‘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...

Travel guides




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...
Fireworks in July

July Fireworks in Words

The 4th of July is always a fun time, with good food, friends and family -- with the added likelihood of fireworks, outdoor adventures...
Lord Byron

Rediscover a Lost Byron Manuscript — On the Library Shelf

Lord Byron was an extremely popular poet during his lifetime, and he has remained an important figure from the Romantic period ever since. He...

Sport news

Book Club Discussion Questions

You've likely joined a book club because you enjoy reading, and you probably also love discussing books with your friends and colleagues. While you're...

What Have Writers Said About Easter?

Easter is one of the more memorable holidays for me, and now (with my kids), I'm experiencing a whole other side of the Easter...
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...

What Do We Do? How to Remember (and Cherish) 9/11

I know... Lots of people wrote about their experience with 9/11. I read so many beautiful pieces about love and heroism. They've said it...

Within and Without – ‘The Great Gatsby’

With The Great Gatsby and other works, F. Scott Fitzgerald chronicled the Jazz Age of the 1920's. But, he also lived the life. He...


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...
Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE
Skip to toolbar