In Review: The Week of February 13th

February 18, 2017

It’s the Family Day long weekend for about half the country, and we know we'll be putting our extra day to good use: maxin’ and relaxin’. But before we sit back, we bring you our weekly round up of literary highlights. Happy weekend!

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On the Blog



~Valentine’s Day may be over, but you can find your next book date with our infographic matchmaker year round.

~ We interviewed poet Cara-Lyn Morgan for our special edition of Writer’s Block that celebrates Black History Month, and especially loved her ideal alternative career.

~ We can talk social justice any day of the week, but we’re especially feeling it in advance of World Day of Social Justice with this top 10 booklist.







Around the Web


~ The Allusionist podcast tells us why you don’t need to defend your love of romance novels in this week’s two-part episode.

 ~ Bring back, Barack! If, like us, you’re missing arguably the coolest president ever, here’s a list of books that might help.

~ RIP, Stuart McLean.
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What Else We're Reading


Executive Director Christen is reading Julie Maroh's Blue Is the Warmest Color (Arsenal Pulp), which inspired the award-winning film:




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