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

Indigenous Owned Bookstores You Need To Visit

From bookmobiles to charming brick and mortar stores to online book emporiums, these Indigenous owned bookstores are well worth the visit.

Do Romance Novels Ruin Relationships?

The short answer is no. The long answer is, again, no. Here's what the science says about the question: Do romance novels ruin relationships?

Advocate For A Public Good: Library Fundraising Ideas

Help make your library continue being what it is with these ideas for library fundraising.

What’s in a Blurb?: The History of Book Blurbing

They say not to judge a book but its cover, but we all know we do! A look at the history of book blurbs and the purpose they serve.

The Best English Learning Books For ESL Readers

From graphic novels to instructional texts like English for Everyone: English Vocabulary Builder, we’ve got ESL books for everyone.

Swoon Over The Best Older Couple Romance Books

Romance isn’t just for twenty-somethings. Find our recommendations for the best older couple romance books to dive into now, including Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory.

Your Reading Pathway to Roxane Gay Books

Gay's work ranges from non-fiction essays to comics and fiction. Here's how to get started with the best Roxane Gay books and writing.

10 Excellent Short Stories for High School Students

These short stories for high schoolers are powerful reads, perfect for complementing or replacing older, dated reads.

12 Books for Coping With a COVID-19 Winter

Do you have a plan for coping with a socially distanced winter? Here are the books and bookish activities one reader is turning to.

3 Great Cookbooks for Supper Clubs

Got your pod and/or your socially distanced outdoor dining space? Great. We’ve got some cookbooks for supper clubs just for you, including Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food by Nik Sharma.