Nikki DeMarco

The inimitable Nikki DeMarco is as well-traveled as she is well-read. Being an enneagram 3, Aries, high school librarian, makes her love for efficiency is unmatched. She lives in Richmond, Virginia, and is passionate about helping teens connect to books. Nikki has an MFA in creative writing, is a TBR bibliologist, and writes for Harlequin, Audible, Kobo, and MacMillan. Since that leaves her so much time, she’s currently working on writing a romance novel, too. Find her on all socials @iamnikkidemarco (Instagram, Twitter, Threads)

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How to Celebrate National Library Week

Here are some great, easy ways to support libraries as they support us.

8 of the Most Polarizing Romance Novels Ever Written

What's a romance novel you hated that everyone else loves?

What Are The Mental Health Benefits — and Drawbacks — of Reading Goals and Challenges?

What are the mental health impacts—good and bad—of engaging in reading goals and challenges? A look at the science.

The 16 Books Most Commonly Stolen from High School Libraries

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Find a perfect selection of Halloween journals, accessories, and prompts for your Halloween bullet journals.

Warm Your Winter With 10 Steamy Hockey Smut Reads

The upcoming long, cold winter days can be instantly turned around with a steamy hockey smut romance. Here are 10 of the best.

Critical Thinking and Books

A reader reflects on critical thinking and books in a time of rampant misinformation because words in a book aren't necessarily true.

Spooky YA Reads to Set the Right Fall Vibe

As the season changes, some people may start gravitating more towards scarier books. Here are spooky YA reads to set the right fall vibe, starting with I Feed Her to the Beast and the Beast is Me by Jamison Shea.