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Cristin Stickles

Cristin Stickles is the Children's & Young Adult Buyer at McNally Jackson Books in Manhattan. Follow her on Twitter at @ThtsWhatSheRead.

Halloween Costumes for Booksellers

Or you could just wear whatever you want and say you're foreshadowing.

There, I Fixed It: Author Kate Milford Solves Fictional Problems With Actual Books

Author and bookseller Kate Milford solves fictional problems with actual books.

15 Equestrians Pick the Best Books for Young Horse Lovers

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

No, I Don’t Carry Elf on the Shelf

I forget Something Big each Christmas, only to remember after nothing can be done to amend the oversight. This is ...

15 Equestrians Pick the Best Books for Young Horse Lovers

When I was 12 I cared of little else but horses. Need proof? Does this look at all like a ...

5 Books to Watch for in May

On May 1st, 1996 I was at a James Taylor concert, because that is just the kind of badass I ...

11 Other Items To Locate Now That We “Found” That “Lost” Dr. Seuss Book

Congratulations to Random House on finding that lost Dr. Seuss book! Assuming that the task force of forensic editorial anthropologists ...

5 Kids’ Books That Make Great Valentines

The emails sent by my bookstore coworkers are the stuff of legend- we recently went eight days strong on a ...

23 Things I’d Rather Read Than Another Think Piece On What’s “Wrong” With Children’s Literature

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

23 Things I’d Rather Read Than Another Think Piece On What’s “Wrong” With Children’s Literature

An annotated edition of Fight Club with David Foster Wallace-style footnotes provided by all my worst boyfriends. A transcript from ...

ALTHEA & OLIVER and the Definition of a Great YA Writer

My favorite scene in Cristina Moracho’s exceptional YA debut, Althea & Oliver, is less than a page long, and I’ve ...

Revenge of the Teenagers!

The greatest injustice of my adolescent life came when I was 16 and one of my closest friends patiently endured ...

Tim From JURASSIC PARK Applies To Paleontology Grad School

What event in your life thus far has been the most critical to your personal development, and how did that ...

Quiz: Identify These YA Books By Their NYT Best Seller List Description Alone

In the Jane Austen-novel of my mind, I often pair up whoever writes the movie summaries for the On Demand ...

5 Excellent Board Books That Are Not Goodnight Moon

There’s few events in life that can’t be improved by gambling, and baby showers are not among them. I walk ...

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