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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.

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

Written by Deborah and James Howe, Bunnicula has charmed and enchanted scores of readers since its publication in 1979. The ...

Which Ravenclaw from Harry Potter Are You?

If you are an avid reader, there’s a good chance you’re also a Ravenclaw. But which one are you? Take our quiz to find out!

6 Short Stories for Fans of BLACK MIRROR

Keep the technology-inspired horror and thrill going with six short stories for fans of BLACK MIRROR--just don't read them on your ereader!

Reading as Protest: How I Manage the Guilt of Reading in Tumultous Times

It’s hard not to feel as if we must be actively resisting at all times. If we step away from our efforts for a break, we might as well just give up, right?

33 of the Best Bookish Washi Tape Rolls

As it turns out, there are a lot of options when it comes to bookish washi tape. For fans of Wonder Woman to subtler nods, find the perfect design.

6 (More) Short Comics You Can Read in an Afternoon

From a look inside Death’s diary to a serious coming-of-age story set during a family beach retreat, here are six short comics you can read in an afternoon.

A Love Letter to Books for Horse Girls

Books for horse girls are important. They may not be considered quality literature but they open a world that is largely inaccessible for many people