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...
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...
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...
Here’s Why Reading Aloud Is Good for Your Brain
Reading aloud, even to other adults, yields surprising rewards.
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...
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.
Here’s What Happens When You Read Every Day
A daily dose of reading can do wonders for your memory, health, and relationships.
What Is the Oxford Comma—And Why Can’t the Grammar World Agree on Whether to Use It?
Who gives a darn about an Oxford comma?
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...
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?
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...
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.
Calling All Muggles! You Can Now Buy Harry Potter’s House
You'll just need $1.3 million, that's all.
Yes, You Can Now Buy the House from “Charlotte’s Web”—We’re Not Kidding
It'll cost you a pretty penny, though.
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...