Are you afraid of the Headless Horseman? ‘Sleepy Hollow’

I know... I know... You probably haven't heard or read about "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in years, right? I first heard the story...
Fog City, by Bill Abbott (Creative Commons, Flickr)

Life Lessons from ‘The City’ – @DeanKoontz #Quotes

There's a certain magic that happens when we allow the power of words to wash over us, to rock us to the core--until we...
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What Last Lines Are These? Final Words in Favorite Novels (& Stories)

When a book ends (particularly when I love the novel), it feels something like a death. There's a finality to the final words, even...
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Why Is ‘The Catcher In The Rye’ Important? 7 Ways

To some readers--both past and present--The Catcher in the Rye is a mish-mash of unacceptable and irrelevant moments from a young kid who doesn't...

‘We Are Called To Rise’ – A Story

Laura McBride's book, We Are Called to Rise, places us in the midst of a modern-day war story (Iraq). It's a journey to discovery, a...
Catcher in the Rye

What Did Holden Say? Looking For Lines from ‘The Catcher in the Rye’…

The profusion of lines and paragraphs still stick in the brain. Who said it, and what did it mean? When we're talking about the infamous...

The Invention of Wings

Don't we all want to test our wings and fly? Like Icarus--with his grand, waxen wings--we all have fledgling wings, aching to burst free...
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Jazz-Age Gatsby – 7 Reasons We Love Him!

Even if you detest The Great Gatsby, it's probably fair to say that many of us were at least a little intrigued by the...

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