It’s never a bad time to celebrate great books, so I am happy to recognize my favorite titles from 2018. I read 80 last year (28 more than in 2017), and I had a lot of good reading to choose from. I have narrowed them down to my top ten fiction and nonfiction titles and … Continue reading 2018 Book Favorites
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In my world, this is the season for watching the sky and our favorite weather broadcasters. A couple of weeks ago, we used our tornado shelter for the first time since last year. The severe weather was of short duration, about 30 minutes in the shelter and several hours of tracking the storms … Continue reading Five Reasons to Read During Severe Weather
I have, for many years, been interested in critical reviews when deciding which books to add to my “to read” list. These examinations of theme, character, tone, plot, and the author’s mastery of the written language have been my guideposts, as have the nominees and winners of the various literary prizes and the ever-growing … Continue reading “Best Books” or Personal Favorites?