Monthly Archives: December 2018

Booktube: Most Anticipated Books of 2019

This is the time of year where many BookTubers are creating their lists of their Best Reads of 2018 and lists of the books coming out next year that they’re most excited about. The fabulous vlogger Thoughts on Tomes created a great video list of her most anticipated upcoming releases for 2019 – are you […]

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Readers’ Corner: Graphic Novels to Inspire Empathy

Two of the best ways to combat negativity in the world around us is to be informed and to nurture your empathy. This week’s booklist, Graphic Novels to Inspire Empathy, features timely titles about young activists and other heated issues. With a narrative deepened through visual art, these graphic novels create a layered experience that affords […]

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Readers’ Corner: If You Liked Dumplin’

Did you catch the Netflix premier of Dumplin’ on December 7th? This movie based off the delightful novel from author Julie Murphy spotlights a full figured teenager, a beauty pageant, and a love affair.  The hilarious, quietly poignant, and provocative Willowdean finds herself, although largely overweight, someone who is worthwhile and deserving happiness. This heroine is a great […]

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BookTube: Top 5 Book-to-Movie Adaptations for 2019

For your viewing pleasure, The Artisan Geek has a great list of the book-to-movie adaptations scheduled for release next year. There’s also a great Book Riot list of upcoming adaptations: Which one are you looking forward to most?

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BookTube: The Sun is also a Star-Behind the Scenes of Creating a Book Cover

Have you ever wondered what it takes to design a book cover? Who does it? How? Well, look no further! Go behind the scenes with Dominique Soler, who is a tactile topographer, and created the cover for The Sun is also a Star, by Nicola Yoon.

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BookTube: Haunting the Deep Trailer

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Hang a Witch, Adriana Mather, is back with a spooky new mystery read! Haunting the Deep is full of witchcraft, ghosts, and a curse that’s haunting the Titanic over a century after the ship sank.

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Readers’ Corner: Sports Fiction

Sports and storytelling are often used together to create something that many types of book lovers appreciate. According to Book Genres, the Sports Fiction genre is full of “stories where a sport has an impact on the plot or main character.” It could be about a high school athlete that gets involved in a sports program saving […]

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