My 5 Favorite Books of 2014

My 5 Favorite Books of 2014

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. —Frederick Douglass   Given my love of reading and books, I read a lot. Daily, while on the elliptical, in the car pickup line, before bed– and when I’m in the middle of a book I can’t put down,...
Station Eleven, one of my favorite books of 2014

Station Eleven, one of my favorite books of 2014

 “She tried to imagine and place herself in that other, shadow life. You walk into a room and flip a switch and the room fills with light. … When you’re in danger, you call for the police. Hot water pours from faucets. Lift a receiver or press a button on a telephone,...
5 Books to Pick Up and Love

5 Books to Pick Up and Love

I love to read, and have been reading a lot lately … books of all types. Classics, memoir, historical and contemporary literary fiction. I haven’t written about books I’ve loved lately, so this week, as I’m the team member at GreatNewBooks.org...
20 Minutes a Night: Why Reading is Important

20 Minutes a Night: Why Reading is Important

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me the most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever...