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Past articles by Abbe:

Isabel Allende and Saints for All Occasions

In the 50th episode of the Read it Forward podcast, Abbe sits down with the legendary author Isabel Allende to discuss the Spanish Civil War, the current refugee crisis, the heroism of Greta Thunberg, and Allende's latest novel, The Long Petal of the Sea. Also, Allende tells a moving story that makes Abbe weep on air. → Read More

Books Like The Crown on Netflix

If you’re like us and you’ve been counting down the days until the Season 3 premiere of The Crown on Netflix (November 17!), you don’t have long to wait. If you adore the Netflix series, these books like The Crown are the perfect companion for any royal fan. → Read More

5 Things We Miss about School Book Fairs

Remember the Scholastic Book Fair at school when you were little? What if there was a book fair...for grown-ups? Join Read it Forward and Penguin Random House on November 23 in NYC for an afternoon of authors, books, merch and a whole lot of nostalgia. → Read More

Delia Owens and Educated

Abbe raves about Tara Westover's memoir, chats with Delia Owens about Where the Crawdads Sing and meeting Reese Witherspoon, and has a moving conversation with psychic medium Laura Lynne Jackson about her book, Signs: The Secret Language of the Universe, and messages we receive from loved ones the other side. → Read More

A Conversation with Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan, author of The Spies of Shilling Lane, embraces joy in her life, and sees women evolving with every generation. → Read More

Megan Griswold and Gingerbread

In this episode, Abbe recaps the fairytale-inspired novel, Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi. Then, Emma talks to Megan Griswold about her memoir-in-remedies, The Book of Help, and Abbe hears from psychologist and author Michael C. Reichert, Ph.D., about his new work, How to Raise a Boy. → Read More

What the BookBabes Book Club is Reading

This millennial-women-run book club is changing the game by partnering with fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands. Their mission is to support women authors and women's stories. Here are a few of the BookBabes book club reads, along with mini-reviews that reveal why they loved them. → Read More

Books Like Dead to Me

Obsessed with the Netflix original series starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini? Read these books like Dead to Me to get your fix after you're done bingeing the darkly comic dramedy. → Read More

Sophie Kinsella and Daisy Jones & The Six

Abbe talks about Taylor Jenkins Reid's Daisy Jones & The Six and chats with Shopaholic series author Sophie Kinsella about her latest novel, I Owe You One. Then later, she chats with bookstagrammer behind @Books_With_Taylor about awesome book club reads. → Read More

A Conversation with Vanessa Hua

Recently, Vanessa Hua spoke with Read It Forward’s Abbe Wright, delving into the joys of publishing a debut novel, how vibrant the bookseller community truly is, and how community and understanding is utterly essential. → Read More

A Conversation with Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn spoke with Read It Forward’s Abbe Wright, delving into the necessity of intersectional feminism and the joy of leaving poetry books on the subway for errant readers to discover. → Read More

Books to Read While You're Wedding Planning

These wedding planning books will help you navigate the difficulties of planning a wedding and will prep you for a lifetime of partnership with the one you love. → Read More

7 Reads To Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Spend part of your day with one of these thought-provoking and profoundly moving reads that encapsulate everything Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked for. → Read More

Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

Happy New Year! As we enter into 2019, I’m eager to make a few changes to create an even better life in the coming 365 days. Call them resolutions or goals, but the key to starting something new is to rely on great resources to guide you along your journey. For me, that’s books! These reads are geared toward helping → Read More

Books to Read if You Love Love, Actually

This feel-good fiction will put you in the holiday spirit and remind you that love really is all around. → Read More

The Fab Five on their Favorite Uplifting Books

In 2018, Netflix's Queer Eye gave all of us a much-needed lift. But what do the Fab Five read when they need a boost? We reveal their picks for their fave uplifting reads. → Read More

Chelsea Clinton and Spooky Books

Chelsea Clinton stops by to talk about her children's book, Start Now! and Amy, Emma, and Abbe talk about spooky books that kept them up at night. → Read More

What I'm Reading: Daniel José Older

Daniel José Older, author of Star Wars: One Shot, shares three books he can't put down. → Read More

A Conversation With Glory Edim, Creator Of Well-Read Black Girl

The writer and creator of the movement—and now gorgeous essay anthology—Well-Read Black Girl, Glory Edim discusses the importance of representation and amplifying new voices. → Read More

What I'm Reading: Jenni and Matt Holm

Jenni and Matthew Holm, the brother-sister author duo behind the Babymouse series reveal the children's books they can't get enough of. → Read More