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...

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,...

‘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...
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...

Atticus Takes a Stand! Parent’s Perspective on ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ from @HarperCollins

To Kill a Mockingbird offers something for each of us, no matter what stage we are in our lives... It's a coming-of-age story, a...
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...
Night

Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’ – Lines of Remembrance

Elie Wiesel is one of the most famous survivors of the Holocaust genocide during the World War II. He drew from his personal experiences...
Happy Birthday Dr Seuss

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss – 7 Reasons We Celebrate This Great American Master

Like me, you can probably point to early memories of reading and/or hearing the voices of a parent reading to you. For me, the...

Mrs. Dalloway – Dangerous to Live

Virginia Woolf focused on the life of an "ordinary" woman, when she wrote Mrs. Dalloway. Like James Joyce's Ulysses (published just a few years earlier, in 1922),...
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,...

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