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Amazing Kids Books Your Child Will Love

Amazing Kids Books Your Child Will Love

Despite the proliferation of popular games like Fortnite, Minecraft and Roblox that can eat up hours of the day, kids still love to read. Many of these stories are found on websites or apps but there’s still very much a place for physical books. I always loved getting the next[…]

by × August 30, 2019 ×

Queer Books Throughout History

Queer Books Throughout History

June, known as LGBTQ Pride Month, gives us the chance to pause and reflect on the history of people who challenged society’s notions on gender, identity and love. While no means exhaustive, we’ve picked a selection of queer literature, from circa 600 BCE to the present. We Are Everywhere: Protest,[…]

by × June 11, 2019 ×

Eggsellent Reads to Start Your own Farm

Eggsellent Reads to Start Your own Farm

With the environment and sustainability in our collective conscious, we want to do our part to support local, kind, and sustainable. You might not know that May is national egg month (really!), so why not take the plunge into some of the most popular forms of micro-farming? What exactly does[…]

by × May 9, 2019 ×

Create your own Confections

Create your own Confections

You’re probably dreading the candy that’s going to be filling up your house soon and the inevitable mess caused by all the wrappers, plastic eggs and whatever that “grass” is. But there is another way: making your own! It might seem daunting at first but with some know-how and a[…]

by × March 26, 2019 ×

Celebrating the Authors of Ireland

Celebrating the Authors of Ireland

March brings us the first day of spring and the start of daylight saving’s, but it also brings us the holiday of St. Patrick’s Day. Instead of a Catholic feast like the name would suggest, it’s a celebration of Irish culture and people. Growing up in New England, we spent[…]

by × March 13, 2019 ×

Presidential Tales Spanning the Decades

Presidential Tales Spanning the Decades

February brings us both President’s Day and former President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Their legacies impact us in ways both big and small, from names of places to major legislation that brings justice and equality in ways we might now take for granted. We’ve selected a list of works on a[…]

by × February 1, 2019 ×

New Year New Resolutions

New Year New Resolutions

Time to break out the new calendars and planners and create a new you! Change can be difficult and picking up new habits can be tricky. It’s easy to get discouraged or sidetracked and fall back into old ways. Self-help books have always been popular, and their wisdom works any[…]

by × January 4, 2019 ×

Discover New and Old Horror Classics

Discover New and Old Horror Classics

With Halloween fast approaching, so, too, does the season of horror movie nights. In a digital world, a number of favorites are easily available to stream or rent, but there’s something special about searching through the shelf of Blockbuster until something catches your eye. At Alibris we love film just[…]

by × October 1, 2018 ×

Welcoming Fall with Fantastic Reads

Welcoming Fall with Fantastic Reads

Though the calendar says fall officially begins on the 22nd, many things happen beforehand that signal the changing of the seasons: students return to school, the sweaters are pulled from the back of the closet and pumpkin spice everything invades the public conscious. It’s a time of change, preparing for[…]

by × September 4, 2018 ×