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Best Non-Fiction of 2016

Find out what intrepid non-fiction reader Dave concluded were the finest examples of the genre published in 2016. Complete with links to his full reviews.

February 1st, 2017|

7 Beautiful Literary Coloring Books for Grownups

Coloring books aren’t just for kids anymore (take a look at our coloring book party guide if you don’t believe us!). And if you still need convincing that grownups can color too, check out these literary coloring books. Note: we are definitely not suggesting that students should break out the Crayolas in lieu of reading the classics. But we are suggesting bribing your favorite English teacher or librarian with them. Wuthering Heights: A Coloring Classic I’ll admit, I’ve never been a huge fan of Wuthering Heights. But I do like the rich details and swooping lines of these expressive illustrations. [...]

January 12th, 2017|Tags: , |

Best Literary Fiction of 2016

2016. At least the books were great. Happy New Year! I hope 2017 is jam-packed with books that feed your soul. I, for one, am looking forward to reading as much literary fiction as possible in the months ahead. I already know which titles I want to tackle; it’s a big list that keeps on growing—right along with my tower of overdue library books. But before paying off my fines, I want to thank 2016 for giving me a magnificent gift: the chance to join the team at Readers Lane. Since September, I have loved sharing my impressions and suggestions [...]

January 10th, 2017|