Jeffrey Davies

Jeffrey Davies is a professional introvert and writer with imposter syndrome whose work spans the worlds of pop culture, books, music, feminism, and mental health. Born and raised in Montreal, where he has studied English Literature, Jeffrey has been an avid reader from the moment his arm muscles could support books. In addition to Book Riot, his writing can be found at PopMatters, Spectrum Culture, and other places. Find him on his website and follow him on Twitter @teeveejeff and Instagram @jeffreyreads. He is also the co-host of a Gilmore Girls podcast, Coffee With a Shot of Cynicism.

13 Books That Have Improved My Mental Health

One reader on 13 books that have been tremendously beneficial for their mental health.

6 of the Best Books About Marilyn Monroe

if you are in the market for some interesting and trustworthy nonfiction about the Hollywood icon, here are 6 books about Marilyn Monroe to check out!

Let Life Happen: Letting Books Find Us Organically

Hating Popular Books Does Not Make You Superior: A Lesson Learned

Not liking something that's popular isn't a personality trait.

How TUCK EVERLASTING Helps Tone Down My Anxiety

“Don’t be afraid of death, Winnie. Be afraid of the unlived life": How TUCK EVERLASTING helped one reader come to terms with their anxieties.

How to Do Nothing: The Case for Rereading Books

The case for rereading books and not making your reading life one of being productive.

How Nancy Drew Helped Me Reject Toxic Masculinity and Gender Roles

A reader on taking to Nancy Drew and how the teen sleuth helped him defy the gender norms and toxic masculinity that surround the series.

Candid Portraits or Ghostwritten Fluff: The History of the Celebrity Book

Love them, hate them, or think they're bad news for career writers, memoirs of the stars are on the rise. We're looking at the history of celebrity books.

How CINDERELLA and Fairytale Magic Saved Me From Myself

A true story about Cinderella, Fairy Tales, and mental health.

Want to Read More? Here Are 7 No-Nonsense Tips

So you want to read more books. Maybe it's your resolution or a lifelong goal. Here are some tips for reading more books from one voracious reader.

10 Books About Emily Dickinson to Read After Watching DICKINSON

If you’ve checked out DICKINSON and are looking for some more information on the beloved poet, here are 10 books about Emily Dickinson to check out!

8 Books About Judy Garland to Read After Seeing JUDY

The film JUDY follows the life of one of the most iconic actors of classic film. Want to know more about her? Check out these books about Judy Garland.

I’ve Outgrown Young Adult Fiction and I Think I’m Okay With That

Why one reader thinks they've outgrown YA -- and why they're okay with that.

Please, I’m Begging You, Watch the Movie Without Reading the Book

With the newest LITTLE WOMEN adaptation on the way, one reader decides to put to bed any anxiety about watching the movie before reading the book.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read July-September 2019

Find your next great read from Rioters' recent favorite reads!