Nadia Ali

Nadia is an unapologetically British-Muslim writer and blogger at Headscarves and Hardbacks. Since graduating with a BA in English Language and Literature, she now spends far too much time drinking tea when she’s not spilling it, watching documentaries and writing novels she will never finish. Follow her on Twitter: @scorpioreads.

20 Best Asian American YA Books To Read In 2020

If you're looking to expand your TBR with some Asian American YA books this year then here's a round up of 20 books to get you started!

Read Harder: Books Written By Or About Refugees

When the news becomes too difficult to watch, these books about refugees will having you questioning the blurred line between fiction and reality.

Let’s Talk About Selective Mutism In Young Adult Books

October is Selective Mutism Awareness Month. These four books are challenging the common misconceptions surrounding this social anxiety disorder.

8 Co-Written YA Books That Prove Team Work Makes The Dream Work

These co-written YA books are here to prove that two heads are always better than one and team work does, indeed, make the dream work.

Big Brother Is Watching You: 5 Books To Read If You Don’t Cover Your Webcam

These five Big Brother books are here to demonstrate why you should always cover your webcam because you never really know who's watching.

10 Roarsome Middle Grade Books About Dragons

We all love dragons and these middle grade books about dragons promise to take you on a roarsome adventure alongside your fire-breathing friends.

The Best Bookish Kindle Covers For Your Literary Life

Tired of boring Kindle covers? I have some good news for you! These bookish Kindle covers from Amazon are here to help you live your best literary life.

So You Want To Bring Back Dystopian YA? Well, Here’s Why It Never Left

Examining the decline of dystopian YA stories in Hollywood, its current status in literature and how the genre now reflects our everyday realities.

Addressing The Elephant In The Room: Everyday Idioms In Fantasy Worlds

Because sometimes you accidentally stumble down the rabbit hole and start questioning the use of idioms in fantasy worlds.

25 Star Wars Enamel Pins That Are Out Of This World But Not Your Budget

A Whole New World: 7 Dazzling Djinn Books You Never Knew (You Needed)

Here at Book Riot, we love the supernatural and this round-up of 7 dazzling Djinn books is guaranteed to take you on a magic carpet ride.

15 Books By UK Muslim Authors To Read In Ramadan

2019 is shaping up to be a great year for books written by Muslims. As we ease into another Ramadan, here are some books by UK Muslim authors for your TBR.

Political YA: Why INTERNMENT By Samira Ahmed Is A Lot Closer To Reality Than Fiction

Life imitates art far more than art imitates life? Taking a look at Samirah Ahmed's INTERNMENT, and how its fictional events are a reality for some.