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

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read January–March 2019

Rioters shared the best book they've read so far this year like the booknerds we are!

I Read a Book a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened.

One Rioter realized she'd have to read a book a day for a month in order to complete a reading project commitment. Did she manage? Read on to find out.

2019 Sapphic Books To Add To Your TBR (40+ Titles)

Witness the golden year of queer books ahead! Here's a list of many 2019 sapphic books that one reader bookmarked this year.

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard of

Tons of books get buried, and some truly excellent stories languish in obscurity, but we're here to change that with the best books you've never heard of!

Reflections From a Soon-to-Be High School English Teacher

A reader on (mis)conceptions about what teaching English looks like, how it's not about the books, and how the work will change her online presence.

When Did I Turn My Reading Into A Spectator Sport?

Prevented from talking about the books she's reading, one Rioter discovers that at some point she stopped reading for herself as much as for an audience.

17 Bisexual Women Books to Read on Bi Visibility Day (Or Any Day!)

It's Bi Visibility Day and we've got 17 recommendations for reads by and/or about bisexual women.

30 Children’s Books About Diversity That Celebrate Our Differences

30+ picture books about diversity, whether you're a parent trying to raise an accepting kid or a teacher trying to create an inclusive classroom!

The Perfect Time and Place to Read These Books

Reading a good book at the wrong time can completely ruin the experience. What if you could read a book in the ideal context instead? Here are some of our favorite books and the exact best times and places to read them.

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard Of

There can be a lot of pressure to be reading what everyone else is reading, but what about when you want to to go in the opposite direction?

8 Queer Booktubers You Should Subscribe To Right Now

If you want to diversify your Youtube subscription box, check out these queer booktubers who read and discuss queer books.

How To Make Money Blogging About Books

Here are some practical tips, strategies, and steps to help you make money blogging about books (from a reader who made it happen).

13 Soothing Audiobooks To Fall Asleep To

Listening to soothing audiobooks can be a great way to quiet an insomniac brain. Here are 13 audiobooks with narrators soothing enough to snooze to.

QUIZ: Which Book Should You Read for Pride?

June is Pride Month! Celebrate with a quiz to find out what book you should read.

Stop Calling Books “Badly Written”

A book isn't badly written just because you don't like it.