Christina Vortia

Christina is an avid reader, enthusiastic foodie, unabashed ratchet intellectual, and snarky librarian. You can follow her blog, www.hypelit.com. Follow her on Twitter @MissFabularian.

A Chat with Author and Musician Tanuja Desai Hidier about Deep Blue She and the 15th Anniversary of Born Confused

An interview with Tanuja Desai Hidier on the 15th anniversary of her book BORN CONFUSED, her new music video, and more.

5 Fictitious Bookish Blerds (Black Nerds) on Television

Let's hear it for these winning bookish black nerds of TV.

10 More BookTubers I Love (And You Will Too)

Stretch that "Subscribe" finger because you'll want to keep an eye on these insightful and fun booktubers.

Must-Read Black Feminist Literature

Books about feminism by black authors to read ASAP!

Our Reading Lives: How Reading Makes Me a Better Mom

On how reading makes one Rioter a better mother.

Beyoncé at the Grammys and Books on African Goddesses

A selection of books about African goddesses for your nonfiction TBR

10 BookTubers I Love (and You Will, Too)

Bookish YouTube channels that are smart, funny, and informative.

7 YA Books I Need to See at the Movies or on TV

One Rioter shares 7 YA/teen books she wants to see on TV or at the movies.

Intersectional YA Coming in 2017

YA novels featuring intersectional characters coming out in 2017!

10 BookTubers I Love (and You Will, Too)

Bookish YouTube channels that are smart, funny, and informative.

Self-Care Books for African-Americans in the Wake of Recent Tragedies

Books to read for education, escape, and comfort in the wake of recent violence against African-Americans.

It’s A Great Time to be a Blerdy Librarian

On the joys of being a blerd and a librarian at the same time.