Summer Loomis

Summer Loomis is originally from Seattle, WA and now lives in Dubai. As a natural book and reading cheerleader, she found Book Riot by accident and has now been a reader/listener for years. She is on Litsy (@smrloomis) for everything book related and on Twitter (@smrloomis) for (mostly) everything else.

Reading Challenge Roundup for 2022

Looking for a new reading challenge? New to the idea? Either way, this list of reading challenges to join in 2022 will get you sorted.

25 Of The Best Winter Books For Kids

If you're feeling the need for winter books for kids, here are a few titles that have recently struck my fancy.

Books About the Mind in All its Natural Splendor

These books about the mind will expand your thoughts and help you train your mind to work better for you! Get reading now.

All Aboard For The Best Train Books for Kids!

There's more to read than The Little Engine That Could. Find the best train books for kids, from early readers to middle grade books.

How to Find Themes in Books

A handy guide to how to find themes in books, whether you're doing it for school or for your own reading enhancement.

30 of the Best Audible Books for Kids

Organized by length, these are the best Audible books for kids for fun listening. Find all 30 of them now, along with tips for finding more!

4 Adult Fiction Books That Are Perfect for Rereading

Looking for a book you can return to again and again? Check out these reader-approved adult fiction books for rereading.

10 of the Best Picture Books of 2021 So Far

We've rounded up some of the best 2021 picture books for kids so far to help you and the littles catch up on some of this year's best.

18 of the Best Baby Books of 2021

Baby's first board book is going to be a good one judging from these baby books, including Baby Young, Gifted and Black: With a Mirror! by Jamia Wilson and Andrea Pippins.

7 Memoirs on Learning a New Language

Experience the highs and lows of learning a new language at various stages of life with these memoirs, including In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri.