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Holly Genovese

Holly Genovese is a Ph.D student in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is also completing graduate portfolio programs in African and African Diaspora studies, as well as Women's and Gender Studies. Her writing has been published in Teen Vogue, The Washington Post, Electric Literature, The La Review of Books, Literary Hub, Hello Giggles, and many other places.

Make Your Next Comic Book Read the Liner Notes from Outkast’s ATLIENS

If you loved Outkast back in the days of CDs, you might know something about their ATliens comic. If not, hop on over and discover this find!

6 of the Best Epic YA Fantasy Novels

Looking for some great epic YA fantasy novels with bold heroes in imaginative settings? Check out this list of six fantastic series and standalones.

12 Great Toni Morrison Quotes To Remember As We Mourn Her Loss

The internet—at least the book-adjacent internet—is mourning Toni Morrison, particularly through powerful quotations. Here are some I found striking as ...

Books to Read if You Love TV

I love TV. As a guilty pleasure, as a hobby, as an academic subject, and honestly, as a close friend. I ...

On the Longevity of Adrienne Rich

I discovered Adrienne Rich, embarrassingly, toward the end of college. I had vaguely heard her name, but did not yet know ...

An Education On Art and Democracy From Toni Morrison

On the lessons one reader gained through reading Toni Morrison's new nonfiction book collecting her essays, speeches, and more.

Things to Do While You Wait for Netflix’s Sarah Dessen Adaptations

What to do while you wait for Netflix’s Sarah Dessen Adaptations: Obviously, get thee to a bookstore and read her ...

Read Harder: A Book Written in Prison

The 2019 Read Harder Challenge is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal Created by Book Riot, this smartly designed reading ...

Why I Love Books and Still Agree with Marie Kondo

Why one book lover does not fear the KonMari method for books, and why others might agree with Marie Kondo and find value in her advice.

My Favorite Movies Based on YA Books

We’ve done a lot of writing here at Book Riot about YA book movie adaptations, as we are in a ...

Bookish Magazines Worth Subscribing To

A reader rounds up some favorite printed literary magazines for book lovers. Check out these bookish magazines you'll want around the house.

8 Books About Teens With Creative Dreams

This list of books about teens with creative dreams is sponsored by Soho Teen. Now in paperback: In Samira Ahmed’s New York ...

Hit the (Audio)Books: Back-to-School Listens

Campus novels and fall-tastic audiobooks to get you back in the mood for back-to-school.

10 Books About the Plague

Fascinated by the havoc wreaked by the Black Death? Read up on the deadly disease and Medieval life with these books about the plague.

An Annotated List Of Books I Bought My Freshman Year At College

This is an annotated list of books I bought my freshman year of college (2009-2010). Some of these books I ...