Tag: reading

  • Why We Need to Read Challenging Books: A Discussion of The Power, by Naomi Alderman

    Why We Need to Read Challenging Books: A Discussion of The Power, by Naomi Alderman

    Writers tell stories for a multitude of reasons and people read stories for a multitude of reasons. I think what we get from the reading experience is very personal, and sometimes we simply want to use that story as a method of entertainment or escape. I don’t there’s anything wrong with that (actually, I think […]

  • 3 Tips for Building Your Reading List

    Hi everyone! I’m back. At last we’re moved in and I’ve made it through my first week at my new job. It’s a very exciting time for me and my husband. It’s also a very busy time; with all the new happenings, I’ve barely had any time to read! I’ve decided that this cannot stand, […]

  • Three Book Recommendations for a New Year

    Recently, a friend asked me if I had any good book recommendations. My brain started to shut down as I was left to wonder: “Books? What are books? Can I read? I have no idea.” So, now that I have the time, and I’m not in “deer in headlights” mode, I happily offer the following three […]

  • Four Great Female Friendships From Classic Literature

    Literature is full of great, timeless friendships. Currently, however, there is a scarcity of really great female friendships circulating publishing these days, especially YA. This is sad, because with all the great heroines we’re getting, it seems a massive oversight. Look at The Fault in Our Stars, a great YA book with a female heroine […]