Blind Date With a Book – Title Reveal

Back at the end of July I went shopping with my friend DeAnna in Downtown Asheville, North Carolina. We visited one of my favorite bookstores named Malaprops. They have an entire wall dedicated to "Blind Date" books. Each novel is wrapped in brown packaging paper and instead of having a title or author written on … Continue reading Blind Date With a Book – Title Reveal

Blind Date With a Book

Being the lovable bookworm that I am, I tend to indulge in bookstores way more than I should. Case in point: Malaprop's Bookstore and Cafe in Asheville, North Carolina.  One shelf in Malaprop's, an independent, quirky bookstore, is reserved for something called "Blind Date With a Bookseller." The books are wrapped individually in brown packaging paper. … Continue reading Blind Date With a Book

A Playlist for the Week

Sadly, I have but two meager weeks left of my summer. And guess what? I'm sick. Or, rather, I have some form of heat exhaustion that won't go away. Being a lifeguard will do that to you, I suppose. But the great thing about being sort-of sick during summer is that no one questions me … Continue reading A Playlist for the Week

This Summer’s Hottest Reads

Summer 2016 has plenty of popular books ready for you to stow away in your suitcase or sling in your backpack for time spent at any vacation spot. Here's what's hot now so you can read it before everyone else spoils the ending. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes What better way to start off … Continue reading This Summer’s Hottest Reads

Read “Star Sand” if You Liked…

The Island of the Blue Dolphins! I can't tell you how many times I read this book as a kid, either for my own enjoyment or for a class requirement. The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell is a tale of adventure that starts when a young Indian girl named Karana gets left … Continue reading Read “Star Sand” if You Liked…