Why Do We Read Fantasy Novels?

The Reality of Escapism Why are we drawn to the fantastical imagination of stories? Reading is the ultimate escape. By reading you can tune out the world. I have been known to not even hear what is happening in the same room that I am sitting in when I read. Escapism allows a reprieve orContinue reading “Why Do We Read Fantasy Novels?”

Be a Free Reader

My TBR list plays nice. A librarian without a To Be Read list of books is unheard of where I live. A bibliophile without a stack of TBR books is a joke. A librarian without a waiting list of recommendations of at least one hundred books is a myth. That person exists where the unicornsContinue reading “Be a Free Reader”

I am a Hypocritical Reader

Why I’d rather not read what you’re reading. Two of my bookshelves custom built by my husband in our home library. I admit it. I am a book hypocrite. It is part of my job and my personality to recommend books. I am a librarian by day and a writer by the light of candle..and allContinue reading “I am a Hypocritical Reader”

The Way I See It

All us Facebook and internet voyeurs have seen this picture before. I stole it…um…borrowed it from Facebook. I like it because it is exactly how I see libraries, any small stack of books or randomly placed manuscript. There are unlimited possibilities to what you can discover, feel, learn, and experience in reading or listening toContinue reading “The Way I See It”