Book Review: The Summer Series by Jenny Han

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Review: The Summer Series The Summer I Turned Pretty It’s Not Summer Without You We’ll Always Have Summer By Jenny Han Published by Simon & Schuster, 2009, 2010, 2011 Reading format: physical books checked out from my local libraries Disclosure: the book images and titles in this post are linked to Amazon.com through the Amazon …

Book Review: I’d Rather Be Reading

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Review: I’d Rather Be Reading: a library of art for book lovers By Guinevere de la Mare (with essays by Maura Kelly, Ann Patchett, and Gretchen Rubin) Published by Chronicle Books, 2017 Reading format: physical book checked out from my local library Disclosure: the book cover image at the bottom of this post is linked …

6 St. Patrick’s Day Books that Strike Gold with Kids

6 St Patrick's Day Books that Strike Gold

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. At our house, upcoming holidays are always accompanied by holiday children’s books. We check out a LOT of holiday picture books. The quality varies drastically so I try to mark down our favorites to reread the following year. Here are 6 St. Patrick’s Day children’s books that strike …

First Things First: Finding Your Library and Getting a Library Card

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To me, walking into a library is like returning to my childhood home, familiar and welcoming. However, I completely understand that if libraries are foreign to you, navigating a library might seem intimidating. So here’s a short guide to get you started… Finding your library Google search: public library [your zip code] If you are …

My Love Affair with Libraries

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For as long as I can remember, libraries have been a source of joy.   Childhood The earliest memories of libraries I can recall involve summer reading programs. My brother and I would load up on books and then typically finish the entire program in the first week. It wasn’t long before we were “leveling …