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Vivienne Woodward

Vivienne Woodward lives in Philly and works as the events coordinator for an indie bookstore. She can often be found drinking too much coffee in the sunny spot on her couch and over-identifying with fictional characters. She enjoys collecting hobbies, dancing to radio pop, and rearranging the book stacks on her side tables.

I Got a Fever and the Only Prescription Is More Reading: Proven Reading Benefits

Editor’s note: This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance of benefits listed to actual health benefits of reading are purely coincidental.

I Wish They Would Read More: Diary Entries of a Disappointed Dilettante

Dear Diary: the people I love don't understand me or my frequent book references; is it too much to wish that they read more?

How You’d Read for Back-to-School If You Were in an Interlinked Stories Collection

School is starting back up, which means required reading. If your life were a series of interlinked stories, here's how you would read for back-to-school.

Café Reading Power Rankings

Before ordering a $9 latte just anywhere, here are the Café Reading Power Rankings: five types of café, ranked for optimal reading experience.

A Fill-In-The-Blank Fan Letter to Your Favorite Author

If you've ever wondered how to best express your appreciation for an author; this fill-in-the-blank fan letter to your favorite author can help.

What to Say in Book Club When You’ve Run Out of Things to Say

It takes a lot to get yourself to book club: you have to acquire a book, read that book, and ...

(Bookish) Beach Season is Coming—Are You Ready?

Three tips for getting ready for bookish beach season, including getting the perfect bookish beach body, beach reads, and beach bag.

How You’d Read a Book If You Were In a Lorrie Moore Short Story

So you live in a Lorrie Moore short story. Here's what kind of reader you'd be.