August 10, 2020 • Movies & Film, Television
August 9, 2020 • Fiction, Fiction: MG & YA, Television
[TV still from Queer Eye, Netflix]
Since the makeover show got a revamp in 2018, fans have been laughing, crying, and loving the new Fab Five and the lives they change. From Tan’s style tips (and his love of a good French tuck), to Antoni’s delightful cooking (and hilarious responses to smelly fridges), to Karamo’s kindness and caring, to Bobby’s miracle-working interior design, and of course, Jonathan Van Ness’s inimitable style, these men turn the lives of their targets upside down––in the best possible way.
But when they aren’t working tear-jerking miracles, we assume that the guys love to curl up with a good book (and hopefully a snack that Antoni made!), so we’ve got some great recommendations for them this summer––and one for fans of the show!
August 4, 2020 • Fiction, Movies & Film, Television
If the phrase “it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood” conjures up images of cardigans and trollies to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, then you’re going to love our two newest board books: It’s You I Like and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Both of these gorgeous books feature the lyrics (and the warm neighborly welcome) of Fred Rogers, with beautiful illustrations by Luke Flowers. We recommend them for the littlest readers in your life – or for your millennial friends and family who could use a visit from Mister Rogers right about now.
One thing we love about Mister Rogers is the way he welcomed us into both his home in Pittsburgh and the Neighborhood of Make-Believe in equal measure. He treated us like guests in his world, and we’ll never stop thanking him for that. And what better way to welcome these Mister Rogers books into the world than by exploring some of our favorite neighborhoods in pop culture!
August 1, 2020 • Fiction: Horror & Paranormal, Graphic Novels
Prices subject to change.
August is finally here, but there's at least one more month of summer for you to sit back and dive into your next horror pick. Whether you're looking for some 80s nostalgia (with a side order of demonic possession) or a story woven around true-crime (and recurring paranormal encounters), you'll want to give these discounted e-books a look before the summer comes to a close.
July 30, 2020 • Crafting, Fiction, Quirk Kids
It's been an unusual summer, we know, but the best way to trudge through bizarre times is with a book in hand—or a free e-book sampler. Whether you're looking to practice some self-care but don't know where to start or you want to detach from reality with your potential next pick, these Quirk Books excerpts will give you that much needed time to yourself.
July 30, 2020 • Fiction, Geek Girl, Humor
Lockdown has turned us all inward, seeking new things to pass the time and getting to know our family better. Sometimes this awakens new talents and unforeseen depths of caring in loved ones. Or it leads to yet another reason to tear out your own hair and Google “how to divorce siblings.” But how might some of literatures’ most beloved sisters handle staying at home for months during a pandemic?