Sarah Gelman
Sarah Gelman
Named after the book her father was reading when she was born, Sarah was destined to be a reader. In fact, she has spent her entire career recommending books to readers: She worked at a New York publishing house before relocating to Seattle to work at Amazon. Sarah loves women’s fiction, memoirs, cookbooks, home design/organizational books, parenting books, and a good multigenerational family saga. When she’s not working or reading, she’s watching the movie Planes with her two young sons, menu planning with her husband, or daydreaming about the perfectly designed reading nook.

Recent posts by Sarah

A conversation with Rebecca Serle, author of “In Five Years”

Rebecca Serle talks with us about the tension between fate and free will in her newest novel.

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Kiley Reid: "It takes a village to write a book"

An exclusive essay from Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age, on the process of writing her book at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. 

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My parenting discovery: Goodnight Our World books

One parent's love letter to the Goodnight Our World books.

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January Wellness Wednesday — a fresh start

Ready to read your way to your best year yet? Check out these Wellness Wednesday picks to get inspired for 2020.

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Wellness Wednesday: A gift guide

A Wellness Wednesday gift guide for everyone on your list.

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Meet Vannessa Cronin: Our Newest Editor Opens up about Books, Books and more Books

Our newest editor, Vannessa Cronin, talks about "Peanuts," being Irish, and the book she’s most excited about in 2020. 

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Kids' books for Hanukkah: Gift a book a night

Try the tradition of gifting one kids' book for every night of Hanukkah.

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Books that could—or should—be Hallmark Christmas movies

As we head into the season I like to call the Hallmark Christmas movie season, here's a list of books that capture the same spirit of those beloved holiday treats.

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Wellness Wednesday: Sarah Adler on real food, rituals, and morning bevvies

Sarah Adler, nutrition coach and author, answers our Wellness Wednesday questions about her upcoming cookbook, Simply Real Eating.

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Meet Our Newest Editor: You Can Call Her Al

A Q&A with the newest member of our Editorial Team, Al Woodworth.

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Welcome to Wellness Wednesday

Check out upcoming books in the wellness category in our new monthly Wellness Wednesday column.

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Meet Chanel Miller, author of "Know My Name"

Chanel Miller explains her decision to emerge from the shadows of being known only as "Emily Doe" in her revelatory memoir, Know My Name.

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More to read after Hilderbrand's "Summer of ’69"

Summer might be almost over, but the magic of summer reading doesn't have to end.

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11 hacks to help parents actually find time to read

Practical  strategies for creating more reading time in a parent's busy day.

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Favorite children’s books in our house – one mom’s list

These 9 books are among my - and my children's - must-read books for bedtime and beyond.

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