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Modern Retellings of Little Women

First published in 1868, Little Women is an American classic that celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2018. So it’s no surprise that it has its fair share of modern retellings. Some are more true to the source material than others, but all of these updates are worth checking out for readers who love the original. How many of these Little Women retellings are on your shelf? Books The Spring Girls: A Modern-Day Retelling of Little Women Author: Anna Todd In this military-flavored Little Women retelling, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy Spring are struggling with growing up on the New Orleans [...]

March 21st, 2018|

Books to Help You Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

January is almost over, which means approximately 90% of New Year’s resolutions have been abandoned worldwide. Don’t let yours be one of the casualties! There’s still time to rescue your resolution -- if you call for backup. These handy how-to books will get your New Year's resolutions back on the straight and narrow, and you might even have some fun doing it. Good luck! If you’re trying to clean your clutter... The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter Author: Margareta Magnusson The Konmari Method is so two years [...]

January 26th, 2018|

Winter 2018 Book Preview

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but new books are so delightful! Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts or just replenishing your to-read stack before winter really sets in, we’ve got all the best winter 2018 books -- sci-fi, mysteries, thrillers, and literature -- to get you through until spring. With a hot drink and a furry friend by your side, you’ll be saying, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!” OUT NOW Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel of Ada Lovelace Author: Jennifer Chiaverini   In nerd-friendly Seattle, Ada Lovelace is a well-known name -- she even has [...]

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