books as gifts

Amazon Kindle eBooks Offer an Affordable Way to Give Quality Gifts

As the holiday season begins to ramp up and the act of holiday gift-buying shifts to a whole new direction, we want to remind people that books are always a great gift for kids and adults alike.  There has been much buzz that the gift-buying adventure is going to be \”different\” this year because of …

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Gifts for Readers That They Can Open Again and Again

Among some of my fondest memories as a child includes the times my mother read to me. The gentle cadence of my mother’s voice paired with the thrill of crispy white book pages that shared a thrilling story became a nightly ritual. Then I became a parent myself and the love and the magic of …

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Oldies, but Goodies Book Review | Awesome Books for Crafty Kids

Is your child \”crafty?\” Not like sneaky \”crafty,\” but someone who truly enjoys glue, paper, wood, yarn, and loves activities like homemade paper, creating a sticky nature collage, and creating nature collage bracelets? If that\’s a YES, here is another booklist in our Oldies, but Goodies theme! As we mentioned in previous posts, sometimes, as …

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Oldies, but Goodies | Great Summer Reading for Littles {Part ONE}

As I mentioned in previous posts, sometimes, as readers and reviewers, we get so caught up in the \”newest and best\” releases that we forget about the goldmine of exceptional kids\’ books that already exist! The following are books the Audrey Press Team has read over the last 4+ years that they feel are worthy …

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Supporting Small Businesses During Challenging Times

Audrey Press is ❀ Woman-Owned & Independent Small Business ❀ Shop Small First! As the Shop Small Movement gains momentum, local officials across the nation take notice and move to promote the day even more than ever thanks to all of the challenges that 2020 has brought upon Americans. Why is it more important than …

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Ways to Crush Your Holiday Shopping List Mask-Free!

The sweat is rolling down your back. Your facemask is inching its way up to your cheeks and all it will take is one more wiggle to send it straight into your eyeballs. Your stomach rolls because you are hungry as heck and the person in front of you in line smells like a delightful …

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Keep Calm and eBook On

As the holiday season begins to ramp up and the act of holiday gift-buying shifts to a whole new direction, we want to remind people that books are always a great gift for kids and adults alike. We would like to remind everyone that eBooks are NOT a “less than” or undesirable gift for the …

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The Hunter’s Promise: An Abenaki Tale 

Kidlit for Native American Heritage Month: The Hunter’s Promise: An Abenaki Tale 

I first saw this book when it was in galley form and it was breathtaking then. Actually holding the book in my hands is an experience I’m very happy with. The Hunter’s Promise: An Abenaki Tale told by long-time story-teller and author Joseph Bruchac and beautifully illustrated by Bill Farnsworth is a beautiful re-telling of an …

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Hybrid Book Buying | The 10% Shift Challenge

Many years ago, there was a Buy Local initiative called 10% Shift Challenge: A Small Shift Can Make a Big Difference. The premise behind this campaign was to encourage people to shift 10% of their weekly buying AWAY from online sources and spend those dollars with local independently-owned businesses instead. Why? Because a 2003 study …

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