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

3 in 5 Americans Hope Their Summer Reads Will Make Them Look Smarter

A recent survey reveals Americans' summer reading habits, including that more men than women look forward to romantic reads in summer months.

4 Reasons You Should Not Combine Book Collections as a Couple

Relationships end. Books are forever. Here are 5 reasons why it makes more sense to keep your book collections separated as a couple.

The Most Translated Books From Every Country in the World

These maps show the books translated into the most languages from every country in the world, a great way to start reading in translation!

GOP Candidate Terrifies Teen Library Worker In Anger About Pride Display

Congressional candidate Derrick Van Orden called the books "disgusting," and checked out all of the titles, leaving the display empty.

The Winner of the 2021 Public Library of the Year Has Been Announced

Every year, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions selects the best new public library. Here's 2021's winner!

8 Things About LORD OF THE FLIES You Didn’t Learn In High School

Here are some things about LORD OF THE FLIES that you probably weren't taught in English class, including disturbing facts about the author.

I Just Don’t Get Some Authors

Reading books that you don't connect with that everyone else loves can feel like you're part of some elaborate, very specific practical joke.

New Releases Tuesday: The Best Books Out This Week

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

Learning to Love My Worst Nightmare Through Lit Fic and Taylor Swift

An unrelated song and book both asked me to consider, "What's your worst nightmare of yourself? And can you imagine them compassionately?"

The Most Popular Children’s Books From Every Country In The World

Diversify your bookshelves with these graphics showing the most popular children's books from every country in the world!