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Kristian Wilson


South Carolina, United States

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Past articles by Kristian:

Sandhya Menon's New YA Series Kicks Off With A 'Beauty & The Beast' Retelling Titled 'Of Curses And Kisses'

Amazing news for fans of dreamy young adult romances: When Dimple Met Rishi author Sandhya Menon is releasing a new YA series, and the first book is a contemporary spin on "Beauty and the Beast" set at an international boarding school, with a feisty… → Read More

15 New Audiobooks To Listen To On Your Summer Vacation

Whether you're spending your summer vacation on the lake, in the mountains, or in the comfort of your own home, the right book can make the difference between a good holiday and a great one. I've picked out 15 new audiobooks to listen to on… → Read More

A 'Gone Girl' Theory In A Missing Woman's Case Prompts A Response From Author Gillian Flynn

Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos went missing on May 24, 2019, but her husband's legal defense is connecting a much-hyped 2012 novel to the mystery. The disappearance of Jennifer Dulos is connected to Gone Girl, alleges a lawyer for her husband,… → Read More

5 Books About Relationships & Love To Read During A Rough Patch, According To Couples Therapists

Are you and your partner having trouble? I've got five book recommendations from couples therapists for relationships going through a rough patch. Whether your problems are big or small, one of these books might help you find your way back to… → Read More

The 10 Best Books Of 2019 So Far, According To Amazon Editors

In a Tuesday press release, Amazon named Elizabeth Gilbert's new novel the best book of 2019 so far. City of Girls topped a list of 10 books compiled by Amazon editors and released by the online retailer. In the press release, Gilbert thanked the… → Read More

22 New Books Set At The Beach To Read When You Can't Be There Yourself

Summer is finally here, and I've got 22 new books set at the beach to read when you can't be there yourself. If your beach vacation can't come quickly enough, or even if it isn't coming at all, the books on the list below will bring the sun, sand,… → Read More

26 New Poetry Collections By LGBTQIA+ Writers To Look Out For In 2019

If you've ever looked at your nightstand and thought, I should read more poetry, now is the perfect time to get started on broadening your reading horizons. I've picked out 26 new LGBTQIA+ poetry collections out this year, so you can start building… → Read More

40 New Thrillers Out This Summer That Make The Perfect Vacation Reads

Ready to stock your beach bag with some spine-tingling new reads? I've got 40 new summer thrillers you'll be dying to read this year, so get ready to fill your carts, folks. Summertime is the season of much-needed vacations, long weekends, and other… → Read More

26 New LGBTQIA+ Books To Read This Pride Month

Pride Month is finally upon us, and it's time to celebrate being a part of the LGBTQIA+ rainbow. I've got 26 new books for Pride Month, so no matter whether you're in the mood for poetry, romance, literary fiction, or nonfiction this month, you can… → Read More

25 New Short Story Collections To Read This Summer

Want to know the best way to stuff your vacation full of as many wonderful stories as possible? Spend your summer reading a few of the new short story collections I've picked out for you on this list. Each of these collections packs plenty of great… → Read More

These Feminist Classic Novels Are Getting A Makeover — & You'll Want Them All

Random House's classics imprint, the Modern Library, launching a new series called Modern Library Torchbearers that features classic books by women. Six titles will be released this spring. First founded as a publishing house in 1917, the Modern… → Read More

9 Gothic Novels To Read, Based On Your Favorite Classic Book

Heads up, mystery and thriller fans: I've got a list of nine gothic novels to read, based on your favorite classic book, and trust me — you don't want to miss out. Whether you're a fan of the Romantic gothic, Victorian gothic, or Southern gothic,… → Read More

Has #MeToo Changed Romance Novel Publishing? Authors & Editors Say The Changes Began Before The Movement

When The New York Times publicized accusations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein in Oct. 2017, the hashtag #MeToo — created by Tarana Burke in 2006 — went viral worldwide. The U.S. and other nations have been forced to reckon… → Read More

The New Book To Read Next, Based On Your Favorite Jane Austen Novel

More than 200 years after her death, Jane Austen remains a much-beloved author for English-speaking readers. If you're a Janeite in the market for a new novel to curl up with, I know just what new book you should read next, based on your favorite… → Read More

15 Biographies That Tell The True Stories Of Infamous Women Killers

Because of their elusivity, female killers tend to captivate and horrify news-watchers across the globe. I've picked out 15 biographies of women who killed, both in cold blood and in the heat of the moment, and perhaps reading them will give you… → Read More

13 Fantasy Novels To Add Some Magic To Your Spring Reading

Spring is just around the corner, and we could all use a little more magic in our lives. I've got 13 charming, new fantasy books you should read this spring, so make a little room on your nightstand or picnic basket, OK? At a time when chaos and… → Read More

15 Biographies Of Women That Make Captivating Women's History Month Reads

Women's History Month is finally upon us, so clear off some space on your nightstand, book nerd, because I have a new reading list for you. These 15 biographies of women you didn't learn about in school will enlighten you and inspire your Next Big… → Read More

If Your BFF Is Your Soulmate, Read These 15 Books With Powerful Friendships

For people who have stronger platonic relationships than romantic ones, it can be challenging to explain why you and your best friend are so close, and that, no, you aren't together together. For those of you in this particular situation in life,… → Read More

Olympic Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad Has Written A New Book For Children About The Beauty Of The Hijab

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad made history in 2016 when she became the first hijab-wearing U.S. athlete to qualify for the Olympics and the first Muslim-American woman to medal at the games. But the road to Olympic greatness wasn't easy; as she writes in… → Read More

15 Super-Long Classics That Are Definitely Worth Your Time

If you feel like you haven't read anything particularly outstanding in a while, don't worry. I have 15 super-long classics that are definitely worth your time. Trust me, these books will give you plenty to dig into. Classic novels can get a bad… → Read More