Letters From Father Christmas

The holidays have arrived, and while I am continuing to read and enjoy my current fantasy series (Andrzej Sapkowski's The Witcher Saga), I am also spending much of my free time enjoying some winter and Christmas reads. Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to read Letters From Father Christmas, by J.R.R. Tolkien. My copy…

Holiday Gifts for Your Bookworm, 2020

The holiday season has officially begun here in the United States, and if you're anything like me, you're probably planning to get started on your holiday shopping sometime this week. While I'm willing to bet that the majority of you reading this post are fellow bookworms yourselves, some of you may have made your way…

National Author’s Day and NaNoWriMo

Good morning, everyone! I can't believe that it's already the first of November! Today is National Author's Day, which is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the work of your favorite authors. Here are a few ideas for how you could celebrate National Author's Day... Set aside some time to read a book by your favorite…

A Read and Treat Halloween

We're almost halfway through the month of October, and I've been doing a lot of thinking about the Halloween activities that I participated in when I was a kid. Things like going to school wearing my Halloween costume, carving pumpkins, Trick or Treating, and attending Halloween parties are just some of the things that have…

World Teachers Day 2020

Good afternoon, everyone! I know that I've already posted an article today, but I wanted to take the opportunity to wish you all a very happy World Teachers Day! I was really blessed to have some amazing teachers when I was a student. They introduced me to subjects which still fascinate me to this day,…

National Live Creative Day

When you think of the word "creativity," what types of activities do you picture? Many of us tend to think of creativity in relation to things such as art, music, writing, drama, or dance. But these are only some of the areas in which we can express ourselves creatively. Whether it is in the form…

International Literacy Day

As a reader and former English/Language Arts teacher, literacy is an area of tremendous concern for me. International Literacy Day is an opportunity for us to raise awareness of illiteracy, a global problem which has been made more difficult to tackle due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization…