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

Celebrating Banned Books Week 2022

Let's celebrate Banned Books Week! From September 18-24, there are tons of ways to get in on the education and fun.

The State of the Beach Read

While the term "beach read" wasn't coined until the 1990s, summer reading has been a staple for more than a century.

Back to School Inspiration for Librarians

With back to school season officially upon us, a librarian shares some easy ways to kickstart your school year.

Books to Read If You Liked It Ends With Us

Loved Colleen Hoover's novel? Find even more reads to love with these books like It Ends With Us, with similar themes, like I'm So Not Over You by Kosoko Jackson.

What Rights Do Students Have To Access Books?

Book censorship attempts are increasing in schools, and it's more important than ever to know students' rights to access books.

Bullet Journal Supplies to Level Up Your Practice

Reflecting on My First Year as a High School Librarian

A librarian reflects on a year working as a high school librarian, sharing lessons learned and goals for the future.

How Reading Changed for Me After My ADHD Diagnosis

Realizing my brain is atypical didn't make me feel other or disconnected, but rather seen and capable. It changed my relationship with reading.

Our Shadow and Bone Review (Plus Show Vs. Book Comparison)

Loved the book, but not sure about the show? Check out our Shadow and Bone review now to see what critics and fans say!

Books about Juneteenth

From picture books to adult novels, memoirs, and histories, a list of books to learn more about the celebration of Juneteenth.