Essays

Adaptation Trends and Predictions: More Scary Stories, Please!

Books are being adapted more than ever before, but what trends will we see coming to screens soon? Here are…

2 days ago

This New App Takes the Bookish Internet in One Place — And Wants to Help You Find Your Next Read

In July, an app called Tertulia was launched, promising streamlined book discovery. How does it stack up against existing bookish…

3 days ago

When Was Dungeons & Dragons Invented? A History of D&D

When was Dungeons and Dragons invented? Who invented it? How did it start? And where did it go from there?…

4 days ago

How Will Overturning of Roe v. Wade Influence Book Trends?

What will the world of books look like now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned?

1 week ago

The Best Book Cataloging Apps for Managing Your Overflowing TBR

Here are 6 of the best book cataloging apps to help you keep track of your TBR, with a focus…

1 week ago

How To Help Teens Become Great D&D Dungeon Masters

If you want to encourage a teen in your life to become the best D&D dungeon master they can be,…

2 weeks ago

Reliving History: My 30 Years with THE SECRET HISTORY by Donna Tartt

Take a walk down memory lane with one Rioter who has read Donna Tartt's The Secret History every year for…

2 weeks ago

Who Was Madeleine L’Engle?

Madeleine L'Engle, author of A Wrinkle In Time, left behind a legacy of timeless writing, from poetry to nonfiction to…

2 weeks ago

Bookish Life of Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier had a history-making career as an actor and civil rights activist that often involved bookish roles.

2 weeks ago

Why Is Boys Love Manga So Popular Among Women?

Boys' Love is a subgenera of manga that is particularly popular among women, but why is that? One writer explores.

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