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.

Dear Bookseller: Do You Think My Niece Would Like This Book?

Dear Bookseller, one time my niece mentioned petting a pony at a zoo. So do you think this aligns with her interests and reading ability?

How To Steer Any Conversation Towards Books This Holiday Season

The holidays can be stressful. Follow these guidelines to preempt any taboo topics and steer any conversation towards books instead.

Sex Tips From Male Novelists

This holiday season are you looking to recreate the romance of a pre-internet age? These sex tips of yore will surely do the trick.

The Six Types of Books You’ll Find on Tinder

Did You Like That Book? Good, But It Did Not Like You

Cerealmelier: Cereal and Book Pairings from a Professional Cereal Steward

The art of the cerealmelier is not well-understood. Compiled for the first time, cereal and book pairings suited to any palate.

I Got a Fever and the Only Prescription Is More Reading: Proven Reading Benefits

Editor’s note: This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance of benefits listed to actual health benefits of reading are purely coincidental.

I Wish They Would Read More: Diary Entries of a Disappointed Dilettante

Dear Diary: the people I love don't understand me or my frequent book references; is it too much to wish that they read more?

How You’d Read for Back-to-School If You Were in an Interlinked Stories Collection

School is starting back up, which means required reading. If your life were a series of interlinked stories, here's how you would read for back-to-school.

Café Reading Power Rankings

Before ordering a $9 latte just anywhere, here are the Café Reading Power Rankings: five types of café, ranked for optimal reading experience.