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Hello! I’m Sara Hildreth: a reader, writer, and lifelong learner dedicated to putting great books into the hands of great people.

 But around here, the reading life goes beyond books! So grab a cup of something cozy & find the resources, products, and recommendations you need to live your best literary life.

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There’s nothing quite like summer reading. Even when we no longer get three months “off” from our responsibilities or prizes from the library for pages read, the magical feeling of summer reading sticks with us. For me, it tends to be the season when I let go of thoughts of what I should be reading and indulge in exactly what I want to read. And that means more backlist titles–the paperbacks I’ve been meaning to get around to forever that I can throw in a tote and cart with me wherever I go, ready to be opened whenever I have a few uninterrupted minutes.

The 2021 Paperback Summer Reading Guide

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As of mid-April, my husband and I were both fully vaccinated, which made for a great month. We haven’t changed our lifestyle much (although we did take a wonderful and safe road trip!), but it just feels like a weight has been lifted. We won’t be rushing off to indoor gatherings anytime soon, but I […]

April Favorites

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It’s no secret that I love Greek mythology. I referred to myself as a “mythology girl” on our Odyssey episode of Novel Pairings and shared my love for my tattered copy of Edith Hamilton’s book of myths. As an adult reader, I can’t resist a mythological retelling. Most of the retellings I’ve encountered recently have […]

Five clever contemporary mythology retellings

Colorful Tulips Flower Field

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There’s something about Spring that evokes the desire for renewal. Whether we’re cleaning out our closets, reemerging from a (particularly brutal) winter hibernation, or recommitting to our yearly intentions, the spring season is all about fresh starts. Here are 8 books featuring characters who are starting over, reinventing themselves, or trying something new to help […]

8 books about new beginnings to read this Spring

Beach Reading

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I’m trying not to get ahead of myself, but the temperatures in Denver are climbing and I can taste summer reading season in the air. This March, I read two of what are sure to be summer’s buzziest books, and I’m breaking down what I loved about them to help you decide if they’re right […]

Mini Reviews: Two Buzzy Summer Books You’re Going to Want in Your Beach Bag

Striped Madewell Cardigan

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Between the website launch and the inaugural month of the Novel Pairings Patreon community, March was a very busy month for me, but I still managed to fit in some really wonderful books, delicious meals, and fun movies. I also did quite a bit (read: too much) shopping because March is my birthday month, so […]

March Favorites

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Hello! I’m Sara Hildreth: a reader, writer, and lifelong learner dedicated to putting great books into the hands of great people.

 But around here, the reading life goes beyond books! So grab a cup of something cozy & find the resources, products, and recommendations you need to live your best literary life.