Penelope Gomez

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ugly chrismas sweater on a light green back ground
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas... but most importantly I'm dreaming of the perfect Christmas read. I can't think of anything better to do this holiday season than curling up in the UGLIEST Christmas sweater and reading a book. I'll have Christmas music softly playing in the background and my Christmas tree all lit up. I'll brew up a batch of homemade peppermint mocha and sip it while reading a book. If you think that sounds like a perfect holiday, then we've got you covered with the perfect Holiday reads. Christmas Recommendations What Light by Jay Asher Sierra's family runs...Read more...
Books on a light pink background
SJPL's Penelope Gomez recommends some books she read this November.Read more...
Cute turkey wearing a pilgrim hat on a light orange background
As I write this... I am fantasizing about all the amazing things I'm going to eat this Thanksgiving... I'll skip the cranberry sauce and go straight for the mash potatoes and gravy. I'll skip the green beans (or any vegetable) and go straight for the piles and piles of beautiful Turkey! Aside from being thankful for all the great food I'm going to devour this year. I really want to stop and appreciate all the wonderful people in my life. That being said I'm thankful for my family, my coworkers and my amazing friends. Not only is it time for...Read more...
Books on a pink background
This October I managed to read a total of 6 books! Which is extremely unlike me. I used to be able to read more in a month, but after getting a dog... who thinks books are chew toys. I have to hide from him, and secretly read... So the fact that I managed to finish 6 books this month is completely owed to the OverDrive app and their audiobooks. If you have not checked out their ap I highly, highly recommend it. It's made my life so much easier. Books I've Read Recently My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi...Read more...
cute ghost with a party hat
October....the most basic time of the year. We've probably all drank our weight in pumpkin spice latte's, taken a hundred not so impromptu photos in a pumpkin patch, and stayed awake ALL night after that scary movie marathon... But have you finished a Halloween themed read? With November fast approaching there isn't much time left to add a Halloween book to your basic fall to do list. Don't worry we've got you covered with some great recommendations! We recommend checking out audiobooks version of these spooky reads, curling up in bed and turning off the lights. Its going to be...Read more...