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Bookish Stuff & Things

Like Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Fiction and Nonfiction Book Pairing

By on November 4, 2018

Have you hear of Nonfiction November? It’s a month dedicated to the literary world’s red-headed step child, nonfiction. Even though you’ll mostly find us knee deep in fictional stories, we still love a good nonfiction book over here at Literary Quicksand. A nonfiction novel can be especially rewarding when…


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

For Valentine’s Day: Literary Crushes Poll!

By on February 14, 2018

Do you think like our LQ Contributors? Here are some of their literary crushes. Click on those you agree with and tell us who we missed!

So far, our votes for other include:

The Count of Monte Cristo
Adam Parrish (The Raven Cycle)
Peeta Mellark (The Hunger Games)
Mark…


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Book Reviews Bookish Stuff & Things

Review: Start Where You Are Notecards

By on September 1, 2017

I have a special, non-book review for you this time. Today, I’m reviewing some super cute cards!

If you’re at all a fan of prompted journals, it’s probable that you’ve seen Start Where You Are, one of the most popular prompted journals of the moment. It’s a beautiful journal with…


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

Book of the Month Club: Loving the book mail!

By on July 16, 2017

Hello, bookish friends!

I wanted to take a moment to review Book of the Month Club, which I have been a member of now for 14 months (geez, I feel like I just started yesterday!).
Choice
Every month, I choose from a selection of five very diverse books. These books are all…


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

Spring Reading Challenge

By on May 7, 2017

Happy May!
The days are getting longer. School is almost out. You read Janna’s post with our book recommendations for keeping your reading resolutions, and then Kathleen’s post with more tips on how to achieve those goals. But have you actually stuck to it? Have you been reading what or as much…


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

Giveaway: Natchez Burning + Tote Bag

By on March 20, 2017

Get excited, LQ-ers! It is time for our first ever giveaway!

In anticipation of the release of Greg Iles’ Mississippi Blood TOMORROW(!!!!), we are a giving away a copy of Natchez Burning (the first in this trilogy) and a canvas tote bag! Becky has been reading this trilogy and knows you’ll…


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Book Lists Bookish Stuff & Things

Books to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

By on December 31, 2016

It’s that time of year! The time to write down, commit to, and then inevitably forget about your New Year’s resolutions. But we’re here to help. Joli, Becky, Kathleen, and I each shared one book we’ve read that has helped us or will help you keep your resolutions.
Janna
I read…


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

My 5 Favorite Food Blogs and Magazines

By on November 7, 2016

You might be wondering why I am writing about food on a blog about books, but I’m over here wondering why I HAVE NOT written about food yet. I love the Food Network channel and it’s the only reason I miss having cable TV. Reading recipes, cookbooks, cooking blogs,…


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

Midweek Mix, Volume 12

By on August 17, 2016

Wednesday again?? Yep, it’s Midweek Mix time. This week…
Why the lull?

You might have noticed that our posts are a little bit slow right now. Why? Well, we’re busy bees! I’m actually in Arlington, TX on a business trip. I have 2 book reviews ready to post, but alas, I…


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

Midweek Mix, Volume 11

By on August 3, 2016

 Stitch Fix

I tried Stitch Fix, and it was so fun! I was so excited when my box came, and there were some pieces in it that I ended up loving. Unfortunately I don’t have any pictures of myself in the clothes, and when I’m laying in bed in my…

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