Author Spotlight, Insipration, Reading Challenge, Reading Tips

Back to Basics: How to Read Shakespeare

Today is Shakespeare's birthday, so to celebrate I thought I'd share another post in my Back to Basics series. Last time our focus was on reading and understanding poetry, and today we're taking things one step farther by focusing on the man, the myth, the legend: William Shakespeare. Today's post starts with some overall tips… Continue reading Back to Basics: How to Read Shakespeare

2018 Books, Book Reviews, Insipration

The Consolation of Doubt

Can I tell you a story? It involves a bit of jumping around in time and place, but I think it's worth telling. Last month I read a book by Frederick Buechner called¬†The Remarkable Ordinary. It wasn't the first of his books I've read--a few years back I read his book¬†Telling the Truth, and I… Continue reading The Consolation of Doubt

Insipration, Reading Challenge, Reading Tips, Uncategorized

Back to Basics: Making Connections

Today we've come to the third installment of a new series I'm calling "Back to Basics." The first post was all about making and/or finding time to read, the second focused on how to make sure you're making sense of what you read, and today's post is all about making connections with what you read.… Continue reading Back to Basics: Making Connections

2017 Books, Insipration

Hope Heals by Katherine and Jay Wolf

Happy Sunday, and happy first weekend of football season! I'm using this long weekend to get caught up on graduate work and blog posts--it's been far too long since I've shared a book review with you. I like to read lots of different genres, and I know that not everyone likes the different types of… Continue reading Hope Heals by Katherine and Jay Wolf