Sadie Trombetta

16 Funny Audiobooks To Get You Through All Those Chores You Don't Want To Do

Is it just me or has 2018 felt like the longest year in the history of humankind? Now that the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, and the realization that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's love wasn't meant to be is sinking in,…
By Sadie Trombetta

This Study On Dating & Hogwarts Houses Proves What You Suspected About Slytherins

Potterheads know that your can learn a lot about a person from their Hogwarts House. It can give you clues to the kind of friend they will be, hint at their sex life, indicate their literary taste, and, according to new data from OkCupid, it can…
By Sadie Trombetta

There's A New 'Dirty John' Book With Even MORE True Crime Stories

If you are one of the 20 million listeners who downloaded the Dirty John podcast, then you already know that host and Los Angeles Times staff writer Christopher Goffard knows how to tell one hell of a story. His features about grifters and conmen,…
By Sadie Trombetta

J.K. Rowling Reveals Why She Wrote 'Fantastic Beasts' — But Fans Are Still Divided Over It

When Potterheads first got wind of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film franchise, many of them were ecstatic. But a few years and several controversies later, and the excitement has at least somewhat dulled. Still, there are plenty of…
By Sadie Trombetta

Here's A First Look At Jennifer Weiner's First Novel In Four Years

After the 2016 presidential election, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner thought she knew what kind of novel she wanted to write. It would be dark, it would be dystopian, and it would tell the story of a world in which abortion and…
By Sadie Trombetta

'The Girl In The Spider's Web' Sequel Will Satisfy Your Cravings For More Lisbeth Salander Stories

If you like crime thrillers with seriously kickass heroines, then you've probably heard about Claire Foy's new movie, The Girl in the Spider's Web. A soft reboot of David Fincher's 2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, it's just the latest in a…
By Sadie Trombetta

If You Like To Read In The Bath, The New Kindle Paperwhite Is A Game-Changer

It's officially holiday season, bibliophiles, which means it is time to start making your ultimate bookish wishlist. If you're not sure what is going to make the cut this year and what isn't, you might want to check out the features of the new…
By Sadie Trombetta

9 New Dystopian Novels To Read When Real Life Is Too Much

You don't have to look far in 2018 to find dystopian narratives in one form or another. If I'm being honest, all you really have to do is turn on the television and flip it to any news station to see a true story that feels like something out of an…
By Sadie Trombetta

'Big Little Lies' Author Liane Moriarty Has A New Book Out & It's The Perfect Fall Read

What if I told you that you could radically transform yourself — your health, your appearance, your relationships, your career, your emotional state — in just 10 days? What would you do, how far would you go, what would you give up in order to truly…
By Sadie Trombetta

These 2 VERY Different Books Just Tied For Best Fantasy Novel of The Year

It isn't often that major literary awards come down to a tie, but that is exactly what happened in Baltimore on Sunday night at the World Fantasy Convention. When the 2018 World Fantasy Awards winners were announced, not one but two books were named…
By Sadie Trombetta

This Passage From 'Big Magic' Forced Me To Completely Rethink How I Write

There is this idea we all have of what genuine artists are supposed to look like, of how they are supposed to act. Maybe they are supposed to be tortured, either by a painful past, a dependency on drugs and alcohol, or by art itself. To be…
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15 New Paperbacks About Love At First Sight, Time-Traveling Librarians & More

Now that autumn has firmly set in, I can't be the only one who would rather stay in for an evening of marathon reading than venture out into the cold, dark night, can I? If you (like me) plan on spending as much time as you can the next few months…
By Sadie Trombetta

You Can Read An Entire Scary Story On Instagram Stories Today

Trick-or-treating. Costume parties. Horror movie marathons. There are a lot of ways to celebrate Halloween, but everyone knows the best way to ring in the haunting holiday is with the help of scary stories. This year, the New York Public Library has…
By Sadie Trombetta

These 10 Thrillers & Mysteries Have A Supernatural Twist That May Surprise You

Are you looking for something new to read, an unusual book that is different from what you typically find in your TBR pile? Then may I suggest you try supernatural mystery, thriller, and crime novels. They are fun and exciting books that combine…
By Sadie Trombetta

John Green's First Book Is Coming To Hulu & The Cast Is SO Good

After thirteen long years of waiting, John Green fans are finally seeing one of their biggest dreams come true: an adaptation of his first novel. According to the bestselling author's Twitter page, Looking for Alaska is coming to Hulu as a limited…
By Sadie Trombetta

9 Feminist Horror Books That Will Make You Want To Sleep With The Lights On

Torture. Slut-shaming. Stalking. Sexualized violence. It is no secret that there can be issues with the way horror depicts women, especially on screen. But despite its questionable track record, horror is not all sexism and misogyny. In fact, there…
By Sadie Trombetta

6 Memoirs About Breast Cancer To Keep The Conversation Going All Year Long

If the world seems a little pinker lately, that is because October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and everyone from national brands to your local coffee shop are using different products and promotions to inform the public about the disease that…
By Sadie Trombetta

This Book Is 'Black Mirror' Meets 'Uglies' & You Can Start Reading Now

How many times a day do you find yourself wishing you could change something about yourself — whether it be your appearance or your intelligence or your physique or something else entirely? The characters in Arwen Elys Dayton's upcoming young adult…
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These Harry Potter S'well Bottles Are Perfect For Your Butterbeer (And Water)

The holidays may still be a few months away, but I already know one thing that will be on every Potterhead's wish list: the new S'well Harry Potter water bottles. Available in four fun designs that pay homage to your favorite book series, these…
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This Books-Sharing Program Launched A Campaign To Remind You To Check Your Breasts

Did you know that one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime? The team at the New York City-based book sharing program Books on the Subway does, and that is why they partnered up with The Bucket…
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