Bibliobeat https://www.bibliobeat.com Celebrating Stories Well Told Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 https://www.bibliobeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cropped-bb-book-bookmark-icon-32x32.png Bibliobeat https://www.bibliobeat.com 32 32 Audiobook Tour of US History https://www.bibliobeat.com/audiobook-tour-us-history/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/audiobook-tour-us-history/#respond Sat, 16 Sep 2017 04:45:07 +0000 /?p=919 Alabama - Talking Leaves by Joseph Bruchac Maryland - Countdown by Deborah Wiles Virginia - Unbound by Ann E. Burg Minnesota - The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich Florida - Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm North Carolina - Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper North Carolina - Crow by Barbara Wright Louisiana - Zane and the Hurricane by …

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Traveling by Book: Four Books and Five Countries https://www.bibliobeat.com/traveling-book-four-books-five-countries/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/traveling-book-four-books-five-countries/#respond Sat, 06 May 2017 20:22:37 +0000 /?p=715 I would have enjoyed and learned so much more from my middle school and high school social studies and history classes if they had been centered on books. And I don’t mean textbooks! Even though my school years are long behind me, I find that I am learning more than ever by reading books that …

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YA Sync Starts Next Week – Free Audiobooks https://www.bibliobeat.com/ya-sync-starts-next-week-free-audiobooks/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/ya-sync-starts-next-week-free-audiobooks/#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:43:19 +0000 /?p=703 YA Sync is a free summer audiobook program that starts next week on April 27th.  Each week, for 16 weeks, two different audiobooks are available for download. The program is geared towards teens, but anyone can download the weekly audiobooks.  The books are only available for one week.  After that week then the next two …

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Calamity and Comedy: Three Books That Use Humor to Cope with Adversity https://www.bibliobeat.com/calamity-comedy-three-books-use-humor-cope-adversity/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/calamity-comedy-three-books-use-humor-cope-adversity/#respond Sat, 01 Apr 2017 18:50:12 +0000 /?p=654 Life can be difficult.  When a person is facing situations they have no control over with no chance to change or improve things sometimes humor is the only way to stay sane and carry on. Here are three excellent books that use humor and comedy to address tough subjects: A Man Called Ove The Yid …

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Coming-of-Age Stories for Tweens https://www.bibliobeat.com/coming-of-age-stories-for-tweens/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/coming-of-age-stories-for-tweens/#respond Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:17:32 +0000 https://idea.bibliobeat.com/?p=623 Good coming-of-age stories can be powerful and life-changing for readers of all ages.  Traditionally, coming-of-age stories feature teens facing hardships that help them mature and become adults.  Nowadays this genre can refer to any book where the protagonist matures and learns some important life lessons by overcoming major obstacles in their life, no matter their …

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YALSA’s 2017 Hub Reading Challenge https://www.bibliobeat.com/yalsas-2017-hub-reading-challenge/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/yalsas-2017-hub-reading-challenge/#respond Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:41:58 +0000 /?p=196 Get ready, lovers of Young Adult books!  The 2017 Hub Reading Challenge is here!  What is the Hub Challenge, you ask? The Hub is the blog for YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association), a division of the American Library Association.  Every winter they sponsor a reading challenge featuring an amazing variety of award-winning young adult …

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Choosing Books to Read, Book Reviews and the 2017 Hugo Awards https://www.bibliobeat.com/choosing-books-to-read-book-reviews-and-the-2017-hugo-awards/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/choosing-books-to-read-book-reviews-and-the-2017-hugo-awards/#respond Sat, 15 Oct 2016 11:51:07 +0000 /?p=63 Book reviews serve two purposes for me: first, to help me find a book to read and second, to gain additional perspectives on a book I’ve already read. We live in an amazing time and country where thousands of new book titles are published every week.  Since there are far more books I’d like to read …

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Reading for the Hugo Award https://www.bibliobeat.com/reading-for-the-hugo-award/ https://www.bibliobeat.com/reading-for-the-hugo-award/#respond Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:11:32 +0000 /?p=20 I have always loved books. When I was in elementary school my weekly $2.25 allowance was enough to buy a Hardy Boys book and a Hersey Bar with Almonds.  I would start my Saturday afternoon by reading Frank and Joe’s latest adventure.  I was pretty far through the series when one year for Christmas I …

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