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20 Best Books by Native American Authors to Read Right Now

This diverse array of compelling reads will stick with you long after you've put the books back on your shelf.

The 40 Best LGBTQ+ Books to Read Right Now

From recent releases to classic works, these are the LGBTQ books you should add to your bookshelf ASAP.


The 20 Best Books by Latinx Authors You’ll Want to Read Right Now

From memoirs to noir and YA to essays, these books feature fresh perspectives and diverse voices—and you won't be able...



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50 Best Historical Fiction Books of All Time

Travel back in time for mystery, romance, drama, and more with these historical fiction masterpieces. No time machine required!

24 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About the Bible

Whether you know your Scriptures chapter and verse or you rarely take a peek at the Good Book, these Bible...


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16 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Here are just some of the things to do, read, and see to immerse yourself in the rich history of...

15 Fascinating Facts About Dictionaries That Will Make You Want to Pick One Up

From dropped words to fake definitions, learn fun facts, hearsay, and scandal about our most useful language resource, and the...


8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist

Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life....


33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong

Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...


The Most Borrowed Books in the History of the New York Public Library

There are a few classics and some surprises among the most checked out books in the storied library's 125-year history.

Here’s Why Reading Aloud Is Good for Your Brain

Reading aloud, even to other adults, yields surprising rewards.


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The Best 14 Reads From the 2020 Quarantine Book Club

Social distancing? No problem! Dive into a virtual community of book lovers with these hot picks from the Quarantine Book...


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8 Geniuses Who Made History in Quarantine

These celebrated people emerged from plague, exile, months of bed rest, or wartime occupation with some seriously incredible work.


10 Funny Typos in Famous Works of Literature

Even grammar sticklers should be able to forgive the editors for these notorious (and often hilarious) goofs.


Only True Bookworms Can Ace This Book Trivia Quiz

From children's books to the classics, only true bookworms can ace this book trivia quiz.

Here’s What Happens When You Read Every Day

A daily dose of reading can do wonders for your memory, health, and relationships.



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11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history's most celebrated writers—and...


This Was the Real Color Stan Lee Made the Hulk

He wasn’t always that iconic green color.


10 Beautiful Words That Should Make a Comeback

Listen up, language lovers. Increase your vocabulary with these pretty words that roll off the tongue.


9 Scientific Explanations for Your Weird Reading Habits

We’re looking at you, page sniffers and back-to-front flippers! What type of reader are you?


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11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)

Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.


Here Is the CORRECT Way to Pronounce Dr. Seuss (and 17 Other Popular Author Names)

Most people mispronounce Dr. Seuss (hint: it doesn't rhyme with moose). Learn the correct way to say his name, plus...

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This Map Shows the Most Popular Book in Each State Right Now

Can't decide what to read next? Pick up the book your neighbors are reading.



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Calling All Muggles! You Can Now Buy Harry Potter’s House

You'll just need $1.3 million, that's all.



12 Things Only Full-Fledged Bookworms Will Understand

Forgetting to eat, counting down the days until the next release, having a crush on a fictional character—it's all just...


Can Reading Fiction Actually Make You a Better Person?

Calling all bookworms! This one's for you.