All posts by Julie S

The 10 Most Challenged Books of the Last Year

“The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.”

Summer Reading Camp: MORE Recommendations, Recreations & Recipes

Enjoy some more wonderful books, fascinating activities and scrumptious camp foods to try this summer!

Summer Reading Camp: Recommendations, Recreations & Recipes

Summer is here, and at HPB Summer Reading Camp that means reading, completing activities and eating!

Blowing Smoke: How to Appreciate a Dragon

Any book lover will tell you dragons are a very real and integral part of literature that have fascinated us for centuries and deserve our appreciation, which is why January 16 is Appreciate a Dragon Day.

A Book Nerd’s Look at the Best Books of the Decade (2010-2019)

Here’s our look at the best books released from 2010 to 2019, plus a few honorable mentions!

12 Humbugs for the Holidays

December 21st is Humbug Day, when you can have 12 humbugs to vent your holiday frustrations. So here are some Humbugs for the Holidays!

Celebrating Wonderful Weirdos Day

September 9 is Wonderful Weirdos Day. Check out some of our favorite weirdos from books and movies!

Hangin’ With the Girls

There’s nothing like calling all your girlfriends and spending the day shopping, getting pampered at the spa and then closing down a restaurant just gabbing, unless it’s getting together at your house for wine snacks and a good movie. Now, I don’t normally need an excuse to get together with my friends, but knowing that… View Article

The Clock Strikes Thirteen: 13 Facts About George Orwell & 1984

June 8 marks the 70th anniversary of the publication of George Orwell’s 1984. To celebrate, here are 13 facts about the novel and its author!