So here’s a thing that’s cool: NPR’s interactive Book Concierge lets you find books by genre, theme, and even book length.
It’s got everything from picture books to historical tomes and is a nice reprieve from the usual “best of” lists that happen this time of year.
This is really fun. Would be very useful to someone in readers advisory work as well, I’m sure!
Bet You Didn’t Know™ (The History Channel)
The state of Rhode Island could fit into Alaska 425 times.
So relevant, as I live in Rhode Island and will be visiting my brother in Alaska in three weeks. Did I really choose to live in the littlest state, while he chose to live in the largest?
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.
Heading to Pittsburgh for the night and my little brain is in a frenzy thinking: what do I eat?
Happy Birthday, Louisa May Alcott
"She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain."
from Work: A Story of Experience
On this day in 1832, Louisa May Alcott was born. We all know her as the author of Little Women, creator of the intrepid Jo March. But she was also the author of several “Dreadful Gothic Thrillers" like Pauline’s Passion and Punishment
Every woman has many sides, don’t you think?