Quotes About Reading and a Reading Life

    “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin   “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” – Lemony Snicket   “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or...

Quotes from Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte’s book, Jane Eyre, was first published on this day in 1847. I was introduced to this book in high school for class. Loved the book then, and still do. I reread it from time to time.  I had a wonderful email exchange on this book recently with a...

Quotes from A Wrinkle in Time

One of my favorite books of all time is A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. It’s a bit challenging to succinctly explain the effect this book had on my life. Of course, I only realize it all now, years later after the fact. I was 10 years old when I...

A Crazy, Holy Grace (Book Review)

A Crazy, Holy Grace: The Healing Power of Pain and Memory by Frederick Buechner Book Review* I recently finished reading a newly released title by Frederick Buechner called A Crazy, Holy Grace: The Healing Power of Pain and Memory.  Most of the book is not entirely...

The Great Divorce (quotes)

One of my favorite books is The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis. I remember his descriptions of heaven in this book were something new and interesting to me. The entire story was imaginative and descriptive and introduced new thoughts about heaven, hell, reality, color,...