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Category: Book Club Blog

#ReadwithIBC | Big Little Lies, by Liane Moriarty

Whitney: Before we get started on our chat, let’s agree to try really hard not to spoil the most important mysteries of the book, just in case some of those out there haven’t managed to get to the end bits yet, kay? Kay. Austyn: I completely agree. Without spoiling anything, this whole novel revolves around […]

June 2016 | Imaginary Book Club

This month has been so much fun! For once, I feel like the month hasn’t flown by, but just lasted the perfect amount of time. It was such a blissful happy month. Highlight of the month was definitely celebrating Austyn‘s husband’s birthday in Las Vegas! Austyn and I have been besties for north of 15 years […]

Starting the Year Off Right: 5 Completely Tolerable Self-Help Books

Every January it seems the time to resolve away some self-improvement. With the turn of the calendar page, I try to reinvest in myself, challenging myself to do better in the new year, and pushing myself to make those habits stick (side note: that’s how you end up sick less than two weeks into the new […]

Best Reads for Hunkering Down in the Cold of Winter

I can’t think of anything nicer in the cold winter months than curling up under a warm blanket, burning a nice candle (like my favorites from the Chesapeake Bay Candle Company), and totally immersing yourself in a really lovely story. Here are some of my absolute favorite books to read (or re-read!) while weathering the […]

For Love of Bookstores | The Bookworm in Kennewick, Washington

Growing up my sister and I were avid readers. We frequented our local public library at least once a week, and helped my mom volunteer at a church’s library. Having access to so many books was amazing, but sometimes a book was so good I wanted, nay, I NEEDED, to own it. I wanted to […]

July 2016 | Imaginary Book Club

Posted by Austyn | Jul 13, 2016 | Author Overview | In early high school I picked up a book at a relative’s house that looked interesting and that had the longest title I had ever seen, and it ended up being like nothing I had ever read before. Many years later ,“A Heartbreaking Work […]

Liebster Award | We’ve Been Nominated!

We have to break in to our regular schedule to be super excited about being nominated for the Liebster Award by A Writer Named Charley! The Liebster Award is a blogger award, designed to help connect and support the blogging community. A great idea in promoting your own blog and others. Originally it was given […]

Favorites | June 2016

This month has been so much fun! For once, I feel like the month hasn’t flown by, but just lasted the perfect amount of time. It was such a blissful happy month. Highlight of the month was definitely celebrating Austyn‘s husband’s birthday in Las Vegas! Austyn and I have been besties for north of 15 years […]