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...

Life Lessons from ‘The Scarlet Letter’ #Book

I've been thinking about Nathaniel Hawthorne today (and about his life lessons). It's his birthday, after all (or would have been if he was...
Worry

‘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,...
Brave New World

Life Lessons from ‘Brave New World’ – #Banned

For most of us, it's not difficult to remember Brave New World -- when we first picked it up, read the first few lines, and...

3 Life Lessons… A Life Well-Lived

We all have lines and works of literature that have touched us (and stayed with us for years, if not for the rest of...
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...
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...

Another Look: ‘A Tree Grows In Brooklyn’

A book list of favorite books that I remember from my childhood would not be complete without A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith....

A Reading Solution for the New Year

Despite your best efforts, it's sometimes difficult to stick with your plan to finish that list of books. You have the best of intentions....

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