S. Zainab Williams

S. Zainab would like to think she bleeds ink but the very idea makes her feel faint. She writes fantasy and horror, and is currently clutching a manuscript while groping in the dark. Find her on Twitter: @szainabwilliams.

Desperately Seeking the Perfect Book Encounter

How one reader chased the perfect book encounter on a quest for The Book, and how it reflected a deeper search for specialness.

10 Dark, Broody, and (Hey!) Fun Comics for Goths

Living that goth life and looking for some comics to go with it? Check out some of the goth comics that speak to this reader, including Destroyer by Victor LaValle and Dietrich Smith.

Behind The Scenes: A Day in the Life of An Associate Editor

Take a peek behind the Book Riot curtain and follow a day in the life of an associate editor, from rounding up content to haunting cafes.

Storytime is Coming to Public Restrooms

Would you want to be the captive audience for story time in a portable toilet? Learn about Looterature, bringing bathroom books back.

Who Will Win the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards?

The opening round of the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards is open for voting. Cast your vote and write in your chosen titles now.

Powell’s and McNally Jackson Staff Laid Off Amidst COVID-19 Closures

The two major independent booksellers are laying off employees as they close their physical shops in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Riot Recommendation: 20 of Your Reading Resolutions

It's a new year and a great time to set some reading goals. Here are XX of your favorite reading resolutions!

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 23rd, 2019

The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 5th, 2019

The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 30th, 2019

The best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot.