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Amy Diegelman

Amy Diegelman's fangirl tendencies date all the way back to sneaking into her brother's room to steal his comic books and have never wavered. Amy is a high-school drama nerd from Missouri, who somehow ended up with Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's Degree in Library Science. She is a Teen Librarian in Chicago, IL where she lives with her computer, video games, and a cat-shaped monster named CJ. Amy reviews books for School Library Journal, tweets at @amydieg, and once breathed the same air as LeVar Burton. Twitter: @amydieg

American Writers Museum is Chicago’s New Literary Paradise

The American Writers Museum, located in downtown Chicago, is a fully modern, incredibly interactive, playground for writers and the people who love them.

8.5 Great Video Game Tie-In Novels

Heck yes! Video game tie-in novels are great.

Book Fetish: Volume 244, Harry Potter House Decor

Today’s Book Fetish is sponsored by The Girl Who Lied by Sue Fortin. Sometimes the perfect friend tells the perfect lies… ...

Read Harder, Graphic Style

Want to fulfill Book Riot's 2017 Read Harder challenge using only graphic novels and comics? Amy can help.

10 Excellent Under-the-Radar YA Fantasy Novels

YA fantasies you might not have heard of, or that deserve more readers!

100 Must-Read Picture Books For Kids and Adults

A list of 100 wonderful, must-read picture books for all ages, from icon classics to hidden gems and modern hits.

Books the Obamas Should Write

Obama is leaving office, so he'll have plenty time to write the books we need, like the Audacity of Nope.

Chelsea Cain, Comics, and Pointing Fingers

Amy discusses the controversy surrounding the Mockingbird cover and writer Chelsea Cain's departure from Twitter.

Where’s Jessica? Why The New Jessica Jones Comic Falls Short

Jessica Jones #1 is here, more than a decade after the original series, ALIAS. The original team of Bendis and Gaydos are back, but the issue disappoints.

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In September

See what books the Riot contributors loved most in September!

Books to Read After the First Presidential Debate

Books to read based on topics brought up in the first presidential election debate of 2016 - terrorism, global economy, race in America, and climate change.

5 Political Cartoon Collections You Need

Political cartoons provide important critiques and make fascinating records of elections past. Check out five essential collections!

5 Comics to Watch For in July 2016

Amy gives you a preview of comics to keep an eye out for in July.

FAITH Breaks the Rules for Fat Girls

Faith, from Valiant Comics, is fat. Let's talk about why that's important and how she's breaking "fat girl" rules.

Netflix Is Taking Us into THE DEEP

We take a look at the new comic book-based Netflix series THE DEEP (and we like what we see!)

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