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A Literary Tour of Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day
As with every cultural holiday, St. Patrick’s Day often gets diluted and boiled down to its trappings—the green beer, the folk songs, the parades. And...
A Book for Every Kind of Mom
Every mother is different, and those of us with a good mom in our lives know how lucky we are to have her. While it can take an entire lifetime to truly...
Your Bookish Halloween Survival Guide
Gather ‘round the Cauldron, because Halloween is almost here! From costume inspiration and hosting tips to party-appropriate chit-chat, we’ve got your...
5 Inspiring Summer Cookbooks
Though summer won’t officially hit until June 20, to our minds Memorial Day marks the start of the season, with its warmth, its gatherings, and its...
9 Cookbooks to Gift the Mom in Your Life this Mother’s Day
Keying into your senses of taste and smell create an onslaught of nostalgic memories: Doing homework on a weekday afternoon while grandma gets dinner...
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33 Books to Read with Your Mother
Whether your mom is just upstairs or thousands of miles away, reading a book together is a wonderful way to connect. You can introduce her to your...
Put Your Holiday Drama Into Perspective with the Worst Holidays in Fiction
Despite being full of extra days off during which to read and (hopefully) the gift of some beautiful new books, sometimes the pressure of being surrounded...
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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...
40 of the Best Books to Give This Holiday Season
Looking for a gift for your favorite bookworm—or a gift to reward yourself after a long day of holiday prep? There’s something for every fiction...
How to Throw a Book Nerd Holiday Party
The holiday season just has a literary air about it—maybe it’s the chilly weather, perfect for curling up in front of a fireplace with a good book;...
The 5 Creepiest Rabbits in Fiction
Easter is upon us, bringing its usual associates: egg hunts, little girls in frilly white dresses, Peeps, and, of course, the Easter Bunny, hop-hop-hopping...
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7 Contemporary Irish Authors to Read This St. Patrick’s Day
The world in general is pretty reductive: Entire cultures are routinely reduced to two or three symbolic elements. Romans wore togas and lounged about...