Abby Hargreaves

Abby Hargreaves is a New Hampshire native living and working as a Children’s Librarian in Washington, D.C. She fulfills the gamut of the librarian stereotype with a love of cats, coffee, and crocheting (and likes a good run of alliteration). Her MLIS degree enjoys the company of a BA in English from Hollins University, making Abby an advocate of women's universities. Her favorite color is yellow.

The Life Cycle of a Library Book

It’s not unusual for trashed library books to throw the public into a tizzy. The reality is that this is part of the natural life cycle of a library book.

10 YA Fairy Books for Fans of Holly Black

If you love Holly Black's dark, gritty stories about the fairy world, check out these YA fairy books featuring grim plots, rebels, and high stakes.

8 Bookish TikTok Accounts to Follow (and What Is TikTok?)

Okay first let's talk about what Tik Tok even is and then let's take a look at some of the rare bookish Tik Tok accounts you should follow.

59 Quotes about Libraries and Librarians

This collection of 59 thoughtful and charming quotes about libraries and librarians will lift and inspire you to grab your library card.

7 Authors Who Need to Be on First We Feast’s HOT ONES

Consider this list of authors who should appear on the spiciest of interview shows, HOT ONES, for convos around death care, cooking, and more.

50 Bookish Halloween Couples Costume Ideas

Grab your partner, your friend, or an unsuspecting bookworm and get inspired by these ideas for Halloween couples costumes for book lovers!

Just, Like, Pictures of Cats and Books

Check out the cutest pictures of cats and books found on the #catsandbooks feed on Instagram. Prepare to be delighted and slayed by these furballs.

Picture Perfect: 4 Books About Instagram

How do influencers gain so many followers and what are their tips for Instagrammers? Get the scoop from the source and these books about Instagram.

Revelo Persona! Which Harry Potter Character Are You Based on Your Enneagram Type?

Revelo persona! Find out which of nine awesome and magical Harry Potter characters you are with this Harry Potter Enneagram quiz.

The Writing Life: 36 Magical Annie Dillard Quotes

"Are you a woman, or a mouse?" and thirty-five other enchanting Annie Dillard quotes from her phenomenal THE WRITING LIFE.

Remembering and Pining for the Scholastic Book Fair

"Come with me, and you'll be in a world of pure imagination" -- that is, the Scholastic Book Fair. Shiny new paperbacks and all, reminisce with us.

True Life: I Inherited a Private Library

How one reader came into the inheritance of a personal library, and on the process of receiving the books and going through them.

20 Must-Read Young Adult Novels By Women of Color

Add more women of color to your TBR and find your next favorite read among these twenty must-read YA novels by women of color.

7 YA Books About Immigration, Immigrant Camps, and Deportation

If you’re looking to try to understand the crises immigrants are facing in the United States right now, try one of these YA books about immigration.

10 BUNNICULA Quotes to Celebrate 40 Chilling and Charming Years