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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.

Five Favorites- Book to Movie Adaptations | FictionMatters

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In honor of this weekend’s Academy Awards, I’m sharing my five favorite book to movie adaptations. I generally think the book is always better, but some of these films prove that adage wrong by doing justice to, or even outshining, their source material. Sense and Sensibility (1995) Since I was about 10 years old, I’ve […]

Five Favorites: Book to Movie Adaptations

30 Books for Every Valentine's or Galentine's Mood | FictionMatters

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Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to read a sappy love story. But if you’re not in the mood for that, I’ve got you covered. Here are 30 fantastic books to read for Valentine’s (and Galentine’s), recommended by mood. American Royals by Katharine McGee For glitz, glam, and multiple couples to ship. Purchase on Amazon […]

30 Books for Every Valentine’s or Galentine’s Mood

Eight Books Bookstagram Made Me Read | FictionMatters

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While I think we’ve all come to the conclusion that social media is mostly bad, I know that my life and my reading wouldn’t be the same without #bookstagram, the special little corner of Instagram for bibliophiles. I have made so many reader friends and discovered so many great books through this strange little world, […]

Eight Books #Bookstagram Made Me Read

Five Favorites- Metafiction | FictionMatters Books

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Recently I read Watchmen by Alan Moore (after watching and loving the HBO series) and Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu (out 1/28 from Pantheon). I loved and adored both of these books, and they’re both exceptional works of metafiction. I’m always interested in a good piece of metafiction. Slightly different from other books about books, […]

Five Favorites: Metafiction

Every Book I Read in 2019 - Ranked

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When I was thinking about how I wanted to recap my 2019 reading for the blog, I knew I wanted to, in some way, share every single book I read. I thought about just putting together a full list, but then I found myself struck by a burst of ambition. Instead of a list, I […]

Every Book I Read in 2019 – Ranked

25 Books That Defined My Decade In Reading

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Writing a best of the decade reading list is daunting and at first I wasn’t sure which direction to go with it. Initially I thought I’d just choose my favorite 10-15 books that have been published in the last 10 years, but I realized pretty early down that particular path that this would lead to […]

25 Books that Defined My Decade in Reading

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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.

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