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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 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

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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

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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

Reading and Annotating

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I am not great with habits. Every January, I think about how I’d like to institute more routines into my daily life, and every year I fail. But while I don’t have daily habits or rituals that make me feel like a reader, I do have some general practices that make my life more literary […]

9 Practices for Feeling Readerly and Getting the Most Out of Your Books

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

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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.