Tika Viteri

Tika writes from her home office in Pittsburgh, PA, accompanied by 3 grey cats and many, many plants. When not plonking away on a keyboard, she can be found painting, knitting, gardening, and casting the occasional spell or two -- all usually accompanied by a glass of wine.

5 Kid-Friendly Crafts Based on Children’s Books

What better way to prepare for the indoor season than with some fun kid-friendly craft projects based on books?

The Shadow Knows: 8 Books About Shadow Work

These shadow work books explore how we can embrace our shadow self as well as our persona, which is the side we present to others.

The Best Book and Toy Pairings for the Kids in Your Life

Be the star gift-giver for the kids in your life by giving them these picture books or chapter books paired with a matching toy!

8 of the Best Ceramic Books To Pique Your Interest In the Art

The best ceramic books are designed to offer a broader scope for ceramics than the average person may have contemplated. Find a new hobby!

Books Like Taylor Swift’s Midnights

Taylor Swift's Midnights incorporates ideas all of us experience at one time or another. Here's what the album looks like as books.

20 Must-Read Halloween Nonfiction Books

These must-read nonfiction books explore Halloween, its surrounding celebrations, and the generally taboo subject of death and death rituals.

The Messiness of My Policeman, E. M. Forster, and Harry Styles

What does Harry Styles, policemen, and a 20-time Nobel Prize nominees have in common? One writer breaks it down.

12 Exciting Books About Women Over 50

From assassin thrillers to holiday romances, these books about women over 50 show life doesn't end at middle age — it might just start there.

20 Book-to-Screen Adaptations to Look For This Fall and Winter

Behold, the time of falling leaves, pumpkins, and PSLs, AND of adaptations! Here are the most anticipated adaptions you need to know about.

10 of the Best Sleuths in Cozy Mysteries

Get to know 10 of the best sleuths in cozy mysteries.