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Our Bookish Lives

Local cat insists he's a god

Posted by Trisha T. on

Baltimore, MD- Baltimore's Stan Lee is currently insisting that he's a god, despite all evidence indicating that he is, in fact, a cat rather than a god, albeit a very handsome cat. When interviewed for this article, he claimed that because the ancient Egyptians worshipped cats as gods, that means he is most definitely a god. He also pointed out the fact that he likes laying on books his favorite humans are attempting to read and absorbing the text, sitting on his favorite humans' laptops and keyboards while they're using them, and using his favorite humans as warm-blooded furniture and...

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Best book for the environmentalist in your life

Posted by Melissa Eisenmeier on

Looking for some Christmas gifts for the environmentalist in your life? Here are some eco-fiction novels we recommend. All are new and in stock on our website We're offering free delivery if you live in Baltimore. Links to buy are highlighted and bold. 1. The Crows of Beara, by Julie Christine Johnson I enjoyed The Crows of Beara because it's so lyrical and well-written, but even more than that, I enjoyed it because it's mostly set in Ireland. Annie is fresh out of rehab and is struggling to save her marriage and her career when her boss gives her the assignment of...

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The best books for the urban fantasy fan in your life

Posted by Melissa Eisenmeier on

Looking for some Christmas gifts for the urban fantasy fan in your life? Here are some we recommend. All are new and in stock on our website, and we've got some special deals for the weekend after Thanksgiving: get 10% off everything on Friday when you use Plaid Friday at checkout, and 20% off on Saturday when you use promo code Small Saturday at checkout. We're also offering free delivery if you live in Baltimore in addition to the promo codes. Links to buy are highlighted and bold. 1. Walking Through Fire, by Sherri Cook Woosley The end of the world...

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The best books for the teen in your life

Posted by Melissa Eisenmeier on

Looking for some Christmas gifts for the teen in your life? Here are some we recommend. All are new and in stock on our website, and we've got some special deals for the weekend after Thanksgiving: get 10% off everything on Friday when you use Plaid Friday at checkout, and 20% off on Saturday when you use promo code Small Saturday at checkout. We're also offering free delivery if you live in Baltimore in addition to the promo codes. Links to buy are highlighted and bold. 1. No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia Jordan Lake discovers an ancient bracelet in...

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The best books as gifts for the LGBT bookworm in your life

Posted by Melissa Eisenmeier on

Looking for some Christmas gifts for the LGBT bookworm in your life? Here are some we recommend. All are new and in stock on our website, and we've got some special deals for the weekend after Thanksgiving: get 10% off everything on Friday when you use Plaid Friday at checkout, and 20% off on Saturday when you use promo code Small Saturday at checkout. We're also offering free delivery if you live in Baltimore in addition to the promo codes. Links to buy are highlighted and bold. 1. Daughters of Frankenstein: Mad Lesbian Scientists, edited by Steve Berman In the...

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