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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

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.

American Writers Museum is Chicago’s New Literary Paradise

The American Writers Museum, located in downtown Chicago, is a fully modern, incredibly interactive, playground for writers and the people who love them.

8.5 Great Video Game Tie-In Novels

Heck yes! Video game tie-in novels are great.

Read Harder, Graphic Style

Want to fulfill Book Riot's 2017 Read Harder challenge using only graphic novels and comics? Amy can help.

10 Excellent Under-the-Radar YA Fantasy Novels

YA fantasies you might not have heard of, or that deserve more readers!

100 Must-Read Picture Books For Kids and Adults

A list of 100 wonderful, must-read picture books for all ages, from icon classics to hidden gems and modern hits.