How to Open a New Book

Redheaded girl reading a book.I recently received the latest installment in The Stormlight Archive. (If you’re not familiar with the series, ask—or don’t. You could get drawn into a loooong conversation about Brandon Sanderson.) My giddiness at receiving the book knew almost no bounds. A book that weighs at least three pounds? Yes! Twelve-hundred-plus pages? Sign me up!

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Five Fantasy and Science Fiction Authors to Share with Your Son

Five Fantasy and Science Fiction Authors to Share with Your Son — Write RightSince I wrote about books to share with one’s daughter, I felt I shouldn’t neglect the sons. I would argue, however, that the books listed here, as well as the ones found in the daughters’ post, could be read by both genders. The Keyes’ novel stands as a particular example; it entails how people with developmental disabilities are treated. In any case, here are some books for the boys.Continue Reading

Five Fantasy Authors to Share with Your Daughter

Five Fantasy Authors to Share with Your Daughter — Write RightThe past few books I’ve checked out of the library lead to the same thought: “If I had a daughter, I would share this book with her.” Maybe one day that will happen. Until then, I share my books with the mothers and fathers out there who want to encourage their daughters to read and to dream.Continue Reading