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Three Spooky Grown-Up Books for Halloween

I’ve got you all set with pumpkin recipes – check out the Easy Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte and the Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie S’mores – but now you might be looking for something spooky to read as Halloween approaches. Check out these three spooky reads for grow-ups and you’ll find something to fit the bill. Recommendations courtesy of Everyday Reading. The …

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Six YA Books to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

I know some readers hate to see their favorite books made into movies – watching someone else’s vision of the characters come to life can be disconcerting! But generally, I love seeing movie version of books I love. It’s so fun to see things that have only existed in my head re-imagined before my eyes. …

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Last Minute Christmas Book Gifts for Children

Logan is positively obsessed with reading these days. He goes through books almost as fast as he goes through socks. Every morning he has a great routine of reading for 30 minutes, sometimes longer when he is so engrossed in a book, before he gets ready for school. As a mom who loves reading, I …

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Six Fall and Winter Books I Can’t Wait For

I admit it. I’m that person. Who puts holds on library books months before they come out, just to make sure I’m the first one to get my hands on them. Who stalks blogs to read posts about upcoming hot titles. Whose “to-read” list is pages and pages long. That said, here are some of …

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Three Favorite Audiobooks: One Adult, One YA, One Middle-Grade

Written by Jennifer Petro-Roy I was a late-comer to the beauty of audiobooks, but a few years ago, I absolutely fell in love with them. Another way to read books while simultaneously making my commute less hideous? Sign me up! But ever since I left my job a little over a year ago to stay …

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Just One More Chapter! Six Read-Aloud Novels for Children

My oldest daughter is just starting to enter the stage where I can read aloud chapter books to her, and I’m relishing every minute. Now is the perfect time to get into the habit of reading aloud to your child, as school starts back up. Not only is a great way to wind down at …

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Free Audiobooks for the Summer

Summertime is the perfect season for listening to audiobooks, especially if you’re taking a road trip of any length (or, better yet, to distract you from the fact you’re NOT on vacation when you are doing the dishes or weeding the garden). Written by: Janssen Bradshaw of Everyday Reading But audiobooks can be tricky to …

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Three of My Favorite Underappreciated YA Novels

Ask anyone on the street about young adult literature, and the first few titles that will come to most people’s minds are The Hunger Games, followed by maybe Twilight or The Fault in Our Stars. Because of these three popular Young Adult Novels, all in different genres (dystopian, paranormal, and contemporary), young adult literature has been blessed with a boom of …

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Young Adult Historical Fiction: 5 Novels to Try

Written by: JANSSEN BRADSHAW of Everyday Reading I’ve always been a fan of historical fiction – I plowed through most of the Dear America series when I was a child and went on to study history as an undergraduate. Now, I find that I absolutely love young adult historical fiction. I love the combination of …

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Three Recent Favorite Middle Grade Titles

Elementary and middle school is when I absolutely fell in love with reading and I still love books exploring that middle school identity: relationships with friends, family members, and parents; figuring out what it means to fit in; and characters starting to learn who they are in the world. Young adult fiction has absolutely exploded …

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