Life Lessons on Regret

Everything changes, but sometimes all we can do is move forward, keep taking the next step forward, live boldly. Ted Hughes once wrote, "The only...

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Why Jane Eyre?

I like to look at the titles of books -- to muse about why the title was chosen, and what it might mean in...

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Why Prince Charles?

By now, you've probably seen that there's a new tell-all bestseller just released about Prince Charles and our ever-beloved Princess Diana, entitled Prince Charles:...
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‘Runaway Bunny’ Escape Into Books

The Runaway Bunny, by Margaret Wise Brown, was published long before I was born (1942), but it's one of the classics that I will...
Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – It’s a Party (and Play)

It's not a novel, but Harry Potter fans aren't particularly picky at this point. We just want to tap in on the mania once...

If you had to memorize a book, which would it be?

In Fahrenheit 451, Montag famously joins a community of outsiders who have each committed one book to memory. The author of that famously banned...

5 Ideas for Book Lovers

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion by yourself or with a significant other, here are a few ideas for the book lover in...

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April Quotes

What is April? Highlights Along The Road…

They said April was the cruelest month... Who said that, and why? I. The Burial of the Dead "APRIL is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of...

Agatha Christie Mania – 10 Reasons She’s Famous

Agatha Christie is one of the most popular, bestselling novelists of all time--with some 4 billion copies sold. Famous for her plays, stories and...
Little House - Laura Ingalls Wilder

‘Little House’ – Writing the Story of Our Lives

The Little House series, from Laura Ingalls Wilder, is one of the most memorable bookish experiences in my life. My dad read us the...
A Pirate's Quest

‘A Pirate’s Quest – Celebrating Reading Month

You don't usually expect a Senator to select a story about a pirate losing his leg, when he's reading to a bunch of first-grade...
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...

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What About Angry Birds?

When I asked my son what I should write about, he said, "What about Angry Birds?" It's a fair question, and one you've no doubt...