Is There Such a Thing As a Reliable Narrator?

Is there such thing as a reliable narrator? One reader asks other avid readers and writers for their opinions.

A History of the Advice Column

From 17th century London to today, the history of the advice column is rich and fruitful. If you want to know more, read on.

Why We Don’t Talk About Bruno: ENCANTO and Magical Realism

Like many Disney films, Encanto can be categorized as a fantasy musical, but Encanto fits comfortably under the magical realism umbrella.

The 25 Most Influential Horror Novels of All Time

How many of the most influential horror novels of all time have you read? Sink your teeth into some powerful thrill rides, including The Haunting of Hill House.

6 Tips For Reading Tough Topics

Whether you're wanting to get back to reading about tough topics or to start, here are a few tips that can help.

The Top Must-Read Authors According to Book Riot Contributors

We surveyed Book Riot contributors to find out what writers they consider "must-read" authors. Find out which six authors made the top of the list.

An In-Depth Guide to Book Sizes

Are your aesthetic sensibilities are offended by dramatically different book sizes? Here's a guide to the method in that madness.

Are Mysteries and Thrillers Less Enjoyable the More You Read in the Genre?

Are mysteries and thrillers less enjoyable the more you read? One Rioter dives into reading widely in this genre.

Wholesomely Horny: 6 Romance Authors Like Talia Hibbert

Find authors like Talia Hibbert, whose books share a big beating heart, with characters who come from realistically complex, loving families.

Bookish Newsletters Are a Throwback to Book Blogging And I Am Here for It

Why the growth and popularity of bookish newsletters feels like a throwback to the early days of blogging.