Tirzah Price, Author at TBR

About Tirzah Price

Most of Tirzah Price's life decisions have been motivated by a desire to read as many books as humanly possible. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and has worked as an independent bookseller and librarian before becoming a full-time writer. She’s a senior contributing editor at Book Riot, where she co-hosts the Hey YA podcast, and has written for Audible, Kobo, and Novel Suspects as well as serving as a NoveList advisor. Tirzah is the author of the Jane Austen Murder Mysteries, which include Pride and Premeditation, Sense and Second-Degree Murder, and Manslaughter Park, published by HarperTeen. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @TirzahPrice

How to Find Book Recommendations Based on Other Books

a woman reading on a bed next to a stack of books and notebooks Let’s be real: sometimes finding great books to read is a whole separate hobby from reading itself. If you would rather spend your precious free time getting lost in story rather than getting lost trying to find your next favorite read, then we’ve got some recommendations for how to find the best book recommendations and readalikes for books you already love. This is a mix of services, resources, and fun tips for discovery that you can try out right now, and so you can fill up the TBR quickly and spend more time getting lost in a good book!Continue Reading

The 14 Best Fiction and Nonfiction Books on the Cold War

collage of books about the Cold War Although the Cold War took place from the years 1947-1991, the events and tensions around this time period are more relevant than ever, especially with Russia’s attack on Ukraine. Understanding history allows us to put into context events today, but with so many nations and regions involved over such a long period of time, it can be difficult to understand the full scope of the Cold War. Hopefully, this list of fiction and nonfiction Cold War books will help!Continue Reading

17 New TV Shows Based on Books to Stream in 2022

a hand holding a remote control pointing at a TV While it’s true that the book is almost always better, there’s something really exciting about seeing your favorite stories reimagined for the small screen. With the rise of streaming services, TV shows are more popular than ever, and for some book to screen adaptations, the longer episodic format just makes sense. While many, many books get optioned each year, few make it all the way to TV shows on your favorite streaming service. Here are some of the best new TV shows based on books both new and old that you can stream now!Continue Reading

10 of The Best Spiritual Books to Read in 2022

Collage of spiritual book covers The world is a rough place right now, from war and unrest to climate change, to dealing with an ongoing global pandemic. If you’re searching for some deeper meaning in life or just need some reassurance, guidance, or hope, then we recommend picking up any of the best spiritual books in recent releases that touch everything from religion and practice, to self-reflection and community-building, and everything in between.Continue Reading

13 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU Book Club Questions

Book cover for BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU? by Sally Rooney Sally Rooney has taken the literary world by storm with her novels Conversations with Friends and Normal People, both of which were big bestsellers and have been or are in the process of being adapted for the screen. Rooney has been hailed the voice of the millennial generation, and her newest pick has been a book club favorite. If your group is reading Beautiful World, Where Are You, then read on for a Beautiful World, Where Are You reading guide and book club questions!Continue Reading

8 Of The Best Reading Apps You Should Download ASAP

hands holding a phone over an open book Whether you’re a devoted digital reader or you just love books and are looking for a way to pack more reading material on the go, it’s best to have a whole arsenal of digital reading apps at your fingertips for when the need to read overcomes you. From the well-known to the under the radar, here are some of the best reading apps with riveting material that you should download!Continue Reading

15 Of The Best Friends-to-Lovers Romance Books

A collage of book covers featuring titles from 15 of the best friends-to-lovers romance books Is there anything better than falling in love with your best friend? Sometimes there’s drama involved—no one wants to mess up a perfectly good friendship—but there’s something so satisfying about those friends to lovers who are meant to be! If you can’t get enough of this delectable romance trope and all the feels that it inspires, then pick up any of these great friends-to-lovers romance books!Continue Reading

15 Historical Books Set in the 1950’s

A selection of the best historical books set in the 1950's, including Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Melinda Lo; Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi, Mazie by Melanie Crowder, and The Secrets We Keep by Lara Prescott World War II fiction has dominated the market for a number of years now, and while we enjoy the many explorations of life during the tumultuous 1940’s, readers of historical fiction shouldn’t neglect reading books set in the 1950’s! They were a time of recovery after WWII alongside political upheaval and growing tensions, but they were also a decade of excitement, innovation, and glamour as society reinvented itself after war. These 15 books set in the swinging 1950’s depict many different perspectives around the world, and we promise they’re just as intriguing as your favorite WWII novels!Continue Reading

13 APPLES NEVER FALL Book Club Questions

Book cover for APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty Liane Moriarty is known for her character-driven novels that propose a tantalizing “what if?” to readers. Her books Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers are book club favorites that have gone on to become hit TV shows, and her latest novel is likely to be just as popular with readers as it expertly interrogates what it means to be successful and how different members of the same family can have vastly different understandings of their history. If your book club has chosen Moriarty’s latest novel, read on for an Apples Never Fall book club questions, reading guide, and more!Continue Reading

15 Books to Read Before You Die

Collage of 14 book covers to read before you die, including: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou, 1984 by George Orwell, Collected Works of William Shakespeare, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nahisi Coates, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Night by Elie Wiesel, The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Circe by Madeleine Miller, and Beloved by Toni Morrison. What are the top books to read in your life? Well, the answer to that will depend on who you ask. There are millions of books in the world, and narrowing down the list to just a handful of books is an impossible task. Do you stick to classics of the canon? Most influential books throughout history? Most relevant texts? The possibilities are endless, and the reality is that throughout your life you should read the books you love, and try to read diversely and across genres, eras, and cultures. But if you’re a reader of English and are wondering where to start, here are 15 great books our expert Bibliologists recommend to read before you die!Continue Reading