Savor, Skim, or Skip? 2017 So Far

We’re not quite half way through the year, but a ton of books have been published so far in 2017! In previous years, I haven’t made an effort to read new fiction. Partly because I already have so many books on my list, but mostly because […]

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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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