Quote: Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. — Emilie Buchwald Quote: Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. — Emilie Buchwald
Book Review: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer Nonfiction: Dreyer’s English, Benjamin Dreyer This is a delightful, funny, and soon-to-become indispensable guide to writing in American English. Benjamin Dreyer has been a copy editor for Random House for more than 20 years. He has worked with numerous authors during that time, authors who appreciate both his attention […]
Booklist: Fun Summer Reads It’s June, and summer in the northern hemisphere where we live will soon be in full swing. Along with vacations, swimming, cookouts, and other fun summer activities, it’s time to put together your summer reading list. You’re not going to go wrong picking any book for a summer read, but […]
Booklist: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month We at www.scintilla.info have had the privilege of reviewing many books by people whose heritage and ancestry hails from the world’s largest continent. Although this month is specifically devoted to the celebration of Americans who count Asia and the Pacific Islands in their genealogy, we are going […]
Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by. Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by. Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle For summer reads, also see Booklist: Fun Summer Reads Booklist: LOL Books to Laugh Out […]
Quote: If you take a book on a journey…Inkheart, Cornelia Funke “If you take a book with you on a journey,” Mo had said when he put the first one in her box, “an odd thing happens: The book begins collecting your memories. And forever after you have only to open that book to be […]
Quote: Sleep is good, he said, and books are better. George R. R. Martin Quote: Sleep is good, he said, and books are better. George R. R. Martin For more on George R. R. Martin see http://www.georgerrmartin.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_R._R._Martin Share your favorite book or reading quote here.