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.

50 Must-Read Mystery Books for Kids

A list of 50 mystery books for kids. Targeted for infants, toddlers, and children in preschool, kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth and fifth grade.

A Love Letter to Bookstore Customers From a Bookseller

A love letter from a bookseller to her bookstore customers and a thank you for giving her hope in sight of the current state of the world.

25 Rabbit Books For Your Inner Bunnyholic

A list of 25 rabbit books for children, including board books, picture books and middle grade novels.

6 Books About the Brain for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Books about the brain for Alzheimers and Brain Awareness Month (nonfiction and fiction!)


Oprah has announced her next book club pick, The Sun Does Shine, the memoir of a wrongly convicted man who spent thirty years on death row.

Why You Should Read the Flavia de Luce Series by Alan Bradley

Reasons why you should read the Flavia de Luce series by Alan Bradley, and the best order to read it in.

10 Great Books about Mother-Daughter Relationships

Mother-daughter relationships are complicated and fascinating. If you're looking for great books on the subject, check out this list of ten titles.

50 Must-Read Board Books for Babies

A list of 50 must-read board books for babies with diverse authors, illustrators and characters, including gifting ideas, suggestions for bargain shopping and customization.

Sean Penn to Publish Debut Novel, Takes on Trump and #metoo Movement

Actor Sean Penn has written a novel, titled Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff; the novel takes on Donald Trump and numerous contemporary social and political movements.

Acclaimed Scientist and Author Stephen Hawking Has Died

Scientist Stephen Hawking, author of A Brief History of Time, has died at age 76 after long battle with ALS.