Hannah’s January Reads

Hannah read nine books this January. She really enjoyed all of them. She read a few fantasy novels, a few general fiction, and even was able to get to one nonfiction novel (never her strong suit). So without further ado, here are the books Hannah read. Follow her on Instagram at brews.and.books for her overallContinue reading “Hannah’s January Reads”

Laura’s January Reads

Pony by R.J. Palacio ★★★★☆ A sweet (and surprisingly deep), middle-grade book about a boy and his companion, a ghost named Mittenwool, who set out to rescue the boy’s father with help from a pale-faced pony that seems to have some “mystic qualities” of its own. I really enjoyed this one. I picked it upContinue reading “Laura’s January Reads”

OWWR Pod February She Wrote Recommendations

Ben from Literature and Lofi is doing a month of reading books with people who use she/her pronouns! In honor of that, Laura and Hannah prepared a few authors that are worth reading! Ryka Aoki: Why not start the month off right and kill two birds with one stone. Read Ryka Aoki’s works. Hannah andContinue reading “OWWR Pod February She Wrote Recommendations”

Laura’s October Reads

October was a pretty good reading month for me. I took some time to mood read and check out some things that just made me happy. I also met my yearly reading goal (50 books)! Here’s how the month stacked up (books are in the order that I read them not how much I enjoyedContinue reading “Laura’s October Reads”

Hannah’s Fantasy Journey Recommendations

It is well known if you listen to OWWR Pod that Hannah and Laura are not fully adept at the fantasy genre. We all start somewhere, but we started later in life. Although we are enjoying learning more and more about fantasy novels, it wasn’t the major focus of what we read for years. First,Continue reading “Hannah’s Fantasy Journey Recommendations”

OWWR Favorite Non-Fiction

We admit, non-fiction is not OWWR strong suit. We love a good escapist novel that makes us feel for characters and feel joy or pain for them. But that doesn’t mean that we are blind to non-fiction or choose to never read non-fiction. So without further ado, here is a list that Hannah and LauraContinue reading “OWWR Favorite Non-Fiction”

OWWR Favorite Bookish Products

Everyone buys into some type of literary hype. Whether you collect books, bookmarks, pictures of books, we all have our things. So Laura curated a list of bookish products she loves: Library Scented Candles Book lovers love anything to remind them of their favorite thing, books! These library scented candles make you feel like you’reContinue reading “OWWR Favorite Bookish Products”

OWWR Favorite Book Shops

So there is always something about a favorite bookstore. We all have one, and after years of friendship Laura and Hannah definitely have ours. Overall, we prefer independent bookstores over the larger chains and often make sure we are using products that will give back to a bookstore. Although we aren’t above a large chainContinue reading “OWWR Favorite Book Shops”