These are the best books I read in 2020 for seven different categories, including Best Setting, Best Dialogue, Best Hero, and more! I’m handing out awards to my favourites!
Classic book lovers, get excited about these book-to-movie adaptations coming to theaters, Netflix, and streaming in 2021! Dozens of books get turned into movies each year, but this streamlined list contains just the classics. So now go read the classic books and plays these movies are based on, before they reach screens later this year!
Treat yourself to some fireside reading and capture the holiday spirit with a bit of old-fashioned storytelling from Christmas past. You can read–or listen–to these short stories for free!
Spring subscription boxes ship March 15! Get yours here!Do you remember the Wishbone TV series on PBS? Through some unique storytelling, the show introduced a generation of kids to Great Books and classic works of literature. As a reader of classic books, I have many fond memories of the series. In my opinion, Wishbone is […]
When rain falls, books call. Answer the summons with one of these novels that are perfect for cozy, rainy day reading at home. Close your eyes for a minute (when you’re done reading this sentence), and answer this question: What would you most want to do if it was wet and gray outdoors, but you […]
If you want the very best advice on how to read more, ask a book blogger. It makes sense, right? Book bloggers read a ton. We have to, to keep our blogs going. But–and this is important–most book bloggers don’t read for a living. We’ve got other responsibilities: day jobs to show up for, families […]
Want to explore the world of Victorian novels, but just not sure where to begin? Answer these quiz questions and I’ll match you to a Victorian novel that’s just your cup of tea. For me, when I think of “classic books,” the first species of book that comes to mind is the Victorian novel. Perhaps […]
Mary Stewart is a lesser-known author who helped establish the romantic suspense genre in the 1950s, and contributed to the resurgence of the fantasy novel in the 1970s with her Merlin trilogy. She is a gifted and classy writer with a long career, and I can’t wait for you to “meet” her now! For the […]
Want to build your L. M. Montgomery collection with the most beautiful book editions and cover art? I scoured the internet for the best copies of Anne of Green Gables, Emily of New Moon, The Blue Castle, and every other Montgomery novel. Happy shopping! I had fun laughing over the hilariously awful book covers that […]
These terrible Anne of Green Gables book covers absolutely do not capture the soul of L. M. Montgomery’s novels. But they are hilarious. Enjoy a good laugh! It’s time for another round of bad book covers! I found so many that I couldn’t include them all in my first bad book covers post. Apparently, there’s […]