Weekly Tea Discussion: Libraries Reconnection With Reading

It’s that time of year again. Temperatures rise, the sun seems to shine so much brighter, and summer reading arrives in full swing. Summer Reading, not only in schools, but a popular staple in public libraries. It is a special time where they really promote the great programs that occur and provide a great alternativeContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Libraries Reconnection With Reading”

Amazon Books Won’t Bring Indie Bookstores to Their Knees

When I first heard that Amazon was opening bookstores, this was my initial reaction: By creating their online business, Amazon has cornered a huge market of book buying which most of the purchasing is done online. So why would Amazon take the risk of opening a brick and mortar bookstore, especially when a lot ofContinue reading “Amazon Books Won’t Bring Indie Bookstores to Their Knees”

Weekly Tea Discussion: Is the Librarian Profession Overworking the Librarians?

As we through all of our problems and issues on the table, we were left with uncertainty on who was really to blame. But one of my friends asked an interesting question that I am asking for this week’s discussion: is the librarian profession overworking the librarians?

Weekly Tea Discussions Have Their Own Page!

Love reading my weekly tea discussions? Well, now you can find them all one one page! You can find all my weekly tea discussions here: Weekly Tea Discussions Is there is a topic or a question you would like for me discuss here? You’ll find a contact form at the bottom of the page. Just submitContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussions Have Their Own Page!”

A Teen Blogger’s Falling Out With YA Books

I came across this interesting Guardian article where a teen blogger for the site, Hawwa, explained that her interest in YA Books was starting to diminish due to the type of content that was being published out there. And, in my opinion, she made some good points. Here is some portions from the article: MyContinue reading “A Teen Blogger’s Falling Out With YA Books”