Jodi Chromey

Jodi Chromey is a freakishly tall writer who edits MN Reads and has been blogging at I Will Dare since 2000. Follow her on Twitter: @jodiwilldare

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in November

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, memoir, and ...

Literary Tiger Beat: Moony for Memoirists

In the last issue of Literary Tiger Beat I was listing Dreamy Fictional Female Teens. I had a lot of ...

The Joy of Rediscovery: An Ode to the Library

For my 40th birthday back in June, I got myself a library card thanks to some gentle shaming from Book ...

THE BOOK RIOT 50: #28 Knock It Off About Not Having Time to Read

To celebrate Book Riot’s  first birthday on Monday, we’re running our best 50 posts from our first year this week. ...

Literary Tiger Beat: The Dreamiest Female Teen Characters

Oh look! It’s a new issue of Literary Tiger Beat featuring the dreamiest female teen characters I could think of! ...

Literary Tiger Beat: The Dreamiest Male Teen Characters

Last week I listened to John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. Again. For the third time since I first ...

Basking in the Warm Glow of Being on the Popular Side of Popular Opinion

Some of us are just contrary by nature. We can’t help it. It’s probably an odd combination of super opinionated ...

Genre Kryptonite: Epistolary Novels

Dear Book Riot Readers, Is it a stupid kind of cliché to start a Genre Kryptonite piece about epistolary novels ...

Think More. Enthuse Less.

There are times when an issue will weigh heavily on your mind but you can’t quite get the words out. ...

The Great Library Battle of 2012

Every time I take my my nephews, The Tibbles, to the library I think of Book Riot’s own Jeff O’Neal. ...

A Nightly Prayer to Gatsby

Every night after I put down my book and turn out the lights, I roll over to look out my ...

The Problem with 500-Page Books

I’ve been reading Salman Rushdie’s The Ground Beneath Her Feet for the past 732,812 days. Or at least it feels ...

Wrapped Up in Rock & Roll Books

The only thing I love more than my birthday and rock & roll is reading books. This is why I ...

Die-cuts and Deckles and Type, Oh My!

One of the reasons I love The Cheese Monkeys by Chip Kidd is the insane cleverness of the hardcover version’s ...

‘Fiction for Men’ is a Harmful, Needlessly Divisive Label

In The Useful Illusion of “Fiction for Men,” Jeff makes the case that Esquire’s new publishing venture, a sort of short ...

-->