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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?”

6 Fantasy Worlds We’d Love to Live In

From snow-capped peaks to verdant valleys, detailed fantasy worlds have always fascinated us. Maybe it’s the memorable characters that go traipsing through stunning landscapes, or the ingenious magic systems that draw power from the planet itself. If an interdimensional portal ever opens up, you can bet we’ll be leaping in.

The Perfect Summer Beach Reads

There’s nothing like sprawling out on a lounge chair by the ocean and cracking open a good book. The sun shines down, waves gently crash onto the shore, and you slowly sink into the story – what’s that? No ocean? And no vacation plans in sight? Don’t worry, beautiful bookworms. We’ve got a list of some of the best beach reads that will make any lake, pond, or puddle feel like a tropical paradise. 

Why Everyone Should Read YA

We’re not biased. Okay, maybe we are... just a little. But young adult literature (YA) is very special to us. So special that it inspired some of our favorite book scented candles! So here’s a little insight into why YA is so popular – and why you should read it.

What to Read While You’re Waiting for The Winds of Winter

The Winds of Winter is nowhere to be seen. It could come six months from now or an eternity from now, because George R.R. Martin’s lips are sealed as to a release date. What’s a bookworm to do in the meantime? We’ve lined up some truly epic fantasy titles to tide you over as you wait for book number six.

The Best Graphic Novels of the Last Decade

We love a good graphic novel or comic book here at Frostbeard. Comic books can also make for a nice break after working our way through a thousand-page tome! If you’re looking for a new read, we’ve got you covered with (in our opinion) some of the greatest graphic novels and comic books of the last decade.

Our Favorite Book Inspired Summer Treats

Summer is such a beautiful time of year here in Minnesota, filled with hazy, lazy evenings and long walks by the lake. But all that relaxing makes us work up quite the appetite. So we got to thinking, what goes better with the newest novel and a book inspired candle than some sweet summer treats? Here are some of our favorite warm-weather desserts, drinks, and snacks based on books!

Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019

Book birthdays (AKA release dates) are a big deal here at Frostbeard. We may have just spent an embarrassing amount of time marking up our calendar so that we’ll know when it’s time to pick up the latest hardcovers. After all, we never know what will spark a new book inspired candle – but also, we just really love good stories. Check out some of our most anticipated books to read in 2019! 

The Top 8 Essential Reading Supplies

Reading is such a simple, lovely pastime – all you need is a book. But have you thought about how you can make those hours spent flipping pages more enjoyable? Whether you’re sneaking in 30 minutes of studying or planning to spend a lazy Sunday binge reading a new release, you can ensure bookish bliss with a few key tools of the trade.

Great Books Had Us Adding These 5 Destinations to Our Bucket Lists

We do most of our sightseeing through the written word here at Frostbeard, which occasionally spills over into our book-themed travel bucket list. From misty moors to sparkling oceans, our travel list is filled with a lovely mix of cities, landscapes, and countries we’re planning to visit someday. Here are a few of our favorites.

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