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.

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100 Must-Read Books About Siblings

Fiction, nonfiction, YA, and children's books about siblings.

How to Tackle the Giant Books in Your TBR Pile

It's too long. It's too complicated. I'm confused, lost, tired of holding it. We've heard all the reasons for giving up on giants books, and we have answers! Here's how to get through giant books.

The Childhood Book that Scarred Me for Life

"That book I read as a child, along with so many others, shaped the adult I am today." One reader's experience with William Sleator's House of Stairs.

The Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ever: Reading With Your Partner

Love blooms when you and your partner can read together.

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How one reader ended the dumpster fire of 2017 with a hope-growing book swap.

Recommended Reading From a Progressive Christian Adrift in the Deep South

A progressive Christian living in the Bible Belt recommends books that have helped her keep the faith.