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Weekly Wrap-Up (68)

Hey all, Dani here. Woohoo, it's Wednesday. It has started getting really hot here in Ohio, and unfortunately working in a factory means that it is ungodly hot while at work, so the past couple of days have not been pleasant. But on the happy side of things is my continuing work with Colorworld Books.… Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up (68)

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Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Hey all, Dani here. I originally intended to include this review during my National Library Week celebration on my blog. However, considering the date of the tragic fire that this book centers around, I thought it perhaps even more fitting to delay it a few days and have the post go up today. Work is… Continue reading Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

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Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zavin

Hey all, Dani here. Hello and good afternoon everyone. When this post goes live I will be roughly 8 hours into Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon, and hopefully I'll have read a good number of books by then. Don't worry, I'll have my readathon wrap-up posted along with my Weekly Wrap-Up on Wednesday. Or, if you're… Continue reading Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zavin

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Discussion: Library Love

Hey all, Dani here. Good morning everyone. I'm feeling a little bit better than I was yesterday at/after work, but part of that was helped by spending an hour or so browsing the Barnes & Noble web site and looking over books that I want to buy. Oh, and then after I finish writing up… Continue reading Discussion: Library Love

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Review: Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Hey all, Dani here. Today was not a good day at work, and it's because of this whole COVID-19 thing. Things only seem to be getting worse, and so many in the US are clamoring for everything to be opened up again. It is anxiety-inducing, especially worse when you are considered an essential employee and… Continue reading Review: Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

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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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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: The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin

Hey all, Dani here. Are you ready for my second review of the day? This one isn't quite as backlisted as this morning's post, because this is a book I read in February. I'm going through my list/count of books read so far this year and looking at the ones that I haven't written up… Continue reading Review: The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin