Addison Rizer

Addison Rizer is a writer and reader of anything that can be described as weird, sad, or scary. She has an MA in Professional Writing and a BA in English. She writes for Book Riot and Publishers Weekly and is always looking for more ways to gush about the books she loves. Find her published work or contact her on her website or at addisonrizer at gmaildotcom.

10 Queer Dark Academia Novels to Obsess Over

Slip on a sweater vest and read these queer dark academia books that explore the horrors of campus life, both real and fantastical.

8 Talented Multi-Genre Writers of Comics

Some writers are so talented, their skills can be extended to other genres, age groups, and formats. Here are a few to look out for

Get Me Out of This Day! 10 Time Loop Books to Make You Glad Tomorrow’s Coming

If you love reading about repeat days from the comfort of your linear time line, here are ten of the best YA and adult time loop books.

10 of the Best Books for Starting a Business

To get you prepared, here are a few of the best books for starting a business to make sure you've got a solid plan in place.

20 Must-Read Nonfiction Sports Stories to Immerse You in the Games You Love

Immerse yourself in sports history and more with these must-read nonfiction sports stories, including classics like Moneyball and titles like Never Ran, Never Will.

From Sweet to Spicy, Here are the Most Popular Romantic Reads on TikTok

Find out the most popular romance books and romantic reads on TikTok, as well as tropes and authors that are popular on BookTok right now, including The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood.

A History of the Thesaurus

Thesauri have been around since the 1500s, though they've changed a lot since then. Here is a brief history of the thesaurus then and now.

Genres of Literature Popular in Languages That Aren’t English

Get to know four genres popular in countries where English isn't the predominant language, including wuxia, Polish noir, and more.

Books About Missing and Murdered People of Color That Deserve More Attention

True crime books often focus on white women victims. These explore the stories of missing and murdered Black, Indigenous and people of color.


We can credit Benjamin Franklin for the Poor Richard's Almanac. Here's a history of the book and why it rose in popularity.