Posts Tagged ‘reading for pleasure’

Summer Read

Monday, June 21st

Some years ago the library had a book in the Leisure section about Vikings, written by Don Coldsmith.  I had just finished a summer class “Heroes, Monsters and Crusaders” taught by Dr. Eleanor Turk.  One of the topics we talked about was Beowulf, who was a Viking.  This caught my interest and I wanted to […]

What Are You Reading Now?

Monday, June 14th

I have to admit that I feel a little embarrassed to tell you what I’m reading.  I know that I should be focusing on “academic” tomes that would enrich my mind, soul and spirit.  But let’s be honest.  During the summer I want to read all the “guilty pleasure books” I can get my sweaty […]

Summer Reading

Monday, June 7th

Recently, I’ve been re-reading some of my favorite author, Ira Levin’s, novels.  I just completed “A Kiss Before Dying” and found it every bit as satisfying a thriller as the first read-through.  Which got me thinking about what to read this summer. Summer is often a time of book lists and beach reading that we […]

Hot time for reading – even Fahrenheit 451*

Monday, May 24th

It’s 89 degrees Fahrenheit today and Spring has suddenly become Summer, despite the calendar indicating otherwise. Even though it seems this season isn’t as leisurely as in bygone years, I hope all of you will make time to read for pleasure in the next few weeks. I’m tempted to catch up on my professional reading, […]