Courtney Rodgers

Courtney has been reading and collecting books almost as long as she's been alive. She holds a B.A. in Theatre and Creative Writing. Courtney has been writing with Book Riot since 2019, and is a Bibliologist with TBR: Tailored Book Recommendations. She's currently brainstorming for her next creative project. You can follow her on Instagram.

10 Authors Like Taylor Jenkins Reid

Fuel your next read with authors like Taylor Jenkins Reid who tackle similar themes, characters, or settings in their novels.

The Best Historical Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Itching for a read set in the past? You're going to want to check out the best historical fiction books you've never heard of.

Exploring The History of Paper Dolls

A look at the colorful history of paper dolls, from early origami in Japan to more modern fashion plates.

Literary Movements You’ve Never Heard Of

You are probably familiar with magical realism and Dadaism, but what about the literary movements Martian Poetry or Jindyworobak?

Hit the Road with these Bookish Road Trip Essentials

Pack those books, queue up an audiobook or two, and make your summer road trip decidedly more bookish with these fun pieces!

10 Beguiling Books For Fragrance Lovers

Bury your nose in these novels and nonfiction books about perfume, from romances to horror to history, including Perfume: A Century of Secrets by Lizzie Ostrom.

10 Books That Feel Like Wes Anderson Movies

Love the dreamy, self-contained worlds of Wes Anderson films? You'll love these books, including The Elegance of the Hedgehog.

The Most Popular Fantasy Books on TikTok

We rounded up the most popular fantasy books on TikTok, arguably one of the most popular genres on the platform.

Why We Don’t Talk About Bruno: ENCANTO and Magical Realism

Like many Disney films, Encanto can be categorized as a fantasy musical, but Encanto fits comfortably under the magical realism umbrella.

Julius Caesar in Modern and Contemporary Literature

Why does Julius Caesar endure in modern and contemporary imaginations and in literature? A look at modern books about Caesar, including The Memoirs of Cleopatra.