Jeffrey Davies

Jeffrey Davies is a professional introvert and writer with imposter syndrome whose work spans the worlds of pop culture, books, music, feminism, and mental health. In addition to Book Riot, his writing can be found at Collider, PopMatters, Spectrum Culture, and other places. Find him on his website and follow him on Twitter @teeveejeff and Instagram @jeffreyreads. He is also the co-host of a Gilmore Girls podcast, Coffee With a Shot of Cynicism.

Is BookTok a Reinvention of Bookish Social Media, Or Just a Repeat?

BookTok is the biggest driver behind book sales right now. But is it really so different from its BookTube and Bookstagram predecessors?

9 of the Worst Celebrity Books Ever Written

Plenty of celebrity memoirs are informative, well written, and entertaining. These, however, are not among them.

Beyond the Circulation Desk: What It’s Like Being a Medical Librarian

Librarians work in a wide variety of fields. Here's what it's like behind the scenes to work as a medical librarian for a hospital.

How Allison Larkin’s THE PEOPLE WE KEEP is the Quintessential Portrayal of Found Family

One writer speaks on how The People We Keep by Allison Larkin is about finding your own family and the healing power of certain books.

Why I’m Not Impressed By How Many Books You’ve Read

In an era where talking about how many books you read, are we overlooking a conversation about books as a coping mechanism?

Lenient Amusing Shore: The Literary Life of Fire Island

Fire Island, a safe haven for queer people, has a rich literary history that includes some of literature's greatest writers.

8 Literary Adaptations You Can Stream Right Now

Seeing your favorite book come to life on screen can be a transformative experience, so here are a few adaptations you can stream right now.

Don’t Make It a Monster: Overcoming My Toxic Relationship with the Library

How the library because a toxic habit for one reader and the ways they found a way to make it a safe space again.

Will the Real Bird Lady Please Stand Up?: A Brief History of Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

What is the true story of Mother Goose? Is she a bird? Is she an older lady? Unraveling the mythology around the storyteller.

The Age of Un-Innocence: Feminine Loneliness in BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY and SEX AND THE CITY

How does loneliness and the single life as portrayed in '90s classics Sex and the City and Bridget Jones's Diary resonate today?