Top Ten Quotes: When You Reach Me

My all time favorite novel is When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead. Sure, it was written for kids, but sometimes those are the very best kind of books. As this is my eighth time reading it, (I know, I hear you saying, “Still reading that same book?”) I figured I’d do something a little…

Audiobooks: Where to find them and what to do while listening

Audiobooks have been a staple for my family ever since I was little. Whenever a road trip was on the agenda, we would head over to the local library and run over to the audiobooks section. We’d all hunt through the discs, looking for something to catch our interest. Usually we’d hit the road with…

The Genius of Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is arguably one of the best authors of all time. But the question many ask is, why? What sets her works apart from any other zealous writer? When I read Murder on the Orient Express, I was intrigued for most of the book, but it was my first Christie read. While making my…

Tips for Aspiring Authors: Timelessness

Whether a story is told yesterday, today, or tomorrow, it should echo truths that he who reads it yesterday, today, or tomorrow will understand. A reader’s point of view on how to write timeless work.

Most Memorable Childhood Reads

When you read a book as a child it becomes part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your life does. -Kathleen Kelly (You’ve Got Mail) Reading a book as a child is part of learning about the world. Every page you flip, whether it be by choice or per the…

2019 Reading Challenge

It’s 2019 folks! Time to get serious. Last year I loosely followed a reading challenge list and only got through about six books. Especially, because I started following it during the spring, instead of starting in January. This year I’m aiming to read 52 books. But, it’s my first time really going for it, so…