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Spring Reading Challenge


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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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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…

Books to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolution


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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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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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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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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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Midweek Mix, Volume 10

By on July 20, 2016

Hello all! I haven’t done one of these for a while…glad to be back to it! Here are my bookish (and not-so-bookish) things this week.
Bookish Find

If you follow this blog, you may know that Fredrik Backman is one of my favorite new authors. I gave his Britt-Marie Was Here…

Bookstores We Love


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Bookstores We Love: Once Upon a Crime, Minneapolis MN

By on July 13, 2016

The store is unassuming, nestled in the lowest level of a brick building right off a busy thoroughfare in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In Once Upon a Crime’s 30 years as an independent bookstore, it has changed owners four times and since April 1st 2016, it has been in the hands of a…

Little Free Library Dream


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My Little Free Library Dream

By on July 8, 2016

If you haven’t heard of or seen a Little Free Library (or similar concept), I am so sorry. These have to be the happiest, most encouraging little structures ever, and I want one!

Generally speaking, Little Free Libraries are tiny take-a-book-leave-a-book structures placed along sidewalks, in parks, and in neighborhoods…

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Midweek Mix, Volume 9

By on May 25, 2016

Happy hump day, friends! Here are my finds this week.
10 Literary Lessons from Gretchen Rubin

This is a guest blog post by Sarah Moore from New Leaf Book Nook on thebookwheelblog.com.  I read this post this morning while I was waiting at the doctor’s office, and I just felt so…

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