Neha Patel

Neha is a proud Indian American whose first love was stories. Born & raised in Los Angeles, CA, she wasn't allowed to watch TV on school nights, so she read everything from Austen to Rowling. Neha has a Masters in Technical & Professional Communication from Auburn University & lives in Dallas, TX. When she's not reading, she's writing her fantasy novel, bookstagramming, or collecting records.

8 Courtly Medieval Female Writers

Learn more about these medieval female writers and members of the courts of Japan and Europe, with works ranging from poetry to autobiographies.

10 High Fantasy Novels By Women

These high fantasy novels by women offer stories that challenge the notion of the damsel in distress, wise woman, and lover with complex women characters.

6 YA Series Featuring Dragons

Dragons feature prominently in the myths of every continent, inspiring authors of fantasy. Here are 6 great YA series about dragons.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read January–March 2020

Rioters share their favorite recent reads making it easy for you to find your next favorite read!

5 Books Featuring Driven Women

Women have dozens of reasons for making the decisions they do. Here are 5 books about driven women who never lose sight of their goals.

Free Resources on the Coronavirus Pandemic to Help You Stay Informed

We've rounded up free resources on the coronavirus pandemic to help you stay informed, from news outlets and newsletters to podcasts and more.

5 Reasons To Go To a Book Signing

This reader thinks you should take yourself to your favorite author's next book signing. Here's why.

Top Signed First Editions Book Clubs From Around America

Explore various signed first editions book clubs curated by local bookstores from across America.

24 Popular Books By Women Writers From Around The World

Take a look at this list of some of the most popular women writers from around the world, as ranked by Goodreads users, and grow that TBR.

The Journey of a Reader: 900 Books Later

Having completed the Goodreads challenge for a sixth year, and having read more than 900 books, this reader takes a moment to reflect on the journey.

Why Self-Help Books Feature Authors on the Cover

Taking a look at some successful self-help books of past and present, and exploring the prevalence of author images on the covers of these books.

7 Great Comics by Asian American Writers and Illustrators

Here are 7 great comics written by Asian American authors and illustrators.

The 25 Best Comic Books According to Goodreads

It's so easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of comic books. Here's a list of the 25 best comic books according to Goodreads to get you started.

Nobody Looks Like Me: Seeking Diverse Book Covers

For young people of color, it has been historically difficult to find diverse YA book covers. But now? It's gettting better.

Reading Through Failure

The wonderous thing about books is that they're the teachers we need in good times and in bad. Here's how books gave me the confidence to overcome failure.