Tag Archives: Reading

Children’s Book Week and the Joys of Reading Aloud

This week is Children’s Book Week. It seems so appropriate to me that it should start so soon after Mother’s Day because my mom instilled a love of reading in me by reading to me and my sisters. Of course, … Continue reading

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Blog Party Book Club – Are You In?

One of my favorite things in the world is reading good books, followed very closely by discussing good books with fellow book lovers. Last month, I had a blast participating in the Accordion to Kellie Literary Heroine Blog Party and … Continue reading

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Fictional Friends – In Defense of Re-Reading

It’s funny. There are more books in the world that I want to read than I will ever have the chance to read and yet, I am an unrepentant re-reader. There are just some books and series that I will … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Kinship in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Dorothy Parker

When reading poetry, I often make connections between different poems and poets. Whether thematically or in tone or subject, my brain bridges one book of poetry with another and then on to another and on to another.  So when I … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Sale and Announcements

Hi everyone! How are you all doing? I hope your week is going well so far.  Things here have been busy (as usual) and I wanted to take a moment to let you know about some exciting news. First of … Continue reading

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Happy Read Aloud Day!

Today is World Read Aloud Day. I had never heard of this holiday before I read about it on BookRiot but I think it is extremely cool. I am a big fan of reading aloud. When I was younger, my … Continue reading

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The Perfect Snow Day

It is snowing here on Long Island. Reports of how much snow is expected to fall varies but everyone can agree that it is going to be a cold, snowy, blustery kind of day. It’s the kind of day for … Continue reading

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