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  • I Read Banned Books.

    Banned Books Week is this month (September 18-24, 2022) and to compliment the cause, Pretty Literate is offering a very limited number of Banned Bo...
  • Be a Rebel Reader.

    Did you know that Banned Books Week is September 18-24 this year? What is Banned Books Week? Banned Books Week is a week dedicated to celebrating ...
  • What I've Been Reading in August

    I spent August with my nose inside a book. Five books, actually - which is one more than I thought I'd get to enjoy this month. (Keep reading to f...
  • A Baker's Dozen Out of This World Books

    With the cost of gas soaring alongside the temperatures this summer, it's been fun offering bookish alternatives to traveling (also known as stay...
  • The Granddaddy of Modern Movie Blockbusters (and the Key to Unlocking an Entire Genre)

    Recently I shared an often overlooked genre when it comes to classic literature on Pretty Literate Live. (Click here to watch.) This genre is resp...
  • Reading Challenge Cheat Sheet

    After the last two years (Thanks, Covid!), things are finally getting back to normal & that includes a smörgåsbord of Hollywood blockbusters! ...
  • What I've Been Reading in July

    Last week, I shared 10 Classics to Read While the Temps are Torturous - a list of classic, water-based books spanning over 100 years that might hel...
  • 10 Classics to Read While the Temps are Torturous

    I shared last week on Pretty Literate Live the Top 5 Book Boxes I have in stock that will leave you feeling like you've had an adventuresome vacay...
  • Summer Staycation Ideas, Part 2

    Remember when I shared that I had pretty big plans this summer that, because of the soaring cost of gas, I had to reconsider in favor of more affo...
  • Five Debut Novels Infinitely Better Than My First Kiss: A Guest Blog by Veronica Jordan

    I like to think of my life as a bit eclectic, just like the fiction I enjoy. I’ve traveled, lived abroad, and held jobs in industries ranging from ...
  • Revolutionary Reading

    The Fourth of July has always held a special place in my heart. Today I shared why I loved July 4th as a kid on Fiction Flock's Blog - along with 4...
  • What I've Been Reading in June

    I am feeling kinda keen on myself for having slayed June's TBR pile - both with the 22 in '22 Reading Challenge (Get your free printable bookmark f...