15 Reasons for Reading


Saying Goodbye to Black History Month

I'm totally ashamed to admit that I had no clue about the Selma Voting Rights March until this month. Clearly I'm the poster child for why we need themed "history" months in America. ...more

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton: On The Couch: Inside the Mind and Life of Hillary Clinton by Alma H. Dr....more

CYBILS Award review: While We Run

OMG I've never read anything like While We Run before! The cover is so breathtaking I can't stand it! The superimposed images of a white girl and a black boy are amazing. I couldn't wait to dig into it.Abdi Taalib thought he was moving to Australia for a music scholarship. But after meeting the beautiful and brazen Tegan Oglietti, his world was turned upside down. Tegan's no ordinary girl - she died in 2027, only to be frozen and brought back to life in Abdi's time, 100 years later....more
I'm glad you wrote this. I have this book on my shelf now and I don't think I've read the first ...more

10 Great Mystery Series Featuring Kick-Butt Female Sleuths

It's still the doldrums of winter, a time when I like to settle in with a blanket, a cat on my lap and an easy to read mystery.  I love literary fiction, but sometimes I just want something that slides down easily, like a chocolate shake — not as good for you as green tea, but tasty never the less. ...more
Vissara Thanks!  I love discovering new authors and new series.  The setting sounds awesome ...more

On My Nightstand Review: The Nightingale

To open a book and immerse yourself inside another time and place, preferably a life that isn’t our own, soothes the mind. Choosing to escape through another’s words allows us to decompress and enjoy the art of writing.  An art so diverse that everyone can find something they love....more

Capture Your Life - Book Review

I recently had the opportunity to review a book on photography from a great blogger, Cole Nemeth of Peace and Chaos....more

Do We Really Want to Be a God-Fearing People?

I went to a wonderful event at The Collective last weekend - their Threshold Weekend with Peter Rollins....more
MelissaBishop Hi - oh, and by the way, if the original meaning of the word "fear" as in "to fear ...more

Love is the Essence of Time by Samuel Douglas


The Chronicles of Elizabeth Highland