Nikki DeMarco

Nikki DeMarco is a high school librarian in Richmond, Virginia, and works hard to keep her students' joy of reading intact. She rescued the cutest, grumpiest Yorkie and took up an expensive house plant hobby. She has her MFA in creative writing with a concentration in non-fiction. And is constantly working on her romance novel. You can find her on all social media @iamnikkidemarco

Books to Read If You Liked It Ends With Us

Loved Colleen Hoover’s novel? Find even more reads to love with these books like It Ends With Us, with similar themes, like I’m So Not Over You by Kosoko Jackson.

What Rights Do Students Have To Access Books?

Book censorship attempts are increasing in schools, and it's more important than ever to know students' rights to access books.

Bullet Journal Supplies to Level Up Your Practice

Reflecting on My First Year as a High School Librarian

A librarian reflects on a year working as a high school librarian, sharing lessons learned and goals for the future.

How Reading Changed for Me After My ADHD Diagnosis

Realizing my brain is atypical didn't make me feel other or disconnected, but rather seen and capable. It changed my relationship with reading.

Our Shadow and Bone Review (Plus Show Vs. Book Comparison)

Loved the book, but not sure about the show? Check out our Shadow and Bone review now to see what critics and fans say!

Books about Juneteenth

From picture books to adult novels, memoirs, and histories, a list of books to learn more about the celebration of Juneteenth.

Cookbook Showdown: The Best Iced Tea Recipes, Tested

We pit four cookbooks against each other to find the ultimate best iced tea recipe, and here are the results, with photo evidence.

School Librarians are Disappearing: Here’s Why They Shouldn’t

School libraries with full-time, dedicated librarians are the hub and heart of the school, but school librarian positions are disappearing.

Between Cultures: Books about People Living in the Hyphen

These multicultural books, including Color Me In by Natasha Díaz, feature characters who’ve lived between two or more cultures, people living in the hyphen or the in between.