Quote: Stephen King on Books

Quote: Books are a uniquely portable magic. Stephen King Quote: “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”  – Stephen King   For more on Stephen King, American author, see https://www.stephenking.com/   See our posts on: Booklist: 10 Books for a Reading Roadtrip Across America Book Review: European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman, Theodora Goss Book Review: A Natural History […]

Quote: Emily Dickinson “no frigate like a book”

Quote: There is no frigate like a book, to take us lands away –  Emily Dickinson “There is no frigate like a book, to take us lands away” — Emily Dickinson, American Poet   For more on Emily Dickinson, American Poet: https://poets.org/poet/emily-dickinson https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/emily-dickinson   See our posts on: Booklist: 10 Books for a Reading Roadtrip […]

Reader Roadtrip: Forefathers Book Shop

Reader Roadtrip: A Treasury of American History in Centre County, PA Forefathers Book Shop 121 East Main St Rebersburg PA 16872 Phone: 814-404-0506 E-mail: KeithBierly@yahoo.com Website: www.forefathersbookshop.com Housed in a former bank building, Forefathers Book Shop is a delightful place to spend a couple of hours. In addition to the books on the shelves, there are stacks of books to […]

Booklist:  10 Books for a Reading Roadtrip Across America

Booklist:  10 Books for a Reading Roadtrip Across America   Scintilla.info has been proudly international from the beginning, intentionally seeking books and authors from around the world. But we are based in the United States. Given that our country celebrates her birthday on July 4th, we decided to highlight some books that we have reviewed […]

Quote: Barack Obama on Literacy and the Knowledge Economy

Quote: Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy. Barack Obama Quote: Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy. Barack Obama Also see Quote: At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for […]