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You’ll Be Enchanted by These Magical Libraries

For readers, any library is enchanting, of course. But libraries that are truly magical? Even better! Be warned, these books each belong to a series, so they’re not stand-alone stories. But then, you don’t mind having more books about magical libraries to read, do you? We didn’t think so. The Invisible Library Author: Genevieve Cogman Irene is an agent of the Library, but she’s not like any librarian you know. The Library’s agents travel the multiverse in search of rare and prized books from many worlds. Some are simply rare versions of famous manuscripts — but some books are unique [...]

November 10th, 2016|

Bookish Baking: Pumpkin Brownies

While I’m not a huge fan of the pumpkin spice latte, I do firmly believe that fall is the season of All Things Pumpkin: pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin BROWNIES. Oh yes, if you’ve never tried them, pumpkin brownies are amazing — extra moist and fudgy, with a hint of cinnamon and spice. (You can also make a pumpkin/cream cheese swirl and add it to your favorite boxed mix.) Whip up some treats for your book club, dazzle everyone at the holiday cookie exchange, or just bake up a pan and eat them all weekend to keep up [...]

November 2nd, 2016|

These Chilling New Halloween Books Will Terrify You

It’s almost Halloween, and that means it’s time to talk scary books! These brand-new titles are out just in time to make your fall nights a little creepier. From gothic tales of horror to stories of witches and ghosts, these new Halloween books will send chills down your spine until all the trick-or-treat candy is gone. Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas) Author: Zoraida Cordova In this YA series debut, Alex is the most powerful witch of her generation — and she doesn’t want anything to do with magic. For her Deathday celebration (sort of like a quinceanera for witches), she goes [...]

October 28th, 2016|