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Amy Diegelman

Amy Diegelman's fangirl tendencies date all the way back to sneaking into her brother's room to steal his comic books and have never wavered. Amy is a high-school drama nerd from Missouri, who somehow ended up with Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's Degree in Library Science. She is a Teen Librarian in Chicago, IL where she lives with her computer, video games, and a cat-shaped monster named CJ. Amy reviews books for School Library Journal, tweets at @amydieg, and once breathed the same air as LeVar Burton. Twitter: @amydieg

18 Love Poetry Books to Fall Head Over Heels For

Love poems are some of the most enduring works of literature in the world. These love poetry books, old and new, delve into every corner of love's meaning.

Cameron Post, Coming Out, and Me

Books didn't make me gay, that isn't a thing books can do. But books can help us realize things, and The Miseducation of Cameron Post helped me realize I was bisexual.

6 Things You Should Know About the Upcoming Obama Library

Six things you should know about the Obama Library and Presidential Center in Chicago, Illinois - from controversy to innovation.

50 Must-Read Plays by Women

A list of 50 of the best plays by women. For as long as there have been plays, there have been plays by women. Unfortunately, like many arts, theater has long been dominated by men and the preservation of men's work, often at the cost of women.

5 Girl Gang Comics That Kick Ass

Girl gang comics have all the emotion and complexity of female friendship combined with the raw power of women protecting each other and looking awesome.

Steps for Organizing Your Comic Book Collection

Every comic book buyer, from the beginner to the hardcore collector, has asked the same question: How do you go about organizing your comic book collection?

9 Awesome Comic Book Coloring Books

Nine of the most fun, totally gorgeous comic book coloring books, from Marvel and DC to Image and webcomic originals.

Kickstart This: Miss Fisher the Movie

Phryne Fisher may finally get her big screen debut! The show's stars and creators have launched a Miss Fisher movie Kickstarter.

Library Privatization Passes Despite Public Outcry

Escondido citizens unsuccessfully fought a city council vote for library privatization, a movement that takes libraries out of community hands.

New Harry Potter Books Coming in October 2017

Bloomsbury has announced the publication of two new Harry Potter books to be released in October of 2017 for the series's 20th anniversary.

5 Contemporary YA Jane Austen Retellings

It's no surprise that there are a wealth of YA Jane Austen retellings. Austen may be one of the best classic authors to bring to young adult books.

Science Fiction Short Story Collections by Authors of Color

Many genre authors from marginalized backgrounds get their start in short fiction. Check out these amazing short story collections by authors of color.

The Amazon Books Store Experience – What’s the Point?

In 2016 the first Amazon Books, a physical bookstore, opened in Seattle. Since then, Amazon has slowly rolled out more ...

5 Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazines You Should Be Reading

5 Science Fiction and Fantasy magazines that will add promising new writers, innovative storytelling, and new viewpoints to your reading.

THIRTEEN REASONS WHY Censorship Won’t Help

Censorship of books like Thirteen Reasons Why, no matter how you feel about them, won't help solve teen suicides, even if it makes us feel a little better.