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Nikki DeMarco

Nikki DeMarco is a high school librarian in Richmond, Virginia, and works hard to keep her students' joy of reading intact. She rescued the cutest, grumpiest Yorkie and took up an expensive house plant hobby. She has her MFA in creative writing with a concentration in non-fiction. And is constantly working on her romance novel. You can find her on all social media @iamnikkidemarco

What Surprised Me About Joining a Read-Along

This reader's love for the Immortals After Dark series brought her to joining a read-along, which had some unexpected results.

12 Best Bullet Journals

To make holiday and year-end gifting easy, these are some of the best bullet journals. Find prefilled journals, blank options, and more!

The Things I Learned During My First 9 Weeks as a School Librarian

After my first quarter of working as a school librarian, here are some of the things I've learned about being in this new profession.

What Does Consent Look Like In Romance Novels Today?

Romance novels have a reputation for questionable consent, but modern romance novels are much more interested in consent than other genres.

How To Assemble The Perfect Grazing Board for Reading

Whether you're settling in for a few hours or a full day reading session, here's how to assemble the perfect grazing board for easy snacking.

How To Find a Romance Novel By Description

Never fear, dear Reader, I have some tips on how to find a romance novel by description that can help you find your next read.

Indigenous Owned Bookstores You Need To Visit

From bookmobiles to charming brick and mortar stores to online book emporiums, these Indigenous owned bookstores are well worth the visit.

Do Romance Novels Ruin Relationships?

The short answer is no. The long answer is, again, no. Here's what the science says about the question: Do romance novels ruin relationships?

Advocate For A Public Good: Library Fundraising Ideas

Help make your library continue being what it is with these ideas for library fundraising.

What’s in a Blurb?: The History of Book Blurbing

They say not to judge a book but its cover, but we all know we do! A look at the history of book blurbs and the purpose they serve.