Katherine Marciniak

Katherine is an over-caffeinated avid reader, writer and college student. She was featured in the anthology Once Upon an Apocalypse, and loves to beta read and edit when she has the opportunity. She’ll do more impressive things after she’s finished her tea…and this next chapter.

What to do with Blank Notebooks

Blank notebooks are my favorites. You know the ones—the hardcover ones, the leather ones, the ones that cost an arm ...

A Library Book for a Birthday Present

Learn about circulating libraries, like the Tabard Inn Libraries, services that offered access to books when they were limited and pricey.

You Know Your Friends are Readers When…

What are the telltale signs that all of your closest friends are also book lovers? Here are a few rounded up by one bookish bestie.

Thoughts on Assigned Reading

A reader on why assigned reading can't compare to choosing your own reading materials.

Don’t Buy Me Books!

Bookish people love getting books as gifts...except when they don't.

Why Author Readings are Great

We sat in the basement of the bookstore, fairy lights wrapped around support poles and bookshelves. There was fancy sparkling ...

Traveling for Thanksgiving: What We Read

I have family who lives far away, so every year, my family goes to visit them for Thanksgiving. They’re not ...

Judging a Book Without Its Jacket

They always say “Don’t judge a book by its cover” but there’s a lot of judging we do when presented ...

To the Book That Ended My Reading Slump

"I remembered that I loved reading."

Listening to Music While Reading Books

Do you listen to music while you read, or do you need total silence?