Your Reading Life

Writing in Your Books: An Act of Engagement or Blasphemy?

Is the physical book merely a vessel for conveying ideas, or is it a canvas to be respected and preserved?

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Your Reading Life

When I Love an Author’s Books, I Want to Read about Their Life

From articles to interviews and even diaries, there’s much more to an author than just their famous works.

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Your Reading Life

The Book that Made Me Sleep with the Light On for a Week

When it comes to horror, I prefer the creeping sense of unease to an avalanche of gore and blood – I can handle vampires, zombies and chain-clanking ghosts without flinching, but give me something that goes bump in the night and I turn into a gibbering wreck.

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Your Reading Life

Help Me! I’m a Backseat Reader

Backseat reading goes something like this: "Are you done yet? Now are you done? When will you finish? C'mon, read faster!"

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Article

12 Things Every Gender Nonconforming Child Wants You to Know

If everybody in the world were the same or “expected” to be the same, this would be a very boring world. People like Lori Duron's son C.J. give the world color.

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Your Reading Life

The Pleasure (and the Pain) of Reading Out Loud

Who needs Lunesta or Ambien when you can just have a friend read you an essay on the mating habits of frogs?

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Your Reading Life

The Book You Re-read Again and Again

Do you re-read to be comforted? To be surprised by something you didn't see the first time around? To dive deeper into a book you love?

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Your Reading Life

Don’t Judge Me — or My Book — By Its Cover

Don’t Judge Me — or My Book — By Its Cover: Especially When It’s a Cover for an Entirely Different Book.

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