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Taylor S.

By day, Taylor is your run of the mill, cardigan-wearing librarian, but by night, she is a cross-stitching, history-loving, classic-movie-watching baker who is carrying on a continuous attempt to sew her own capsule wardrobe. She is probably reading two or three books at any given time.

The Latest From Taylor S.

Auroras and Sad Prose: Taylor Swift’s Studio Albums and Their Perfect YA Counterparts

Taylor Swift is, among many things, a legend, constantly breaking records and creating new standards for music. Her award-winning music landed her in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2015 for the most Teen Choice Awards ever awarded to a single person. She currently has 26 of these awards, which is two more than she… read more >>

Ego Crush is So Severe: YA Books That Align with Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour album

Sour album cover

If you’re like I am, you haven’t been able to stop listening to Olivia Rodrigo’s album, Sour, since it came out this summer. For those of you who don’t know, Olivia Rodrigo emerged from the Disney world after starring in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, which is definitely a mouthful, and dove headfirst onto the angsty pop-rock… read more >>

The Grimm Origins of Your Favorite Movies

black and white drawing of sleeping beauty

There are few storytellers as notable as the Brothers Grimm. Known for their dark versions of popular fairy tales, Jacob Grimm and his younger brother Wilhelm Grimm get in motion many a motion picture inspired by their dark tales. The two brothers always had a love of folklore and legend and often gathered stories from people in various communities… read more >>

Teens Can Write Too!

teen writing a story on laptop

Teens Can Write Too: 7 Teen Authors Who Wrote Books for Teens.   1) Christopher Paolini was 15 years old when he started writing his epic, dragon-centric The Inheritance Cycle series. It took some time, but the first three books (Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr) were published by the age of 19 and became international bestsellers. There are now four books in the series (he’s working on… read more >>

Cooking with the Library–How to Make Victorian-Era Wassail

wassail

“Here we come a-wassailing, among the leaves so green;   And here we come a-wand’ring, so fair to be seen.”  Have you ever looked back wistfully to the days of yore and wished that you could partake in some of the activities that were once popular? Well, with this blog post you absolutely can! We’ll be making Victorian-Era Wassail,… read more >>