…Have A Spine

It’s Banned Books Week, which provides the perfect opportunity to discuss censorship. (Sounds riveting, right?) Books and reading are near and dear to my heart. The idea that anyone would be threatened by a book used to be laughable (emphasis on the “used to”). In the past few years, we’ve all become all too well…

…Go the Distance

This post was intended to be a simple list of summer reading suggestions, but as I flipped through the pages of the books listed below I had a different idea pop into my head and made some last additions/changes. I won’t spoil anything, but I did want to say that a good book is always…

…Get Lost

Happy Read a Book Day! This is the kind of holiday that I could (and usually do) celebrate every day. Is there anything better than getting lost in a good book? Obviously the answer to that question is completely subjective, but for the purposes of celebrating the powers of reading let’s go with the simpler…

…page through

Greetings, crusaders, and welcome to the most well-read week of the year: National Library Week! You know, the library…basically the internet without anonymous, troll comments. That’s right, if someone wants to criticize you at the library, they’ll have to say it to your face…in hushed tones.

…Turn The Page

After a long weekend, the return to real life can be a bit of a drag. And after a long weekend that never was, well…you have my utmost sympathy. Whether you’re suffering from an extended case of the Mondays on a Tuesday or a case of the Tuesdays on what feels like Monday, we could all…

…Start a New Chapter

Happy post-Olympics’ Monday! While Mondays may be the worst, and a Monday with no Olympics…well that’s unthinkable. Lucky for you, we’re offering a bit of a distraction this week with some late summer reading suggestions. Up first, I’m going with a classic inspired by our summer of blockbusters — “Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice…