The First Rule Of Book Club Is…

Well, it certainly isn’t “Don’t talk about book club!” If you know me and my friends, I’m guessing you’ve heard us talk about our book club once or twice! I belong to two clubs: one meets locally, the other is virtual and we swap books […]

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Why It’s Absolutely Okay To Be A Quitter

Quitting gets a bad rap. Almost three years ago, I retired from roller derby after a serious injury. I struggled with the fact that I had to quit. We’re conditioned to think quitting means we’re a loser, weak, or scared, that it’s always a negative. […]

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5 Tasks You Can Pair With An Audio Book

  Among some readers, there is debate as to whether or not listening to an audio book “counts” as reading. In his memoir, On Writing, Stephen King discusses how reading is a crucial part of being a writer. He reads 70-80 books per year, and gives examples of […]

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Could You Be Happier?

Do you believe you would be happier if you made more money or drove a nicer car? Really truly happier? Or would you be happier if you could find your keys when wanted to leave the house, and had a convenient place to hang our coat […]

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6 Reasons To Read Every Day

  “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” ― Stephen King   When I tell people I read 100+ books in a year, I often get a response somewhere along the lines […]

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If You Only Read One Book This Year, This Is It!

Growing up outside of Philadelphia, I went on countless field trips to historical sites. Independence Hall, Valley Forge, and Gettysburg are a few. As an adult, I’m grateful I had those opportunities, and that I’ve stood in those meaningful places. As an elementary school student, […]

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