I had a great opportunity to be a guest on my friend’s podcast Perennials Podcast Book Club, where she has been reading chapters of the children’s classic, Anne of Green Gables. After her reading, she gives a nice commentary and invites other readers to come on the episode to discuss their thoughts on the read chapter and I was so lucky and honored to be part of it!Continue reading “Cup of Tea Talks About Anne”
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Happy birthday to the Queen of Mystery! Today marks the 130th birthday anniversary of the great mystery writer, Agatha Christie. My love for Christie’s talent to web a good mystery is a recent discovery and the only I regret I have is that I didn’t discover her sooner! Her ability to create a good mystery and have you hooked from beginning to end is a feat that not every author can achieve.
Are you looking for a Christie novel but you don’t know which one to start with? Christie wrote 74 novels, 16 plays and 28 short story collections, so it may be hard to figure out which book to start. Here are some great book recs that will have you love Christie as mush as I do:Continue reading “Christie at 130: Great Agatha Christie Reads to Start With”
The new school year has started and although 2020-2021 will be unlike any school year we ever encountered, that does not mean we are not facing the similar learning issues. And a recurring one is getting children and teens to read.
Over the years, children and teens are reading less and less. Most blame television and/or the increase amount of technology use to cause children and teen to read less, however, there might be other factors in play. Some students may feel that the text that reading is too complicated for them and the book size may be intimidating to them. There are some books out there that are useful in helping younger readers find the right book for them and discover the true joys of reading, without any pressure:Continue reading “Back to School: Books for Reluctant Readers”