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Book and Drink Pairings


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Book and Drink Pairings: Sipping Your Way Through the Pages

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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

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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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Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

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February 21, 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 14 Feb – Sat 20 Feb). Discover all of the various places we get our reading recommendations. Have you read any of…

Literary Crushes: The Characters You Can't Help but Love


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Literary Crushes: The Characters You Can’t Help but Love

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February 14, 2016

Here it is: the Valentine’s Day Edition of Literary Quicksand. I’m not really a Valentine’s Day kind of gal. I definitely don’t need an excuse to eat a box of chocolates, and restaurants are booked solid while greeting card companies push cards, cheap stuffed animals, and flowers onto unsuspecting…


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Reading Challenge: I Dare You

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February 10, 2016

You can always count on libraries to challenge their patrons. The Cincinnati Public Library put together this awesome infographic book challenge for 2016 and I had to share.

Here’s what I’m thinking for my challenge:

Read a book written more than 100 years ago: I’ve been meaning to read Charlotte Brontë’s…


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What is Literary Quicksand?

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February 3, 2016

Literary Quicksand is a brand new community of women readers and writers. Or at least, that’s what we hope it will become!

Have you ever tried to choose a book to read based off of Amazon reviews? That’s what our founder, Joli, was doing when she had the idea for…

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