It’s All the Web – Book Memory

Books have always been an important part of my life, so for the 31 days of October, I'll be writing about some of the...

Travel guides

Tech

What About Angry Birds?

When I asked my son what I should write about, he said, "What about Angry Birds?" It's a fair question, and one you've no doubt...

Quotes

Tad Williams’ Fantasy #Review

Tad Williams was one of those authors that I found myself addicted to years ago. When I first discovered his books, I was one...
Edith Wharton's New York

Edith Wharton’s New York

Edith Wharton was a New Yorker, a fact that was very evident in her novels. The sense of place is pervasive, as is the...

If you want to be happy… pancakes

Celebrate Pancake Day! (That's today!) Why do I say that pancakes are such an essential part of happiness? Perhaps it's because some of my fondest...
Syria Library

Syria Speaks – A Detention Controversy

The detention of a British woman, Faizah Shaheen, on her way back from her honeymoon in Turkey speaks greater volumes than (perhaps) anything else...

Book Club Discussion Questions

You've likely joined a book club because you enjoy reading, and you probably also love discussing books with your friends and colleagues. While you're...

Homework Help

Books Are Deadly …

You've probably heard about the power of the written word, that a pen is like a sword, and that books can change lives. But,...
Fireworks in July

July Fireworks in Words

The 4th of July is always a fun time, with good food, friends and family -- with the added likelihood of fireworks, outdoor adventures...

Banned Books

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