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Weird, But True, Stories About Famous Authors: Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dic's life may just be stranger than his fiction....

How to Keep Crushing on Books Instead of Books Crushing You, Not Literally

As a child, my husband was a voracious reader. Then came George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones...

The New Normal: Keeping Up My Book Momentum! (+Brief Reviews)

February was another great book month! I read some great books. Here are all the books I read in Feb + brief reviews .

Enough Doom & Gloom – Fictional Worlds I Want to Visit (and Maybe Stay Forever)

There has been much talk lately about how books, particularly speculative fiction such as Orwell's 1984, are cautionary tales for the slippery slope the world is proceeding down. I need a break from that doom and gloom. So, let's talk about fictional worlds where I might actually like to visit or even live.

Friday 5: Jane Austen Throws Shade, Fairies are Real & More of the Best Bookish Articles This Week

This is one of my favorite blogs to write. On Friday, I pick five book-related articles from the last week (or so) that I really loved and share them so everyone else can love them too! This week brings us Shady Jane, fierce fairies and lots more bookish fun!

Friday Five: Analyzing 5 Books in My ‘To Be Read’ Pile I Just Keep Skipping Over

Book lovers all have a TBR, aka to be read, pile that is either a real stack of books in their house or a list in their kindle cue or on Goodreads. I have all three. I have more books then I will probably ever be able to read unless I decide to stop working, eating and sleeping for the rest of my life. That doesn't mean I won't try. 

Science March Saturday: Favorite Books from Favorite Scientists

Today is the March for Science! (It's also very appropriately Earth Day of which I'm a big fan.) In honor of all things science-y, I've compiled a list of the favorite books of some of my favorite scientists! These are books these scientists have said are some of their favorites! (Yay scientists and science and books!)

Audio Book Experiment on Road Trip: Last Day Traveling with The Travelers (Spring Break Edition)

When you spend 10+ hours in the car keeping up the conversation can be difficult. So, we decided (or I decided) we'd try something new: an audio book. It didn't go as I'd anticipated...

Traveling with The Travelers (Spring Break Edition): Road Trip Book “Mix Tape”

It's Spring Break and we've got a road trip planned. That's a perfect opportunity to create a road trip book "mix tape".

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