5 Ways Reading Local Interest Books Changes Your Life—Guest Post from Harry Parsons

If you’re someone who considers yourself to be a dyed-in-the-wool bookworm, then certain things are probably true of you. You most likely take great pride in being well read. You probably have multiple walls graced with well-stocked bookshelves at home, not to mention an enviable collection of ebooks stashed away on your Kindle. Books and … Read more

Reading Free Books

I read more than 250 books per year, but I spend very little money on books. First, let me make clear that I believe authors should be paid fairly for their work. I would never download books from a pirate site or otherwise avoid paying full price for a book. However, I gladly take advantage … Read more

Read More to Become a Better Writer

Last week I posted Copyblogger’s advice on how to become a better writer. That advice all involved actually writing—no matter what else you do, you will never become a good writer if you don’t write. There is something else that will improve your writing, and that is reading. Often aspiring writers think that means they … Read more

My Reading Plan Was Random; God’s Wasn’t

This year for Lent I gave up reading all fiction (Christian and secular) and all secular nonfiction and read only Christian nonfiction. I did not have a reading plan of specific books or topics. I simply read free Kindle books in the order I downloaded them, as follows: The Disciplined Life (Ebook Short) by Calvin … Read more

Reading Across America in Memory of Dr. Seuss

Today is the 15th observance of the National Education Association’s Read Across America.The purpose of the event is to encourage and motivate children and teens to read. Read Across America happens on March 2nd because that is Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Imagine how many kids have developed a passion for reading from Dr. Seuss! Schools, libraries, … Read more