Steph Auteri

Steph Auteri writes about sexuality and more for the Atlantic, Pacific Standard, the Washington Post, VICE, and other publications. She is the author of A DIRTY WORD and the founder of Guerrilla Sex Ed. You can learn more at Follow her on Instagram: @stephauteri and Twitter: @stephauteri.

12 Terrifying YA Graphic Novels

Thrills and chills abound in these great YA horror comics, including Misfit City.

The Appeal of Unlikable Female Characters

Some readers want all female characters to be likeable. But there's something to be said for the gleefully complex female protagonist.

The Books Keeping Me Grounded as I Contemplate Becoming a Care Partner to My Parents

Books helping one reader find comfort in becoming a care partner to aging parents, including Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast.

7 Horror Comics to Give You Chills in This Hot Summer Heat

When you need something chilling to fend off the summer heat, pick up a horror comic like Abbott 1973 by Saladin Ahmed, Sami Kivelä, Mattia Iacono, and Jim Campbell.

The Best Puberty Books for Your Growing Kiddo

Here are some of the best puberty books out there, including The Every Body Book by Rachel E. Simon and Noah Grigni.

An Indoorsy Person Falls for Nature (On the Page)

You might not find this indoorsy person appreciating the bee in her car or potting plants, but you will find her enjoying nature in books.

28 Sex-Positive Books for Readers of All Ages

These sex positive books for readers of all ages will give you an education in a sex life that is healthy, pleasurable, and consensual, including The Body Is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor.

Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Genre Tropes to Get Your Perfect Horror Comedy Read

Do you like a few laughs thrown in with your scares? Pick your favorite horror and comedy tropes to find your next perfect read!

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read In July-Sept 2020

Rioters share the great books they recently read!

11 Funny Horror T-Shirts to Wear Under Your Cardigan This Fall

Stock up on these funny horror tees for spooky season—and all seasons!