Rebecca Hussey

Rebecca holds a PhD in English and is a professor at Norwalk Community College in Connecticut. She teaches courses in composition, literature, and the arts. When she’s not reading or grading papers, she’s hanging out with her husband and son and/or riding her bike and/or buying books. She can't get enough of reading and writing about books, so she occasionally writes reviews for other websites. Blog: Of Books and Bicycles Twitter: @ofbooksandbikes

5 Great New Nonfiction Books to Help Understand Our Times

Looking for tools to help process these unprecedented times? Check out these nonfiction books about the pandemic, structural racism, and more, including The Names of All the Flowers by Melissa Valentine.

Introducing the 2020 National Book Award Longlists!

The 2020 National Book Award longlists have been announced!

Indie Press Round-Up: 10 Great New Releases for Summer

Check out the list of some of the best summer indie press books, like The Dragons, the Giant, the Women by Wayétu Moore. Find some great new reads and maybe a new favorite independent press!

Everything We Know About Dav Pilkey’s New Dog Man Book, GRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Learn everything there is to know about Dav Pilkey's new Dog Man book, Grime and Punishment, including release date and more.

5 Great New Genre-Bending Nonfiction Books

Check out these genre-bending nonfiction books, to learn about lighthouses, harvesting, race theory, rereading, Toni Morrison, and more.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read April–June 2020

Find your next great read on this list of Rioters favorite recent reads, including backlist, new releases, and future releases.

Indie Press Round-Up: May New Releases

5 great books to pick up from indie presses in May 2020.

A Beginner’s Guide To The Different Types of Poems

Learn about the most common types of poems and be inspired to write a poem of your own.

Indie Press Round-Up: April New Releases and More

Add these April indie press releases to your ever-expanding TBR list.

5 Great New Works of Innovative Nonfiction

Add some new and innovative nonfiction to your reading list.

Indie Press Round-Up: March New Releases

Add these indie press books to your March TBR piles.

30 Small Press Books from 2020 We Can’t Wait To Read

Book Riot picks 30 exciting small press books published in 2020, from 25 different publishers, that we can't wait for you to read.

Indie Press Round-Up: February New Releases and More

These indie press books hitting shelves in February will more than earn their spots on your towering TBR.

Indie Press Round-Up: January New Releases

Gather up some new releases from your favorite indies with this list of indie press books on shelves and ready for your TBR January 2020.

Indie Press Round-Up: 5 Great Books From 2019

Finish off the year with some of the great indie press books highlighted in this December roundup looking back at 2019.

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