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 Best 2023 Bookish Wall Calendars

Not only do these bookish calendars help you keep track of important dates, they also are a fun piece of decor that changes every month.

Identity is Not a Genre

Knowing a book is sapphic doesn't tell you anything about the genre, plot, or tone of the story, because identity is not a genre.

The Best Books of the Year, According to All the Lists

I tallied the books on ten notable "Best Books of the Year" lists to see where they overlapped. Here are the best of the best books of 2022.

The Bookish Internet Killed My Reading Life

This story starts with a kid who loves reading and ends with an adult who has turned this hobby into a minefield of expectations and guilt.

I Recommend Books I Didn’t Like Reading (And You Should Too)

I often recommend books I didn't particularly enjoy reading: recommendations should be about the other person's tastes, not mine.

The Bestselling Books of the Week, According to All the Lists

The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Amazon, and (usually) USA Today all have their own bestseller lists. Here are the combined results.

The Best 2023 Page-A-Day Calendars and Desk Calendars for Readers

These bookish page-a-day calendars, daily calendars, and desk calendars are perfect gift ideas for the readers on your list.

New Releases Tuesday: The Best Books Out This Week

Here are some of the best new books out this week, what they are about, and why you should add them to your TBR!

The New York Times Bestseller List vs. Their Best of List for 2022

The New York Times just released their Best Books of 2022. How much does it overlap with the bestselling books of the year?

Donate to Classroom Libraries and Have Your Donation Matched!

For Giving Tuesday, all donations on DonorsChoose will be matched, making your donation go twice as far! Help fund a classroom library today.