Danika Ellis

Danika spends most of her time talking about queer women books on tumblr and at the Lesbrary, as well as chatting about all sorts of bookish things on booktube. Blog: The Lesbrary Twitter: @DanikaEllis

Lesbian Manga and Yuri Manga: What’s the Difference and Where Should You Start?

What's the difference between lesbian manga and yuri? Here are 14 F/F manga titles and series a new reader should start with.

19 Queer Friendship Books That Go Beyond the Gay Best Friend

If you're sick of reading books with one queer person per friendship group, check out these 19 books celebrating queer friendship!

16 Brilliant Bi and Lesbian Literary Fiction Novels to Keep You Thinking

Bi and lesbian books from the last two decades for fans of literary fiction, from haunting collections to atmospheric historical fiction like Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy.

What Would Your Bookish Points Total Be On THE GOOD PLACE?

Do a little soul searching (and some math) to discover whether you'll go to The Good Place or The Bad Place, based on your bookish habits.

Explore Indigenous Futurisms With these SFF Books by Indigenous Authors

Explore Indigenous Futurisms by reading these 25 science fiction and fantasy books by Indigenous authors with Indigenous main characters!

QUIZ: What Kind of Plot Reader Are You?

Take this fun quiz and discover what kind of plot reader you are.

QUIZ: Pick an Aesthetic and I’ll Recommend You a Sapphic Graphic Novel!

Pick your favorite places, fashion, season, etc, and I'll match you with the perfect sapphic graphic novel for your aesthetic reading needs!

The Suffocating Homogeneity of Bestselling Children’s Books

Hey you: drop that copy of GOODNIGHT MOON. Go forth, and discover new children's books!

10 Queer Roller Derby Books for When You Miss the Track

Pick up Kat & Mouse by Jacqueline Heat and other sapphic roller derby books when you’re missing the rink!

Can You Guess the Book Based on its “Am I the A**hole” Post?

Am I the Asshole is an infamous subreddit where people vote who the asshole is in a situation. Can you guess the book based on its AITA post?

Bringing the Lesbian Vampire Home: Carmen Maria Machado’s Reclamation of CARMILLA

How Carmen Maria Machado's version of CARMILLA reshapes and reclaims the narrative around the queer villain.

Are You a 2x, 1.5x or 1x Audiobook Listener?

Do you always listen to audiobooks on a certain speed? Is it worth listening on double speed to get through twice as many books?

The 9 Books of Sappho and Other Queer Lit Lost in the Fire

So many queer stories have been buried, so many gender outlaws have been rewritten in historical accounts. Unearthing them is exciting.

8 Reasons Book Lovers Need USPS (and How to Save it)

So many elements of the bookish ecosystem depend on the USPS; here are eight reasons why booklovers should be concerned with its preservation.

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard of (Summer 2020)

We bet you haven’t heard of more than one book on this list, but you’re missing out! Here are some of our favourite little-known gems, like The Water Thief by Claire Hajaj.