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Nikki VanRy

Nikki VanRy is a proud resident of Arizona, where she gets to indulge her love of tacos, desert storms, and tank tops. She also writes for the Tucson Festival of Books, loves anything sci-fi/fantasy/historical, drinks too much chai, and will spend all day in bed reading thankyouverymuch.

Poetry RX Is The Self-Help Poetry Column You MUST Read

It's like Dear Sugar, but with poetry. Poetry prescriptions and advice from some of the best poets today, like Sarah Kay, Kaveh Akbar, and Claire Schwartz.

15 Smashingly Beautiful Agate And Geode Bookends

My favorite agate and geode bookends, whether you're showing off your books in your home library or adding some natural touches to a nursery.

Poetry Is More Popular Than Ever, New NEA Research Shows

New NEA research shows that poetry readership is the highest on record, with 28 million adults reading. In some demographics, poetry readers have doubled.

THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS By Isabel Allende Is Coming To Hulu

Isabel Allende's THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS is coming to Hulu. Learn more about the upcoming television series and book adaptation.

Inspired By Homer: 20 Pieces Of Greek Mythology Art And Swag

With Madeline Miller’s new book Circe and that EXCELLENT translation of The Odyssey by Emily Wilson, I think we can all agree that ...

Writing Of Gods And Mortals: A Madeline Miller Interview

In this Madeline Miller interview, we talk gods and mortals, witches and ancient women, her ongoing fascination with Shakespeare, and how Circe would respond to Trump himself. Basically, all the good stuff.

How To Live Your Best Bookish Fitness Life

Bookish fitness apparel, fitness books, and bookish workouts: We've got all you runners and readers, book nerds and bench pressers, need to get started with your more bookish fitness life.

The New Fahrenheit 451 Trailer Dropped And It’s Brutal And Gorgeous

As if anything with Michael B. Jordan wouldn't be gorgeous. Check out the full-length new Fahrenheit 451 trailer now, starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon and adapted from Ray Bradbury's ground-breaking novel.

Neil Gaiman Announces New Sandman Series For Comic’s 30th Anniversary

If you spent countless hours (and hours and hours) reading through the rich and surreal world Neil Gaiman created in The Sandman comics, we've got kind of the best news. Today, Gaiman announced that a new Sandman series is on the way: The Sandman Universe.

Indie Bookstores Boycott FedEx Over NRA Ties

Phoenix-based indie bookstore, Changing Hands Bookstore, recently announced that they'll no longer be using FedEx for their outbound shipping services, due to the company's ties to the NRA. Other indie booksellers are doing the same.

25 Perfectly Bookish Lip Balms You Need To Get On Your Face

There are so many great, pun-tastic bookish lip balms to choose from. Like "As I Shea Dying" and "Tarte of Darkness."

50+ Ways To Get FREE Books: For Educators, Clubs, And More

Every single person should be able to get a book in their hands when they want one. At Book Riot, we've dedicated more than a few posts to finding free books for both children and adults. This post wraps all of those into one, with over 50 resources for finding books for all readers.

The Results Of The 2017 Riot Reader Survey!

Check out the results from our Riot reader survey, where you talked about how many books you read, when you read, and what you read in 2017.

6 Books About Net Neutrality: An Unfortunately Necessary Reading List

What does net neutrality mean and how will it affect me? These six books about net neutrality cover the wide scope of the FCC's recent regulatory changes.

How Do Your 2017 Reading Stats Compare With Riot Contributors?

How do you stack up with Rioters' bookish habits? Check out your reading stats in terms of number of books read, when, in what format, and more.