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SSoP Podcast Episode 13 — Paris: It's Always a Good Idea
SSoP Podcast Episode 13 — Paris: It's Always a Good Idea
In this new episode of our podcast, we make our case for why we so strongly believe that Paris is always a good idea. A few hints: Eiffel Tower, walks by the Seine, fresh-from-the-oven baguettes, and oh, yeah! culture.
Homes in Classic Lit, Venice, Library Heist, '50s Air Travel & More: Endnotes 21 August
Homes in Classic Lit, Venice, Library Heist, '50s Air Travel & More: Endnotes 21 August
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got book fountains, the pleasure of re-reading, weird tourist attractions, fancy Malaysian cakes, a new word-nerd podcast & more.
Spurn Convention and Solve a Mystery with the Brontë Sisters in 'The Vanished Bride'
Spurn Convention and Solve a Mystery with the Brontë Sisters in 'The Vanished Bride'
Imagine a world where the Brontë sisters take a break from writing their groundbreaking novels and set out across the moors to solve a murder mystery. Then rejoice, because author Bella Ellis has created that world.
The Strong Sense of Place Podcast: Season Two Launches 24 August
The Strong Sense of Place Podcast: Season Two Launches 24 August
There's just one week until we all get to take a virtual trip to Paris together. Get ready for talk of baguettes, dramatic history, and so many great books. Until then, check out the rest of the stops in Season 2.
Seven Gothic Signs, Private Libraries, Vintage Suspended Train & More: Endnotes 14 August
Seven Gothic Signs, Private Libraries, Vintage Suspended Train & More: Endnotes 14 August
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got American towns that feel European, Accidentally Wes Anderson, stretches for readers, competition for the Eiffel Tower & more.
It's a Glam and Deadly Caper in Cabo San Lucas with 'Fields' Guide to Abduction'
It's a Glam and Deadly Caper in Cabo San Lucas with 'Fields' Guide to Abduction'
Poppy Fields thought her trip to Mexico would be the break she needs to heal her broken heart. Sunshine and cocktails: What could go wrong? But Poppy finds more trouble than she bargained for on the beaches of Baja.
8 Novels Set in Private Schools That Will Make You Glad You're a Grownup
8 Novels Set in Private Schools That Will Make You Glad You're a Grownup
Private schools can be like a psychology experiment about what happens when you jam x-number of kids into an enclosed environment and crank up the stress. It's agony for the characters, and such good fun for us.
Japanese Pizza Toast, Authors' Homes, How Books Got Cheap & More: Endnotes 07 August
Japanese Pizza Toast, Authors' Homes, How Books Got Cheap & More: Endnotes 07 August
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got the joy of estivating, Erin Morgenstern's book recs, Mexican cookbooks, behind the scenes at '70s Zoom, bookshop magic & more.
Run Away to a Small College Town with the Romantic Dramedy 'The Way Men Act'
Run Away to a Small College Town with the Romantic Dramedy 'The Way Men Act'
What's a former popular girl supposed to do when she doesn't conquer the world as she planned? Our heroine Melinda LeBlanc heads back to her hometown of Harrow to lick her wounds, regroup, and give it another go.
14 Inspiring and Imaginative Instagram Accounts to Take You Around the World
14 Inspiring and Imaginative Instagram Accounts to Take You Around the World
It's never a bad time to gaze on beautiful historical libraries, unusual bookshops, archival photos, or travel pics that transport you to somewhere else in an instant. These Instagram accounts inspire our imaginations.
Vintage Library Pics, the Agatha Christie of Mexico, Staycationing & More: Endnotes 31 July
Vintage Library Pics, the Agatha Christie of Mexico, Staycationing & More: Endnotes 31 July
Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got an interview with Lee Child, buildings shaped like food, travel books by authors of color, amazing movie theaters, and more.
Take a Road Trip to Wyoming & Montana to Solve a Thrilling Cold Case with 'Celine'
Take a Road Trip to Wyoming & Montana to Solve a Thrilling Cold Case with 'Celine'
This page-turning novel features two unforgettable heroines and a taut cold case — plus family secrets, crushing tragedy, and a clarion call for hope — set against the majestic landscape of Yellowstone National Park.
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