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. Follow her on Instagram @nikki.vanry.

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.

“Time Doesn’t Run Out, It Runs Better”: 30 Writers Who Found Success After 30

Think you're over when you hit 30? Think again. These 30 creators and writers found success after 30, from a thread in response to Forbes' 30 Under 30 list.

The Best Bookish TED Talks From 2017

Bookish TED talks were absolutely on-point this year. Here's eight of the best, with talks from Nnedi Okorafor, Shonda Rhimes, and more.

20 Patrick Rothfuss Quotes From Kingkiller Chronicles And More

Twenty of the very best Patrick Rothfuss quotes, from The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man's Fear, The Slow Regard of Silent Things, interviews, and more.

Octavia Butler’s DAWN Is Being Developed For TV By Ava DuVernay

... And we're kind of screaming over here. Learn more about the news now.

100 Must-Read, Best Books On Writing And The Writer’s Life

From craft to writer's lives, get ready to dig into 100 of the must-read, best books on writing for improving your own work.

5 Sci-Fi Fantasy Novels With Badass Middle-Aged Heroines

It's cool to read about people in their teens or early 20s, but where are the middle-aged heroines in science fiction and fantasy novels?

14 Of The Most Romantic On-Screen Smooches In Movies Based On Books

Because we all need a little bit of love and lightness right now, yeah? Here are 14 of the very best smooches in movies based on books.

45 Of The Best Aww-Inspiring Quotes About Books

10 Poets For People Who Think They Don’t Like Poetry

Think you don't like poetry? Think again. Poetry is having a huge moment and you should really be a part of it by reading any of these 10 poets.