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Top 10 Tuesday: 10 All-Time Favorite Authors

This was not an easy post to write. This week’s Top 10 Tuesday, hosted by The Broke & the Bookish, is all about our favorite authors. Ten of them. That’s it. I could easily add another fifty names to the list that follows, but I don’t want to keep you here all day.

How-To Tuesday: DIY Bookish Bridal Guestbook

The most beautiful thing that all modern weddings have in common? Every couple has its own style. Some are into color coordinated soirees, others want their big day to be a destination wedding, and others simply just want to put their touch on a traditional ceremony. So for those book loving couples, we have the perfect way to put your personal touch on your wedding. Instead of literally having a guestbook at your wedding, design this typography inspired guestbook that you can later hang up in your home as a constant reminder of your beautiful day. This project, while not overly challenging, does take a fair bit of work, so be sure to plan to make this well in advance of your wedding.

It's National Karaoke Week! Here Are 8 Books That'll Make You Want to Start A Band

The last week of April marks National Karaoke Week. If you love karaoke as much as I do, there’s no denying how fun it is to feel like a rock star, if only for a few minutes. And if you don’t have a microphone handy, you can still rock out with these books. Hey ho, let’s go!

Bookish Events in New York City: April 20th–April 26th

Come out and celebrate all of the bookish events happening in New York City this week. Grab your favorite literary tote bag and get ready for the final battle of Game of Totes at Housing Works. Yearning for some poetry? Check out our picks for Monday and Friday. Learn all the insider information about one of the most beloved Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes at Brooklyn Public Library on Tuesday. Watch a new adaptation of Moby Dick performed at WORD or share your stories at Housing Works. Tweet at us and tell us where you went!

Sam Says: How To Prepare For C2E2

The con is mere days away now, and if you’re anything like me you’re feeling a little barfy from equal parts excitement and nerves. But don’t be like me and leave all your packing until the last minute! Here’s a list of things you need to be sure to remember to bring to C2E2 to have the absolute best time possible (because no one wants their fangirling interrupted by foot pain or a head cold!)

Bookish Events in Philadelphia: April 17–April 23

We are in the midst of National Poetry Month, and Philly is a city of poetry love. It's a fact! How do we know? Just look at this full list of events. It's hard to keep up! How have you been spending this poetry month? Writing a poem a day? Learning to speak in iambic pentameter? Wishing there was a National Fiction Month? Whatever you're doing, whatever you're into, here are a few events to light up the literary places in your brain.

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