Schedule Your Reading List

It's not always easy to stay with your reading plan, particularly when work, home and life gets in the way. You may also find...

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‘Guardians of Stone’ Relic Expert

While you probably think of Indian Jones and his madcap ventures through dangerous passages, authors like Anita Clenney introduces her own brand of treasure...
Gargoyles, Frankenstein

I, Frankenstein

Quotes

As Night Gathers

I love night! There's something about the play of light and shadows--the sometimes almost-perfect silence... until the crickets start their song. I love the spots...

RIP Ursula Le Guin

A Survey of Old & Middle-English Literature – Reading

These are the works of literature that may inspire the horrified expressions on the faces of students (when they realize that the class will...
Eliza Doolittle by George Luks 1908

A Day to be Eliza Doolittle

Do you remember the first time you read George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion? Perhaps, like me, you too were just out of high school, taking...
Dublin

Banning ‘Ulysses’ – A History of Controversy For James Joyce’s Famous Book

Yes, Ulysses is one of the greatest works from the 20th century, and it was written by one of the greatest Irish master writers....
Prison

​Novel Solution to Prison Overcrowding — Reading

In the US, prisons are overcrowded--more than our fair share. (According on a 2008 NYT article, the United States has less than 5 percent...

Homework Help

What About ‘The Lorax’? – Controversial Banned Book

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) first published The Lorax in 1971. And, it was destined to join the ranks of his most popular (and...

Boston Tea Party

We can follow the long progression of Colonial sentiments in the Revolutionary Period, from the initial rumblings through the Declaration of Independence and the founding of a...
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

5 Ways: Make Online Book Clubs Work For You

I love love book clubs, but sometimes it's not easy to fit a "live" book club into my busy schedule. Yes, it's the highlight of my week --...