7 Must-Read Summer Books for 2020

7 Must-Read Summer Books for 2020

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 1.Writers & Lovers By Lily King King writes of a 31-year-old writer holding onto her aspiration of being creative. She manages to balance heartbreak and hope as obstacles and hold-ups actually show a path forward.   2. Human Kind by Rutger Bregman This optimistic book from Bregman is exactly what we need right now. He argues that humans are more kind than cruel as he eloquently explains that our inherent kindness is one of the main factors in our long-term success on this planet.   3. The Kinder Poison by Natalie Mae This book is a thrilling fantasy that follows …

Seven Monthly Book Subscriptions to Check Out Now

Seven Monthly Book Subscriptions to Check Out Now

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1. Introverts Retreat  Image via Introverts Retreat What it is: Everything you could ever need to curl up and spend the day at home. You’re getting: A book from three genres you can choose from (general fiction, romance, and mystery/thriller). There five subscription options you can choose from: read and snack; read and relax; read and gift; read, relax, and recharge; and the introvert essentials mystery box.  The read and snack subscription gives you a book and bookmark plus the choice between loose leaf tea, ground coffee, or cocoa/flavored coffee to enjoy while you read. The read and relax box is a …

5 Authors And Illustrators Who Are Helping Keep Kids Entertained

5 Authors And Illustrators Who Are Helping Keep Kids Entertained

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1.Debbie Ridpath Ohi: Read-Alouds and dAILY Drawing Prompts youtube.com Author and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi of Where Are My Books? posts daily drawing prompts and activities on Twitter with the hashtag #KidsDailyDebbieOhi. She is also posting drawing tutuorials and picture book read-alouds on her channel on YouTube. She has a selection of printables — activities, book templates, bookmarks, etc. — on her site.   2.Mo Willems: Lunch Doodles youtube.com Author and illustrator Mo Willems of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus is releasing daily videos to invite kids to draw and create alongside him. These videos are released weekdays at 1 …

Happy Birthday, Hans Christian Andersen!

Happy Birthday, Hans Christian Andersen!

Today is the birthday of Hans Cristian Andersen, the famous Danish writer who is best remembered for his fairytales. Happy birthday, Andersen! If Andersen were alive, he would be turning 215 years old! Through the years, he has remained known as a prolific writer of plays, novels, poems, and more. Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark and was an only child. His father considered himself related to nobility, but these speculations have since been questioned. His father was the one who introduced him to literature, but he died during Andersen’s childhood. He was left with his mother, an illiterate washerwoman, …

We Dare You To Try These Pinterest Book DIYs

We Dare You To Try These Pinterest Book DIYs

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If the thought of a re-purposed book terrifies you, it’s best to turn around now. But, if you happen to be starting your spring cleaning early with a lot of old books to spare, I have some news for you; there is a LOT you can do with those books besides donating them! For any book lover, books themselves are the perfect household decoration. With the easy DIYs below, take advantage of your free time and turn your home into the ideal space for the book-obsessed. 1. Book Spine Bookmark No better way to mark your place in a book …