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Start the Holidays a Little Dirty

The holiday season is approaching, and it’s time to perfect those seasonal cocktails. Our new book titled Friday Night Cocktails is the book everyone needs to solidify cocktail knowledge and a foolproof menu. Friday Night...

Behind the Book: Dreaming on the Page

I’m passionate about dreams and writing. I wanted to introduce people to what I’d learned from my studies of the science, psychology, and spirituality of dreams and writing. But I’d been told by one agent...

Latinx Heritage Month is Here: Meet Phillip D. Cortez

Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month (LHHM) is celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15 to acknowledge the history, culture, and contributions of Americans whose ancestry can be traced to over 20 countries in Latin...

Simple and Delicious Sukkot Recipes from 52 Shabbats

This Jewish holiday is Sukkot, a festival that commemorates the 40 years of the Exodus and celebrates the harvest season’s abundance, but it is also marked by lots of sharing of food with friends and...

Sweeten Your Challah with New Recipes from 1, 2, 3, Nosh With Me

Starting September 15, the Jewish New Year—Rosh Hashanah—begins! In celebration, we are thrilled to highlight two of our new & talented authors, Micah & Josh Siva. Join us as the partner duo shares their journeys...

The Life-Changing Benefits of Good-Old Fashioned Journaling

In today’s fast-paced world, with everything being so digital and hectic, it can be tough to make time for self-reflection and introspection. I’ve found that one of the best ways to take a breather and...

Read with Us: Book Lovers Day

August 9th marks Book Lovers Day. The annual holiday encourages all bibliophiles to set aside the technology, and fully indulge in their personal libraries. Though the origin and creator of Book Lovers Day is unknown,...

6 Books to Add to Your Family's Bookshelf for Pride

  It is important for us to look at the books on our children’s bookshelf and add LGBTQ+ titles to our home libraries. As a mother of a 15-year-old queer-identifying child, it is also important...

Our First Middle Grade Novel! | Meet Inês F. Oliveira

Since the Collective Book Studio launch in 2019, our focus has been on lifestyle and children’s picture books. Last year, though, we got a delightful submission for a middle grade novel that we simply couldn’t...