Readers Write

In his memoir, Stitches, David is a child drawing on a piece of paper on the floor. He burrows his head through his art into the world he drew to escape the world he lived in. David says, “I think we all need escapes from reality. My escape has been through drawing.”
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What Book Has Saved You? Pay It Forward.

by Meagan Frank

This month, we asked our subscribers: Is there a book that saved your marriage, your finances, your kids, your life… What was the book and how did it make a difference for you? Books saved my marriage. They were my ladder out of a low point and, as I clung […]

Where is Your Favorite Place to Read or Write?
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Where is Your Favorite Place to Read or Write?

by Meagan Frank

This past week, I nearly hit an older man with my car as he walked on a snowy Minnesota road. He was walking while reading a book. It was shocking enough to see him on the tight shoulder, but when I tried to make eye contact with him to reassure […]

What Makes a Book Worth Reading?
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What Makes a Book Worth Reading?

by Meagan Frank

What makes a book good? Can a book be considered good if it is a great story with average writing? How about a well-written book with a less-than-compelling storyline? Do awards matter? What is the criteria you use to gauge whether a book is worth the read? Does a book […]