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Addison Rizer is an administrator in Arizona with a B.A. in English from Arizona State University. She is currently enrolled in Northern Arizona University's Professional Writing MA. She loves writing, reading, and movies critics hate. Find her published work on her website at www.addisonrizer.com or follow her on Twitter @addisonrizer.

Coffee Table Books: Their Origin, Precursors, And Rise to Popularity

Ever look at the tome on a coffee table and wonder why coffee table books are a thing? Consider this brief history of coffee table books.

Pandemic Advice From Literature (And Diaries) of the Past

Everyone has advice for getting through this challenging time. Let's hear from those who lived through pandemics past in fact and fiction.

The Dostoevsky Dash: The Reasons for Dashed Out Information in Literature

If you've read some classics, you've probably run across names and places replaced by a dash. But what is the Dostoevsky dash?

How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

Take a deep dive into research around reading ebooks and print books, and how these experiences compare to each other and other media.

I Wrote A Poem After Every Book I Read in 2020

How writing a poem for every book she read in 2020 helped one reader reconnect with the act of reading again.

The History of the Bookworm

The earliest documented appearance of the word bookworm, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is in 1580.

YA LGBTQ+ Book Recommendations Based on Your Attachment Style

Identify your attachment style and learn more about it while you get matched with a perfect-for-you YA LGBTQ+ book.

I Buy Books as Souvenirs in Every City I Visit

A reader on the birth of a bookish tradition: buying books as souvenirs memorializing meaningful trips and experiences.