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Aimee Miles

Aimee Miles is a newly-minted librarian, mother to two small children, and former grand champion goat showman. She has collected two citizenships, three different driver’s licenses, and approximately 300 dearly loved books. Sadly, she currently has zero goats. You can see her quiet Twitter at Icanread4Miles and her blog on children's books at

Mixed-Race YA Fantasy Heroines

Mixed-race YA fantasy heroines (+ 1 bonus historical heroine) who deal with oppression while adventuring.

How I Keep My TBR Small in 8 Easy Steps

One Rioter on how she keeps her physical and ebook To Be Read shelves at a size that is manageable for her budget, time, and shelf space.

Learn Excel Skills With Book Data

Practice resume-building skills in Excel by measuring and managing the data you love: book data!

Healthy Masculinity: 14 Books About Gentle Boys

One Rioter explores her Anti-Fascist Parenting Plan by focusing on books about men and boys who are gentle and nurturing, rather than violent.

Remembering Katherine Kellgren

Remember the life of audiobook narrator Katherine Kellgren by listening to some of her work.

Prison Libraries: Banning and Unbanning THE NEW JIM CROW

The recent banning and unbanning of Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow highlights the importance of books in prisons and issues of limiting prison library materials.

Secular As Sacred Texts and Potter Philosophy

How podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text helped one Rioter recognize the appeal of sacred texts in religion and the role of secular texts in her life.

7 Intersectional Fairy Tale Retellings

Seven intersectional fairy tale retellings featuring princesses of color and LGBT relationships.

Show Me The Matriarchy

One Rioter reflects on her recent love for the matriarchal society shown in Kate Elliott's COURT OF FIVES, and offers a list of further SFF matriarchies.

6 Native American Cookbooks

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month and Thanksgiving by cooking a recipe from one of these Native American cookbooks.