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”

“Back to School” Reading List

It’s that time of year… summer has (sadly) come to an end, and “back to school” season is upon us. Whether or not you’re actually headed back to school this year, we’ve compiled a reading list full of books on history, culture, and some fiction to kick your brain into gear. Check out a few of our favorites below, and view our entire “Back to School” Reading List here.

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#FridayReads: Action & Adventure

This weekend, we’re all about stories that take us on a journey, preferably involving crusades, fighting, knights, piracy, or something of that ilk. Go on a reading adventure with one of these action tales:  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Action & Adventure”

#FridayReads: Take Your Dog To Work Day

Happy Friday, everyone! This Friday is particularly happy because it’s Take Your Dog To Work Day. Sadly, we don’t have any office puppies I can share pics of at work today, but I did pick out some great books all about dogs in celebration of the best day of the year 🙂
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#TravelTuesday: Fantasy Worlds

This #TravelTuesday, we’ll take you to worlds you can’t experience any other way! From stories set in alternate universes, to worlds where time travel, ghosts, or vampires are real, to zombie attack survival guides & more, let these books be your escape from reality this week. Continue reading “#TravelTuesday: Fantasy Worlds”

Charles Dickens

Today (June 9th) marks the 146th anniversary of Charles Dickens’s death. He created some of the best-known characters in fiction, and he is widely recognized as one of – if not the – greatest novelists of  the Victorian era. Celebrate the life of this prolific author with these books, written by and about Charles Dickens.  Continue reading “Charles Dickens”

#WorldOceansDay

Today is World Oceans Day! Celebrate the beauty of the natural world & spread awareness for the need to conserve our oceans with these books all about our oceans and marine life.

To learn more about World Oceans Day, you can visit the World Oceans Day website here. Keep reading for information about a few of our favorite marine-themed books! Continue reading “#WorldOceansDay”

#WildlifeWednesday

Apparently #WildlifeWednesday is a thing on Twitter (at least today!) so we’re sharing these fantastic books on African Wildlife! Keep reading for more info on these books:  Continue reading “#WildlifeWednesday”

Editor’s Picks: The Ides of March

The Ides of March, with the infamous assassination of Julius Caesar, became a turning point in Roman History. This date is one of the historical markers of Rome’s transition from the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire.

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