Catherine is a former publishing professional who decided that she would rather tell the stories herself. She currently lives in Brooklyn with two understanding roommates, and her self-published novel Evangeline can be found on Amazon. When she is not writing about books or writing her own, she can be found reviewing Amazon self-published monster erotica on her blog, Cat Reads Monster Porn.

5 Literary Couples That Perpetuate Rape Culture

What would literature be without one or two dysfunctional literary couples? For the most part that’s what makes it fun, right? No one wants to read stories about couples who get together and have no problems ever, because the entire point is to…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Nonfiction Books For Sports Fans

If you’re a woman who loves sports, I’m sure that there are a lot of things that you are tired of hearing. In this day in age, it’s surprising that people are still surprised that women could possibly like sports. Apparently once you throw a ball…
By Catherine Kovach

13 Books to Read Before You're 25

So you’re turning 25. Trust me, it’s no big deal! There are a lot of things you don’t need to accomplish before you turn 25. That doesn’t stop it from being a strange age, perfectly situated between the wild 20s and the strange slowing down that is…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Novels That Are Written In Slang

One of the coolest things about books is the fact that the format of the book is only limited by your imagination. Do you want to stretch your mind with a a book written in an unusual format? It’s possible. Do you want to immerse yourself into the…
By Catherine Kovach

11 Books That Are Secretly Super Creepy

I don’t know about you, but I love a seriously scary book. Calls coming from inside the house, hitchhikers that are secretly ghosts, books that make even the most seasoned of horror writers cringe — it’s my mission to read them all! It’s also even…
By Catherine Kovach

10 'The Royal Diaries' Books We Read Over & Over

I don’t know about you, but nostalgia is my cure for loneliness. I get nostalgic over everything from the '90s: songs, movies, heck, even jokes about the old school internet make me feel nostalgic. But out of everything, books are the things that…
By Catherine Kovach

7 Moments When You Loved Hermione

If you are anything like me, there have been times when you have wished that you were Hermione Granger. How could you not? There are so many cool things about her: she knows how to do magic, she’s surrounded by magical books all day, and she is…
By Catherine Kovach

13 Books For When You're Dying to See 'Hamilton'

If you’ve clicked on this article you probably have already gone through the stages of Hamilton obsession. You’re listening to the soundtrack over and over, you're memorizing lines from the play to use in real life. You know, the usual. At first I…
By Catherine Kovach

These YA Novels Are The Result Of Author Collabs

Do you know what’s special about YA novels? For the most part, young adult novels have the potential to help you see the world differently. It really doesn’t matter if you’re a teenager or not, you can basically always read them. For some reason, I…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Magical Books About Folklore

I am a major fan of folklore and superstition, especially folktales from around the world. There are so many lessons you can learn from fairy tales, and loads of fairy tale retellings that can twist and turn the classical into something totally…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Nonfiction Books About Monsters

When I’m not keeping up with the latest in chilling fictional tales, I’m on a never-ending quest to find the next creepy thing. Usually this extends to serial killers, folktales and other increasingly terrifying things, but occasionally I like to…
By Catherine Kovach

7 Authors Who Wrote Fanfiction

For a long time I used to be ashamed of writing fan fiction, and that's mostly because fanfiction sometimes has a bad name — which is ridiculous, since even some authors write fanfiction. I've heard just about everything that people who love fan…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Book Subreddits You'll Spend All Day Browsing

There’s a website for everything these days, but if you need a single site where you can learn about everything and anything, there’s an obvious choice: Reddit. This is especially true for book-lovers, as there are dozens and dozens of subreddits…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Second Chance Romance Novels

In the world of the romance novel, you can’t throw a rock without hitting a new subgenre. From small town romances, to intense urban fantasies, you can layer subgenre upon subgenre and come up with something awesome and new every time. Lately, I’ve…
By Catherine Kovach

7 Book Characters That Are Definitely Slytherin

Generally, the House of Slytherin is perceived to be the “evil” house — the house that spawned ever dark wizard in recent history. Of course, this is a lie. Pottermore itself says that an equal amount of dark wizards spring from all the other houses…
By Catherine Kovach

10 Nonfiction Books About The Civil War

I’ve always held a measure of fascination over the Civil War, and now that we’re facing some 150 year anniversaries of the war (as well as the fact that certain Civil War heroes are going to be gracing our currency), the fires of interest have been…
By Catherine Kovach

14 Heartwarming Small Town Romances

One of my favorite things are the romance genre is the fact that there are so many different types of romance novels out there — including one of my favorite: small town romances. There are so many amazing romance novels out there, you're guaranteed…
By Catherine Kovach

9 Haunting Nonfiction Books About Ghosts

When I’m not indulging my morbid curiosity by reading books about serial killers, I’m asking one of the biggest questions of all: what happens to us after we die? It's a truly morbid topic of thought, but that's why so many books about ghosts exist.…
By Catherine Kovach

7 Books Like 'The Devil in the White City'

I absolutely love creepy things, to the point where I actually listen to true crime podcasts while I'm working in my office job. Recently I listened to a podcast about H.H. Holmes, the first American serial killer. Holmes was a monster to an almost…
By Catherine Kovach

14 Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare on His Birthday

uch Much like a literary Christmas, there’s a special feeling in the air as we come up on Shakespeare’s 400th death-day. Although we may not know much about the man, he’s such an important part of the literary and entertainment worlds. In fact, many…
By Catherine Kovach