My favorite finds from around the web:
- Amanda Gorman, Biden Inauguration Sensation, to Publish 1 Million Copies Each of Three Books. Such exciting news!
- We Have to Save Books from the Book People. Thought-provoking.
- 28 Films to Watch During Black History Month That Aren’t About Black Trauma. Because as the intro notes, “Black people deserve happy-go-lucky romances, cultural explorations, and cheesy coming-of-age movies, too!”
- The Pandemic Has Erased Entire Categories of Friendship. This is so insightful, and sad.
- Apropos of yesterday’s journaling post: we gave my daughter one of these journals for Christmas; the thick pages are amazing. I’ve never seen them this inexpensive.
- Julie Murphy Is About To Take On 2021 One Book At A Time. Great interview!
- The 17 Best Pens for Writing, According to Pros. My kind of content.
- Meet the book club that’s helping to quickly vaccinate its town. More proof that book clubs are amazing.
- This air plant holder is bringing me joy. (Admittedly, we have a thing for pineapples at my house.)
- A Writer Lost His Singing Voice, Then Discovered The ‘Gymnastics’ Of Speech. “We’re actually performing a beautiful singing performance in everything we say, from answering the phone when we say “hello” and to longer sentences.”
- 19 Tips For Reading More This Year. What Should I Read Next? got a nice mention here! Plus, lots of great tips.
Don’t miss these posts:
- 101 powerful books to celebrate Black History all year long. February is Black History Month and I hope this list helps broaden your TBR throughout the year.
- 12 great books that celebrate the power of female friendship. In the wise words of Leslie Knope, Valentine’s Day is about celebrating romance—but Galentine’s Day is about celebrating lady friends and so is this list.
- 13 questions to ask yourself before buying anything for your wardrobe. Does your closet need an overhaul? Here’s where to start.
Have a great weekend!