Readers Write

Lasting Poetry
Readers Write

Lasting Poetry

In our February subscriber exclusive, we interviewed children’s author Kimberly Johnson. One of her lasting inspirations is her grandmother’s recitation of poetry. In honor of April’s National Poetry Month, we want to know how poetry has influenced your life. Is there a poem you’ve read many times? A line or two you recite for inspiration? Do you write poetry? Here’s what our readers shared. […]

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? […]