Articles by: Karma Bennett

The Best Books for New College Grads

The Best Books for New College Grads

There’s been a lot of hoopla around here about “back to school” but not every college student is new to campus. Just as the new freshmen arrive yearly there’s a whole new batch of graduates ready terrified to face the work force. As fellow bookworms, we think the answer is[…]

by × September 8, 2015 ×

Inspiring Quotes from Entrepreneur and Author Seth Godin

Inspiring Quotes from Entrepreneur and Author Seth Godin

This month’s theme on the blog is business, so I wanted to start the month off with a bunch of quotes from one of my favorite entrepreneurial authors, Seth Godin. Previously on the blog I’ve mentioned Seth Godin, as a visionary who is able to explain the way the world[…]

by × September 4, 2015 ×

The Final Winner of Our Shopping Spree

The Final Winner of Our Shopping Spree

When it’s your school spirit pulling you through a New England winter. #GoCrimson #getschooledalibris pic.twitter.com/hvM8p8MEr8 — Nina (@nkhosrow) August 27, 2015 This week we chose our fourth and final winner of our $100 School Spirit Photo Challenge, Harvard supporter Nina. Knowing this was our final winner, it was the toughest[…]

by × September 2, 2015 ×

An Art Journal to Capture Your Life’s Journey

An Art Journal to Capture Your Life’s Journey

Back in my day, when we had to walk forty miles buck naked through the snow to get to school, journaling was a simple thing. There were no fancy-pants trinkets or tags in fancy fonts. There was little fanciness or fanfare. Our only stickers were Lisa Frank, and these were[…]

by × August 28, 2015 ×

Michigan Student Wins Our $100 Shopping Spree, One More Chance to Win

Michigan Student Wins Our $100 Shopping Spree, One More Chance to Win

Our third week of our Back to School Photo Challenge; that means it’s time to announce our third winner.  We almost picked Bethany last week, because her photo was adorable, and because we are secretly biased in favor of cookies. Though we pick winners weekly, we’re considering all contestants all[…]

by × August 25, 2015 ×

Two Fun Craft Books for DIY Decorating on a Budget

Two Fun Craft Books for DIY Decorating on a Budget

On Monday I shared with you two budget-friendly books that will inspire you to make your home a work of modern art, whether it’s a tiny dorm or a McMansion. This week I have two more fantastic decorating books, this time focused entirely on easy decorating projects you can make[…]

by × August 21, 2015 ×

Our second winner! Got school spirit? Think you can top this pic? Enter to win a $100 shopping spree!

Why Tiffany Won our 2nd $100 Shopping Spree. Will You Be Next?

Meet Tiffany. Tiffany won $100 shopping spree for books, music and movies. Find out how you can be our next winner.

by × August 19, 2015 ×

One of the funky apartments from Pad: The Guide to Ultra-Living

Funky Dorm Style Decor: Two Hip Decorating Books for Small Budgets

Today I want to talk about two books that I think of as “dorm style” decorating books. These aren’t books marketed specifically towards students, rather they were the two books I found most helpful to decorating when I lived in a dorm. Most importantly, they are great books for people[…]

by × August 17, 2015 ×

We Believe in the Future of Books (But Not for the Reason You Think)

We Believe in the Future of Books (But Not for the Reason You Think)

There’s nothing wrong with e-books. They’re convenient in so many ways. We love communication, the sharing of stories and ideas. If digital media gives us another way to share those things, so much the better. But just because there will most certainly be more digital books in the future doesn’t[…]

by × August 14, 2015 ×