…Read Out

Welcome to February, fellow crusaders! It’s the shortest month of the year, but it makes up for it with plenty of reasons to celebrate. There’s Black History Month, Groundhog Day, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and that’s only the first half of the month. Kicking off the month are two events that go together perfectly —…

…Open Up

Today marks the 2WC’s eighth anniversary, or to put it another way — it’s our blog birthday! It’s also Banned Books Week, which celebrates the power of words and the importance of freedom of speech in its written form. As you may have surmised we’re fans of this freedom (and books, too). This freedom is…

…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…

…Conclude

Happy Saturday, fellow crusaders! Today our week of summer reading comes to a close. This week we’ve given you our four cents on a variety of books with impending cinematic interpretations. However, today I would like to remind you that reading doesn’t just have to be about studying up for the film.

…tell your story

In the grand history of literature, there are more than a few famous sisters. We have the From Jane Austen alone we have the beloved Bennet sisters of “Pride and Prejudice” and and the equally awesome Dashwood’s of “Sense and Sensibility.” And crossing over into the realm of the real world, the Bronte Sisters gave…

…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.