Nikki VanRy

Nikki VanRy is a proud resident of Arizona, where she gets to indulge her love of tacos, desert storms, and tank tops. She also writes for the Tucson Festival of Books, loves anything sci-fi/fantasy/historical, drinks too much chai, and will spend all day in bed reading thankyouverymuch. Follow her on Instagram @nikki.vanry.

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How do you stack up with Rioters' bookish habits? Check out your reading stats in terms of number of books read, when, in what format, and more.

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Think you're over when you hit 30? Think again. These 30 creators and writers found success after 30, from a thread in response to Forbes' 30 Under 30 list.

The Best Bookish TED Talks From 2017

Bookish TED talks were absolutely on-point this year. Here's eight of the best, with talks from Nnedi Okorafor, Shonda Rhimes, and more.

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From craft to writer's lives, get ready to dig into 100 of the must-read, best books on writing for improving your own work.

5 Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels With Badass Middle-Aged Heroines

It's cool to read about people in their teens or early 20s, but where are the middle-aged heroines in science fiction and fantasy novels?

14 Of The Most Romantic On-Screen Smooches In Movies Based On Books

Because we all need a little bit of love and lightness right now, yeah? Here are 14 of the very best smooches in movies based on books.

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