Oh, the Books! Bookish Guides

Oh, the Books! Bookish Guides

Oh, the Books! Bookish GuidesOh, the Books! Bookish Guides is a monthly recommendation feature in which we share books we love that fit a certain hard-to-find category. Our goal is to recommend books that feature quality examples of various themes, topics, characteristics, and ideas within their pages.

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Bookish Guides

Below are our completed Bookish Guides. Click on the image to be taken to the post for that month which includes our recommendations (with commentary), recommendations shared from others on Twitter, links to other sites with similar recommendations, and a Goodreads list.

Bookish Guide: Birthdays

May 2015 – Birthdays in YA

Oh, the Books! Bookish Guide: A Heart-Shaped Box of Young Adult Romance

February 2015 – A Heart-Shaped Box of YA Romance


December 2014 – Middle Grade Books for Adults & YA Readers

Oh, the Books! Bookish Guides: Sci-Fi Past, Present, Future

November 2014 – Sci-Fi YA set in the Past, Present, and Future

Sci-Fi YA Periodic Table

Sci-Fi November – Periodic Table of Sci-Fi YA

Oh, the Books! Bookish Guides: Witches & Dark Magic

October 2014 – Witches & Dark Magic

Oh, the Books! Bookish Guides: Poetry, Prose, and Verse

September 2014 – Poetry, Prose, and Verse


August 2014 – Books About/Including Maps

Bookish Guide - Steampunk YA

July 2014 – Steampunk YA

Bookish Guide, Mental Health in YA

June 2014 – Mental Health in YA


May 2014 – Illustrated YA

LGBTQ YA, Bookish Guides

April 2014 – LGBTQ in YA

Oh the Books, Bookish Guides, Strong Female Friendships

March 2014 – YA with Strong Female Friendships