Sheila Loesch

A big fan of the written word, Sheila Loesch is a writer, reader, and editor-in-training. She likes to write about books, sustainability, and queer lives (and intersections of all three). A few years ago Sheila traded a fast-paced life on the East Coast for the inspiring and lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest, where she happily lives with her partner and cat. Say hello @sheilaloesch or

9 of the Best Productivity Books For When You’re Mentally Exhausted

Finding it hard to stay focused? These nine books on productivity are filled with actionable steps to help you become motivated and get stuff done.

How to Responsibly Recycle Your Ereaders

Knowing how to recycle your ereaders is an important step toward diverting e-waste from landfills and preventing environmental contamination.

The Books I’m Reading to Celebrate Keith Haring

The late artist Keith Haring would have observed his 62nd birthday this month. Celebrate his legacy with these books about Keith Haring for all ages.

10 Cat Behavior Books To Expertly Adjust Your Feline’s Feistiness

A helpful list of 10 cat behavior books to better understand cat behavior and care, how to train cats appropriately, or just-to-enjoy nonfiction cat books.

What To Do If You CAN’T Read Right Now

Can't read lately as a side effect of COVID-19 stress? Here are some way Book Rioters are embracing stories while they can't read during social-distancing.

11 Mystery and Suspense Authors Like Gillian Flynn

Trying to find intensely thrilling books with provocative crimes and compelling characters? Here are 11 mystery and suspense authors like Gillian Flynn.

Why I Skip My Book Club Meetings

I have to make an admission: I joined a book club last year but have skipped three of the past four meetings. Read to find out why this contributor opts out

Why Working In A Bookstore Was So Disappointing

Working in a bookstore might seem like the dream job for a bibliophile. Here, one writer shares the scoop on what it's really like behind the scenes.