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.

A Beginner’s Guide to the Western Gothic Genre

Saddle up, partners, and let's explore Western Gothic books, a genre you have definitely heard of but maybe never had a definition for.

#45Lies Campaign Challenges Misinformation

Authors and lyricists have joined forces to launch the #45lies campaign, creating 45 second videos to fact-check falsehoods spread by Donald Trump.

California School District Considers Classic Book Ban

The National Coalition Against Censorship is urging a California school district to retain several books in their curriculum while a proposed ban is under review.

The Dark Side of Modeling: 10 Books From Behind The Runway

Take a journey into the complex and often dangerous world of fashion with these books about the dark side of modeling.

Everything We Know So Far About Diana Gabaldon’s New Outlander Book: GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE

Diana Gabaldon is in the middle of writing book 9, Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone. What do we know so far about this new Outlander book?

NYC Child Care Plan Includes Using Libraries

The NYC plan to provide education to 1 million students in the fall includes creating 100,000 "learning lab" seats in libraries and other community spaces.

Carrying the Banner: Celebrating Women’s Suffrage Through Museum Exhibitions and Literature

A curated selection of museum exhibitions that explore the visual history of women's suffrage, with further reading on the suffrage movement.

How Many Books Can A Kindle Hold?

Take a semi-scientific dive into how many books the various Kindle models can hold. For the Biggest Books We Can Think Of, Richardson’s Clarissa topped the list.

6 Book Subscription Gift Boxes for Everyone in Your Life (Including You!)

If you are looking for a book subscription gift for someone in your life, look no further than these 7 options, from hand-picked to used, romance to YA.

11 Photography Books To Enjoy for Pride

Immerse yourself in queer photography books that celebrate Pride and the wider LGBTQ+ community through various lenses, eras, and experiences.

Warner Bros. Film JUST MERCY Available for Free Streaming in June

Warner Bros. film JUST MERCY, based on the nonfiction book by Bryan Stevenson, is available for free streaming in the month of June.

How To Hollow Out A Book

Step-by-step instructions to hollow out a book to make your own book safe. Keep your valuables hidden in plain sight, then explore other crafts with books!

How to Make (or Buy) Your Own Crochet Book Sleeve

Learn to make a crochet book sleeve to keep your books protected on the go. If you aren't feeling crafty, we've included links to handmade ones for sale.

5 More Books to Expand Your Plant Parent Journey

Here are several more books (plus some helpful tools) to expand your journey as a plant parent and keep your photosynthetic children happy and healthy.

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