Gifts Ideas For The Book Lover In Your Life

Unsure what to gift to get for the book lover in your life? Well, here are some ideas that will sure make you their favorite person this holiday season! Book Map from Dorothy A street map (loosely based on London) that is made up from 600 titles from the history of literature! It has amazing titlesContinue reading “Gifts Ideas For The Book Lover In Your Life”

Writing Books for NaNoWriMo

What better way to get really light a fire under you for NaNoWriMo than to read some writing books! Other than a notebook and a pen, books that discuss writing are essential for budding writers. And you can’t go wrong with these necessities:   Writing Tools: 55 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter ClarkContinue reading “Writing Books for NaNoWriMo”

Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s post is: Top Ten Unique Book Titles Other than the synopsis and, we don’t like to admit, the cover, a title of a book is what grabs readers. We are immediately drawn into those few words that make us readers evenContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Book Titles”

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books For Fall Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s post is: Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR List Fall is almost here…and what better way to celebrate the cooler weather by grabbing your most comfortable sweater, a cup of your favorite tea, and picking some good books to readContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books For Fall Reading”

Top Ten Tuesday: Books for the History Lover

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s post is: Ten book recommendations for ______________: (Skies the limit here…examples: for Hufflepuffs, for fans of Game of Thrones, for people who don’t normally read YA, for animal lovers, for video game lovers, etc. I love history and there is no betterContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books for the History Lover”

If You Like Jane Austen, Then You’ll Like…

You finished reading all of Jane Austen’s books. Wondering what is the next step? Read them all over again! Just kidding, although you could if you wanted to. However, if you want to read books either similar to her writing style or books based in the same era, why not gives these a try:  Continue reading “If You Like Jane Austen, Then You’ll Like…”

Top Ten Tuesdays: Best Books of 2017 So Far…

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s post is: Best Books You’ve Read In 2017 So Far (break it down however you want — by genre, strictly 2017 releases, whatever!) Already half the year is gone and out of my goal of reading 100 books for 2017, IContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesdays: Best Books of 2017 So Far…”

Top Ten Tuesdays: Favorite Dads in Literature

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s post is: Father’s Day related Freebie:  favorite dads in literature, best father/daughter or son relationships, books to buy your dad, worst dads in literature, etc. etc. I was going to list memorable fathers of literature but then I remember that IContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesdays: Favorite Dads in Literature”

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books in My Beach Bag

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s post is: Summer Reads Freebie: In preparation for Memorial Day (which is always the unofficial summer kickoff for me), let’s rec some summer/beach reads: books to go in your beach bag, best books set in summer, books with summer-y covers, bestContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books in My Beach Bag”

Introducing…the Problems of an Overworked Librarian

Lately, I have been dealing with incompetence at my job (surprisingly, some of it is no coming from the patrons). My patience has been wearing thin and my stress levels are increasing everyday, I needed an outlet. And I know that I am not the only overworked librarian out there. So I thought I wouldContinue reading “Introducing…the Problems of an Overworked Librarian”