Summer Loomis

Summer lives in Dubai where she hides in the A/C and tries to read as much as possible. As a natural book and reading cheerleader, she stumbled across Book Riot ages ago and has now been a devoted reader/listener for years.

The Best Biographies of 2022

From celebrity bios to experimental memoirs, find the best biographies 2022 had to offer to add to your reading list!

How to Increase Your Information Literacy

Information literacy is one of the most essential tools to navigating modern society. Here are some ways to build yours.

Ahoy, Young Mateys! 8 Picture Books about Pirates

Ahoy, young readers, and prepare for high-seas adventure! These picture books about pirates sure arrrr a good time.

9 Summer Books for Kids + 3 to Preorder!

Find summer books for kids for reading now or whenever the mood strikes you to imagine long, sunny days full of possibility.

Great Board Books Publishing in the Second Half of 2022

Get a look at some of the great board books publishing in the second half of 2022, including books about horns, shapes, insects, + more.

Going Global with Translated Board Books

Share these translated board books with the young readers in your life . . . and enjoy them yourself, too.

How To Start Book Clubs for Seniors (Or Awesome Folks Over a Certain Age)

From starting your own, to finding an online one to join, this is our guide to book clubs for seniors.

The History of the Book of the Month Club

Book of the Month is almost 100 years old. Here's how it started and what's changed over the years.

In Praise of In-Person Bookish Events

Do you prefer virtual or in-person book events? Here are a few observations one reader made while attending a book festival in person.

12 of the Best Spring Books for Preschoolers

Dig into the best spring books for preschoolers for reading aloud to little people or just enjoying on their own, including The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson and illustrated by Rafael López.