Vivienne Woodward

Vivienne Woodward lives in Philly and works as the events coordinator for an indie bookstore. She can often be found drinking too much coffee in the sunny spot on her couch and over-identifying with fictional characters. She enjoys collecting hobbies, dancing to radio pop, and rearranging the book stacks on her side tables.

A List of Demands From Your Roommates, Your Books

Your books surround you on all sides, and suddenly their spines look ominous. How did they write a list? And what do they want?

Books You Should Read If You’re a Middle Child

Welcome, fellow middle child. Do you feel neglected today? Do you feel the need to draw attention to yourself in potentially unhealthy ways?

It’s Me, Your Coffee Table

Hey. It's me, your coffee table. I didn't want to bring this up, but... can we talk?

Time Is Not Real: Books That Play With the Art of Time

Time in books has always had more freedom than time in the real world--or so we thought. An examination of the art of time in fiction and in life.

Dear Bookseller: What Should I Read Right Now?

Dear Bookseller, what do you think I should read right now? I am feeling, well how can I describe this? I guess I am feeling...weird?

Deleted Scenes from Joel, The Sixth Cast Member of QUEER EYE: Reading Expert

There was controversy when the beloved show added a “Reading Expert.” And now, neither the cast members nor the reading community want to claim him. 

Is Reading At Night Terrible or Am I Terrible?

I've committed myself wholly and truly to being a morning reader. Now, I examine whether it is I who is terrible or reading at night itself.

Do the Hot Dudes Reading Know They’re Being Hot?

The Instagram account @hotdudesreading was founded on, well, hot dudes reading. The question is: do they know they're hot?

Book Inventions That Should Exist

These book inventions will satisfy a range of readers, from the lonely reader to the reader who can’t negotiate a coffee cup AND a book at once.

How Many Books Should You Read At Once?

How many books to read at once... A question for the ages. Is it as many as possible, one at a time, none at all? Discuss.

How to Not Get Everyone Books As Gifts

Has your gifting become predictable? Here's how NOT to get everyone books as gifts this year...while still kind of getting everyone books as gifts.

The Book You Should Read Based on Your Favorite Episode of THE OFFICE: Part II

In the second installment of this series of books for fans of THE OFFICE, we give you more incredible reads based on some of the most beloved episodes.

Where Do You Keep Your Books?

When there is no more space to store books, what can be done? The question of “where do I keep my books?” has become an existential one.

Literature-Inspired Ideas for Outside-the-Box Author Events

Authors have already proven they can read and write books--what else they can do? Here are 7 high stakes author events with literary themes.

Book Lists That Should Exist

Lists have become one of the major formats through which we consume information on the internet. Here, my suggestions for book lists that should exist.