Our Reading Lives features stories about how books and reading have shaped who we are and how we live.
There are some authors who take you places you'd never expect to go and you'll follow them because they're just that good.
Books are often used in bedtime routines, but this writer dives into a particularly effective combination of method and genre to fall asleep.
I no longer have any patience for series. Tell me what you have to say in one volume or forever hold your peace.
"Rachel's story allowed me to translate the weight and confusion of behaviors I was exhibiting, but didn't understand."
There's something cozy about revisiting that 80s nostalgia, and we're in an era chock full of it in books.
I cooked my way through a cookbook inspired by Jane Austen's novels, and it opened up the world of the books to me.
With all of their character growth snd plot development, YA and middle grade books have a lot of teach. Here are a few memorable lessons.
Realizing my brain is atypical didn't make me feel other or disconnected, but rather seen and capable. It changed my relationship with reading.
Jane's books illustrate not just love overcoming societal odds, but growth and understanding between people, and that is why they endure.