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Olivia Páez

Olivia Páez is a Cuban-American journalism major. When she’s not writing articles for her classes, you can probably find her devouring a novel or watching a classic film. Along with reading and watching films, she has a hodgepodge of interests. Some of them include writing, sketching, traveling, dressing up as some of her favorite characters, and caring for the environment.

How the Online Book Community Helped Me Make Friends Across the World

How one reader found an online book community and made lasting friendships through Booktube, bookstagram, blogging, and more.

5 Reasons to Pick Up Chanel Cleeton’s WHEN WE LEFT CUBA

Hard-Hitting Young Adult Novels to Pick Up

The Constant Mistreatment of Women in GAME OF THRONES is Exhausting

A reader takes a critical look at the mistreatment of women in HBO's GAME OF THRONES, and argues against this tired and harmful plot device.

Outstanding Books Starring Latinx Characters

Writing Love Letters to Some of My Favorite Books of All Time

In honor of the fantastical stories that have shaped this reader, she decided to write love letters to some of her favorite books.

Book Signings for Beginners

From how to find author signing events to getting the most out of the experience once you arrive, here are some book signing tips for beginners.

5 Underrated Young Adult Books That Need More Love

Which recent YA book do you think should've received more buzz? Here's one reader's list of underrated YA books for your To-Be-Read.

Bookish Habits That I Hope To Maintain Throughout 2019

A reader chimes in with some 2019 bookish habits she has set for herself, and hopes to stick to this year. How will you improve your reading life?

9 Bookstagrammers Share Why Diversity In Literature Is So Important To Them

If you’re looking to diversify your Instagram following list, here are some wonderful, diverse bookstagrammers who share their love for stories.

The Perfect Books to Buy for Secret Santa Gift Exchanges

Dreading the annual Secret Santa gift exchange? Have no fear! These books and goodies are sure to please someone on your Secret Santa list.

Why I Decided to Turn my TBR Inside-Out

Why one reader stores her to-be-read books with the spines facing backwards.

Books that I’m Thankful For and that Changed My Life

What books are you thankful for?

Why I’m Beginning to Embrace Reading Slumps

"It’s perfectly okay to not be in the mood to pick up a novel to read." How one reader learned to embrace those dreaded reading slumps.

How to Create the Perfect Reading Nook

Before you dive into that book, here are a few things that you can do in order to design the perfect reading nook in your own home.