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.

Candid Portraits or Ghostwritten Fluff: The History of the Celebrity Book

Love them, hate them, or think they're bad news for career writers, memoirs of the stars are on the rise. We're looking at the history of celebrity books.

How CINDERELLA and Fairytale Magic Saved Me From Myself

A true story about Cinderella, Fairy Tales, and mental health.

Want to Read More? Here Are 7 No-Nonsense Tips

So you want to read more books. Maybe it's your resolution or a lifelong goal. Here are some tips for reading more books from one voracious reader.

10 Books About Emily Dickinson to Read After Watching DICKINSON

If you’ve checked out DICKINSON and are looking for some more information on the beloved poet, here are 10 books about Emily Dickinson to check out!

8 Books About Judy Garland to Read After Seeing JUDY

The film JUDY follows the life of one of the most iconic actors of classic film. Want to know more about her? Check out these books about Judy Garland.

I’ve Outgrown Young Adult Fiction and I Think I’m Okay With That

Why one reader thinks they've outgrown YA -- and why they're okay with that.

Please, I’m Begging You, Watch the Movie Without Reading the Book

With the newest LITTLE WOMEN adaptation on the way, one reader decides to put to bed any anxiety about watching the movie before reading the book.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read July-September 2019

Find your next great read from Rioters' recent favorite reads!

5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong.

How Reading the Books After Seeing the Movie Changed My Perspective on MARY POPPINS

A fan of the 1964 Mary Poppins film adaptation discusses how his perspective of the character shifted after reading the P.L. Travers books.

5 Underrated Celebrity Memoirs By Women You Need to Read

Why You Owe It to Yourself to Abandon Books You’re Not Enjoying

5 Uplifting Books to Help You Feel A Bit Better About Everything

How Sylvia Plath Helped Me Overcome Depression and Embrace Uncertainty

Be Your Own Friend: Reflections on Growing Up Bookish and Male

"Books became my friends when I no longer had any, and the only fictional character who has ever come close to filling the void is Matilda Wormwood."

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