Arvyn Cerézo

Arvyn Cerézo is an arts and culture writer/reporter with bylines in Book Riot, Publishers Weekly, South China Morning Post, PhilSTAR Life, the Asian Review of Books, and other publications. You can find them on and @ArvynCerezo on Twitter.

5 Comforting Books About Friendship Breakups

Had a bad friendship breakup? Find comfort or catharsis in these books, including Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson.

5 New Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021

Don't miss out on these excellent new books for AAPI Heritage Month, including The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo.

Books Anchor Me in an Increasingly Chaotic World

One reader shares how books provide them comfort in the chaos, and offer a form of escapism that reenergizes them.

Where To Find Audio Dramas and Audiobooks With Sound Effects

Audio dramas and audiobooks with sound effects can be a great way to diversify your listening platter or enhance your listening sessions.

A Beginner’s Guide to the Most Popular Ebook Formats

New to the world of digital reading? Here’s a beginner's guide to the most popular ebook formats being used by the industry.

How to Choose Audiobooks With Varying Versions, Narrators, and Content

Why do some audiobooks have two versions with different or same narrator? Here’s what to do if undecided on picking an audiobook version.

Audiobook Apps for Bilingual Readers and Language Learners

Whether you're practicing a language, or want to read a book in its original language, try these audiobook apps for language learning.

How to Get a Refresher Without Rereading the Previous Book in a Series

When a new book in a series comes out, we can forget what happened in the previous installment. Here’s what to do to get a quick refresher.

5 Queer YA Books to Read if You’re Disappointed With Boys’ Love

Most Boys’ Love series perpetuate problematic representations of LGBTQ themes. Here’s what to read if you’re disappointed in the genre, including Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro.

5 Books About Online Harassment

Whether you've dealt with it or want more perspective, here are books about online harassment featuring characters in this predicament.