We’ve all heard the old adage admonishing us to “never judge a book by its cover”. And that is all well and good a few centuries ago when the cover of a book is just a something to keep the pages between safe. But now when book covers have become an art, choosing an amazing cover might indicate the value of the book as well.
Beneath the Same Heaven is a love story of an American woman and a Pakistani-born Muslim man, who seem to have bridged the divide between Western and Islamic world views.
The target answered the door in a rumpled bathrobe and musky slippers. He stood silent a moment in the doorway to his condo, studied her with puffy, red eyes. “You’re here to kill me.”
Fire and Ice By: Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire… Robert Frost This is one of Frost’s most popular poems, published in the 1920’s, with an age-old theme; the end of the world. This poem is interesting in that offers to ways of destruction, fire or ice. The idea that “fire” […]
I know that reading “real” books or even reading on your e-reader is supposed to be better for you, stimulating the mind in a healthy way, yet I find it much easier to read on my phone.
I think we all can agree that finding the time to relax from our busy lives and just read a book is nearly impossible. Of course, we all read daily, it is a part of our jobs, of driving, of cooking and just using our phones. In fact, we are constantly surrounded by words and […]
A new year, yet the same old reading list. Because my list is too long to fit into one blog post and because I add to it daily, this is part one of many.