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December 19, 2013
Book Fetish: Volume XCVI
Literary Christmas Tree Cards: Procrastinating on sending your holiday greetings? Waiting for just the right card? These awesome 12 Days ...
Read This, Then That: Boxers & Saints by Gene Luen Yang
After New York Comic Con this year, the folks over at First Second found themselves with an awesome reason to celebrate. Their ...
Convince Me to Read: LONGBOURN
I’m incredibly hesitant about reading brand new books. I get nervous about investing my time in titles that are so ...
The Library Designed Like a Bookstore
When the city of Almere, The Netherlands commissioned Concrete Architectural Associates to design their new public library, they asked for ...
Featured Trailer: ONE GREAT YEAR
This week’s featured trailer is One Great Year by Tamara Veitch and Rene Defazio. Check it out! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FrL9vTxP2s[/youtube] ____________________________ Sign ...
Critical Linking: December 19th, 2013
JK Rowling’s bestselling boy wizard is due for a makeover, with the launch of award-winning illustrator Jim Kay’s fully-illustrated ...
December 18, 2013
What’s Your Dream Book-Narrator Pairing for an Audiobook?
Just as matching actors to the right characters can make or break a movie, pairing narrators to books can make or break ...
The Well-Readheads’ Year in Review
LH: Kittenpants, another year has gone by, and we have managed once again to put a ton of amazing books ...
A Totally Practical Game-Plan for Reading All the Books
I have this problem. It’s that I’m already in my 30s and I have not yet begun to scratch the ...
Our Reading Lives
The Year I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Audiobooks
This year is the year I fell head over heels for audiobooks. There’s no way I won’t always think of ...
One Stop Book Shop: A Bunch of Bookish Gift Guides
Here are some bookish gift guides to get your creative book-giving-juices going. Find your inspiration here, or make your own list based off one of these.
Young Adult Literature
Movie Poster for THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
One of the biggest books of 2012 is destined to be one of the biggest movies of 2014. Here’s the first ...
Critical Linking: December 18th, 2013
Table 1 presents data originally published in1982, from Zill and Wingate (1990), comparing literature readers (those who reported reading ...
December 17, 2013
Fresh Ink: December 17 and 24, 2013
HARDCOVER RELEASES Cy in Chains by David Dudley (Clarion Books) Cy Williams, thirteen, has always known that he and the ...
Literary Characters You Wish Were Your Pen Pals
While I love the convenience of email, I can’t imagine that future generations will get the same voyeuristic joy from ...