#How To

How to Handle Fictional Character Deaths With Kids

Know some kids who are about to learn their favorite character dies? Here's how one reader handles fictional character deaths with kids.

Beautiful Bookshelf Decor Ideas For 2021

Explore the latest bookshelf decor ideas for 2021 at Book Riot! Personlize your space with unique bookends, plants, lights, and more.

Bookish Crafts to Do in Quarantine

If you've been bitten by the crafting bug, but don't want to make a run to the store, try these 10 bookish crafts you can do in quarantine.

Screen-Free Literacy Activities to Give Your Eyes a Break

Stuck at home staring at your screen? Here are screen-free literacy activities to help you out and keep it bookish.

5 Quirky Ways to Turn Your Partner Into Your Reading Buddy

Love your books and your partner, but haven't married both worlds? Try these ideas for turning your partner into your reading buddy.

How (and Why) to Spring Clean Your Digital Book Clutter

Take the time to spring clean your digital book clutter by tidying up your Kindle cloud, Goodreads shelves, and TBR with these tips.

6 Strategies for Recommending Books to Friends So They’ll Actually Read Them

So you've found a book that you just know your friend will love. Here's how to recommend that book so your friend will actually read it.

Introducing the 2021 Reading Log

Get ready to make 2021 your most literary year yet with the official 2021 Book Riot reading log!

How to Get a Refresher Without Rereading the Previous Book in a Series

When a new book in a series comes out, we can forget what happened in the previous installment. Here’s what to do to get a quick refresher.

“Is That All You Do?” Self-Promotion as a School Librarian

If you're a school librarian looking to educate others on what you do and how you do it, check out this list of ideas for self promotion.

The Gutenberg Bible and How to See it Online

If you're curious about the the first book to be printed using moveable type, learn more about the Gutenberg Bible and how to see it here.

How To Find Audiobooks For Sleep

Meditation and relaxation can look different for everyone. Click for some suggestions for finding the audiobooks for sleep that work for you.

Now is the Time to Strengthen Your Reading Habits

From the simplicity of reading what you enjoy to the power of pro help, here are numerous tips to help you strengthen your reading habits.

Encouraging Reading for Pleasure While the World is on Fire

Here's how one librarian is encouraging students who may be struggling with current events to read for pleasure.

How to Find LGBTQ New Releases

More LGBTQ books are being published than ever before. These sites will help you find out about new queer titles just in time to preorder!