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color all the things!
and Where to Color Them
Fantastic Beasts fanatics got to take their fandom to a whole new level when the film adaptation hit theaters this fall. But the magic didn’t end...
all hands on deck
8 Great Cookbooks for Holiday Cooking with Kids
Throughout the holiday season, there are plenty of opportunities for solitude. Think about the pre-dawn hours you spent circling the mall parking lot on...
Curl Up With These 5 Holiday Romances
The holidays are a common appearance in romance novels; a time of good cheer, fine wine and food, and of course, sneaking kisses beneath the mistletoe....
the book nerd's guide to life
The Book Nerd’s Guide to Sick Days
Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...
the play's the thing
Remembering Edward Albee: 5 Plays to Read Now
Last September, Edward Albee passed away at the age of 88. Among the last great major American playwrights of the 20th century, he won three Pulitzer...
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10 Gifts For Your Favorite Civil War Buff
A century and half ago, the bloody, pitched battles that defined America occurred right here on our own soil. Both sides of the Civil War were Americans...
6 Great Books for the Comedy Nerd on Your Gift List
Everybody knows a hardcore comedy fan. That person who has a Simpsons quote for every occasion, or who can discuss and recommend comedy albums the way a...
not to be continued
6 Famous Novels That Don’t Have an Ending
If you tried to write a novel last month, you know how difficult it can be. Just finishing a book—no matter how long it takes you—is quite an...
meet the makers
A Maker Profile of Quilter and Seamstress Andrena Mendez
Our Mini Maker Faire has come and gone, but we’re still interested in hearing from our wonderful Makers! Today we meet Andrena Mendez, a bookseller...
Romance Roundup: Surfers, Hockey Players, and Small-Town Texas Romances
This week’s Romance Roundup includes a woman who gets a chance with her high school crush, a duke with a bad reputation, and a surfer who wants to prove...
Books You Need to Read
Why Every Potter Fan Must Read
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
With the announcement, in 2013, that J.K. Rowling would be co-penning an eighth installment in the internationally beloved Harry Potter series, this one...
The Best Vinyl to Spin This December
December’s influx of vinyl is hitting just in time for the winter holidays! Whether you’re buying presents for someone special or just treating...