Simone Jung

Simone is a bookstagrammer with a penchant for writing. When she's not working at her day job, she spending her nights following the rabbit hole of good reads. She's an advocate for diverse reads, but she also loves a good thriller, a romantic meet cute, a coming-of-age story, a historical drama, and the everyday mishaps of life. You can find her blogging at

How to Thoughtfully Organize Your TBR

That to-be-read pile can be daunting at best, but we're here to help you make approaching it a little easier with these tips to organize your TBR.

How to Ease Into Reading Really Big Books

We all have that massive tome we've been meaning to pick up. If you've been put off by the task, try these tips for easing yourself into reading big books.

It’s Okay If You Haven’t Read Harry Potter

Really, it's fine. You can keep your reader card.

Does Reading Diversely Make You An Ally?

One Rioter on making a conscious decision to read books by authors from diverse backgrounds, with tips on how to read diversely and be an ally.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read In October 2018

Rioters chimed in with some of their favorite reads from October! What's your pick?

10 YA Fantasy Books Written by Women of Color

This is just a sampling of all of the excellent YA fantasy books by women of color in bookstores and libraries. Diversify your shelves with these titles.

Why I Don’t Organize My Bookshelves

4 Tips on How to Pack Books for Vacation

Mood readers, this one is for you: tips on how to pack for vacation when you don't know what you'll feel like reading when you get there!

9 Immigrant Stories Published in 2018

Excellent immigrant stories that have been published this year so far.

Seven Fun Authors Who Participate in Bookstagram