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...

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​The Merriest (& Most Depressing) Time of the Year!

Yes, it's true... The holidays are a time of togetherness--with lots of fun and laughter (or so it should be, right?). But, there's more...
High School Reading

Do Girls Read More?



Shipwreck Treasure – Bronte Remains

Charlotte Bronte (represented by The Bronte Society) is making headlines again with a newly discovered literary treasure. Unfortunately, it's not the full-fledged manuscript we...
Gargoyles, Frankenstein

I, Frankenstein

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New Year

New Year, New You #Quotes

It's January 1st. New Year's Day. We think of this (a new year) in a (somewhat) revolutionary light. After all, this is a new year, which...
Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic #Quote

We always talk about the "magic" of Christmas. It's inexplicable how we're affected by the Spirit of the Season. Augusta Rundel described Christmas as: "that...
Anna Karenina

Who is Anna Karenina – Controversial Heroine?

Like so many famous writers, Leo Tolstoy used the real-life experience in his infamous novel, Anna Karenina. Tolstoy arrived at the train station, only...

Best Classics – Free Books

If you're looking to learn about life, the universe and everything, the best place to start is by reading books from around the world...

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The Lorax

A Sense of Place – ‘The Lorax’

The Lorax is a children's book, by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). The book has been a curiosity, and has continued to increase in...
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...
It's all about the web

It’s All the Web – Book Memory

Books have always been an important part of my life, so for the 31 days of October, I'll be writing about some of the...

5 Reasons: Why Say NO to Book Club – Why NOT

Book clubs can be awesome... or they can also be a complete (and utter) nightmare. Yes, it depends on who is part of the...
High School Reading

5 Tips – Juggle Your High School Reading Load

Whether you are a parent or guardian of a high-school student, or you are a student yourself, you know how easy it is for...


‘Velveteen Rabbit’ Writing to Life #books

If you've read The Velveteen Rabbit, you likely remember the first time you picked up the book, the reading process, and even the culminating...