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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

Let Me Ruin Your Childhood: The Inequality of School Book Fairs

It's easy to be nostalgic about Scholastic Book Fairs, but for poor kids and underfunded communities, school book fairs look very different.

17 Free (Yes, Free!) Bookstores and Where to Find Them

They might seem too good to be true, but here are 17 free bookstores from around the world that won't charge you a penny for their books.

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard of (Winter 2021)

Not every book gets the publicity it deserves. Here are some of our favorite books that you probably have never heard of.

34 Middle-earth Map Decorations to Show Off Your Lord of the Rings Love

34 Middle-earth map decorations that will show off your love of Lord of the Rings, from prints and pillows to wallets and necklaces.

Disappointed But Not Surprised: The Ripped Bodice’s State of Racial Diversity in Romance 2020 Publishing Report

The Ripped Bodice, one of the first romance-focused bookstores, has released their annual report on racial diversity in romance publishing.

2021 LGBTQ Books by Black Authors to Preorder (And 10 That Are Already Out)

Here are 39 LGBTQ books by Black authors out this year, from poetry and memoirs to fantasy, romance, and YA, including A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark.

Show Your Pride With These Lesbian Pulp Decorations and Accessories!

If you like kitschy lesbian pulp covers from the '50s, you'll love these lesbian pulp stickers, mugs, blankets, T-shirts, and more!

Do You Love Books and Hate Racism? Check out the KidLit Against Anti-AAPI Racism Auction Fundraiser

Fight racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans while collecting signed books with this fundraiser auction!

Is it Worth Reading if I Forget Everything I Read?

Do you remember the plot points in the novels you read a year ago? The facts from the nonfic? If not, what made them worth reading?

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?