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.
Check Out the 2018 Locus Award Winners!
June 25, 2018
This past weekend, the Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the 2018 Locus Award Winners! It's a wonderful, diverse list of winners.
10 of the Best YA Feminist Fantasy Releases of 2018 So Far
June 5, 2018
These 10 YA feminist fantasies are sure to create some new badass feminists out there, as well as make any feminist's heart pull out their rage sword and slay some f*cking patriarchal dragons. And there are a lot of dragons out there. Get to slaying, girls.
100 Must-Read Fairytale Retellings For Adults And YA Readers
May 1, 2018
Once upon a time a reader decided to make an epic list of all the best fairytale retellings in the land. Other readers found this list and read the books that most captured their attention. Then they recommended those books to others, and they all lived happily ever after, reading until the end of their days.
10 Awesome Historical Fantasy Novels By Women
March 20, 2018
If you love when magic and history collide, than check out these 10 must read historical fantasy novels written by women.
How the Patriarchy Took Over Women’s Once Upon a Time
March 1, 2018
One Rioter makes connections between the #metoo movement and women storytellers in fairy tale history. Women are reclaiming their stories.
Black and White Board Books: An Essential for a Newborn’s Library
February 8, 2018
Black and white board books are an essential for every newborn's library. This list will make perfect additions to your little one's library, or perfect baby shower presents.
Must-Read January New Releases
January 2, 2018
Rioters recommend the January new releases they're most excited for!