Best Stores For The Classic Book Lover

Hello, it’s your classic book loving friend here. I’m going to highlight some of the coolest stores that I know of that feature amazing bookish merchandise that features classic books!

Perfect for those starting to shop for holiday gifts.

related: Classics in Bookland

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What’s Library Popular- February 2021

One of the most interesting things about working in a library is seeing what is or isn’t popular with ‘regular’ readers (readers who aren’t likely wrapped up in the online book community).

I was using the software we have to get some inspiration for putting together a new YA book display. I have to say these aren’t who I would have thought would have been popular (most checked out) authors for the system.

Note: I work in the biggest city in the state but we are still slowly reopening with no seating/programs. That likely influences who is checking out books & what they are reading.

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More To The Story: Anne Of Green Gables

More To The Story is a way for me to highlight some of the fun twists & additions to a classic story (or information about the author) I’ve come across.

Check out my bookstagram account featuring classic books: Classics In Bookland

Today’s feature: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

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The Future of Book Boxes: My Predictions and Wish List

Book subscription boxes have been around for years at this point. It’s been great seeing the growth from small boxes with a few small handmade items from very small shops to the collaborations with publishers, authors, & artists to create some stunning specials editions.

Related: Directory of Book Boxes

Now the question is where do book boxes go from here? I have no insider knowledge of the companies but I’ve been a purchaser & observer for years. I’m using my ‘knowledge’ to predict what trends we might see in 2021 and beyond as well as sharing my wish list of what I would like to see.

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Bookish Face Masks

Support them or hate them, face masks have been a big part of many people’s 2020 wardrobes. Looks like they’re not going away anytime soon.

If I have to do something, I want to do it on my terms. If I have to wear a face mask, why not make it bookish?

Therefore, here are some of bookish face masks out there.

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