The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many literary festivals to be cancelled this year. But this unfortunate circumstance have brought a new opportunity to bring the book community together during this crisis. That is why a lot of convention -old and new-have decided to mover their festivals online. These virtual festivals will have virtual Q&A’s, signed books and giveaways, things that you would expect if you were attending your favorite convention in person! Make sure to sign up and attend these awesome events!
The BuzzFeed Book Club has partnered with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment to launch this year’s One Book, One New York, a citywide campaign that gets the entire city to read the same book. Throughout the month of April, starting April 1, New Yorkers can vote for which favorite book they would love the entire city to read this summer. And this year, they all happen to be female writers! What a great way to kick off Women’s History Month. The winning book will be announced in May.
Here are the finalists: Continue reading “One Book, One New York Finalists Are All Women”
I normally don’t advocate for private businesses on my blog. However, this is one business that holds a special place in my heart. Continue reading “Save Tea & Sympathy!”
Welcome to Bronx Week 2018, a week-long celebration of all the amazing things that are great and unique about the Bronx! I have lived in the Bronx all my life and it may have its ups and downs, but it still a place I love and still call home. So in honor of Bronx Week, here are some interesting book selections that either take place in the Bronx or delve in the history of this mysterious borough: Continue reading “Interesting Books for Bronx Week”
New Yorkers came together to take part in the vote of the One Book, One New York campaign, an event where New Yorkers choose which book they want the entire city to read. The votes have been tallied and the results are in!
And the winner is… Continue reading “One Book, One New York Winner Is…”
The Bronx may have lost its only bookstore, but that doesn’t mean the Bronx stopped reading.
A Bronx native has made it possible for the Bronx to have its first ever book festival. Sareciea Fennell started a Kickstarter campaign to bring a book festival to the area. This is a great thing since the Bronx became the only borough without a bookstore when the only bookstore in the Bronx, Barnes and Noble, closed its doors in 2016. Continue reading “A Book Festival Finally Coming to the Bronx”
Get ready for the largest book club! Continue reading “One Book, One New York Returns for the Summer”
The New York Public Library’s Library Zine! has just released their second issue. Due to high support and enthusiasm over the first issue, the editors of the magazine were able to publish another issue! Continue reading “Library Zine! Second Issue Now Available”
The successful exhibition, Harry Potter: The History of Magic that wowed people at the British Library in London, will be making its debut in the US. Continue reading ““Harry Potter: A History of Magic” Is Finally Coming to the US”