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

The Sapphic Fantastic: Lesbian & Bi Women Fantasy Books

Book Designs Booksellers Hate!

Some books have no survival instincts. Here are 9 books that are unable to exist on bookstore or library shelves without getting damaged.

How To Read More and Internet Less When You Have No Self-Control

The internet can be a glorious, addictive place. Here are some strategies for giving books and reading a fighting chance to compete for your attention.

Why Would Anyone Sell Books for a Penny on Amazon?

Wonder how money is made selling books for a penny on Amazon? Here's how.

Falling Out of Love With Harry Potter

One reader's experience of additional content making her lose her love for the original series.

How To Find Books About Anything

Looking for a book about an uber-specific topic? Here's how to find it.

17 Books That Sell Way Too Fast at Used Bookstores

Backlist books that fly off the shelves of used bookstores.

How To Hygge Your Reading Life

How to introduce "hygge," a Danish concept something like coziness, to your reading life.

Children’s Books Gift Guide for the Confused Shopper

A bookish gift guide for kids of all ages!

Update on the Ferguson Library

After the shooting of Michael Brown, donations poured into the Ferguson library. Here's what they've done with the money!

Make a Book Advent Calendar!

Book advent calendars > chocolate advent calendars. Especially if you can sneak the chocolate for yourself and read the books together.

9 Kids’ Books That Should Still Be In Print

Despite having passionate fans, some classic children's books are still out of print! Here are the most sought-after picture books that you can't buy new.

Welcome to National Coming Out Day on Book Riot!

Today is National Coming Out Day, and we're celebrating by showcasing all LGBTQ voices, writing about content that ranges from the academic to the absurd.

100 Must-Read Bisexual And Lesbian Books

100 must-read memoirs, comics, novels, poetry, and more, all by and about lesbians and bi women.

5 Reasons to Participate in #Diverseathon Sept 12-19!

Celebrate diversity in books with a huge community of book lovers all over social media! Plus: 300+ diverse recommendations for this diverse readathon!