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Best New Fall Cookbooks for 2017: Enter Our Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Abrams Books, as part of the Abrams Dinner Party. Summer’s fine, I guess, if you like being sweaty and gross all the time and only eating cold food because just thinking about turning on the oven gives you heat stroke. But I’ll take fall anytime: the season of sweaters and tights, cozy evenings on the couch, and baking every weekend. And here comes a parade of tasty new fall cookbooks to enable me! Whether you like to take it low and slow with all-day stews, or fire up the pressure cooker for easy weeknight meals, [...]

October 6th, 2017|Tags: |

Banned Books Week 2017: Black Lives Matter

Banned Books Week 2017 is September 24-30. While books get banned for any number of reasons, it seems especially relevant for us to focus on black authors this year. It’s hard to believe that less than a year ago, our first African-American president was still in office. We live in a new reality now, where it’s more important than ever to stand up for free speech, embrace diversity, and resist hatred and bigotry. So, for Banned Books Week 2017, here are just a few award-winning modern classics that reflect African-American voices. You can find many more banned books with diverse [...]

September 27th, 2017|Tags: , |

Literary T-shirts You’ll Want to Wear Every Day

Want to tell the world just how much you adore books? Well, heads up, they probably already know. But go ahead and proudly wear one of these awesome literary T-shirts to remove all doubt. Get ready for lots of compliments from fellow book lovers! And bonus points if your literary T-shirts are covered in cat hair. Friends? Don’t You Mean Books? ($24) Let’s be honest: we’ve all slipped and said, “My friend [fictional character]...” before trailing off in shame. Books make great friends, especially if you’re an introvert! This shirt will get plenty of knowing looks and smiles when you [...]

September 21st, 2017|