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Review: Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter

Hey all, Dani here. Today's review is a special one for me, especially during National Library Week. This is a book that I bought back during my undergraduate program, and it was a book club pick at my library, and I held on to my copy. Fast forward more than a decade later and I… Continue reading Review: Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter

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Review: Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Hey all, Dani here. Continuing on with my celebration of National Library Week, my bonus post today is a review of a book that I had heard a lot about over the past several years, and I finally got around to reading it myself. I read it in one short sitting and one slightly longer… Continue reading Review: Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

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National Library Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2019

Hey all, Dani here. I'm celebrating libraries, books, and bookstores all week on the blog, and with that comes a little bit of bonus content. Yesterday the American Library Association (ALA) released their State of America's Libraries 2020 document, and it has a lot of information in it about public libraries, academic libraries, and more,… Continue reading National Library Week: Top 10 Challenged Books of 2019

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Manga Review: Magus of the Library, Volume 3

Hey all, Dani here. What do you do when it's National Library Week and it's also Manga Monday? You review a volume of manga about a library. Yes! It just so happened to work out that I needed to review the third volume of this series, so I shifted around my schedule a tiny bit… Continue reading Manga Review: Magus of the Library, Volume 3

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Manga Review: Fairy Tail, Volume 8

Hey all, Dani here. Good morning, and welcome back to my slate of Manga Monday posts. When this one goes live, I'll be at work. It hasn't been too bad to be back down in the standard jobs, but I do miss my job in isolation. But, I've heard that I might be changing job… Continue reading Manga Review: Fairy Tail, Volume 8

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National Library Week 2020

Hey all, Dani here. It is National Library Week, which means it is time to celebrate all the libraries and librarians out there for all the great services they provide. And yes, we should be celebrating these people and places year round--obviously most of us book lovers do--but this is a special week hosted by… Continue reading National Library Week 2020

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Review: Hickville Crossroads by Mary Karlik

Hey all, Dani here. You guys, I bought so many groceries today, and yet I regret nothing. I'm going to be doing a little bit of meal prep, making up some soups and pastas in my Instant Pot that Damian and I can pack for our work lunches throughout the week. It's going to be… Continue reading Review: Hickville Crossroads by Mary Karlik

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon April 2020 TBR

Hey all, Dani here. I am in the mood to read...which when am I not in the mood to read? Well, okay, there are rare times when I don't do a lot of reading, but especially right now there are just so many books out already or getting ready to come out and I just… Continue reading Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon April 2020 TBR

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Recommendations: Books About Books

Hey all, Dani here. Obviously, with National Library Week running from April 19-25, I am in the mood to talk about books and libraries and bookstores...and so that translates into wanting to talk about books that are written about books, or about libraries, or about bookstores. So for today's recommendations posts, I want to toss… Continue reading Recommendations: Books About Books

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Review: The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton

Hey all, Dani here. Greetings and a hearty huzzah to you all. Well, I have finished two full weeks back down in general assembly at work. It's going okay, but I'm definitely escaping into reading as much as I can. Well, reading and Animal Crossing. Thankfully I was already mostly a hermit before the whole… Continue reading Review: The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton