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Aimee Miles

Aimee Miles is a newly-minted librarian, mother to two small children, and former grand champion goat showman. She has collected two citizenships, three different driver’s licenses, and approximately 300 dearly loved books. Sadly, she currently has zero goats. You can see her quiet Twitter at Icanread4Miles and her blog on children's books at https://bringthemupbookish.wordpress.com

Spoilers Don’t Actually Spoil Anything

People put a lot of time and energy into avoiding spoilers these days, but research suggests that "spoilers" actually heighten your enjoyment of a story.

70 Must-Read Books for 3rd Graders

70 books and graphic novels perfect for delighting and engaging any 3rd grader you may know. These are the best books for 3rd graders you'll find.

Your Fave Authors From ’90s Elementary School

Find out what books Debbie Dadey, K.A. Applegate, Anne M. Martin, authors beloved by elementary students in the '90s are writing these days.

50 Must-Read Books On Nature and Science

50 books to get you started on nature and science, why they matter, and what we can do to appreciate them more.

8 Books to Read After Watching Kurt Seyit and Sura

If you have been sucked into Kurt Seyit and Sura, the Turkish historical romance on Netflix, we've got your follow up reading here!

Keeping Your Personal Library Collection…at the Public Library

Through the magic of communal ownership everyone can enjoy a fabulous, big personal library like the Beast's--and we don't even have to do the work to maintain it!

Go Beyond Reading Diversely: Buy Diversely, Too

We know that we should be conscious of reading diversely when we're picking up books to put into our eyeballs. But what about the next step? Are we purchasing books as diversely as we're reading?

10 Audiobooks to Listen to Around Your Kids

Parents, do your kids listening in on your audiobooks? Do you need recs for books to keep your reading going, but that you won't have to pause because your kids will otherwise have nightmares from overhearing? We've gotcha covered with these audiobooks to listen to around your kids.

Children’s Rhyming Books That Won’t Rhyme

Not all rhyming books work for all accents. One Rioter looks at two books that she can't quite rhyme with her accent, and wants to hear about other similar experiences.

Celebrate Charles Darwin’s Birthday with These Books

Celebrate Charles Darwin's birthday with a cheeky letter to Chuck D(arwin) and a list of non-fiction books about DNA and evolution.