Vanessa Diaz

Vanessa is a writer, reader and generally bookish Latina from San Diego. If loving Agatha Christie is wrong, she doesn't want to be right. Vanessa’s penchant for books, travel and tea is rivaled only by her serious addictions to milk, avocado and floral lattes. When not reading books or selling them, she can be found blogging, working on her first novel or cozying up at a library.

Is This Fruit Pic Too Sexual? Life as Book Riot’s Managing Editor

Evaluating saucy fruit pics, managing cinnamon roll feelings, HR violation typos: all in a day's work.

Gifts for Greek Mythology Lovers

Get your myth on with these gifts for Greek mythology lovers, from sweet prints and wooden bookmarks to sneakily funny tees.

Up All Night: A Dramatic Child Gets Her First Library Card

Getting your first library card is a very big deal, okay? If you have to stay up all night to practice your signature, so be it.

Me and Teddy Ruxpin

Teddy Ruxpin was more than a talking bear-that's-not-a-bear. He was my trusted reading companion and I think about him still.

Book Riot Will Match Your Donation to Taller Salud for Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

From October 12-18, Book Riot will match donations to Taller Salud for hurricane relief to Puerto Rico up to $2500. Join us in donating!

Bookish Travel Essentials for the Upcoming Holidays

As the bookish prepare to travel for the holidays, bookish gear is a necessity. Here are the best travel accessories for book lovers.

20 Cute Pics of Animals + Books, Because Why Not

We could all use a little serotonin boost in this helluva timeline, right? I present to you: 20 adorable photos of animals and books.

Can One Have Too Many Pens, Pencils, Notebooks? Methinks Not.

Do you enjoy collecting pretty paper goods? Allow me to feed your habit with some adorable notebooks, planners, and related accessories.

There’s a Playlist for That: My Summer 2021 Reading Playlist

As this summer draws to a close, I'm sharing some of the songs on my summer reading playlist and the books they're paired with, too.

Meet the Winners of the 56th Annual Nebula Awards

Announcing the winners of the 56th Annual Nebula Awards, recognizing the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the US.