Danika Ellis

Danika spends most of her time talking about queer women books on tumblr and at the Lesbrary, as well as chatting about all sorts of bookish things on booktube. Blog: The Lesbrary Twitter: @DanikaEllis

Reflections From a Soon-to-Be High School English Teacher

A reader on (mis)conceptions about what teaching English looks like, how it's not about the books, and how the work will change her online presence.

When Did I Turn My Reading Into A Spectator Sport?

Prevented from talking about the books she's reading, one Rioter discovers that at some point she stopped reading for herself as much as for an audience.

17 Bisexual Women Books to Read on Bi Visibility Day (Or Any Day!)

It's Bi Visibility Day and we've got 17 recommendations for reads by and/or about bisexual women.

30 Children’s Books About Diversity That Celebrate Our Differences

30+ picture books about diversity, whether you're a parent trying to raise an accepting kid or a teacher trying to create an inclusive classroom!

The Perfect Time and Place to Read These Books

Reading a good book at the wrong time can completely ruin the experience. What if you could read a book in the ideal context instead? Here are some of our favorite books and the exact best times and places to read them.

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard Of

There can be a lot of pressure to be reading what everyone else is reading, but what about when you want to to go in the opposite direction?

8 Queer Booktubers You Should Subscribe To Right Now

If you want to diversify your Youtube subscription box, check out these queer booktubers who read and discuss queer books.

How To Make Money Blogging About Books

Here are some practical tips, strategies, and steps to help you make money blogging about books (from a reader who made it happen).

13 Soothing Audiobooks To Fall Asleep To

Listening to soothing audiobooks can be a great way to quiet an insomniac brain. Here are 13 audiobooks with narrators soothing enough to snooze to.

QUIZ: Which Book Should You Read for Pride?

June is Pride Month! Celebrate with a quiz to find out what book you should read.

Stop Calling Books “Badly Written”

A book isn't badly written just because you don't like it.

21 Queer Women of Color Books You Have To Read!

YA! Sci-fi! Nonfiction! Werebears! And more books by queer women of color for your to-be-read list.

Quiz: Do You Have a Book Buying Problem?

Do you have a book buying problem? Do you make excuses to buy books when you know you shouldn't? Do you regularly tell yourself "just one more"? Take the quiz to get to the bottom of this pressing question!

ELLA ENCHANTED is a Feminist Masterpiece

Haters to the left: Ella Enchanted is a feminist work of art.

When Can You Call Yourself a Genre “Expert”?

What is the criteria for declaring yourself an expert of a certain book genre? Do you just have to be more knowledgeable than the average person? The average reader? Do you have to have read all or most or half or ten perfect of the books in that genre to be a genre expert?