Your Reading Life

Confessions of a Reader: The Classics I’ve Never Read

Life's too short to be ashamed of the books you haven't read.

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Your Reading Life

Do You Read Poetry? Why or Why Not?

I am by no means a poetry expert. I assume most people don’t read poetry because they find it intimidating or boring.

By • 3 years ago
Author Essay

Sneak Peek at the New Novel by the Author of the Iconic Memoir Smashed

From Koren Zailckas, author of the iconic memoir Smashed: an electrifying debut novel about a family being torn apart by the woman who claims to love them most.

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Article

A Father’s Update on Saving His Daughter from the Edge of Insanity

Michael Schofield, author of January First, shares the progress made in treating his daughter Jani's schizophrenia. A passionate and inspirational update.

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Your Reading Life

Every Reader Has a Teacher Who Changed Their Life

Every reader has that teacher. The one you meet at a young age, the one who changed the course of your life and encouraged your perceived antisocial tendencies as you chose to read a book rather than play HORSE at recess.

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Your Reading Life

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover . . . or by Its First Line

Do you judge a book by its cover? By its first line? Until you read the entire novel, you shouldn’t judge a book at all.

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Author Essay

A Novelist Admits Some of His Key Influences Come from TV

P.D. Viner reveals his TV influences and the many working titles he considered for his debut novel, eventually (evocatively) titled The Last Winter of Dani Lancing.

By P.D. Viner, author of The Last Winter of Dani Lancing • 3 years ago
Your Reading Life

The Book You Love that No One Else Has Heard of

I’m honestly not sure why the book Moscow to the End of the Line warrants blank stares when I mention it’s one of my favorite reads.

By • 3 years ago