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Frostbeard’s Favorite Authors

Since there are so many talented authors and works of literature out there, it makes it easy for even the pickiest of readers to find something to their taste. Guess what? Frostbeard to the rescue! We’ve read widely inside and outside of our favorite genres, and we want to help you find your way to these fabulous writers. Here are, in our opinion, some of the authors that you’ve just gotta check out.

Our Favorite Memoirs of 2019

There’s a lot of incredible fiction out there, but we have to admit that real life also makes for a fascinating read. Whether you’re looking for something heartbreaking or laugh-out-loud funny to peruse alongside your favorite book scented candle, you’ll find it in the memoir section. Here (in our humble opinion) are some of the best memoirs of 2019!

So You Want to Be a Writer: 6 Writing Supplies to Get You in the Groove

It’s come to our attention here at Frostbeard that just about everyone has wanted to write a book at one point or another. So what are you waiting for? We’ve put together a few items that can jumpstart your creative process, make your writing environment more comfortable, and otherwise put you in the mood to tell a good story.

Heist Novels for the Aspiring Cat Burglar

Sometimes, we’re just in the mood for perfectly executed plots and plans – and nothing fits the bill like a good heist novel. If you’re looking for your next thrilling read, you’ve come to the right place. Set the scene with a book themed candle and dive into some of our favorites! 

The Ultimate Frostbeard Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season can be stressful, particularly if you’re scrambling to find the perfect gifts for friends and family. But calm your fears, because your search is over! We’ve put together a guide packed with gifts for book lovers. Frostbeard has you covered.

You'll Want to Curl Up and Read in These Minneapolis Coffee Shops

We know a lot of our readers aren’t local, so we thought we’d reveal some of our favorite Minneapolis coffee shops in case you ever find yourself in town! And if you are a Minneapolis or St. Paul native, we hope you find your new favorite spot on our list. 

The Best Book Inspired Brews and Treats to Serve at Your Halloween Party

It’s spooky season! Which means it’s time to carve some pumpkins and throw the best dang fall party possible. On these occasions, there’s nothing we love more than book-inspired Halloween party food. We’ve compiled some of our favorite recipes so that you can be the talk of an autumnal get-together. 

Anti-Heroes We Love to Hate (and Root for Anyway)

We relish a good villain, but you know what’s even better than a bad guy? An anti-hero. In contrast to characters who are evil simply for the sake of it, anti-heroes and anti-heroines might do bad things – but they do them in a way or for a reason that makes us sympathize with them. Bring on the mayhem! Catch us lighting some book themed candles and diving into the misadventures of these guys and gals again and again. 

These Beautiful Book Covers Changed Our Lives for the Better

They say you should never judge a book by its cover, and they’re probably right. In between pouring our latest batch of book inspired candles, we’ve read some really wonderful stories that came in less-than-pretty packages. Here are some of our favorite designs that just so happen to grace the covers of truly magnificent books.

5 Authors We’d Love to Take to Dinner

While we spend a lot of time thinking about our favorite novels and dreaming up sensational new book scents, we also can’t help but wonder about the people who write those novels so near and dear to our hearts. If we had it our way, we’d wave a magic wand and pop into a cozy restaurant for a candlelit dinner with some of the most fascinating names in literature. Here’s the shortlist of authors we’d love to share a meal with.

How to Keep Books Safe While Traveling

Is there anything worse than unzipping your bag to find a brand new book splayed open, spine cracked, cover damaged, and pages wrinkled beyond repair? We just shivered at that thought. Whether you’re cramming paperbacks into a carry-on or  arranging the contents of your checked bag, we’ve got some practical tips for keeping your books safe. 

To E-Read or Not to E-Read?

It’s the ultimate question, generating fierce debate in literary circles around the world. Every bookworm has uttered it at one point or another. In fact, we guarantee that this query has come out of your own mouth sometime in the last decade. Here it is. “Should I get an e-reader?”

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