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#BookishMadness Round 2 Starts Now!

By on March 19, 2016

Wow, that was a lot of voting in two days to get through Round 1. But we did it, and it’s done! Now we have some really crazy matchups coming up between books that are so totally different from one another, choosing might be pretty difficult. This should get…


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#BookishMadness is here!

By on March 17, 2016

It’s March Madness, but with books!

We’re hosting #BookishMadness with our friend Maggie over at Reading and Musing. You can vote for your favorites throughout the next couple of weeks until we name the champion title.

Join us on Twitter to vote! Make sure to visit both @LiteraryQSand and @ReadingMusing to cast your…

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What author would you want to have lunch with and why?

By on March 11, 2016

I asked my fellow LQ friends the following question: What author, living or dead, would they want to have lunch with and why?

I know, I know. It’s such a cliched question. But, I am the queen of cliched hypotheticals. I truly believe you can get a lot of insight…

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Joli’s Midweek Mix: Volume 2

By on March 9, 2016

It’s time again for my midweek mix of (mostly) bookish links to stuff n’ things! What did you find interesting this week?

40 Great Books Coming to a Screen Near You
There are so many books on this list that I haven’t yet read, but want to! Guess I better get…


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Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

By on March 6, 2016

Welcome to the Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup. While you sip your Sunday morning coffee, you can see what we’ve added to our “To Be Read” lists this past week (Sun 28 Feb – Sat 5 Mar). Discover all of the various places we get our reading recommendations. Have you read any of…

Classics I will read someday.


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Classics that I swear I’ll read someday. Maybe.

By on March 4, 2016

I don’t wanna toot my own horn, but I like to think that I’ve read a fair amount of classic literature. And, it’s very rare that I dislike a classic; they are obviously classics for a reason and generally loved by most who read them. However, here is a…

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Joli’s Midweek Mix: Volume 1

By on March 2, 2016

It’s time for a new weekly post on LQ. I keep finding awesome bookish (and sometimes just cool) stuff online that I want to share with you. So, this is my space to do it! Every Wednesday I’ll post a midweek mix post of randomly awesome things n’ stuff.

Enjoy!
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How Our LQ Contributors Select a Title

By on February 26, 2016

Welcome to our very first LQ Chat post, where several of us will weigh in! We hope these happen often 😊

There is no shortage of literature in this world, and certainly not enough time to consume it all, no matter how hard we may try! I asked our LQ ladies…

Book and Drink Pairings


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Book and Drink Pairings: Sipping Your Way Through the Pages

By on February 23, 2016

I recently celebrated one of my favorite holidays (National Drink Wine Day) by sitting down with a glass of cabernet and reading a book. It got me thinking about the pairing of drinks and novels. Certainly the rich flavor and the scent of the wine’s bouquet added something extra…


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Knitting in Literature

By on February 22, 2016

I am a knitting addict. There is yarn in nearly every room in my apartment. My cats adore yarn (my lil one, Pyrite, has an unfortunate, exquisite taste in the yarn he wants to chew on). There are baskets with half finished projects sitting around my living room. And…

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