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It’s Okay to NOT Be Okay

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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Absolutely everyone is going through at least something. Most are having to deal with more than one worry. Know this also, just because someone may have it worse than you does not mean your troubles aren't worth concern. You. Are. VALID.
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2019 Releases from African American Authors

Posted about 5 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
In honor of African American History Month, I decided to showcase some fantastic new releases from African American authors. Books by these authors don’t always get the recognition they deserve […]
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Local Author: Meg Medina

Posted about 6 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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Meg Medina, an author with awards aplenty (all well-deserved!), is a first generation Cuban-American who grew up in Queens, New York. From her website we learn that “when she’s not […]
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Biography Buzz: Jonathan Van Ness

Posted about 7 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Welcome to the inaugural Biography Buzz! This will be a monthly posting reaching into the lives of some notable people. All of 2020 I will be digging into the experiences […]
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Wibbly Wobbly Words

Posted about 8 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Dyslexia affects between 5-17% of the population worldwide. This is a higher percentage than people with red hair! (less than 2%) So what is it really? Dyslexia is a written […]
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NaNoWriMo

Posted about 8 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Welcome to NaNoWriMo! I promise, that’s not gibberish. It stands for National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to write a 50,000 word novel from November 1st to 11:59pm November […]
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Positively Witchy: Books and Movies

Posted about 9 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Here are a handful of books and movies depicting witches in a positive light.
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Positively Witchy: Local Witches

Posted about 10 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” Ah, Shakespeare, you fiend! His portrayal of witches in Macbeth has been the first thing most people think of when […]
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YAVA Nominees 2019

Posted about 10 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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There’s only a week left to vote for your favorite YAVA nominee! Voting can be done in person through September 15th at your local branch or online here. There’s so […]
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Strange and Silly Schools

Posted about 10 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Starting a new school year can be stressful for kiddos. Maybe they went from elementary to middle school. Maybe there's a new teacher. Or maybe their best friend is no longer in class with them. Whatever the case, laughter and humor are always good medicine for some school-time blues.
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Naomi D'Archangel

Naomi is a recent transplant to Richmond and a voracious eclectic reader. She can often be found with stacks of varied books, from romance and history to science fiction and children's stories. Always up for conversations about books, feel free to stop by to say hi or drop an email!

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