Banned Books History & Overview – #banned

The History of Banned Books A book may be considered a banned book if the work has been banned in the past. We still discuss...

Hillary Clinton and Her Books

Whatever your thoughts on Hillary Clinton and the volatility in the political realms, there's one figure who continues to fascinate me, not only because...

How to Start a Book Club

In this increasingly digital age, we often lose touch with the friends and fellow book geeks, who were once a mainstay of our bookish...

7 Ways to Read That Weekend Bestseller

By now, you much know what you've been missing when you think back and realize that you haven't enjoyed a great book in months...

‘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,...

To Read or Not To Read (Is That Even a Question?)...

I see this picture of a man eating a banana and reading sheet music, and it looks comical... It reminds me of all the times...

Sounds of ‘The City’ – Dean Koontz

The City
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...

Morte d’Arthur – A question of sources

Morte d'Arthur
Le Morte d'Arthur (or Le Morte Darthur, as originally spelled), is Sir Thomas Malory's series of reinvented tales about King Arthur and his knights...

Why Is ‘The Catcher In The Rye’ Important? 7 Ways

Catcher in the Rye
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...

Divergent Paths: ‘Of Mice or Men’

Of Mice and Men is a novel, first published in 1937, by John Steinbeck. Told in the third-person omniscient point-of-view, this classic work follows...

Who’s Ready for the Return of Mary Poppins?

Umbrellas - Mary Poppins
Think The Devil Wears Prada and Into the Woods, but with the fancy and whimsy of Mary Poppins. And, for that matter, go back...