Casey Stepaniuk

Known in some internet circles as Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian, Casey Stepaniuk is a writer and future librarian who holds an MA in English literature and is currently studying for an MLIS in Vancouver, BC. Topics and activities dear to her heart include cats, bisexuality, libraries, queer (Canadian) literature, running, and drinking tea. She runs the website Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian, where you can find reviews of LGBTQ+ Canadian books, archives of the book advice column Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian, and some other queer, bookish stuff. Find her on Twitter: @canlesbrarian.

The Enemies to Lovers Romance Trope: Romance Tropetonite

What I love about the enemies to lovers romance trope is it sets up the story for believable obstacles. Hate to love for the win!

How to Host a Book Tasting for Adults at a Public Library

There are resources for kids' book tastings, but what about the grown people? Here's a how-to for hosting a book tasting for adults at a public library.

15 Great New LGBTQ Middle Grade Books

We're currently experiencing a wonderful boom in LGBTQ middle grade books. Here are 15 awesome ones from the last few years!

8 Great Contemporary Romance Audiobooks

Eight books that are wonderful audiobooks *and* contemporary romances, making them absolutely great contemporary romance audiobooks!

8 Great Meta Romance Books Featuring Romance About Romance

Do you love romance novels so much you want to read romance about romance novels? These meta romance books features romance authors, readers, and more!

Queer/Pansexual/Bisexual Women in M/F Romance: 10 Books to Read Right Now

Having trouble finding queer / pansexual / bisexual women in M/F romance novels? Here are 10 awesome examples in contemporary and historical romance.

6 Great Historical Romances With Queer Women Characters

Here are six historical romances--set in the Regency period, American Revolution, and more--with queer women that you are guaranteed to love!

5 Fall 2019 Bisexual Girl and Lesbian YA to Add to Your Queer TBR

Looking to fill your fall 2019 reading with with queer girls in YA? Look no further than this list of awesome bisexual girl and lesbian YA books.

Shifting Audiobook Habits for Mindfulness

A reader comes to terms with the role audiobooks play in her ability to be more mindful for the sake of her mental health, and considers reading life solutions.

13 Fascinating and Readable History Books

Europe's natural history, women pirates, the history of Chinese Canadian restaurants, and more in readable history books for nonfiction fans.

I’m Going to Try Chick Lit for the First Time—What Should I Read First?

Help me decide which chick lit books I should read first in my latest "read-a-new-to-me" genre reading project! Also what is chick lit anyway.

5 Places to Read Romance Short Stories Online for Free

Get your HEAs or HFNs quickly, for zero dollars, and without changing out of your pajamas with these romance short stories online.

10 2019 Bisexual YA Books to Put on Your TBR Right Now

Get excited about these diverse, must-read 2019 bisexual YA books featuring girl, boy, and non-binary bisexual teen characters!

8 Amazing Historical Fiction Books with Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Eight incredible books featuring lady-loving-ladies in historical fiction, from artist/muse relationships in 1920s Paris to 7th century biseuxal saints.

The Best Queer Books of 2018

Get in here and find out what Book Rioters' picks for the best queer books of 2018 were! We've got YA, middle grade, comics, and all sorts of genres!