Alice Burton

Chicagoan and aspiring cryptozoologist Alice Burton has a B.A. in Comparative Literature and is an Archives Assistant with the Frances Willard Historical Society. When not booking or historying, she is singing soprano wherever people will have her. She will watch any documentary on Neanderthals or giant extinct animals, and has a Stockholm Syndrome-like love for Chicago and its winters. Blog: Reading Rambo Twitter: @itsalicetime

5 Mantras for Getting Rid of Books

Five mantras to repeat to yourself to get you on your way to streamlining your book collection.

6 Book Sculptures That Will Blow Your Mind

Sculptures made of books are controversial, but so fancy!

True Crime Companion Books for the MY FAVORITE MURDER Podcast

Can't wait for the next episode of the MY FAVORITE MURDER podcast? We've got you covered with these true crime books.

Combining Harry Potter Collections: A Treacherous Minefield

To keep duplicates or not to keep duplicates?

My Cousin Rachel: The Other Feminist Movie to See

You've seen Wonder Woman, now see this dark feminist thriller based on the 1951 Daphne Du Maurier classic My Cousin Rachel.

BookExpo: Females As Strong As Hell Edition

The rad books about rad ladies hitting shelves soon that you'll need on your TBR.

Jennifer Finney Boylan on Love, Her Favorite Thrillers, and Being a Voice for the Trans Community

Get to know Jennifer Finney Boylan before you see her at the Printer's Row Lit Fest!

A Walk Through the Charles Dickens Museum

Take a virtual tour of the Charles Dickens Museum in London!

Had YOU Heard of Susan B. Anthony, Mr. President?: Books About American Women

Sit down, 45.

Books Without Women: What If Female Characters Went on Strike

Classic book plots without the women. What would happen if the female characters walked off the page?

#ShePersisted Books: 4 Women in History Who Never Gave Up

Books about four women who were warned, who were given an explanation, and who still persisted.

100 Must-Read Titles About Women’s History

100 women's history titles for your bookshelf.

A Literary Advent Calendar | Christmas Poems, Stories & Essays

Book Riot's Literary Advent Calendar. From December 1st to the 25th, Book Riot has Christmas stories, poems and essays for all your bookish needs.

More About Moana: Children’s Books to Read After Moana

We have a Moana-themed children’s book list that covers girl empowerment, ocean navigation, Polynesian and Hawaiian mythology, and how to be an explorer.

What to Read in the Aftermath of the Election

A reading list for after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Where do we go from here? What can we learn from the past?