Nikki DeMarco

Nikki DeMarco is an English teacher in Richmond, Virginia, just trying to keep up with teen slang. 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, and especially Twitter. Twitter: @iamnikkidemarco

10 Excellent Short Stories for High School Students

These short stories for high schoolers are powerful reads, perfect for complementing or replacing older, dated reads.

12 Books for Coping With a COVID-19 Winter

Do you have a plan for coping with a socially distanced winter? Here are the books and bookish activities one reader is turning to.

3 Great Cookbooks for Supper Clubs

Got your pod and/or your socially distanced outdoor dining space? Great. We’ve got some cookbooks for supper clubs just for you, including Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food by Nik Sharma.

10 Books to Read After Finishing CRASH LANDING ON YOU

Can’t get enough of the Korean Netflix series CRASH LANDING ON YOU? We’ve got romance novels that fit the dramatic, over the top bill, like Talia Hibbert’s A Girl Like Her.

Romance Novels for Enneagram Types

With varying motivations and fears, the nine Enneagram types are a perfect tool for matchmaking, and we've got your romance novels for Enneagram types.

3 Books to Get You Started on Bird Watching

Three solid books to get you started on bird watching.

5 Out of This World Alien Romance Books

Dig into these five otherworldly alien romance books to get you started exploring outer space along with some smooching. Read on.

15 Of The Best Audible Escape Books To Get In Your Ears

Curious about Audible Escape? All of your questions are answered here -- along with some great listening recommendations.

Heroic Librarians: Unexpected Roles and Amazing Feats of Librarianship

Talking about some of the unexpected and incredible acts of courage, smarts, and community taken on by heroic librarians throughout history.

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Book Club Questions and Reading Guide

Looking for THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD book club questions and a reading guide for your next meeting? Look no further. 

4 Books to Read After Watching RHYTHM + FLOW

If you're a fan of the Netflix competition show to find the next great rapper, check out these books like RHYTHM AND FLOW.

I Read Over 100 Books in 2019. Here’s Why I Won’t in 2020.

Why one reader who read over 100 books in 2019 plans to NOT do that this year.

THE HATE U GIVE Book Club Questions and Reading Guide

Read on for our suggestions for THE HATE U GIVE book club questions and a reading guide for book club or class discussions. 

Giving Up Perfect for My Students

A teacher thinks sets about bulking up her classroom library and arrives at a revelation about her personal library and its pristine collection of books.

What I’m Reading to Get Ready for the School Year