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.

Help Children Live Their Best Bookish Life

The best literary life for children includes reading logs, bookish lamps, plenty of bookish decor, and giving/participating in bookish charities.

Take This Lord Of The Rings Quiz To Find Your Next Fantasy Read

Find your next perfect fantasy read with this LORD OF THE RINGS quiz.

Don’t Miss Out On These 5 Excellent Graphic Memoirs From 2019

Check out these 5 not to miss graphic memoirs from 2019, perfect for reaching end of the year goals or for reading anytime.

10 Children’s Books About Art

Studies show that art is integral for early childhood development. These 10 children's books about art will help develop an early appreciation for art.

Battling Comic Book Nerd Imposter Syndrome

Do you have to read superhero comic books to be a comic book nerd? A reader grapples with the answer as she looks at sexism in the inudstry.

20 Must-Read Children’s Books About Family

Here are 20 children's books about family that celebrate families of many kinds doing their normal family things with love and care.

Calaveras Come To Life: 10 Children’s Books About El Día De Los Muertos

Munch on some sugar calaveras and celebrate El Día de los Muertos with your child by reading these 10 children's books about El Día de los Muertos.

31 Of The Best Kid’s Book Subscriptions

These 31 kid's book subscriptions take the guesswork out of finding excellent children's books, and come right to your door.

I Opened The Door: On Portals, Fantasy, And My Disability

A disabled reader on seeing herself in fantasy and the appeal of portals in those stories.

50 Must-Read Children’s Books From the Second Half of 2019

From award-winning authors like Grace Lin and Oge Mora to debut authors and illustrators, these 50 diverse children's books are excellent reads.