Tag Archives: reading

Daily Prompt: Judgment Day

Daily Prompt: Judgment Day. This is a difficult request as I have too many favorite books and many of them are quite plain underneath their dust jacket. I distinctly recall my father reading Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland to me as … Continue reading

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DP Challenge: A Room of One’s Own

I am appreciative of the offer of a genie to help me construct my ideal reading/writing/creating space, but I really don’t need magic to have a place to call my own. I am lucky because I already have a room … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief

“I really didn’t think anyone would read this book,” Markus Zusak said, “so I just wrote want I wanted. I told the story I wanted to tell.” Zusak, who rocketed to international recognition after the publication of his 2005 best seller, The Book … Continue reading

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Libraries Rule

I have always loved libraries. Even as a kid, and not a voracious or fast reader, I loved to walk through the heavy doors of our local library, Emmet O’Neal in Mt. Brook, AL, and wander through the hushed silence … Continue reading

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