#Bookstagrammer Of The Week: @morrighanrose

#Bookstagrammer Of The Week: @morrighanrose

Hello again! Today’s bookstagram feature is Morrighan/@morrighanrose. She’s got a gorgeous gothic vibe to her posts that are somehow cold and cozy at the same time. https://www.instagram.com/p/CGAnGafgy1O/?igshid=dqi6i6bpr95j Why did you start your Bookstagram: I stumbled onto this incredible community back in 2017 while reading reviews on Goodreads. I knew instantly that I had found MY PEOPLE. This quirky collection of bookdragons is my forever home. Where are you from: I live in the mountains of Pennsylvania with my four children and a strange collection of furry critters.  What do you want your Instagram to bring to the world: I am …

Library of Congress Releases 100 Free Books Online

Library of Congress Releases 100 Free Books Online

Book Culture

Children’s Book Week might have ended, but on May 5th, to mark of the end of its 100th anniversary, the Library of Congress released 100 British and American titles. Thankfully, all of these books are still available for free.   Image Via Good News Network The history of Children’s Book Week starts back in 1919, now a hundred years ago, as a means of celebrating childhood literacy. However, Good New Network makes note of how difficult this was. Simply put, why print colored illustrations when printing in black and white is far cheaper?   Image Via Library of Congress However several literary advocates stepped …

We Want Your Bookish Couple Photos!

We Want Your Bookish Couple Photos!

Book Culture

ATTENTION, COUPLES!   Spring is here, and now that the weather and lighting are in your favor, it’s likely you’re racking up those cute couple photos with your boo! Wanna find out for sure whether or not you and your romantic partner are the cutest couple? Send us your photos to claim bragging rights! (And y’all may be hot, but let’s keep the photos PG.) Bookstr supports all your healthy romantic relationships, regardless of your gender identity or sexual orientation. Just show us how much you love each other—and how much you love books!   SUBMIT YOUR BOOKISH COUPLE PHOTOS HERE! …

10 Photos of Dogs Reading Literature That Will Solve Any Problem

10 Photos of Dogs Reading Literature That Will Solve Any Problem

Book Culture

I’ve noticed that with a love of books naturally comes a love of cats. I appreciate cat people, you’re all great people and, as Sir Walter Scott would say, cats are a mysterious kind of folk. They’re always associated with literature, perhaps because they’re as puzzling as books can be sometimes. I love them, but I still don’t think canines get enough cred in the literary community.   Dogs are more in-your-face, but their intelligence and extent of love is immeasurable. Despite not having thumbs these fur babies are capable of so much more than we know. Don’t believe me? …