Addison Rizer

Addison Rizer is an administrator in Seattle, Washington with a B.A. in English from Arizona State University. She is currently in Northern Arizona University’s Professional Writing M.A. program. Find her published work or contact her on her website at www.addisonrizer.com or follow her on Twitter @addisonrizer.

Bite Sized Horror: Short Scary Stories Sure to Terrify You

If you're short on time or just want more scares in your already-horror-filled day, try these must-read short scary stories!

Why Not Both? 8 Books With Love Triangles That End in Polyamory

If you’re sick of the same old love triangle tropes, try these books with love triangles that end in polyamory instead, including Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao. Because why choose?

8 Books Like THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE to Help You Heal

If you are looking for books about trauma and the body, these books like The Body Keeps the Score, including It Didn’t Start With You, are must-reads.

Eight Horror Books About the Ocean That Will Make You Glad Summer is Over

What lurks beneath is truly terrifying in these horror novels about the ocean, including Rise of the Jumbies.

Good For You: 8 Authors to Follow on TikTok Who Are Doing Great

Here are a few authors to follow on TikTok for those of us who want to know about the writing process, what authors judge us for, and more.

I Only Read uQuiz Book Recommendations For a Month

For one month, I only read books recommended to me through the results of uQuizzes. Here's how accurate those recommendations were.

Come On In, the Horror’s Fine: Horror Books for Beginners

Curious about horror? Welcome, friend! Here’s a list of horror books for beginners in different sub-genres for you to try out, including The Last Final Girl by Stephen Graham Jones.

I Don’t Know You: Don’t Ask Me for Book Recommendations

It’s an art, recommending books to strangers. Something that takes skill and knowledge well beyond what I have.

Why I Read Writing Advice Books to Cope With a Traumatic Event

How one reader read books to cope with a traumatic event, turning not to books on grief, but on writing advice and craft.

The Most Popular In-Demand Books In U.S. Libraries: January–March 2021

Curious about the books other patrons are requesting from their libraries? Check out some of the most popular books in public libraries.