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Edgar Allan Poe, library, library tourism, Mary Shelley, Shakespeare -

If there’s something that all book nerds share, it’s a love of libraries. I still dream of having a home library with a secret passageway -- and a bookshelf ladder on wheels. Since I haven’t yet purchased my “stately English manor," I get my library aesthetic fix with library tourism. Is there anything better than getting lost in a big old storybook fantasy library?

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Edgar Allan Poe, Holiday Gifts, Macabre, Pride and Prejudice, Sherlock Holmes, Teacher Gifts -

I recently heard the holiday season described as “having a part-time job from late November until New Year.”

We can all relate. There’s cooking. And decorating. And shopping for gifts. So much shopping.

To make your life a little easier, we did the research for you! Here is our handy dandy Teacher Gift Guide -- with a bit of literary flair.

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Bookish Trip, Edgar Allan Poe, Literary Road Trip, Macabre, Road Trip, Summer -

Itching to hit the road this summer? Struggling to come up with a road trip idea that’s a bit more bookish than typical roadside attraction fare? 


Why not take a literary road trip?

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