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Go for the Gold: Best Olympic Books

Go for the Gold: Best Olympic Books

If you’re like us, you want to spend the next two weeks glued to the TV watching the Olympics. Unfortunately, we have day jobs to attend to so it won’t work out that way. But we have good news! We’ve picked out a few sporty reads for you to keep[…]

by × February 12, 2014 ×

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2014 ALA Best Books for Children

2014 ALA Best Books for Children

Last Week the American Library Association announced the winners of the most prestigious awards in children’s literature. We thought we would pass on the good news to you. Here are the top wins, but for the full list of ALA honored books visit the site here here. Caldecott Medal Winner Locomotive[…]

by × February 7, 2014 ×

Zombie Lit

Zombie Love: Books that Bring the Undead to Life

Zombie Love: Books that Bring the Undead to Life

Valentine’s Day is a dividing holiday, we think. If you’re in love you LOVE IT. If you’re single, well not so much. So we thought we’d appeal to everyone here with a few books about zombies in love. Who says love is only for those with a beating heart? If you[…]

by × January 31, 2014 ×

Yay! 4 YA

6 Awesome YA Books Set at Boarding School

6 Awesome YA Books Set at Boarding School

I love boarding school books because they show that teenagers are capable of making decisions, but also learning from their first independent decisions. When I was in high school I dreamed of the freedom of going to boarding school reading books like A Separate Peace and watching movies like Dead Poet’s[…]

by × January 24, 2014 ×

Our Recommendations

Inspiring Books To Celebrate MLK Jr.

Inspiring Books To Celebrate MLK Jr.

We’ve got a few reading recommendations perfect for the long weekend. They’ve inspired us just like MLK Jr. did with his generosity and conviction. From fiction to non-fiction, historic to present day – these are books that make you think about your part in the world we live in. A[…]

by × January 17, 2014 ×

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Prep for the Golden Globes: Books as Movies

Prep for the Golden Globes: Books as Movies

We love movie award season. Just because you love books doesn’t mean you can’t love movies, too! But the extra sweet spot is when you read a book, love it and then they make a movie of it and you love that too. It doesn’t happen that often so in[…]

by × January 10, 2014 ×

GIveaways

Win $500 Towards a Semester of Textbooks!

Win $500 Towards a Semester of Textbooks!

It’s back to school time for students. And our new and used textbook selection is awesome and cheap so make sure to stock up this semester and get to class prepared. For once. And it can’t hurt to enter our Textbook giveaway on Facebook, right? It might be your lucky day.[…]

by × January 8, 2014 ×

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New Years Books for a “New You,” 2014 Edition

New Years Books for a “New You,” 2014 Edition

Now that we’re recovered from the Christmas holiday our attention is shifting to New Year’s Eve. It’s only 4 days away! Time for champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and your favorite sparkly outfit. But New Year’s Eve also brings up the idea of New Year’s Resolutions. Every year on December 31st at[…]

by × December 27, 2013 ×

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Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Non-Fiction)

Alibris Picks: Best Books of 2013 (Non-Fiction)

In case you missed it, in our last post we revealed our Best Fiction Books of 2013. Now we’ve come up with list for all those fact lovers out there.  Here’s our Best Non-Fiction Books of 2013. Best Non-Fiction of 2013             The Unwinding: An Inner History of[…]

by × December 20, 2013 ×