooking, health & wellness, and news.

Latest Articles

Inspiring Octavia Butler Quotes, In Honor Of Her Birthday

As a voracious reader and professional book reviewer, it probably comes as no surprise that there are a lot of different authors I idolize, but few compare to my love of Octavia E. Butler. The grande ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

13 Creepy Books To Scare You Senseless This Summer

Can't wait for the new It movie to hit theaters this fall? Help the time go by a little bit faster by reading these books that will scare you senseless all summer long. Stephen King may be the Master ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

15 Thrillers To Add To Your Summer TBR Pile

Everyone has their own opinion about what makes a good summer reading material, but for me, one genre always ends up in my beach bag: thrillers. Exciting, suspenseful, action-packed, and, if done well...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Why You Need To Read "Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud"

What does it mean to be a woman in American culture? More importantly, what does it mean to be an "acceptable" woman in American culture? During the 2016 election, we all watched Hillary Clinton get g...
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The Educational Nonfiction By Women To Read This Summer

School may be out for summer, but you should never be done learning, even on your much-needed breaks from academia. That's why this year, to avoid the inevitable summer learning loss, you should keep ...
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The Brand New Paperbacks To Pack In Your Beach Bag

Every week, I add more and more books to my TBR pile — in truth, so many that I don't get to read all of them right away. That's why I look forward to their reprints in paperback form: it gives me a c...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

17 Bookish Tote Bags Perfect For Summer

The summer solstice is right around the corner, and you know what that means: the season of summer reading is officially about to begin. If you're hitting the beach with your TBR list, make sure to br...
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9 New Science Fiction Books About Space Travel

Every morning that I wake up and realize that, yes, the Trump administration is still in power and this hasn't all been some kind of cruel nightmare, I can't help but wonder: When are we moving to Mar...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

15 New Books Perfect For Memorial Day Beach Reading

May is almost over, which means that wonderful three-day weekend that unofficially kicks off summer is right around the corner. Ever since the beginning of the month, I've been dreaming about what bur...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

The Best New Fiction Books About Royalty To Enjoy This Summer

From The White Princess and Reign to The Royals and The Crown, it's no secret that people are fascinated with the world of the aristocracy, both historical and fictional. If you're one of those people...
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9 2017 Books That Your Feminist Book Club Needs To Read

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and you know what that means: summer is finally almost here. If you're starting to get your TBR list together, make sure to includ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

You Should *Never* Feel Guilty About What You Read

You've heard of, and in all likelihood experienced, all kinds of shaming in your lifetime, from body-shaming to slut-shaming to food-shaming, but if you've ever been on the wrong side of book-shaming,...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

'On Edge' Is A Must-Read For Anyone With Anxiety

I have suffered from anxiety my entire adult life, but putting my experiences into words so the people around me can better understand what I'm going through has never been easy. That is, until I read...
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These Speed Reading Tips Will Help You Get Through Your TBR Pile

As a proud bibliophile and professional book reviewer, I hate to hear someone say they don't read, but whenever I do, the excuse is almost always the same: not enough time. It isn't always easy to fin...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

How Reading Improves Your Memory

From relieving stress to improving brain function to increasing empathy, books are capable of doing a lot more than just entertaining the people who enjoy them. In fact, reading is the best workout fo...
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The Literary Events Every Book-Lover Wants To Attend

When you're a true book-lover like me, there is no end to your literary obsessions, which go far beyond joining book clubs, taking frequent trips to the library, collecting more books than you could e...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

How Reading Can Help You Cope With Anxiety

If you are one of the 40 million people in the United States suffering from anxiety, you know how utterly crushing it can feel, and how hard it can be to deal with every day. If you happen to be a boo...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

I Started Sleeping Better By Doing This

Whenever anyone asks me how I am doing, one word comes to mind: exhausted. It's a response I hear from almost all of my peers, which got me wondering, why are we all so tired all the time? It could be...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

'The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks' Made Me Love Nonfiction

I was cooking dinner when I got the text: "Have you read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks?" I stared at the questioned posed by one of my book-loving best friends, not knowing where to start. I'm ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Where To Donate Your Books After Spring Cleaning Your Shelves

April showers have officially brought May flowers, and you know what that means: the season is in full swing, and it's finally time to get some good-old-fashioned spring cleaning done. Get ready to op...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

