Life lessons from fiction

In her reader Facebook group, The Petal Garden, author friend Rosey Lee posts uplifting, feel-good content that brightens my day and makes me think too. One of Rosey’s recent posts led me to reflect about life lessons and I realized many of mine have come from...

Book news, a podcast & Jen recommends bookish travel

In a pause from my usual type of blog post, this week I’m sharing book news, a podcast interview and, since many of us, like me, still can’t travel far in real life, I also have a recommendation for bookish armchair travel. My podcast debut Last month, I took part in...

What kind of reader am I? And what kind of reader are you?

In the past few weeks, on social media and elsewhere, I’ve seen lots of buzz (and related quizzes) about reading types. While I’ve thought about my reading life in different ways, “reader type” was new to me. There are, however, certain traits intrinsic to “reader me”...