Books

The "Girls Who Code" Book Promises To Inspire A New Generation Of Coders

In 2012, Reshma Saujani founded Girls Who Code in response to one very big, but until then, highly ignored problem: the gender gap in technology. It's no secret that tech jobs are among the fastest gr...
By Kerri Jarema

12 Historical Fiction Novels To Help You Escape The Real World For A Little Bit

For a lot of people, summertime means vacation and travel, but not everyone has the luxury to take time off from work and see the sights. If you're stuck at home this summer, you can still go on a jou...
By Sadie Trombetta

Bustle's Editors On Taylor Swift + Netflix

Happy hump day, everyone! Isn't it nice when there's plenty of news in a day that doesn't revolve around Trump? Sure, all this Taylor Swift craziness is a lot to take in, but hey, it's a welcome break...
By Rachel Simon

Sophia Bush’s 5 Feminist Book Recommendations To Help Fuel Your Activism

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educatin...
By Kerri Jarema

20 Magical Ways To Celebrate Harry Potter In Its 20th Anniversary Year

Twenty years ago, in the summer of 1997, someone named Joanne Rowling had her first novel published. Ten years ago, in 2007, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows hit bookstores amid massive, midnight ...
By Charlotte Ahlin

This Is The One Book You Should Read To Better Understand North Korea

I'm sure you, like me, have been hearing a lot about North Korea in the news lately. Tensions are high between America and North Korea, to put it mildly. Yet, the truth is, North Korea remains an enig...
By Melissa Ragsdale

Hillary Clinton Wanted To Tell Donald Trump To "Back Up, You Creep" During Debate

In a newly released excerpt from What Happened, Hillary Clinton's highly anticipated book detailing her 2016 presidential campaign, we're finally getting some of her unfiltered thoughts on Trump... an...
By Kerri Jarema

Emery Lord’s Captivating New Book Will Make YA Fans Very, Very Happy

Emery Lord has become a YA contemporary powerhouse since her debut. Open Road Summer, hit shelves in 2014. Since then she has released three more fan-favorites: The Start of Me and You, When We Collid...
By Kerri Jarema

13 Nonfiction Books By Women Of Color That Every White Person Needs To Read

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educatin...
By Kerri Jarema

These 13 Upcoming YA Novels Are All By Latinx Authors, So Start Getting Excited

If you're anything like me, you're a voracious reader who is always looking for more books to add to your TBR pile, even when it's already teetering toward way too tall. And because of that you probab...
By Kerri Jarema

Bustle's Editors On 'American Horror Story' + Nicki Minaj

How's it going, everyone? Thankfully, this Tuesday has been a lot less news-heavy than the past couple days. I think it's safe to say that we could all use a little break right now, am I right? That i...
By Rachel Simon

The 6 Picture Books I'm Reading To My Kids To Help Them Deal With Current Events

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educatin...
By Aisha Saeed

11 Nonfiction Books To Read And Discuss With Your Social Justice Book Club

There's no better way to introduce yourself and others to new books than through a book club. And now, in the era of Donald Trump, it's important to consider whether or not the books you read are work...
By Melissa Ragsdale

"Stay With Me" Will Force You To Contemplate The True Limits Of Love

From the instant they met in college, Yejide and Akin, the protagonists of Ayobami Adebayo's debut novel Stay With Me, adored each other. That’s why they got married right out of school. But when Yeji...
By Mary Laura Philpott

7 Short Poems To Motivate You To Conquer The World (Or At Least Conquer The Day)

Ever find yourself just happening to Google "success mantras?" (Pro tip: do it.) In addition to scoping out some pretty sweet office art (think posters and plaques), you'll also get a jolt of positivi...
By JoAnna Novak

9 Tips For Reading As Much As You Want Without Spending All Your Money

If you're a book lover, there's a good chance that you spend a borderline irresponsible amount of money on books every month. And look, I get it. I, too, am easily seduced by shiny hardcovers, even th...
By Charlotte Ahlin

Loved "The Dark Tower" Movie? These 11 Books Are Going To Be Your Next Obsession

The gunslinger. The man in black. The mysterious dark tower that holds our reality together. The Dark Tower series is Stephen King's magnum opus, spanning eight novels and tying together numerous char...
By Charlotte Ahlin

Bustle's Editors On The Eclipse + 'Game Of Thrones'

Happy Eclipse Day, everyone! Hopefully you actually went outside to see the eclipse safely through your glasses, but even if you just watched a livestream or checked out the images later, you know it ...
By Rachel Simon

7 Essential Black Feminist Books, According To Author & Attorney Andrea J. Ritchie

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educatin...
By Kerri Jarema

12 Brand New Poetry Collections That Will Make You Fall In Love With The Art Form

In case you haven’t heard, poetry isn’t just for your high school English class anymore. In a world littered with 140-character diatribes and live streams of information coming in quicker than we can ...
By E. Ce Miller

The "Girls Who Code" Book Promises To Inspire A New Generation Of Female Coders

In 2012, Reshma Saujani founded Girls Who Code in response to one very big, but until then, highly ignored problem: the gender gap in technology. It's no secret that tech jobs are among the fastest gr...
By Kerri Jarema