Eileen Gonzalez

Eileen’s primary literary love is comic books, but she’s always on the lookout for her next belletristic adventure no matter what form it comes in. When she’s not writing, reading, or writing about reading, she’s probably cuddling with her dog or watching something old. Twitter: @Eileen2theStars

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know The Hitchhiker’s Guide Trilogy?

How well do you know the popular Douglas Adams sci-fi novel? Test your skills with this Hitchhiker's Guide quiz in prep for Towel Day.

The Author Must Die: TV Detectives Saving Writers from Themselves

Books Within Books: Fictional Tomes We’d Love to Read

Your imaginary to-read list is about to get a whole lot longer! Come check out the fictional books Book Riot covets most!

Bolder and Wiser: 3 Shows About Older Women Writer-Detectives

Get your televisiON with these 3 shows about older women who are writer-detectives.

Beyond the Black Widow: A Quick-ish History of Russian Superheroes

With the Black Widow movie coming to theaters soon, now is a good time to take a brief look at the history of Russian superheroes in American comics.


THE HAPPY HOLLISTERS was a popular series in its day. Does it still hold up? A reader looks back at this long-running series of children's mystery books.

Just Get a Library Card: 5 Memorable Library Heists

From book bandits to archive raiders, learn about some noteworthy library theft incidents. Read on, and be glad you have a library card.

Captain America…Commie Smasher

What's a Nazi fighter like Captain America to do with no more Nazis to fight? Fight communists, of course! Introducing: Captain America...Commie Smasher!

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Nancy Drew?

Nancy Drew has been busily solving crimes since 1930. But how well do you know the legendary girl detective? Take this quiz to find out!

Plagues and Priest Holes: 6 Nursery Rhymes and Where They Came From

Some nursery rhymes have such strange messages, it's easy to speculate about their meanings. We look at some possible origin stories and make up our own.

Adler-Pated: 5 Faithful Adaptations of A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA

A Scandal in Bohemia is one of Sherlock Holmes' most iconic cases, yet many adaptations make drastic changes to it. Here are some faithful adaptations!

Top 10 Nancy Drew Book Covers

Those yellow hardback Nancy Drew book covers are almost as iconic as the girl detective herself. But which ones are the best? Read on to find out!

Grab Your Wallet, Here Are the Most Expensive Books Ever Sold

From a $16.5 million religious text to a $3.5 million comic book, we're talking about some of the most expensive books ever sold.

QUIZ: How Many Teen Detectives Can You Name?

Do you know your teen detectives of past and present? Ready your sleuthing skills and test your memory with this quiz.

Here Are All 56 Original Nancy Drew Books, Ranked Worst to Best

Here are all 56 original Nancy Drew books, ranked from worst to best.