The Joy of Listening to a Book Read Aloud

Story Time Reviews, a monthly feature on this blog, remembers that special time when an adult reads to a child and recognizes that as a grown-up, we need to reward ourselves with a story time now and then. This series reviews audio versions of short stories. Do you enjoy listening to audio books? Do you… Continue reading The Joy of Listening to a Book Read Aloud

12 Ways to Increase Your Reading Pleasure

You are a reader. Whether you read stories or novels, on paper or on an electronic device, you get pleasure out of reading. But I’ll bet there’s at least one thing you can do to improve your experience. Consider these 12 ways to increase your reading pleasure and let me know if you try one.… Continue reading 12 Ways to Increase Your Reading Pleasure

Sneak Peek, If I Should Die, Chapter 5

TGIF! Though these days Fridays don’t feel the same, do they? However, this Friday is your Sneak Peek, If I Should Die, Chapter 5 episode. (If you don’t want to wade through the recap, skip down to Chapter Five.) If I Should Die is book 2 in The Fellowship Dystopia Series (formerly called the My Soul to Keep series.)… Continue reading Sneak Peek, If I Should Die, Chapter 5

Do You Need a Distraction?

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to step back from 24 hour roller coaster of Corona Virus News. Not that I don’t understand the significance and the scale of this thing. But my brain and my emotions need a break. I need a distraction—Do you need a distraction too? Music? Learn? Read on.… Continue reading Do You Need a Distraction?