Life of a Book Hoarder

On Illustrations

I spend a lot of time gushing about good design in books (I mean, I have a weekly post dedicated to that topic) and fabulous illustrations. Illustrations primarily found in children’s and middle-grade books. I think the world needs more illustrated books – especially for older readers!

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Life of a Book Hoarder

10 Quotes I Enjoy

Back in 2011, I started keeping a log of the books I read and when I read them – which I’ve since started a spreadsheet for too, as you may know. In addition to dates and pages, I also keep track of quotes I enjoy. Today, I just wanted to share some from across the years.

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Classics for Kids and Teens

Since I’m focusing on reading books inspired by classic writer, Jane Austen, I figured I’d highlight some of the different types of classic literature available for youngsters and teens.

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Austen Month TBR/TBW

It’s February so that means in my world it’s Austen Month! If you’re new here, I focus on Jane Austen’s work and work inspired by her in February because…well, mostly because! My weak reasoning is that her books focus on romance and February has Valentine’s Day and also I love all things Austen. So, lots of love…February…that’s the connection. Mostly it’s just habit now.

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8 Worst Books of 2018

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year – my ‘worst of’ list is ready for you to feast your eyes upon?

Oh, what’s that? This isn’t something you look forward to annually?

WELL TOO BAD.

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