‘Is a Worry Worrying You?’ Review

My son selected Is a Worry Worrying You?--to read. After the many readings of this little book, it really is the perfect book for him,...

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Tech

Revisiting ‘Handmaid’s Tale’

The recent launch of the Hulu Handmaid's Tale mini-series has drawn us back to the trappings of Margaret Atwood's dystopian science fiction novel, but...

Quotes

Holding Humanity in Open Hand…

​It's Human Rights Month in commemoration of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the U.N. General Assembly in December 1948. Eleanor...
Joe Biden

Joe Biden Writes…

Kinsella - Field of Dreams

The Passing of ‘The Field of Dreams’ Author WP Kinsella

Although he wrote more than 30 books (fiction, nonfiction and poetry), we probably remember WP Kinsella best for Shoeless Joe, the book that inspired...
Mary Shelley

5 Reasons Mary Shelley Was (and is) Important

From the first time I read about Mary Shelley, and then on to the moments I've spent devouring the pages of her most famous...
Love

In-Love With A Character? Here’s What To Do…

We love to read, and when we're immersed in literature, the characters come to life for us! We know them--all their most secret and...
Book Club

The Launch: Belletrist Book Club

You may think it's Oprah's Book Club, when you see the crazy hubbub everyone is making over Belletrist, the book club just launched by...

Homework Help

Louisa May Alcott Day

Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832 in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When we arrive at this day every year, I think of...
High School Reading

Do Girls Read More?

It's a fair question, and one that you may have thought about a great deal. Do girls read more? Over the years, you've likely heard...

Book Versions of Anna – Perspective on Translation

When I'm speaking of Anna, I'm talking about Anna Karenina, one of the most famous and tumultuous novels by Leo Tolstoy. It's a torrid...

Banned Books

Michael Crichton Posthumous Novel – ‘Dragon Bones’

Michael Crichton is famous for his bestselling novels about Jurassic Park, as well as Congo and Timeline. His novels are not only popular for...