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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 has appeared on HuffPost, Collider, 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.

FROG AND TOAD Knew I Was Gay Before I Did

I don’t believe I “knew” I was gay until I was a teenager. I didn’t have the language. Except maybe I did, by way of Frog and Toad.

How Books About Books Get Me Out of Reading Slumps

The appeal of books about books goes beyond the obvious love for literature. One writer explores what how meaningful they can really be.

Who’s Tried to Buy Their Way Onto the New York Times Best Seller List?

Which books bought their way onto The New York Times Best Seller list and how did they get away with it?

Why the Hockey BookTok Controversy Screams Toxicity

BookTok has not been without controversy. The latest over hockey romances is one worth exploring more deeply.

8 Overrated Literary Classics and 8 Books to Read Instead

These overrated literary classics have had more than enough time in the sun. It's time to spend our time with some others!

Should Book Twitter Switch to Book Tumblr?

Twitter is a breeding ground of negativity. Meanwhile, Tumblr has found new popularity. Should Book Twitter migrate to Tumblr?

The Best Ways to Find Discount Books In Person and Online

These are the best ways to find cheap discount books, both in person and online, to give your bank balance a bit of time to catch up.

Inside Judy Garland’s Long Lost Book of Poetry

You may know her from her acting career or her singing, but Judy Garland was also a poetry lover (& writer!).

Susanna Kaysen’s GIRL, INTERRUPTED at 30

Reflecting on GIRL, INTERRUPTED on its 30th anniversary.

Healing My Relationship With Self-Help Books

I had foolishly fallen for the capitalistic belief that all I needed to do to fix my life was find the perfect book, TV show, movie.