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.
2017 World Fantasy Award Winners
November 6, 2017
The 2017 World Fantasy Award winners have been announced! Check out the list of winners (and the new award statue)!
7 Monstrous, Feminist, and Free Short Stories
October 24, 2017
Only 7 days until Halloween! What better way to get your scare on then with these 7 monstrous, feminist, and, best of all, free shorts. One for every day.
Beware of Dragons (Or Not): 50 Of The Best Epic Fantasy Series
October 20, 2017
50 of the best epic, high fantasy series to keep you busy!
A Reader’s Guide to Goodreads Groups
October 2, 2017
A guide to using Goodreads groups for readers who want a place to discuss books with other readers, find new books, and relive that lit class experience.
My Bookstore Anniversary
September 28, 2017
After celebrating her 10th anniversary with a bookstore, one book buyer reflects on how many things have changed, both for herself and the store.
The National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 List!
September 25, 2017
The National Book Foundation has chosen their 2017 5 debut writers under 35, and they're all women! It's a fantastic, diverse list of must-read authors.
7 Dark Fairytale Books for Grownups
August 21, 2017
7 dark fairytale reads for those tired of Disney and craving the darkness of the originals. But these versions might be even more disturbing.
Adaptation of N.K. Jemisin’s THE FIFTH SEASON Coming to TV
August 17, 2017
TNT has signed on to adapt N.K. Jemisin's The Fifth Season, the first in an epic fantasy trilogy.
100 Must-Read SFF Short Story Collections
July 25, 2017
A giant roundup of must-read SFF short story collections by science fiction and fantasy authors writing today.
5 Things You Maybe Shouldn’t Use as Bookmarks
July 21, 2017
After working 10 years at a used bookstore, this book buyer describes the most common weird things she's seen used as bookmarks.