Tika Viteri

Tika has tucked herself into an apartment in Oakland, CA, ruled by two grey cats and an extremely finicky fiddle-leaf fig named Ruth Bader. She has also surrounded herself with enough gin, books, plants, and yarn to last a lifetime; her taste in all four leans highly colorful. When not reading and knitting, she can be found boxing, running (reluctantly), or yelling about politics online.

The 15 Best Books to Learn about Real Estate

Whether you’re a first-time buyer, want to become an investor, or are starting on your agent journey, these are the best real estate books, like Investing in Rental Properties for Beginners: Buy Low, Rent High by Lisa Phillips.

How I Lost and Found Jane Austen

Jane's books illustrate not just love overcoming societal odds, but growth and understanding between people, and that is why they endure.

An Extremely Scientific and Not At All Biased Ranking of the Misters Darcy

Of all the versions of Mr. Darcy that exist, which is the best? Here are rankings of the smoldering, iconic character.

The Dog Dies in This One: An Essay About the Death of Animals in Fiction

It can be traumatic to read about animal death, so why do we do it? An essay on the role of pet death in fiction and the purpose it serves.

9 Of The Best Books To Learn About Investing

Are you a newbie investor, or just someone who wants to learn? Get started with these best books to learn about investing, like Get Good with Money by Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche.

10 Books about Kenya by Kenyans

It's no surprise that Kenya's literature is equally multifaceted and beautiful. Find the best books about Kenya from Kenyan authors here.

Who Was bell hooks?

From her early years to the themes that dominated her work, we dig into the lasting legacy of this literary giant.

All that Glitters: Books About Fame, Stardom, and Hollywood

For an industry that is little over 100 years old, Hollywood has become so influential. Here are a few books celebrating the industry.

Gastronomy and the Stars: Cookbooks for the Astrologically Inclined

Earth, air, fire, or water, there is the perfect astrology cookbook to satiate your sign's hunger.

The Future Is Not Edible: the Future of Food According to Sci-Fi

Science fiction has a lot to say about where we'll be concerning things like technology, but what does it have to say about our food?