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

The Most Popular Books on TikTok

We analyzed the most-watched 50 booktok videos to find the most popular books on TikTok. Can you guess the top 14?

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.

Why Queer Holiday Stories Are Necessary

Holidays are all about family and tradition--and those can be complicated for queer people. Here's how queer holiday stories prove a respite.

A Little Free Library Walking Tour of My Neighborhood

In a city with almost 400 Little Free Libraries, are they actually worth visiting? I documented every LFL in my neighborhood to find out.

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard of: Winter 2020

You've likely never heard of these books, but you'll want to add them to your TBR as soon as possible.

How to Find LGBTQ New Releases

More LGBTQ books are being published than ever before. These sites will help you find out about new queer titles just in time to preorder!

What ISN’T Reading, but FEELS Like Reading?

Sometimes you want to feel like the kind of person who reads, but you don't want to pick up a book. Here's what we do instead.

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Parts of a Book?

Do you know your fly leaf from your pastedown? Do you know what a Brodart cover it? Test your book anatomy vocabulary with this quiz!

So You’re (Still) in a Pandemic Reading Slump

It's eight months into a pandemic and you're still in a reading slump. Here are six strategies for dealing with it.

The History of Dust Jackets: From Disposable to Collectible

How did we end up with a piece of paper wrapped around every book cover? Look at the history of dust jackets and books for the whole picture.

When Reading is More Stressor Than Stress Relief

Reading might be good for stress relief, but what happens when it becomes what creates stress for you?

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.