Alice Nuttall

Alice Nuttall is a children’s and webcomic writer who spends her free time reading, knitting, and playing D&D, occasionally all at the same time. Her superpower is the ability to find a cup of coffee no matter where she is. She blogs at

Community Spirit: Looking at The Gender Community Lending Library

In this libraries feature, one Rioter looks at a new library initiative based in the UK, the Gender Community Lending Library.

Dangerous Girls: 7 Witchy Reads for WandaVision Fans

In this list of witchy books like WandaVision, one Rioter gives a rundown of the best books featuring girls with dangerous magical powers, including Legendborn by Tracy Deonn.

Virtually Together: The Rise of Digital Book Festivals

In the face of COVID-19, many book festivals have moved online. Here's what's worked, what hasn't, and what the future might hold for them.

Fearless and Fantastic Adventure Books for Kids

If you've got a restless young reader in your life, try these adventure books for kids. There's something here for every adventurer!

Boats, Bread, and Biblioburros: Unusual Libraries Around the World

Explore libraries that have unusual collections, exist in strange places, or use novel modes of transportation to deliver books to readers.

Dragons, War and Magic: A Flock of Books Like ERAGON

Chilling Christmas Magic: My Annual Reread of THE DARK IS RISING

In this literary love letter, a Rioter explains why she annually re-reads Susan Cooper’s The Dark Is Rising in the build-up to Christmas.

7 Books to Get You Through Unemployment

With job losses on the rise, many people are out of work. One recently unemployed Rioter finds the best books about unemployment, including For Every One by Jason Reynolds.

Spooky and Snuggly: The Best Horror Hoodies for Halloween Nights

Want to stay warm while also keeping it spooky? The best horror hoodies can add some literary horror to your wardrobe this Halloween.

Bookshops Battle Bigotry with Bravery and Grace

How bookshops are fighting against bigotry with bravery, grace, dignity—and even a little snark.