BOOK Secret Santa
The Office meets Stephen King, dressed up in holiday tinsel, in this fun, festive, and frightening horror-comedy set during the horror publishing boom of the ’80s, by New York Times best-selling satirist Andrew Shaffer.
BOOK Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses
Teen Wolf meets Emergency Contact in this sharply observed, hilarious, and heartwarming debut young adult novel about friendship and the hairy side of chronic illness.
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 • 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.
April 30, 2020 • Fiction, Quirk Life, Reference: Non-Fiction, Should Know Series
We may all be at home this Mother's Day, but that doesn't mean we can't shower Mom from afar! Order one of these Quirk reads to send her way, and don't forget to include a little note letting her know how much she means to you. To all the moms out there, you rock!
April 20, 2020 • Fiction, Television
One of our favorite shows of all time is back and the timing couldn’t be more perfect. We’re all stuck inside. And the vampires of What We Do in the Shadows are stuck inside their dark coffins during the day. And because it can’t always be easy to lay in a light-proof box – especially when you’re not the least bit tired – we’ve come up with some pretty excellent book recommendations to lull our favorite vampires to sleep at the end of a long night.