Fall Giveaway: Enter for a Chance to Win $350 for Books or Whatever!

Fall Giveaway: Enter for a Chance to Win $350 for Books or Whatever!

It's time  for a chance to win $350 in cash! Today, I am joining up with some amazing bloggers to offer you this amazing prize as a thank-you for being awesome!     Your awesome Host & Co-host for this giveaway: Southern Girl Blog Community :: Prototype Mama :: Finding Crystal :: Logan Can :: RedHead Baby Mama :: Mom's Magical Miles :: An Alli Event :: Wetherill Says I Do :: My Big Fat Happy Life :: Magnolia Mom:: Daisy & June :: House of Fauci's :: Bon Bon Rose … [Read more...]

10 Quotes from the Most Banned Books of All Time

10 Quotes from the Most Banned Books of All Time

This week is Banned Books Week. Last week, I kicked off the week with quote selections from books that have been banned in the 21st century. Today, I thought I would share quotes from the books that have been banned the most overall. These books are the most banned books of all time (I'm using the ALA's classic list), and include: 1. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald 2. The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger 3. The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck 4. To Kill a Mockingbird, by … [Read more...]

14 of the Best Hats in Books

14 of the Best Hats in Books

September is Fall Hat Month. As a hat lover, I embrace this holiday. As a book lover, I of course, want to find the bookish angle. That is how I came up with the idea for today’s post: iconic hats in books. All of these hats are important to the story in some way. Let’s see how important hats are in literature! Caps for Sale This book is all about the hats. In Caps for Sale, a traveling hat salesman is mercilessly teased by a band of wild monkeys. That’s what you get for taking a nap, hat … [Read more...]

4 YA Dystopian Novels for Readers Who Love Epic Tales

4 YA Dystopian Novels for Readers Who Love Epic Tales

Today, I review 4 dystopian books purchased by me at some point in the last year. YA dystopian is one of my favorite genres to read, probably because I like the drama and epic feel of the characters' decisions. This post contains affiliate links.  The Farm Source: Purchased by me Author: Emily McKay Genre: Vampire dystopian Rating: 3 stars Content Warning: Violence, vampires Buy it: Amazon The Farm Book Summary Life was different in the Before: before vampires began … [Read more...]

How to Make Chocolate Frogs from Harry Potter

How to Make Chocolate Frogs from Harry Potter

Today, I am joining the fun for Bryton Taylor’s Harry Potter Food in Literature Harry Potter link-up. Food and books are two of my favorite things, so I love her site more than almost anything else in the world because it combines two of my favorite things. The food we made from Harry Potter was chocolate frogs. I chose chocolate frogs because I thought they would be simple. :-) This post contains affiliate links. Harry Potter Chocolate Frog Recipe Ingredients: Double … [Read more...]

Quote Me Thursday: 10 Quotes from Banned Books

Quote Me Thursday: 10 Quotes from Banned Books

Starting September 21st, Banned Books Week starts. This week celebrates books that have been banned for various reasons. In all honesty, I expect most books have been banned for some reason or another, so Banned Books Week is really just book rebels celebrating their love of literature (and Book Rebels is the coolest name for anything ever). An interesting note: In 2013, fewer books were banned than in previous years. Many years during the 2000s banned between 400 and 500 books, but in 2013, … [Read more...]

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