Corin Balkovek

As a child, Corin tried to find ways to look busy when she was actually reading a book. She still does that, but as a librarian, she has more luck pulling it off.

Quiz: Which Book Should Be Your Summer Read?

Select your favorite summer activities and let us recommend your next summer read!

Quiz: What BOOK RIOT Podcast Should You Listen To?

We have a lot of podcasts here at Book Riot. Take this quiz to find out which ones are best for you.

5 YA Series to Read After Finishing UNDEAD GIRL GANG

Loved the teen sass and mystery solving of Undead Girl Gang? Here are five more YA series to read to scratch that itch.

Feminist Books to Read When Male Writers Turn Out to Be Disappointing

Your favorite dude writer turned out to be not so great? Here are a few feminist books to read for comfort.

The Librarian Workout

The Librarian Workout: start with the "I refuse to use/can't find a library cart" loaded carry.

Children’s and YA Books that Feature Fat-Positivity and Body Acceptance

Books for kids and teenagers with messages of fat positivity and body acceptance, and characters who embrace them.

My Bookish Valentine: Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

Learn about Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and first African-American to hold the position (and the first librarian in the post in over 60 years)!

23 THE HANDMAID’S TALE Quotes That Will Devastate You

Weird Stuff People Say to Librarians (and the Things I Do Not Say in Response)

Weird stuff people say to librarians, and the responses one librarian keeps to herself.

The 5 Stages of Recommending a Book to a Friend Who Will Never Read It

You know that person isn't going to read that book, and yet.

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