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Totally Random Lists: All About the Benjamins

Some say money makes the world go ’round. Some say the love of it is the root of all evil. Either way storytellers have a lot to say on how it affects us. One thing’s certain: diving into this list won’t cost you too much!

Totally Random Lists: First Name Basis

It’s pretty simple. When you write a book or make a movie about a person, often the best title is just the name of the person. And sometimes the first name is enough, which sort of makes these books, movies and albums feel like good friends. Friends who live on your shelves. BOOKSEmma, Jane AustenHeidi,… View Article

Have Books Will Travel: College Tour!

Brace yourself. We’re going to say it. The end of summer is upon us. As the fall semester makes its swift approach, and college tours come to an end, it’s high time that you start thinking about books. Not that we ever stop thinking about books around here, but if you’ll be taking in the… View Article

Hangin’ With the Girls

There’s nothing like calling all your girlfriends and spending the day shopping, getting pampered at the spa and then closing down a restaurant just gabbing, unless it’s getting together at your house for wine snacks and a good movie. Now, I don’t normally need an excuse to get together with my friends, but knowing that… View Article

Totally Random Lists: Twinsies!

When you’re born with an identical partner in crime, there’s plenty of drama and comedy ahead. But the truth is two are often better than one—for double the fun or double the trouble. Check out our list of twin-centric titles, including albums by bands with twins in their lineups.

Totally Random Lists: State Your Name

You could be living in your own private Idaho, or in a New York state of mind. Either way, the states in the U.S. of A. have inspired a lot of unforgettable entertainment. No need to break out an atlas—these state-named works will let you explore the country without leaving your armchair.  BOOKSFlorida, Lauren GroffTexas,… View Article

100 LGBTQ+ Books Every Teen Should Read

In honor of Pride Month, we’ve crafted a list of 100 Teen/YA books that feature LGBTQ+ characters living their lives in the supernatural, in love and out loud!

Totally Random Lists: Leading Ladies

We’re taking a page from herstory to discover the plucky girls and uncommon ladies at the center of our favorite stories and music. Heartfelt or heroic, each featured female embodies the complex nature of women in a way that’s both memorable and inspirational. BOOKSLittle Women, Louisa May AlcottSalvage the Bones, Jesmyn WardAmericanah, Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe… View Article