4 American Authors Who Served For Their Country

4 American Authors Who Served For Their Country

The 4th of July celebrates America’s win for independence. Here is a short list of American authors who fought to protect that which their forefathers created. These writers have impacted the world with not just their writing, but their service as well.     Walt Whitman, 1819-1892   Image via Poets   Walt Whitman was fervently attempting to build his career as a poet when the American Civil War began. Whitman’s focus went from writing to supporting the physically and mentally wounded soldiers, his brother included.   He worked as a freelance journalist and visited the wounded at New York …

Check Out These Fourth of July Recommendations!

Check Out These Fourth of July Recommendations!

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  Each week, Bookstr scans bestseller lists across the Internet to learn what people are reading, buying, gifting, and talking about most — just to make sure you’re out there living your absolute best life! This week, we’re taking a break from the usual routine to bring you some summer reading for the 4th of July! Here are some reading recommendations as you relax on a beach, prepare to lounge by the pool, or take in the fireworks!   Image via Amazon   5. Shapes of Native nonfiction edited by Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton   Shapes of Native Nonfiction …

9 Quotes About Fireworks for a Sparky 4th of July!

9 Quotes About Fireworks for a Sparky 4th of July!

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Fireworks are by far and away the most exciting thing about July 4th! Enjoy your day and night, see the fireworks and be safe!   “We shall go wild with fireworks…And they will plunge into the sky and shatter the darkness. We don’t have any fireworks that big” ― Natsuki Takaya “When you meet someone so different from yourself, in a good way, you don’t even have to kiss to have fireworks go off.” ― Lisa Schroeder “Colored lights blink on and off, racing across the green boughs. Their reflections dance across exquisite glass globes and splinter into shards against tinsel thread …

‘Stranger Things’ Drops Trailer for Season 3

‘Stranger Things’ Drops Trailer for Season 3

Hold your breath and grab your nearest box of eggos. Netflix has dropped the trailer for Season 3 of Stranger Things (finally!) and this season looks even more exciting than the second. Featuring the return of all the actors from the previous season, including Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matazarro, Caleb MacLaughlin, Charlie Heaton, Sadie Sink, and Dacre Montgomery. A new addition to the cast is actress Maya Hawke, who made her screen debut in the BBC 2017 adaptation of Little Women. She will be playing a new character who works at the town’s mall, which looks to be …