Pretty Literate Blog

  • Top 10 Book Recs to Round Out Your Reading for BHM

      Recently I came across something called "Top 10 Tuesday" on social media and since I thought it was too good to pass up, I dove right in.  I ex...
  • 7 Classic Authors to Read for Romance That Will Not Make You Blush

    Valentine's Day may be in the rearview, but that doesn't mean we have to wave goodbye to reading romances. If you're searching for something that ...
  • 3 Book Boxes to Celebrate Black History Month

    February is such a rich opportunity for readers. In the past, my go-to genre centered around finding a sweet, classic romance to read. I wanted to...
  • Georgette Heyer for Beginners

    This is a blog that's been a couple of years in the making.  I'll back up a bit for context. I was first introduced to the Queen of Regency Romanc...
  • Why I Read Edith Wharton (and Why I Think You Should, Too)

    A Bit of Background The first classic author Pretty Literate featured when we began our Monthly Book Club was Edith Wharton. The choice wasn't ran...
  • Unboxing the Little Women Book Box

    Baby, it's cold outside. ❄️ And we're not just talking about the plunging temperatures. We're talking snow and ice kind of cold. And not just here...
  • 9 Classics That Deliver Deep Winter Vibes

    Earlier this week, I took a selfie with my copy of the frosty fiction we're reading together this month inside Pretty Literate's Monthly Book Club...
  • My One Reading Goal for 2024 (and Why You Might Consider It, Too)

    My one reading goal for 2024 is to read less. Yup. You read that correctly. My sole reading goal in 2024 is to read less than I did in 2023. And h...
  • A Year in Review: 2023

      During this past year, our Monthly Book Club Members have made huge leaps as we have continued to read our way through the classics together in 2...
  • Christmas Audiobooks for Last-Minute Listening

    I can only take so much of it before I cry Uncle! Don't get me wrong...I LOVE the sounds of Christmas playing softly in the background while I din...
  • 13 Great Gift Ideas for the Bookworm that has Everything

    Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list can be so painful! I have been feeling the seasonal stress all day, every day, ...
  • A Holly-Jolly Book Box

    I love planning. Planning is my favorite. When you have a book box biz, loving to plan is convenient because part of your job involves reading ahe...