Heather Bottoms

Heather Bottoms is a used book lover, theatre geek, and compulsive volunteer. When she is not curating her Little Free Library, she is working at her local community theatre or over-preparing for book club. She hosts book swaps, leads an LGBT-themed book club, and loves to see people bonding over books. She lives with her computer nerd/musician husband and three kids in Tennessee. Follow her on Twitter @HeatherBottoms.

6 Fiction Audiobooks Narrated By the Authors

Check out these six fiction audiobooks narrated by the authors, where the quality of the narration is as excellent as the quality of the story.

How to Keep People Coming Back To Your Little Free Library

A Little Free Librarian offers tips on how to maintain a Little Free Library, including promoting it and stocking books that will keep patrons coming back.

Reading Pathways: Anna Quindlen

Your guide the works of Anna Quindlen, author of fiction centering around women’s lives and the defining moments in which they find themselves.

20 Books for Parents of LGBT Kids

“What books can I read to help me understand my child?” A reader and parent of a gender-questioning kid recommends these books for parents of LGBT kids.

10 Terrific Books to Get Your Book Club Talking

Excellent books that will encourage discussion in your book club--and they're all available in paperback.

Literary Quotes About Parenthood

Here are some great quotes about parenthood that beautifully describe the many facets of raising children, to remind you that you are not alone.

Books with Strong Female Characters Over 50

Older women's stories are often dismissed in popular culture, but these books put strong female characters over 50 front and center.

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH: A Book for the Resistance

Revisit a childhood classic to learn important lessons about resistance in this divisive and oppressive political era.

50 Must-Read Books About Actors

Theater nerds, this one's for you. Find memoirs, how-tos, histories, fiction, and more in these must-read books about actors.

Lighthearted Books to Read When Life is Hard

Stressed? Tired? Been watching the news since November, 2016? Here are a few lighthearted books to read to help you out.

Inbox/Outbox: June 21, 2018

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

How to Host a Completely Awesome Book Swap

Tips for how to bring your friends and loved ones together for a book swap!

12 Mystery Novels for Fans of Literary Fiction

Do you enjoy complex plots, excellent character development, and emotional depth in your mysteries? Then check out some of these great literary mystery novels.

25 Literary Quotes That Celebrate Friendship

Literary friendship quotes to help you celebrate those closest to you.

The Greatest Benefit of Reading to Your Child May Surprise You

As research has shown, children reap so many rewards from having books read to them, but what about the parents? We consider the benefit of reading to your child from a parental angle.