By Ashly Moore Sheldon • November 01, 2019
Sure storytime is something that most kids enjoy. But it's also good for them! The truth is that reading with your kids will set them up for a more successful and happy life. Kicking off Family Literacy Month, we share five of the proven benefits of making reading a part of every day—plus storybooks to go with each.
By Ashly Moore Sheldon • September 18, 2019
Libraries are magical and librarians are magicians. So many of us found our love of the written word amidst the sacred stacks of our childhood bibliotech. We'll never forget the sense of excitement as the librarian handed us a pile of delicious new stories. Not surprisingly, libraries and librarians show up in the pages of lots of great books. Here are ten that we like.
By Beth Clark • March 20, 2019
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By Beth Clark • January 31, 2019
Did you know that Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series, also wrote book #6 in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams? Or that David Foster Wallace's editor finished writing The Pale King? True story. Turns out, there have been other handoffs and collaborations, so here are five of the best and the stories behind them.
By Beth Clark • January 07, 2019
Aside from the obvious self-help category, books make life better in so many ways that it's hard to imagine existing without them...so we won'! Thankfully, we don't have to. Here are just some of the ways that reading books is as essential as, oh, breathing.
By Beth Clark • January 03, 2019
Coming up in 2019: sequels, new novels, and LOTS of book to screen adaptations! Among other things. Here are just a few of the fantastic titles either coming out on the page or on the big or small screen to be excited about.
By Beth Clark • November 07, 2018
By Catie Baldridge • October 25, 2018
As all true book nerds and lovers of literature already know in their souls, reading is a lifelong passion that transcends all...no matter what life throws at you, books will always be there. So, what ends up on the "All-Time Faves" list of someone who’s been reading for seven decades? Thanks to a ThriftBooks employee’s blogger grandma, you’re about find out!