May 8, 2020 • Fiction
Mothers’ Day is coming up and with that comes the age-old question: what do you get for the most important person in your life, the woman who instilled your love of reading and is always ready with a book recommendation and an audiobook review? You create a tribute to your favorite mothers in literature by genre, of course.
May 6, 2020 • Reference: Non-Fiction
Maybe it’s all this social distancing, but we’ve been daydreaming about outer space a lot lately. And while we’ve spent most of this quarantine sharing book recommendations with our friends and coworkers, we’ve spent very little time coming up with book recommendations for some of the planets in our solar system. Yes, you read that right.
May 6, 2020 • Fiction, Reference: Non-Fiction, Video Games
[source: blog post author Gabrielle Bujak]
Over the years, the Animal Crossing franchise has brought us comfort and joy via adorable animal villagers, ridiculous word play, and rewarding activities from catching that rare coelacanth to terra-forming the perfect waterfall. The irony of Blathers’s entomophobia makes us laugh, the way Timmy and Tommy echo one another makes us aww, and the surprising drama between Redd and Tom Nook build a world we can easily immerse ourselves in.
With the current state of the world, it only makes sense that we turn to the latest Animal Crossing: New Horizons to bring us that much needed sense of control and peace of mind, and because of their ability to delight and comfort us, it’s only fair we pay it forward...with personalized book recommendations! We’ve seen them pulling out books with their down time, and it’s about time they got that right. Here’s some reads they can add to their TBR piles.
May 5, 2020 • Comics, Graphic Novels
Having a sibling can be a great thing, a person to grow up with, a person to share experiences with, and someone to talk to about your parents. We love our siblings and wanted to celebrate life with them by giving a look at some of the best siblings in comic books and graphic novels. While they may not always get along, that doesn’t’ mean they don’t love each other on some level.
May 4, 2020 • Star Wars
While the upcoming William Shakespeare’s The Merry Rise of Skywalker promises an Elizabethan journey to the worlds of Pasaana, Kef Bir, and Exegol, there are countless other planets in a galaxy far, far away. Whether you find yourself in the civilized Core Worlds or the farthest reaches of the Outer Rim, may these books be with you (as well as the Force, of course)…