Colleen Hoover’s novels have taken social media by storm. With intense, heart-wrenching writing and well developed characters, it’s no wonder her books are so popular. Hoover worked as a teacher and social worker before publishing her first book, Slammed, in 2012, and becoming a New York Times best selling author overnight. In the past decade,Continue reading “Author Spotlight: Colleen Hoover”
In a world of constant commotion, taking the time to breathe and open a book can feel like a luxury. Often times we find ourselves making “reading” one of our New Year’s resolutions or claim that we’ll read once life finally calms down. The reality is that we have to be intentional with our timeContinue reading “How to Make Reading a Habit”
With anime becoming increasingly popular in our mainstream media, I’ve decided to compile my top 5 manga from various genres. For those unfamiliar with anime, it’s regarded as Japanese animation in the United States. Manga is the graphic novel or comic book equivalent of anime. The majority of anime is adapted from manga, although notContinue reading “5 Mangas to Read This Summer! (For Beginners)”
In all likelihood, you first began building literacy skills in early-childhood. Either at home, at a childcare facility, or both. At some point you were probably exposed to rudimentary reading. But what happens if a child misses out on these early exercises? Can literacy skills be gained after the early years of learning comeContinue reading “How to Build Literacy in Children and Adults”
If a teenager hasn’t started reading yet, they haven’t found the right book. Listed here are a few books that’ll turn them into avid readers.
Every November, writers around the world participate in the challenge known as NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), run by the US non-profit organization of the same name. NaNoWriMo requires participants to complete 50,000 words of an original novel in the 30 days of November. The challenge is meant to promote creative writing among young people,Continue reading “5 Must-Read NaNoWriMo Books”
What scares us about death? The unknown? What if someone told you there’s a world in between this one and the afterlife.