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Check Out These 4 Breathtaking Photography Books

I wouldn’t have guessed it, but today just so happens to be National Camera Day! It’s not easy to capture the perfect shot. You could use your phone and put on as many filters as you want, but something about a good old fashioned camera works just as well (if not better).

The 5 Stages of Selecting the "Right" Book

Just the other day I went to a bookstore with my mom in search of gifts for a friend, not books. I wasn’t planning to buy myself a new read, but c’mon, how could I not pass a few glances? The funny thing is that my mom found a “2 for $10” table of books.

21 Helen Keller Quotes to Get You Through the Day

Children are taught the story of a young girl who learned to communicate with the world despite being both deaf and blind, but they hear little of the woman that she became. The fact that Helen Keller managed to find her voice is, arguably, far less remarkable than what she chose to do with it.

Here Is 21 Years of Incredible 'Harry Potter' Cover Art

21 years ago today, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was released in the UK. Since then, the books have been translated into sixty languages and sold over 400 million copies worldwide. Here are a few of the covers that the first book has worn over the years.

 

8 Authors and Their Beautiful Typewriters

For a twenty-first birthday many people may ask for a car or a designer bag or perhaps a holiday somewhere tropical, but not me. For my twenty-first birthday all I wanted was a typewriter. Yes, I am serious. And yes, I did receive one. I was beyond happy!

Check Out These 11 Amazing Bookish Sand Sculptures!

Summer is here, which means many people will be heading to the beach. Maybe books and water don't mix too well, but that doesn't mean that people can't show their love of literature. Check out the sand sculptures below of some of the most beloved characters and places from books.

 

9 Quotes to Octavia Butler Quotes to Set Your Mind Alight

June 22nd marks the day that the late and great African-American science fiction writer, Octavia E. Butler, would’ve turned seventy-one. She began writing sci-fi stories as a shy teen and found her creative outlet every time she picked up a pen.