Category Archives: reading

Using Reading To Reignite Your Writing

I used Grammarly to grammar check this post, because even though I trained as an editor and a writer, I don’t always see the mistakes and typos in my own work. I think it’s easy, as a writer, to become … Continue reading

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Reading on the subway

I love to read on the subway–and the bus, the streetcar–any transportation that I have to take, that takes my time. It’s relaxing, rejuvenating, entertaining (novels). Or I learn from it, gain new understandings (non-fiction). I’m almost always reading a … Continue reading

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new way to get teens “reading” — Playaways audiobooks

Playaways digital audiobooks have become really popular with teens in some libraries–and no wonder, since they’re MP3 players preloaded with a single book. Audiobooks are another way to get teens reading–and Playaways are a convenient way teens can listen to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Teen Read Week

This week is Teen Read Week. The theme is “Read For The Fun Of It,” and this year’s sub-theme is “LOL @ your library” (humorous books and grahpic novels). Celebrate Teen Read Week by reading great teen fiction; buying some … Continue reading

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Why You Should Read Children’s Books as an Adult

photo by delgaudm at flickr Most of the books I read are children’s books–picture books, middle grade, and teen fiction. They make up about 90% of what I read, the other 9% being writing technique books, and 1% being varied … Continue reading

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I’m a read-a-holic and proud of it

I love books. I love how they can transport me to another world, can make me feel and laugh and cry. I love being swept away, not noticing the rumble and screech of the subway train, or the heat of … Continue reading

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