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March Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance

I’ll be honest, the second installment left me very upset the third hasn’t been released yet. What a cliffhanger! The rollercoaster our main characters are on gets even more treacherous as they navigate the return of magic and deal with betrayal and []

by nico5369 March 14, 2021

Reading Inspires

A love for reading influences every single part of your life. Reading is not an isolated act, it will provide sweeping positive changes in your life. I don’t think I fully appreciated that fact until I stopped reading and then picked it back up again […]

by nico5369 February 20, 2021

Encourage Young Readers

Reading is a skill that doesn’t come easily to everyone. The beautiful thing about books is that if you find your child is not engaging with a certain book, there are a myriad of options to get their attention. I say reading is a skill, and it is, but it doesn’t have to feel like an exertion […]

by nico5369 February 13, 2021

January Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Well, this was a short journey to rediscover my love for fiction- I stayed up until midnight a couple of weeks ago, finishing this amazing novel, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. I haven’t had that feeling of complete immersion in any reading for years- it felt so good! […]

by nico5369 February 6, 2021

Overflowing Bookshelves

Books are beginning to pile up on the floor. You open a drawer and find a couple of paperbacks. Oh god, there’s one under the couch. We have all had that overwhelming problem of the overflowing bookshelves. Here are a few creative ideas that might help you with this problem […]

by nico5369 January 30, 2021

Let’s Talk About Bookmarks!

A few years ago I created my own little bookmark and only recently did I come across it again. It filled me with joy and reminded me of how creative I could be as a dedicated reader. Essentially, you can fold a college ruled paper page in halves 3 or 4 times.. […]

by nico5369 January 16, 2021

A Journal for Readers – 2021 Resolutions

Personally, a 2021 resolution of mine was to read more. In trying to develop steps to hold myself up to this challenge I developed this blog- with the promise to read at least one novel a month, but there’s one more item that I hope will help me- my Literary Journeys journal. […]

by nico5369 January 3, 2021

Welcome to the Kind Book Club!

We’re called the Kind Book Club because we’re kind of curious- hence the unhealthy amount of reading, kind of imaginative- made clear in how we immerse ourselves in any novel’s world, but most importantly, we’re kind because we’re considerate and respectful of each other. Every month I will upload a review of a fiction book. […]

by nico5369 December 27, 2020

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