Why You Should Turn Your Book into a Series

From Lord of the Rings to Game of Thrones and Harry Potter, I don't think it's any coincidence that some of the most influential and popular books of our time are part of a series. A book series is something that can draw you in for long periods of time,...

Book to Help Your Kids Cope With Anxiety

As anxiety levels in younger generations continue to climb, it's important to help your children find a way to better understand, communicate, and cope with stress and worry—before it gets too out-of-hand. That's where books have always come into play. Stories can help children understand and communicate feelings that seem...

My Favorite Quotes for Writing Inspiration

An author’s favorite writers can often say quite a bit about where they draw inspiration for their own novels from. For instance, the Night Buddies books are full of imaginative descriptions and witty dialogue, which is largely inspired by some of my favorite quotes from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in...

February Book Round-Up

Valentine's Day may have been last week, but that doesn't mean you can't be feeling the love all year long! The children's books I've been reading this month represent love in all of its many forms. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did! Love, by Matt de la...

4 Easy Ways To Become a Reader

Now that we’ve almost made it through January, how are you doing with your New Year's resolutions? One resolution I know many of my friends and family made in 2019 is to trade in their phone time for time spent curled up with a good book. For some, reading brings...

Bring in 2019 With These Favorite Books!

We are almost to the end of 2018! Whether this year was filled with joy, hardship, or a mix of everything in between, what I love most about the closing of one year and the beginning of the next is how we are able to reflect, leave the past behind,...

Christmas Cheesecake Recipes You’ll Love!

Christmas is just around the corner, and you know what that means…desserts on desserts! And here at the Night Buddies Headquarters, we believe there is one dessert that tops all others…cheesecake! These recipes will have you (and Crosley) going back for seconds AND thirds. (more…)

A Book Lover’s Christmas Gift Guide

It's the most wonderful time of the year! And along with that comes the difficult task of picking out the perfect gifts for the people you love. I'm here to make it easy on you this year with the ultimate book lover's Christmas gift guide for any book lover of...

Cyber Monday Book Deals You Don’t Want to Miss!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and that means the time for shopping great deals has arrived! You can find Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals almost anywhere, but I've scrounged up some of the best sales for book lovers to save you time on your search this year. Happy shopping!...

Tips to Help You Conquer NaNoWriMo 2018!

It's the first week of November, and if you're like hundreds of other writers around the world you know what that means...you're six days closer to finishing your next book! The first week of NaNoWriMo tends to pass by in a whirlwind of excitement and adrenaline, but the key is...

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Spooky Halloween Reads Guaranteed to Get You In the Spirit!

As hard as it may be to believe...Halloween 2018 is almost upon us! As you well know, my favorite way to get in the spirit for any holiday is to immerse myself in some excellent themed reads. This year, I'm giving you the best, spookiest, Halloween-festive reads for you and...

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Books That Will Get You Feeling Cozy for Fall!

Tomorrow is officially the first day of fall, and you know what that means...Halloween movies, fall-scented candles, and pumpkin spiced everything! But my favorite part of of this time of year is getting to break out some of my favorite books. There's something about reading a comforting book as the...

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How to Come Up with Stellar Bedtime Stories…Every Single Night!

Sharing bedtime stories with your child is an important nighttime ritual for many parents. In fact, research has shown that children of parents who tell bedtime stories show increased brain activity, particularly in vocabulary and logic skills. Those skills will serve as the foundation for making them a better reader for the...

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This Habit Will Change Your Nighttime Routine…For Good

Do you remember the days you were a kid, falling asleep to your parents reading you a bedtime story? Well, it turns out immersing yourself in a good book before falling asleep actually has benefits that can last you your entire life! As tempting as it is to get on...

First Day Jitters

4 Back-to-School Reads You Need!

The days are getting shorter, the air is getting cooler, and summer is coming swiftly to an end...and you know what that means! It's time for your kids to go back to school! But with back-to-school season might come some back-to-school jitters for your young ones—whether they’re starting kindergarten, starting...

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