Blog Archives

Road Trip: The Best Indie Bookstores in America

Summertime is here, and for many people, that means planning a summer vacation. It seems like there’s a perfect destination for anyone looking to get out of town, whether you’re thinking of jetting off to Europe or packing up the

Posted in Fun Stuff

Cute, Creepy, and Cool Collective Nouns

What do word nerds and animal-lovers have in common? I’ll give you a hint: It’s not a love for Latin names. It’s an appreciation for a fun and quirky collective noun. What is a collective noun? These words describe a

Posted in Fun Stuff

How to Start a Book Club

With the arrival of summer and the end of the school year upon us, it’s a good time to take stock of our reading goals for the year. After all, summer is a perfect time for reading, whether it’s enjoying

Posted in Fun Stuff

Medial S: The Old English S That Looks Like F

Have you ever looked at a picture of a really old document or an inscription on the wall of an old building and thought, “Why are there F’s instead of S’s? Did F stand for S back then?” But no,

Posted in Fun Stuff

Want to Read More Books? Join the Club

We all know the benefits of curling up with a good book, both educational and psychological, and yet, like Henry Bemis, it seems like we never have enough time to do it. The to-read list just keeps growing, and in

Posted in Fun Stuff