The Best & Funniest Feminist Gift Ideas

This past year was tough on all Americans, but women had a particularly rough 2016. That's why this holiday season, you should try and bring a little joy to the badass chicks in your girl gang with on...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Things We All Think When At Home For The Holidays

The holidays are officially here, which means it's the time of year to reconnect with all of the family and friends we left back home in our previous lives. Whether you're practically jumping with joy...
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Quotes About The Holidays To Share This Season

The chestnuts are roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost is nipping at your nose — in other words, the holiday season is in full swing. A magical time of year that always goes by too quickly, the spirit...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Accessories Every Book-Lover Needs This Holiday

'Tis the season to deck the halls with boughs of holly, twinkling lights, and literary themed holiday decorations — do you know where your bookish ornaments are? Your love for all things literary may ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

11 Holiday Mysteries For A Seasonal Thrill

Whether it's decorating the tree, making gingerbread houses, or watching Christmas movies, everyone has their own favorite holiday tradition. One of the most beloved and most popular ones is reading a...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Why Books Are The Best Gifts For Kids

A season devoted to magic, wonder, and cheer, the holidays have always been a special time of year, and were especially amazing as a child. You got to spend the entire month of December building snowm...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

15 Of The Most Magical Harry Potter Decorations

The holidays are in full swing, meaning it's the most wonderful — excuse me, magical — time of the year. It's time to string up the twinkling lights, trim the tree in silver and gold, and cover your h...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

15 Heartfelt Gifts For Hufflepuffs

Holiday shopping getting you down? Make things a little easier on yourself by skipping the lines at the store and picking out one of these gifts for Hufflepuffs instead, each one something unique that...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

5 Reasons You Should Read 'The Glass Universe'

Throughout history, the accomplishments of women have been continually overshadowed by men, dishonestly claimed by men, or forgotten by the world all together. Bestselling author Dava Sobel's latest s...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

12 Books To Give Your Partner This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, which means it's time to start crossing names off of your gift list. If you want to let your partner know you understand how much they love reading, then there are plent...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

13 Book Quotes About Giving For The Holidays

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, it's time for the yearly tradition that really matters: #GivingTuesday, the annual day of charity and goodwill that is dedicated to kicking of the holi...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

21 Accessories To Match Your Patronus

The Discover Your Patronus quiz has been live on Pottermore for months, so by now, you've probably not only completed the test and found out which magical guardian you have, but chances are you've gro...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Simple Crock-Pot Recipe Ideas For Thanksgiving

Preparing a big meal for any holiday means big responsibility and, sometimes, a big mess. Between the prep work and the clean up, cooking for friends and family — although a wonderful experience — can...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

10 'The Underground Railroad' Quotes

Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad won the 2016 National Book Award for fiction Wednesday night at a lavish literary ceremony in New York City.  If you haven't had a chance to read the powerf...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Why You Need To Watch This Book-Turned-TV Show

When it comes to binge-worthy television, a show has to have a few key elements: an addicting plot line, sexy and intriguing characters, and an element of danger, thrill, or surprise. It seems like th...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

10 Hopeful Tributes To America's Fighting Spirit

In the wake of Nov. 8's election results, millions of Americans are struggling to deal with the mixed emotions of knowing that the president-elect is, officially, Donald J. Trump. Although so many of ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

Outdoor Exercises Perfect For Fall

Ah, autumn — the sun is bright, the air is crisp, and the weather is ideal for getting your sweat on outside. If you're looking for fun ways to exercise outside before the snow starts to fall and you ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

The Next US President Actually Won't Be The 45th

Hillary Clinton isn't know for her jokes, but she made attendees of the 2016 Al Smith charity dinner laugh when she made a jab at Donald Trump's tendency to score women by their looks: "Come to think ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta

How Many Women Have Won The Man Booker Prize?

Literary award season — which, yes, is a thing — is well underway, and book nerds everywhere were pleased to hear that Paul Beatty won the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout. While serious lit...
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7 Incredible 'The Sellout' Quotes

Novelist and writer Paul Beatty became the first American author to win the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday. If you haven't had a chance to read his prize-winning novel yet, these The Sellout quotes will ...
By Sadie L. Trombetta