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

Breaking My Library Habit and Reading My Own Books

Have your library holds ever overwhelmed your reading life? How do you push back the allure of new, free books to read the backlog of books you already own?

Lesbian Poetry: Because It Didn’t End With Sappho

Sappho may have been the beginning of lesbian poetry, but it didn't stop there! Here are some more lesbian poems and poets worth knowing through history, as well as resources to find your next favorite sapphic poetry collection!

Best Queer Books of 2017

Our favorite queer books published in 2017! What were your best LGBTQIA+ reads of the year?

8 Responses To “What’s a Good Book for a Boy?”

"Boy books" and "girl books" don't actually exist. But that doesn't stop people from asking for them! Here are some suggestions for how to answer them.

When Books Give You Secondhand Emotions

"You're leaving me trudging through a frozen tundra!" the character seems to admonish, while I wonder why I'm piling on the blankets today. "Read me out!"

Mesmerizing Book GIFs for When You’re Too Stressed to Read

Sometimes you just want to zone out and watch a pretty gif loop over and over. Why not add books?

Quiz: Do You Know Your Bestsellers?

Can you guess the novels that topped the bestseller charts through the last century? 

Lesbian Pulp, Carmilla, and Reclaiming Toxic Representations

On lesbian pulp covers and the lesbian vampire novel that predates Dracula.

Reader Impostor Syndrome

Do you ever feel like an imposter in the book world?

An Introduction To the Queer Bookternet

Book blogs, YouTube channels, and bookish sites all dedicated to queer literature!