Author Spotlight: Catherine Ryan Howard

Let’s be honest, Sherlock Holmes was a problematic mansplainer. Fueled by ego (and apparently lots of cocaine, as was fashionable at the time), he was often straight up rude. Using our psych degree obtained through midnight WebMD visits, we’d venture a guess he dabbles with some narcissistic personality disorder, tempered …

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Valentine’s Day Listens

Either way this holiday kind of stinks, right? If you’re single it can make you spiral into sadness or want to punch happy couples in a fit of lonely rage. If you have someone special, the pressure is on to celebrate with them, even though we’re all still recovering from …

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Snowy Listens

Oh, winter. We’re in it now. The snow can be a charming experience if you’re clad in fuzzy socks and clutching your morning coffee while you watch the flakes dance down; the snow is less thrilling when you are forced out into a frosted aerial assault. The thought of trudging …

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Cozy Listens

Now that the rush of the holidays is over, we look ahead to the rest of the winter, and all it brings. There are two types of people in this world. Those who find themselves born anew as the snow falls. They throw on that fisherman’s sweater and it’s like …

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American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Listen Now Here we bring you a quick summary and review of the now infamous American Dirt. At first glance, this book seems like a fast-paced thriller about survival, both figurative and literal. The lengths one woman will go to ensure her child’s safety blend into themes on processing grief …

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Best Audiobooks for the Holiday Season

Merry Christmas! While a magical time for many, the Christmas season can also bring its share of stress. Between the decorations, hosting, baking, gift-buying and wrapping, it can seem festively daunting. No matter where you fall on the Christmas Spirit spectrum, we’ve come up with a list of listens to …

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Listen Before You Watch

Listen, we’re not here to rain on anyone’s cinematic parade. We get it. We like to marathon “Harry Potter” like blanket shrouded shut-ins as much as the next person. But we will say, 9 times out of 10, movies fall short of their literary counterparts (Harry P included). An audiobook …

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Environmental Reads

We think breathing air is a pretty enjoyable activity. See also: drinking water and seasons (especially fall, we’re basic, we make no apologies, PSLs are king). Anyway, turns out a healthy planet is vital to all of the above. Your non-green ways will rob us of artisanal autumnal apple cider …

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