Back to School Books: 8 Books for Bright Minds

It’s back to school time and whether you’re a parent who needs to indulge in some reading material now that the kids are off, or a student who wants to expand your reading horizons, there is something on this list you’ll enjoy.  You may miss the carefree days of summer but it is a well-known … Read more

Summer Book List 2022

Summer book list 2022, from sunny romances to the most gripping adventures and memoirs. As Jeannette Walls once said, ‘One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.’ We’ve carefully curated our list of the greatest novels to take with you to the beach, whether summer 2022 is all … Read more

The BookFest® Spring 2022: Featuring Dennis E. Taylor and the Bobiverse Series Among the Gotta-Have Books for Your Spring and Summer Reading List

What books are stuffing in your bookbag as you bounce off to the beach for spring break? This reading list features the gotta-have books from authors like Dennis E. Taylor, appearing at The BookFest Spring 2022, April 2nd and 3rd. What is your perferred genre to read? Are you a voracious science fiction fan who … Read more

8 Podcast Episodes Every Literature Lover Needs To Hear

If you are passionate about reading and everything related to it, the Books That Make You podcast is here to bring you up to date with all the bookish news. Here, you will find interviews with authors, book publishers and many other industry experts. During the episodes, host and founder Desireé Duffy will guide you … Read more

Holiday Book Gift List

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This year, holiday shopping is especially stressful. Shipping delays, supply shortages, popular items flying off the shelves. Let’s get back to basics. This holiday season, let’s celebrate our loved ones. Let’s focus on family, friends, and good books. Instead of running around to stores, or trying to order gifts that aren’t shipping until 2022, put … Read more

The BookFest Fall 2021: Ultimate Reading List

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What’s the one thing you look forward to the most in Fall? You probably have more than just one reason to love this season of pumpkin-spiced lattes, Halloween books, and horror movies. But if you’re an eager BookFester, we bet you cannot wait for The BookFest Fall 2021 to begin. If you’re new here and haven’t heard of … Read more

Must-Read Books for Your Summer Getaway

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The faint aromas from the BBQs, the distant tune from the ice cream truck, and the neighborhood kids setting the make-shift lemonade stand can all mean only one thing. The happy days are here again! It’s summertime, and we’re going to have our time in the sun—quite literally. So, grab those trendy gold-tone celebrity sunglasses … Read more

Father’s Day is for the Books

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I struggle with Father’s Day every single year. The men in my life are impossible to buy gifts for, but I’ve realized: there is one gift that’s not only universal, but personal. It’s also thoughtful and useful, it doesn’t clutter and it never goes bad. Have you guessed what I’m talking about? A book! Or, … Read more

12 Most Loved Books from The BookFest Spring 2021

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The BookFest Spring 2021 was a hit. The third bi-annual online bookish adventure featured more than 35 books, over 60 speakers, 15 panels, and other memorable segments for book lovers worldwide. The panel discussions covered a diversity of topics: finding long-term happiness, what it means to be a skeptic today, the connection between television, writers, … Read more