web analytics


About Stephanie Perry

Stephanie P. is a writer, editor, and blogger. Her secret shame is dystopian YA fiction. You can find her wherever the books and food are.

Spring 2018 Book Preview

Spring has sprung (according to my calendar, if not my thermometer), the pollen is invading, and a juicy new crop of books is in bloom! If you’re emerging from hibernation ravenous for some new reading, there’s plenty already out, and even more coming soon. Take a look below for the hottest new spring 2018 books: thrillers, sci-fi, YA, historical fiction, nonfiction and more! OUT NOW The Book of Seeds: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from around the World Editor: Paul Smith Consider the humble seed: nature’s own hardy, compostable packaging for plants of all kinds, they’re designed to [...]

2018-04-23T21:25:55-07:00April 23rd, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-03-27T19:02:07-07:00March 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 [...]

2018-01-26T21:46:51-07:00January 26th, 2018|