Thursday Book Review: “The Way I See It”

This week’s featured book, The Way I See It, is a humorous, brutally honest, controversial look at life in South Africa from Penguin Random House South Africa. Lerato Tshabalala has worked as a writer, editor of the Sunday Times Lifestyle supplement, and motivational speaker. Keep reading to see what reviewers think of her first book! Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “The Way I See It””

#FridayReads: Family History

Happy weekend everyone! This week’s #FridayReads selections will help you delve into your own personal history. Whether you’re new to  genealogy and thinking of looking into it for the first time, or a veteran of family history studies, you’ll find useful, practical, and entertaining information within these books to help guide your search.  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Family History”

Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly

A new issue of Books Monthly is out, and it features several great reviews of our titles! Keep reading to see which books were included this month.  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly”

World Environment Day

Happy World Environment Day! We’re celebrating with books about climate change, the environment, and the creatures who inhabit our planet. Read these books, and get motivated to make a positive change in your community to help protect our environment.

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#FridayReads: Women in History

Happy Friday! This weekend, brush up on female history with us! These #FridayReads selections are all true stories of women who influenced the world around them and earned a spot in history. Continue reading “#FridayReads: Women in History”

Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly

Books Monthly has reviewed eight of our titles in their May issue! We’re excited to share these with you, so keep reading to see what Books Monthly had to say about these current and forthcoming titles.  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly”

#FridayReads: Spring Has Sprung

Happy Easter Weekend! It’s finally feeling like Spring here in the Northeast US, and the beautiful weather has inspired this week’s #FridayReads. Keep reading to check out what books are on our TBR list this weekend.  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Spring Has Sprung”

The 100th Anniversary of the United States’ Entry into World War I

100 years ago today, the United States joined the Allies and officially entered into World War I.

On June 6th of that year, the first American troops, also known as “doughboys”, landed in Europe.  By the end of the war, two and a half years later on November 11, 1918, around 100,000 soldiers had lost their lives.

Today, we’d like to honor and remember the American soldiers who fought in the Great War by highlighting a poignant book based on a World War I doughboy’s diary.  Continue reading “The 100th Anniversary of the United States’ Entry into World War I”

Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly

Happy Thursday! This week’s featured book reviews come from the April issue of Books Monthly, in which nine of our titles were reviewed. Keep reading to check out what they said.  Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: Books Monthly”

National Walking Day

It’s a beautiful day here in the Northeast US, and it also happens to be National Walking Day! We’ve put together a list of 20 books that will inspire your next nature walk, no matter where in the world you find yourself. From the small-town south, to the African wilds, check out these books all about the beauty of nature (then get outside and find some nature in your neighborhood!).  Continue reading “National Walking Day”