As I've previously discussed here on the blog, my sister-in-law and I have gotten into reading romance in the last year -- my SIL, especially. (She says it drowns out the sound of her toddler's TV shows very nicely.) So for her birthday this year, we decided it would be fun to throw a party... Continue Reading →
Reading Journal: Tips & Ideas
For the first time last year, I kept a reading journal throughout the year to tracking what I read, reading challenges, books I purchased, and upcoming releases I wanted. I loved having a place to track my reading habits, and after figuring out what worked and what didn't, I made a few changes and started... Continue Reading →
Sara’s Favorite Bookish Candles
So if you're anything like me, and love following amazing #bookstagram accounts over on Instagram (and you should be following me, too!) - then you've probably discovered a new craze in the book community. Bookish candles. I confess, I've fallen down a rabbit hole and fallen in love with these bookish candles -- which combine... Continue Reading →
Top 8 Features in the 2016 Buick Regal
During our recent trip to Big Sur, California -- during which my husband and I got to enjoy a relaxing weekend away, all while testing out Buick's new in-car technology & partnership with Audiobooks.com -- we got to drive around in a 2016 Buick Regal. And while my area of expertise is more on the... Continue Reading →
The Perfect Car for Book-Lovers? Yes, It Exists.
The world has yet to invent a car that drives itself, so you can read while you get to your destination -- but Buick may have invented the next best thing: a car that reads to you while you drive. The car in question is any 2016 model Buick -- which all come equipped standard... Continue Reading →
Buick Caters to Book Lovers Who Drive!
While most of us book lovers would probably prefer to just stay home and read all day, every day ... we know that's not realistic. We have jobs to go to; families to attend to: places to be, people to see. Fortunately, you can at least continue enjoying books en route to your destination thanks... Continue Reading →
GoneReading.com: The Perfect Place to Shop for Book Lovers
Most reviews here at Novel Novice are for books -- but let's face it. Even the most diehard reader needs to surface from the pages of a book sometime. And when we do return to the real world, we want to cling to our love of books and share it with the world. That's where... Continue Reading →
Best Ideas for a Literary Bridal Shower
I was SO so lucky last November to have the most amazing literary-themed bridal shower. My bridesmaids (with the help of my mom) put together the most fabulous party featuring book-inspired decorations, food, and activities for my bridal shower. Because it was SO much fun, and perfect for any book-loving bride, I wanted to share... Continue Reading →