Books, Reviews

Books to read for kids, young adults, and adults

I was a voracious reader as a child, and I still am, even though I read a lot less than I did back in those days. My husband and I read to our kids every night before bed, and they have also started reading by themselves - even though both of them still seem to enjoy the "read… Continue reading Books to read for kids, young adults, and adults

Books, Reviews

Fantasy books I love

   J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings This is it for me. This is my favourite book of all time. I re-read it every year. I love it. I worship it. I cried the first time I read it, and parts of it still make me cry. The scope, the breadth, the depth, of… Continue reading Fantasy books I love

Books, Reviews, Writing

Writers & books that shaped me

I was watching an old interview with Ursula Le Guin on YouTube today, from around the time when her book "The Lathe Of Heaven" was adapted into a movie for PBS. It made me think of how much her writing affected me, both as a reader and a writer when I was in my teens.… Continue reading Writers & books that shaped me