The Book Designer can't get much better than it's tagline: "Practical advice to help build better books". This blog is bursting with all sorts of information about writing, getting published and generally dealing with the literary industry. A must-read for aspiring writers!

Huzzah! Look here to find all things book nerd, including local libraries, book-related blogs and all sorts of other cool things to send you to book lover's heaven!

Book Culture!

Here is a list of the libraries in the area, just click on the name to head over to their site! 

Local Libraries

Even though we are a brick-and-mortar store, there are some online resources we absolutely love! Don't worry, this doesn't mean we're about to start endorsing e-books. 

Books on the Internet

If you haven't started using this incredible app you are missing out! Use your smartphone to scan your physical books onto virtual shelves, create and organize book lists, document reading progress and connect with all sorts of other book lovers from across the globe! Goodreads also provides reviews and recommendations based on your specific reading style!

Aside from all the news, NPR has quite a mighty selection of book reviews, author interviews, book lists and other book-related bits. Listen to on-air interviews or programs to get your fill!

Just read it. Seriously, read it now.


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