Book Clubs, Summer Reads & the DMV (Oh My!)

Yesterday ran away with me. Or rather, drove away with me. I ended up realizing I missed my car inspection (thanks, surgery!), so I hurried over after a doctor’s appointment and got it checked out. Then I realized my registration said it was expired in April 2019, too. Except I renewed it online in […]

Books to Film: An Emotional Process for Some Readers

Film adaptations can be difficult for some people. I have a friend who really struggles with watching a movie of a book she likes because she gets so frustrated with the changes made by the filmmakers. I used to be that way, too, actually. I remember very […]

The Miseducation of the Cape Henlopen School Board

This morning I awoke to find tweets from two of my favorite people in the world about the banning of a YA novel we all read years ago for the RBtL book club. I immediately knew I had to write about it today. Almost every member voted for THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST that month, and I for one read it ravenously. When […]

Reading Is More Than Just Fun

We all know that not everyone likes to read, especially kids. We also all know how important to start reading to or with kids from an early age. But it’s more than just the fact that “Reading to young children promotes language acquisition and is linked with […]

Reader Thanks Day: What Are You Thankful For?

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Apparently today is Reader Thanks Day. I’ve never heard of this before–in fact, I think it may have just been created–but I kind of love it already. Reading means so many different things to so many people. Why not share what makes it special for you, what you […]

The Importance of Books for the “Bad Guys”

Over the past year or so, I’ve watched a lot of TV shows and films about prisons. Yes, that might sound a little weird, but it seems to be a trend, particularly with the popularity of shows like PRISON BREAK and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, as well as classic […]