The City

Sounds of ‘The City’ – Dean Koontz

The sounds of music filter through the lines of The City, by Dean Koontz. And, it's not just the rhythm of the words or the...
Catcher in the Rye

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...
Gatsby

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...
Burning Girls

Burning Girls – Read #Tor

It's a 48-page novella--packed with beautiful (and dark) imagery--all from the rich imagination of Veronica Schanoes.The piece is about coming-of-age tale, combined with deep-seated...

‘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...
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,...

Life Lessons from ‘The Perfect Son

A broken heart is not what it might appear. After all, it should destroy us to the core, leave us empty, powerless and shattered....
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 Fault in Our Stars’ #Banned

The Fault in Our Stars is arguably one of the most popular books right now. It's been read (and enjoyed by readers of all...
Magic objects, books and candles

Time & Magic — ‘The Witch’s Daughter’

Time and magic interplay in the life and experiences of Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith. With The Witch's Daughter, Paula Brackston offers up her first novel...

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