Margaret Kingsbury

Margaret Kingsbury is a freelance writer, editor, website assistant, and all-around book nerd based in Nashville, TN. In addition to Book Riot, her pieces have appeared in BuzzFeed Books, School Library Journal, Star Trek, Parents, The Lily, SFWA, and more. She writes children’s books and fantasy miscellanea in the slivers of time between parenting, working, and reading. Once upon a time, she worked as an English adjunct and a bookseller, but she much prefers work-from-home life. In her free time, she hikes and talks to birds. One day, she’ll understand their responses. Follow her on Instagram @BabyLibrarians or Twitter @AReaderlyMom.

9 of the Best New Children’s Books Out November 2022

These new children's books out this month center joy and community, and include books like My Fade Is Fresh by Shauntay Grant.

10 New Children’s Books by Native American & Indigenous Authors To Read For Native American Heritage Month

Find new children's books by Native American authors for Native American Heritage Month, including Still This Love Goes On by Buffy Sainte-Marie, Illustrated by Julie Flett.

12 Must-Read October Children’s Book Releases

With empowering middle grade like Frizzy by Claribel A. Ortega and silly picture books, October children's book releases are pretty awesome!

12 Must-Read September Children’s Book Releases

The best new children's books hitting shelves in September 2022.

12 Must-Read August Children’s Book Releases

August children's book releases are hot, and include super sweet grandma picture books, lots of disability representation, and Ride On for horse kids.

12 Must-Read July Children’s Book Releases

July children's book releases include sweet grandparent books, like Berry Song by Michaela Goade, portal fantasies, and more.

10 Must-Read June Children’s Book Releases

These June children's book releases are some of the best yet, with Japanese dragons, asthmatic protagonists, Black girl magic, and more, like The Lost Ryū by Emi Watanabe Cohen.

12 Must-Read May Children’s Book Releases

From cats in space to pride parades and summer fun, there are so many good May children's book releases. Check them out!

12 Must-Read April Children’s Book Releases

April children's book releases feature new books by award winning authors like Kyle Lukoff and Dan Santat as well as fantastic debuts.

12 Must-Read March Children’s Book Releases

From Nina LaCour's debut picture book Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle to new middle grade with disability rep, there are so many exciting March children's books releases.