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Author Archives: Jennifer Young

Start your own Little Library
Books and TV

Discover a Little Library Near You

I came across my first little library when I was visiting my sister in Austin a few years ago. While I walked around the neighborhood with her children, we spied two tiny houses on poles in someone’s yard. The houses were too large and low to the ground for birds,… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • April 16, 2020
GlobeIn Cozy Box
Prime Picks

Prime Pick: 5 Things You Will Love About the GlobeIn Cozy Box

Looking for some exceptional items to help you relax and unwind? Want to make a global impact with your purchase? Then order the GlobeIn Cozy Box and be prepared to get cozy. What makes the GlobeIn Cozy Box unique? Here are 5 things to love about it: A one-of-a-kind, hand-painted… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • March 16, 2020
Books and TV

The Danish Trend Inspiring Coziness – Read All About It!

First off, what is hygge? It is a Danish word described as the “quality of coziness that makes a person feel content and comfortable.” And while this buzzword has become synonymous with happiness in coziness, there is no true translation into English. For me, hygge perfectly describes the feeling of… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • February 2, 2020
Books and TV

I Read 60 Books in 2019: Here’s How You Can Too in 2020

Several years ago, I was introduced to a yearly reading challenge by a couple of millennials. The idea was that you challenge yourself to read a certain number of books in a year. Originally, I thought some of these youngsters had impossibly high goals for themselves: 50 books in a… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • December 30, 2019
Books and TV

Best Books of 2019 – and Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2020

As 2019 wraps up you'll see a lot of "best of" lists, especially for books. Publishers, authors, stores and more will all tell you what books you should have read in 2019. But this best books of 2019 list is the only one you will need because it's full of… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • December 18, 2019
Books and TV

Book Lover Gifts: 20 Books to Give Readers at Every Age

As the holiday gift-giving season approaches, I turn to books as my go-to for a “novel gift idea” for everyone on my list. Everyone needs books! But the problem of what to get for each person can be daunting. This book lover gifts guide will help you find the right… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • December 9, 2019
Books and TV

Give Thanks for Books About Families

This month, I gathered together a list of books about families like the ever-changing family I have experienced. The good families. The complicated families. The imperfect families. The evolving families. All the people I would love to have at my table. Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi Set in al-Awafi, Oman,… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • November 15, 2019
Thriller and spooky books to read for Halloween
Books and TV

October Thrillers: Books for a Spooky Read

I would not say I am a horror genre aficionado, but every October, when creepy crawly things appear on people’s lawns, the days get colder and the sun disappears earlier each day, I love to curl up with a good, dark book. My favorites are a mixture of magic and… Read More
  • Jennifer Young |
  • October 21, 2019

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