Nicole Froio

Nicole Froio is a Brazilian journalist currently based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She writes about feminism, human rights, politics, mental health issues, pop culture, books and the media. She was born in São Paulo but moved a lot as a kid, which hinders her ability to root down in only one place in adulthood. Her favorite genres of book are fantasy, YA fiction, romance and any book that requires the main character to find themselves. An avid intersectional feminist, her tolerance for bigotry is extremely low. Blog: Words by Nicole Froio Twitter: @NicoleFroio

Reading as a Way to Refuel: Being a Feminist in a Dumpster Fire World

Feminist reads for when you're in the throes of activism burn-out.

On Michael Bond, Paddington, and Being an Immigrant in the UK

Unpacking the Paddington creator's timely pro-immigrant message, in memory of the author.

4 Personal Essay Collections by Women of Color to Put on Your TBR

Excellent personal essay collections by women of color that you should read right now.

Be Careful What You Read: New TSA Policies May Lead to Reading Material Scrutiny

New TSA rules will require passengers to remove books and papers from carry-on luggage.

Why Octavia E. Butler is Essential SciFi Genre Reading

Why sci-fi fans should pick up an Octavia Butler book right now.

What to Do With Used Books

A wealth of crafty, unique, and fun tips for getting the most out of your used, unneeded books.

Changing Minds through Storytelling in an Alternative Facts Climate

On using fiction to open people's minds when facts won't do it.

The Handmaid’s Tale: Reactions from Three Corners of the World

Women from India, the USA, and Brazil react to The Handmaid's Tale trailer, and its similarities to their own governments.

Full trailer for Hulu’s Adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale is Here

Watch it while it's still fiction!

Spotify Rounds Up Audiobooks, Poetry and Short Stories for Women’s History Month

Listen to audiobooks from women authors on Spotify for Women's History Month!

5 Book Apps for People Who Love Reading

Share and catalog your reading life with these 5 apps for book lovers.

How Can Books Empower Incarcerated Women? An interview with Chicago Books to Women in Prison

How can books empower incarcerated women? We talk with the Chicago Books to Women in Prison project.

BBC Releases Free The Underground Railroad Audiobook

Colson Whitehead’s gut-wrenching, award-winning novel The Underground Railroad has been released by the BBC for free streaming. Narrated by The ...

Best Literary Festivals in Europe

Some excellent bookish events to attend when you're in Europe.

5 Books with Single Main Characters

Not into Valentine's Day? Pick up one of these books about single people!

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