New Books Added to Reader Rec’s Page!


The Reader Rec’s page now contains over 100 books that have been recommended by my awesome blog readers!

Need some ideas for what to read next? Use the Reader Rec’s page for inspiration. Your next great read just might be waiting there for your discovery.

Thanks to all my readers for providing recommendations! Keep them coming!


June’s ‘Kind of Like a Book Club’ Book

Thanks to the article that ran in The Kansas City Star, I have a bunch of new followers. Welcome! I’m looking forward to reading together. The way the book club works is pretty simple. We just read a book every other month, which gives everyone a couple of months to read the book. I blog about the book at the end of the month and try to get some discussion going in the comments section. And to simulate an actual book club, if you just want to pour yourself a glass of wine and chat about random topics, feel free. Continue reading

Kids and the Classics

I’ve decided to take the week off from reading anything “blogworthy”. I just finished a long book (“Playing to the Edge”) and I’m getting ready to tackle an even longer one (Stephen King’s “11.22.63”), so I’m resting my brain.

Instead, I’m hoping to have some dialogue about something that’s been on my mind for several months now: classic books that today’s generation of kids will enjoy. Continue reading