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The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank

Bookbits for January 27th, 2015

To commemorate the freeing of Auschwitz 70 years ago today, the Guardian highlights 10 beautiful quotes from Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl.  Be sure to read Ellyn Cook’s piece on the other Anne Frank house (the one …

H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald

Bookbits for January 15th, 2015

Back from my holiday, and all charged up!  I hope you love this blog’s new look as much as I do.    One of my Resolutions is to bring the Bookbits back more frequently, so let’s get the first one …

Our Book Drive for BetterWorldBooks

Have you finally received that hard-earned degree, and are you wondering what to do with your old textbooks? Are you ready to move on from your childhood reads? Or have your bookshelves – once again – reached critical mass, and …

Richard Flanagan wins the 2014 Man Booker Prize!

Congratulations to Richard Flanagan for winning the 2014 Man Booker Prize with The Narrow Road to the Deep North (ebook available here)! This year marked the first time that any writer could win it, regardless of nationality, so long as …