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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 Amar Chitra Katha graphic novels on Indian history and folklore. 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 at @bookishdesi, or collecting records.

Ex Libris: A History of Bookplates

Ever heard the term "ex libris?" Dive into the history of bookplates and how they help collectors track history.

Balancing Audiobooks and Podcasts During Quarantine

A personal essay on the merits of listening, i.e., listening to both audiobooks and podcasts, as well as how to avoid a content burnout.

5 Books About Complicated Families by BIPOC Authors

Here are five books written by BIPOC authors that each detail the intricacies of different complicated families, including His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie.

8 Middle Grade and YA Fantasy Novels by Indian Writers

These middle grade and YA fantasy novels by Indian writers are fresh and diverse stories that honor the history and culture of India, including The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana.

10 Great Books Featuring Cemeteries

Whether you're into horror or avoid the creepy stuff, we've got some excellent books featuring cemeteries, from middle grade to adult tales.

Sally Rooney’s Rise as a Normal Person

Why did Sally Rooney and NORMAL PEOPLE rise to such huge attention so quickly?

10 Mystery and Thriller Books Starring Older Women

Ageism in lit is real, so we're celebrating these mysteries and thrillers that place older women front and center.

7 Books to Inspire Confidence

Here’s a list of seven books that will help women (and really anyone) appreciate themselves and in turn be confident in themselves, such as Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong.

Virtual Book Events You Won’t Want to Miss This Summer

You may not be able to get to the convention center or outdoor festival, but we've got some recommendations for virtual book events this summer.

8 Great Books Set in India

You might not be able to travel right now, so here's a list of books set in India to satiate your wanderlust until it’s safe to voyage again.