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Vernieda Vergara

After working many years as a research assistant, Vernieda now enjoys the less-than-stable lifestyle of a freelance writer. When she isn’t writing fiction or devouring manga, she enjoys trying out recipes, discovering new restaurants, and convincing her unsuspecting friends to watch the latest horror movie with her. Vernieda is also a staff writer for Women Write About Comics, where she analyzes manga in-depth. She lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Twitter: @incitata

4 Completed Romance Manga Series to Binge On This Valentine’s Day

Looking for something to binge read on Valentine's Day? Here's a list of completed romance manga to get your read-a-thon on.

12 Horror Manga to Terrify You All Year Long

Interested in reading some horror manga? Here's a list of 13 titles -- with some classics and some newer series -- to get you started.

Put These Anticipated 2018 Manga on Your To-Read List

Rioter Vernieda highlights a few anticipated 2018 manga titles to put on your reading list. From classic manga to fairy tale retellings, there's something for everyone!

8 Winter 2018 Manga to Check Out During the Current Anime Season

The new anime season is here! Here are the winter 2018 manga to check out if you want to do a readalong while you watch.

4 Magical Girl Manga to Read While Waiting for Card Captor Sakura

Excited about the new Card Captor Sakura anime? Check out this list of magical girl manga to read while you wait for the premiere.

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Manga Lovers

Are you a little lost when it comes to buying gifts for your manga-loving friends? Rioter Vernieda has a few gift ideas for manga lovers to help you out!

28 Insightful Rumi Quotes About Beauty, Friendship, and Inspiration

Need some insightful musings to transform your life? Rioter Vernieda collects 28 Rumi quotes about beauty, friendship, and inspiration.

10 Bookish Headlines to Celebrate the Kindle 10th Anniversary

On the 10th anniversary of the launch of Kindle, 10 bookish headlines to remember.

6 Must-Read Manga for Fall 2017

Fall manga season is here! Don't miss these six.

14 Dark Fantasy Books to Read and Explore on Long, Cold Nights

Interested in reading more dark fantasy books? Vernieda offers up a list of novels to check out--including some lesser known ones!

Super-Sized Episodes for Game of Thrones Season 7

Sad about the fact that Game of Thrones season 7 has fewer episodes than past seasons? Never fear. They may be longer than normal!

New Sports Manga to Check Out This Spring

Looking to read more sports manga that's not about basketball or volleyball? We have you covered with some new series to check out this spring.

Deadly Fighters and the Badass Kids Who Love Them

We talk deadly fighters and the badass kids who love them, a la LOGAN.

The Attack on Titan Season 2 Trailer is Here

Have you been enjoying the ATTACK ON TITAN anime series? The second season's trailer is finally out!

Manga About Girls Who Get Things Done

Want to read some manga about girls who get things done? Vernieda can help.