Thursday, December 19, 2013

12 Days of Books

Day 3: Audiobooks read by the author. 

Nothing beats an audiobook read by the author. These were my favorite two listens this past year. Alice Walker reading The Color Purple is nothing short of a religious experience.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Most Amazing Bookstore!

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12 Days of Books

Day 2: Books of Wonder New York, NY

I just went here for the first time ever, and I don’t know what took me so long. So many items were autographed and I met David Wiesner! If you are ever in New York visiting it is totally worth the trek. 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
12 Days of Books
Day 1: Penguin Classics illustrated by Ruben Toledo. 
It was love at first sight when I bought this edition of The Scarlet Letter last week. The fact that I didn’t buy several more in this series by him shows immense self control (and may be due to the fact I am still not done shopping for other people.)  

12 Days of Books

Day 1: Penguin Classics illustrated by Ruben Toledo. 

It was love at first sight when I bought this edition of The Scarlet Letter last week. The fact that I didn’t buy several more in this series by him shows immense self control (and may be due to the fact I am still not done shopping for other people.)  


From Ilonka Karasz’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Starting today—and for the next 12 days I’ll be featuring my favorite things of 2013 from holidays books to favorite bookstores and all the bookish things in between. 

From Ilonka Karasz’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Starting today—and for the next 12 days I’ll be featuring my favorite things of 2013 from holidays books to favorite bookstores and all the bookish things in between. 

Saturday, December 14, 2013
Public Libraries Are Better Than Congress, Baseball, and Apple Pie, Say Americans The Atlantic 
Thursday, December 12, 2013
#Christmas in NY. #librarian  (at New York Public Library)

#Christmas in NY. #librarian (at New York Public Library)

Friday, December 6, 2013
Everyone should start off Fridays at a #Starbucks this happy.

Everyone should start off Fridays at a #Starbucks this happy.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
thelifeguardlibrarian:

(via 100 Notable Books of 2013 - NYTimes.com)
I like end of year book lists. I do!

My favorite time of year—end of the year book lists.

thelifeguardlibrarian:

(via 100 Notable Books of 2013 - NYTimes.com)

I like end of year book lists. I do!

My favorite time of year—end of the year book lists.

Monday, December 2, 2013

raptorific:

Comparing your relationship to Romeo and Juliet to express how in love you are is kind of like using Hamlet to demonstrate how close and well-adjusted your family life is