Jeffrey Davies

Jeffrey Davies is a professional introvert and writer with imposter syndrome whose work spans the worlds of pop culture, books, music, feminism, and mental health. In addition to Book Riot, his writing can be found at PopMatters, Spectrum Culture, and other places. Find him on his website and follow him on Twitter @teeveejeff and Instagram @jeffreyreads. He is also the co-host of a Gilmore Girls podcast, Coffee With a Shot of Cynicism.

Why the Library is Still the Only Place I Feel Safe, Even During a Pandemic

How one reader with OCD struggled with the loss of library access during the pandemic, but ultimately benefited from some time away.

The Sordid History of Truman Capote’s BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Go behind the scenes, and the book, to explore the history of Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, and search for the real Holly Golightly.

How A WRINKLE IN TIME Got Me Through Depression

How one reader found catharsis about growing up and embracing inner strength in both the book and adaptation of A WRINKLE IN TIME.

Why You’re Allowed to Grow Out of Books and Authors

How one reader came to accept that it's okay to grow out of books, especially when the reading experience is emotionally connected to harder times.

I Miss the Library: and Other Thoughts on Quarantine Reading Life

An introvert on missing the library during quarantine.

13 Books That Have Improved My Mental Health

One reader on 13 books that have been tremendously beneficial for their mental health.

6 of the Best Books About Marilyn Monroe

if you are in the market for some interesting and trustworthy nonfiction about the Hollywood icon, here are 6 books about Marilyn Monroe to check out!

Let Life Happen: Letting Books Find Us Organically

Hating Popular Books Does Not Make You Superior: A Lesson Learned

Not liking something that's popular isn't a personality trait.

How TUCK EVERLASTING Helps Tone Down My Anxiety

“Don’t be afraid of death, Winnie. Be afraid of the unlived life": How TUCK EVERLASTING helped one reader come to terms with their anxieties.