Category: Places to Go

The Book Loft- A Side Trip A..

The Book Loft- A Side Trip Adventure

No book festival trip is complete without a side trip to a bookstore. Luckily Columbus is home to one of the most unique bookstores we’ve visited so far. I have already been to The Book Loft before but for Laura this was a new experience. Same for my sister and her little nugget (my nephew). […]

April 28, 2018

McKay Bookstore, Nashville T..

McKay Bookstore, Nashville TN and other locations — Places to Go

I am always looking for a new way to find books. I have more books than I know what to do with, but it is an addiction. So even when I go on vacation, I cannot resist looking for books! Recently, I went to Nashville for the Southern Festival of Books (Cinda Williams Chima handed […]

November 28, 2017

The Learned Owl- Hudson, OH-..

The Learned Owl- Hudson, OH- Places to Go

  There’s a quaint little shop in Hudson, Ohio that sits nestled in a town halfway between Akron and Cleveland. The area is pretty well-to-do and great for shopping but Main Street holds the real jewel. The Learned Owl. Learned Owl is a gorgeous shop filled with books of all kinds. With the local library […]

November 5, 2017

The Bookshelf Medina Expands..

The Bookshelf Medina Expands- Places to Go

I’ve talked here before about one of my favorite chains of used bookstores in Medina County, Ohio but today we’re just talking about one location, the on off Medina’s historic Square. If you want to know more about the stores, check out this   post. Now the main store in Medina city proper is probably […]

September 28, 2017

The Book Store- Medina, OH: ..

The Book Store- Medina, OH: Places to Go

Not gonna lie, when it comes to bookish places to go Medina, Ohio is heaven. I’ve previously talked about Project Learn’s Bookshelf used stores, but Medina has another really great little treasure to check out as well. That is The Book Store, a little indie bookstore right off of Medina’s historic Square. Now we all […]

September 27, 2017

Places to Go: Rochester Teen..

Places to Go: Rochester Teen Book Festival

Every May there is one place you’ll find me, without fail. Going on 4 years now myself and a couple of friends make the 5 hour trek from Ohio to New York to the Rochester Teen Book Festival. 3 of those years co-blogger Laura has accompanied me. This is the first year we’re going just […]

May 18, 2017

Places to Go: The Book Barn-..

Places to Go: The Book Barn- Niantic, CT

Let’s go a little out of my home zone here today. Welcome to Niantic, CT home of 4, that’s right 4, used bookstores under the umbrella title The Book Barn. All 4 locations sit on the same stretch of road a little ways apart. The biggest and first location (The Main Barn + outbuildings), Midtown, […]

March 16, 2017

Places to Go: The Book Loft-..

Places to Go: The Book Loft- Columbus, OH

  What do two newly married nerds do with very little money and a desire for a small honeymoon? Go to the biggest bookstore they can find within a 2 hour drive! My fabulous husband planned this trip to the Book Loft, a 30 room bookstore full of twist and turns and all sorts of […]

February 3, 2017

Places to Go: Grounds for Th..

Places to Go: Grounds for Thought- Bowling Green, OH

Oh man, I love used bookstores. When I moved I was really sad that I was going to be leaving my chain of thrift stores behind. I mean, they’re the reason I have something like 600 books. However, it seems my new city has just the thing. Bowling Green is a college town dominated by […]

October 21, 2015

Places to Go: Project Learn ..

Places to Go: Project Learn Bookstores- Ohio

A few of you have asked me about my used book stores so sit down children, it’s story time. 🙂 Maybe some of you know what Project Learn is but if you don’t I’ll tell you. Project Learn is an adult literacy charity. They teach reading and English as a second language for adults as […]

June 10, 2015