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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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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

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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

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

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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.