January 9 was Word Nerd Day, so today’s post shares a little fun in honor of that (because it’s almost as great in my word world as National I Love to Write Day in November). Years ago, I participated in Career Day at our kids’ elementary school several times. I tried to change things up… Continue reading ‘I Love Words’ for Word Nerd Day
I read a pretty wide variety of things but am always telling myself I should branch out more. 2021 will be my year to start, with a Read Something New book challenge. I would love for others to join! Here’s how it will work. A different genre or topic is assigned to each month of… Continue reading Read something new 2021 book challenge
YA books have come a long way in the last 10 or so years. Yes, you’ll find some cheesy or cookie-cutter stories that don’t seem connected with today’s world (those still surface in every genre). But the young adult book market has become really competitive – which means higher expectations from publishers and better books… Continue reading Three great YA books for giving (or reading yourself)
I saw an interesting infographic from Global English Editing about reading habits in 2020, especially in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The best thing about it was that many people worldwide have been able to read more and learn new things during this crazy time. According to their research, 35% of the world has read… Continue reading How much have you read during the pandemic?