Readers Write

Your 2015 New Year’s Book List
Readers Write

Your 2015 New Year’s Book List

Maybe it’s a bestseller you’ve been meaning to read, or a how-to or self-help book you heard about recently, or maybe you have a tattered copy of an old favorite at the top of your list of books to read in 2015. In this month’s Readers Write, we asked: What are the top five books on your list of books to read in the new year? […]

Books In Holiday Traditions
Readers Write

Books In Holiday Traditions

From holiday baking to special gifts, reading the Bible to not sweating the small stuff, readers wrote about special ways books have played a role in their holiday traditions. What do books have to do with your holidays? For this month’s Readers Write, we asked: What books have made a difference for you at end-of-year holidays? How have you incorporated books into your holiday traditions? What are the best books to give as gifts? […]

Movies-to-Books Experience
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Movies-to-Books Experience

Anticipating the release of the movie based on her book The Giver, Lois Lowry reminded us that a reader’s experience of a book is not the same as the story told in movie form. Lois got us thinking about books becoming movies and movies becoming books and the experience of it all.

In this month’s Readers Write, we asked: If you see the movie first, do you read the book after you’ve seen the movie? Do you read books created from a movie? What movies-to-books have you read? Tell us about your experience. […]