Readers Write

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

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?
Readers Write

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 […]

Should Parents Read What Their Teens Are Reading?
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Should Parents Read What Their Teens Are Reading?

by Meagan Frank

In a recent Parenthood episode, Hank (Ray Romano) is caught by his employee Sarah (Lauren Graham) reading the YA novel The Hunger Games. He wants something to talk about with his eleven-year-old daughter who is coming to visit him for the weekend. He picked up the book because he heard […]