Tag Archive | reading

Read Novels…for your Health

While I’ve never needed a reason to read a book, now I have a justifiable excuse. I read for my mental health. There is even a term for it: “Biotherapy”. Books like most entertainment – movies, TV shows, and live sports –  provide a break from reality. For the time that the drama has our […]

A Lost Book is Sad

Watching movie trailers usually leads to more books on my reading list. Case in point, Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. I saw the preview on a Friday night date; Saturday morning, I had the book by the same name check out with my library card. I’m not scared enough of the Young Adult section to […]

Reading Rut

Ever get sick of everything you are reading? Do you have seven unfinished books currently on your Kindle? Are you just bored? I am embarrassed to say I am there…Sorta (My husband’s gonna kill me.) I am at time between major book releases. Authors like Charlaine Harris and J. R. Ward have published their Spring […]


Fall is the best and seemingly shortest season.The anticipation of Winter makes temperate days feel fleeting and the spectacle of Fall Colors even more temporal. The holidays that occupy the latter half of the season demand our full focus and attention – making time passes even faster. But as Christina Applegate said in her SNL […]

Things I Should Have Read By Now

I love to read. There I said it. I’m a bookworm. Judge all you want. My parents are well-read. C. S. Lewis and Tolkien were household fixtures. Ironically, as a first grader I had trouble reading. My teacher split the class into three reading groups (cleverly named Blue Birds, Red Birds and Yellow Birds), with […]


A night spent with Charlaine Harris is always a good thing. The twelfth installment of the Sookie Stackhouse series was released yesterday. I attempted to obtain a copy at midnight, but no local stores were hosting any kind of special release event (Shame on you Wal-Mart, Wallgreens, and Hastings). I suppose books – with Harry […]