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Amanda Kay Oaks

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Amanda Kay Oaks has a BFA in Creative Writing and Literature from The University of Evansville and is a current creative nonfiction MFA student at Chatham University. An AmeriCorps alum, online tutor, and literary journal editor, Amanda considers herself a professional wearer of many hats and isn't sure what she'll do if she ever actually has only one job at a time. When she isn't working, reading, writing, or pretending to be a practiced yogi, Amanda can most likely be found snuggled up on the couch with her cat, Artemis, and a plate of cookies. She tweets T.S. Eliot quotes a little too often and tries to keep up with her personal book blog, I Write Things. Twitter: @I_Write_Things

Astronomy Books For Beginners: 25 Reads to Start Learning about Space

If, like me, you're new to astronomy but want to know more, this list of astronomy books for beginners is for you.

Best of Book Titles in the Form of ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT’S ME, MARGARET Thread

Missed the endless entertainment of bookish Twitter's titles in the form of ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, MARGARET thread? Here's a roundup!

6 Bookish Panic! At the Disco Moments to Celebrate Their Sixth Album

Since its release, I’ve been listening to Panic! at the Disco’s new album, Pray for the Wicked, on repeat. I ...

A Step-by-Step Guide for How to Return a Book on Audible

Have you ever wondered how to return a book on Audible? Or, if it's even possible? If you answered yes, you're not alone. Here's how.

John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down Optioned for Film by Fox 2000

John Green's latest book is coming to the big screen.

Bookish Gift Guide: Coloring Book Edition

Grown up coloring books to give during the holidays, from Golden Girls-themed to National Parks!

5 Of The Best Books On Tarot To Get You Started

Introductory books for those interested in tarot cards.

Book Ban News: Florida School Board Issues Comprehensive Directive

Dixie District Schools have banned all books with cursing or "inappropriate" subjects.

11 Of The Best Harry Potter Wands To Buy, And 6 You Can DIY

Whether you're looking for an everyday wand or planning a costume for Halloween, this list of Harry Potter wands will point you in the right direction.

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief: Library Edition

Donate to the Texas Library Association Disaster Relief Fund to help libraries in their recovery.

Get Lost in Austen: 13 Adaptations for Jane Austen Fans

A bingeworthy look at some of the many film adaptations of Jane Austen novels and Jane Austen-related goodness.

Cover Face-Off: THE CHEMIST by Stephenie Meyer

Do you prefer the hardcover or the paperback of THE CHEMIST? Come vote!

Inbox/Outbox: June 9, 2017

What books did you acquire (inbox) and finish (outbox) this week?

Putting the “Book” In Cookbook: 9 Delightfully Bookish Cookbooks

Dig into these sweet bookish cookbooks

Literary Mansplaining: The Do’s and Don’ts of Dating a Reader

A handy and helpful list of the DO's and DON'Ts for dating a reader, and avoiding "literary mansplaining."

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