Recommended reading to add to your list.
Non-required reading about writing, feeling, and becoming yourself.
Curl up with some well-loved essays, galleries, and guides.
A reading list, an interview with Zadie Smith, and more.
Books for your summer reading list.
Podcasts, videos, and apps that make us smile/think.
Recommended books of daring and adventure.
A stunning debut novel, essays on black women’s studies, and more recommended reading.
Great books to fight boredom.
October's theme is SPIRIT. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!