Jessica Yang

Jessica grew up in Silicon Valley, yet somehow ended up rather inept at technology. She dreams of reading luxurious novels all day in a greenhouse, and is guilty of writing puns for money. Majoring in Japanese and English literature made her both wary and weary of the Western canon. She can be bribed with milk tea. Follow her on Twitter @jamteayang.

Fantasy Maps Exhibit at the St. Louis Central Library

A peek at the Fantasy Maps exhibit at the St. Louis Central Library.

Bookish Games on Mobile

Here are 9 mobile games for the bookish.

Books for Miyazaki Movie Fans

For every magical Miyazaki movie, there's a book to go with it.

Fandom According to YA Lit

If you read enough YA books about fandom, you start to notice certain themes.

5 Classics as YouTube Vlogs

One reader's top 5 favorite YouTube adaptations of the classics, including Jane Austen and Shakespeare.

8 Asian Fantasy Books by Asian Authors

Asian fantasy books written by Asian authors for your summer reading!

We Need More Asexual and Aromantic Headcanons

One reader on dreaming up asexual and aromantic headcanons for a few favorite fictional characters.

Dystopian YA Tropes and the 2016 Presidential Election

Can you tell the difference between these classic dystopian YA book elements and the 2016 U.S. election cycle?

When Someone Actually Takes Your Book Rec

On the eternal joy that comes when a friend actually reads a book you've recommended.

Genre Kryptonite: Magic School Stories

Why the appeal of magical schools is never-ending.