R. Nassor

R. Nassor may spend more time with books, tea, and ceramic mugs than recommended by professionals but it hasn’t failed her so far. Nassor has a MA in English Literature from Georgetown University, where she looked at the way medieval and early modern literature reappear in fantasy books today. She’s been writing about romance, fantasy, science fiction, and pop culture for quite a while, starting at Book Riot in 2020. She’s also written for Tor.com. You can follow her on Tiktok and contact her through her website.

10 of the Best Asexual and Aromantic Fantasy Books

These fantasy books have asexual and aromantic heroes saving dragons, solving magical medical mysteries, and so much more.

The 10 Best Bookish Coasters

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The Royal Treatment: The 8 Best Fantasy Royalty

From usurping the throne to leading their people — you'll enjoy seeing the best fantasy royalty in action. Start with The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri.

12 of the Best Opposites Attract Romance Novels

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Why Shakespeare Isn’t Fancy

One reader explains why Shakespeare isn't fancy, and how a contextual understanding of his work proves that point.

The Best D&D Mugs, Goblets, and Chalices

Snacks and drinks during gameplay are essential, so add a bit of fun to your hydration schedule with these D&D mugs, goblets, and chalices.

8 of the Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books To Read in August 2023

These new science fiction and fantasy books out August 2023, including More Perfect by Temi Oh, deal with everything from ghosts to aliens to war machines.

The Complexi-tea of Tea’s Role in Fantasy Novels

From getting poli-tea-cal to adding a comfor-tea-ble element, the role of tea in fantasy novels is as multifaceted as the drink itself.

25 of the Best Romance Book Series

From contemporary romances to fantasy to Regency, we've rounded up the very best romance book series to immerse yourself in, including The Brown Sisters Series by Talia Hibbert.

Can You Match the Romance Novel to Its Opening Lines?

How well do you know romance books? Put your skills to the test with this first line quiz.