Callie Ryan Brimberry

Callie Ryan Brimberry is a teacher, writer, and editor in Virginia. She spends her free time leaving books on park benches and in random coffee houses hoping her margin notes read like love letters to those who’ve yet to fall in love with reading.

The Most Beautiful Bookish Wedding Quotes

Planning a bookish wedding? Then you will most definitely want to incorporate literary quotes wherever and whenever you can!

Best Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Looking for a way to keep the kids occupied and reading this summer? Look no further than this roundup of excellent summer reading programs for kids.

Falling in Love with the Novel: The Moment Every Teacher Strives Toward

My students love reading. As a teacher, it is one of the few things that I take pride in having helped to develop. They really love reading. They devour novels as if starved for intellectual stimulation, which I suppose they are.

The Best Feminist Baby Books

Looking to stock a little feminist’s first library? With these feminist baby books lining their shelves, children will learn from an early age what it means to be little advocates and feminists in big ways.

Top 5 Bookish Mother’s Day Gifts For The Book-Loving Mom

If your mom is like mine—or like me—they love diving into a good book and enjoy being surrounded by all things literary. Here are the my top five bookish Mother’s Day gift options that every book-loving mom will enjoy!

Top 5 Creative Ways to Display Your Books

I have moved a lot in the last decade. Back-and-forth across the country and oversees, ranging from five-bedroom houses to ...

A Powerful Conversation With A Stranger on THE POWER

A reader recounts a powerful, impromptu discussion she shared with a stranger about the impact of reading THE POWER by Naomi Alderman.

Playing “I Spy A Reader”

I like to play a game: I spy a reader. I play it with my children so they are aware ...

Budgeting for Best Sellers at Dollar Tree

I make a habit of checking out the book selection at every store I shop; in fact, I always have. ...

The Wedding and An American Marriage

So you've read and loved Tayari Jones's An American Marriage? Pick up Dorothy West's The Wedding next.

Reading, Then Writing With Kids

A parent on the experience of watching her son read with, and write a book for, his younger brother, and the benefits of the process.

The First Novel I Read Every Year

One reader on not being a rereader, yet reading the same first novel to begin each year.

What to Gift the Book Lover that has Everything? A Library, of Course.

Sponsoring a mini-library from Barbershop Books or Imagination Library will impact the literacy rates and school success of countless children.

Give a Gift Tower of Books

One reader gives a new mom who misses reading a gift tower of books!

The Five Times I Read NIGHT, and the One Time I Couldn’t

One reader on the importance of Elie Wiesel's NIGHT, and the one time she couldn't bring herself to read it.