20 minutes: How long it takes to drive from my house to the border of Washington, DC...7: Number of days I spent on my staycation.
Despite what felt like an inordinate amount of rain this May, I refused to be kept indoors!
It's Friday Five time again. Time to review my five favorite bookish articles or stories floating around in the last week or so. This week includes a sampling of stories both serious and fun, ranging from racism in books to book festival mania.
Independent bookstores, like people, have their own personalities. That's why I prefer these stores to the cavernous and cold Barnes and Nobles of the world. Going to a new indie bookstore is like making a new friend. And I made two recently in Washington, DC.