BROWSE BY THEME

Here are some curated lists we've been working on...check back often for more!

 

antiracist books......................................a reading list

plausible apocalypse.............the near future, as we can all-too-well imagine

books about books.............this is kinda our thing, people

spinster fiction........headstrong, often crotchety women whose spinsterhood is an attitude, not a relationship status

witchy fiction.............novels with witchy characters, settings and moods

fiction about music.................novels where music plays a significant role

retellings of myths...........................timeless stories retold for the modern day

mushroom books................................the fungus among us

books about middle age............making sense of the middle part of life

recovery memoirs........................true stories of overcoming addiction

fast reads..................................to distract you from current reality

graphic nonfiction & memoir...................not every graphic novel is a novel

novels about the circus...........................................some clowns are OK

invertebrates................................where spineless is not an insult

short happy nonfiction.............................. sometimes the world is OK

mythical creatures.............................mermaids and dryads and nymphs, oh my!

classics retold.......................stories you know

modern romance........................romances that are actually romantic

gardening books........................books to get you digging in the dirt

books about grief........................................comforting reads for hard times

time travel..................................not just time machines

books about the internet................................more than just a series of tubes

nonhuman main characters........................see the world from a different perspective

children as main characters....................................fiction through a child's eye

fairy tale adaptations...........................the grimm brothers would be proud

dames dabbling in deduction...............lady detectives by happenstance not by choice

the new western...............................................not just cowboys and cattle rustlers

books for purses and pockets............................little books that fit in your life

fantastic first lines........................get hooked by the first line instead of the cover, for once

 

 

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