Stephen King

6 Villains We Love to Hate

Writers are obsessed with villains. From the obvious enemy to the subtle rogue, villains add a depth to a story rarely plumbed by the hero. Their personalities are as intriguing as their acts, and their motivations, however sinister, are often what keep us turning pages as readers. As much as we may cringe at their… Read More »

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Six Books that Take You on a Time Warp

Time travel may be a familiar trope of science fiction books, but it’s not a theme that is limited to that fantastical genre. Moving in and out of different eras has also been deftly handled in commercial and literary fiction, weaving storylines through the past, the present and even the future without sacrificing the development… Read More »

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Pet Projects: 8 Animal Companions in Literature

Old Yeller, Black Beauty and Lassie are so ensconced in popular culture that it feels like they belong to our childhoods—that they are as close to our own family pet as any animal can get without us having to poop and scoop after them. Not only did they help open our hearts and our minds… Read More »

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Happy Frankenstein Day: 6 Monsters Reads to Get Your Claws Into

Are you a lover of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein? We’re celebrating this literary classic with 6 monster reads that will have you howling for more!

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