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What’s in a Bloom? The Language of Flowers

For centuries, flowers have been used to convey different messages, sentiments, and gestures. Basically, flowers were the O.G. emojis. Read more »

Lit Loves: Mary Robinette Kowal, Author and Puppeteer

If you enjoy Jane Austin and think adding magic can improve anything, you'll adore this Lit Love! Read more »
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Lit Loves: Edward Gorey

An artist, playwright, author, and animal activist with a penchant for collecting cats, Edward Gorey had an odd sense of humor. Read more »
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Lit Loves: Peter S. Beagle, Novelist, Poet, and Songwriter

This Lit Love has won both the Hugo and the Nebula awards, and he received a World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2011. Read more »
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Inside the Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady

An English contemporary of Beatrix Potter, Edith Holden was also a talented watercolor artist and naturalist. Read more »
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Why The Baby-Sitters Club Was the Perfect Y.A. Series

Does the sight of those block letters make your inner tween clap with glee, too? Read more »
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Lit Loves: The Truly Fascinating Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter helped to pave the way for female voices in predominantly male spheres and provided us with dear Peter Rabbit and co. Read more »
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The Ways Victorian Book Designs Win Our Hearts

There are many aesthetic reasons to cherish vintage books. Read more »
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Why Mary Stewart’s Books Should Be Your Beach Reading This Summer

Mary Stewart was an inspiration, and I hope that someday I can be half the writer that she was. Read more »

Looking for Your Next Beach Read? We Have 4 Right Here

There’s nothing better than tossing a book in your cute summer tote bag and heading off to the beach. For maximum entertainment but easy reading, look to these four options. Read more »
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