Tailored Book Recommendations Tailored Book Recommendations Tailored Book Recommendations
Riot Headline New Wave of “Concerned Citizens” Discover and Challenge Classic IT’S PERFECTLY NORMAL

Jenn Northington

Jenn Northington, Manager, Editorial Operations, has worked in the publishing industry wearing various hats since 2004, including bookseller and events director, and is currently Manager of Editorial Operations at Riot New Media Group. You can hear her on the Get Booked and SFF Yeah! podcasts. When she’s not working, she’s most likely gardening, running, or (obviously) reading. Find her on Instagram at iamjennIRL or on Twitter at jennIRL.

Happy Endings For Codependents, Two Ways

Everyone deserves a happy ending, and these two books about codependency — one romance, one a self-help book — can help you get there.

On Wednesdays, We Read Tolkien: The Lord Of The Rings Fandom In 2021

Join Tolkien Fan Club card-carrying member Jenn for a tour of the Lord of the Rings fandom as it stands today.

A Guide To The Fantasy And Science Fiction Awards Scene

Take a deep dive into fantasy and science fiction awards with Jenn, as she looks at the many out there and why you should care.

The Books That Are Shaping My Garden

A new homeowner muses about the books that shaped her garden, including a book of Indigenous wisdom and sci-fi about bees.

KUNG FU, Books Featuring Martial Arts, And A Reader Who Loves Them

In honor of the Kung Fu reboot, one reader discusses several recent books featuring martial arts, each in their own unique way, including Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu.

What Kind Of SFF Hero Are You?

There may only be one Hero’s Journey, but there are many ways to be a hero. Which brings us to this SFF hero quiz--what kind of hero are you?

A Beginner’s Guide To SFF Novelettes

Inspired by the Locus Recommended Reading List and the Nebula Award finalists, enjoy this beginner’s guide to SFF novelettes, including “Omphalos” by Ted Chiang from Exhalation.

Is It Possible To Be Too Bookish?

Jenn muses on whether it's possible to be too bookish, who she is aside from a reader, and the ways that her hobbies inform her reading life.

How I Learned To Be Less Productive and Feel OK About It

It all started with Tiffany Dufu’s DROP THE BALL: the books that helped one reader become less productive — and feel okay about it.

The Revelations Of Rereading

Jenn finds reassurance, comfort, and inspiration in the revelations of rereading beloved series, including N.K. Jemisin's Dreamblood Duology.