Literary Lists · Reading Challenge 2016

10 times Because of Winn-Dixie moved me

It’s a curious exercise, thinking about why something moved you. Reading Kate DiCamillo’s Because of Winn-Dixie* last weekend, I wondered, Why can’t I stop the water from leaking out of my eyes?! (Something that also tends to happen when I read Brian Selznick’s books!) It wasn’t just during the sad bits, either. It was non-stop waterworks and… Continue reading 10 times Because of Winn-Dixie moved me

Classic Books · The Reading Life

Hallelujah! I finally discovered audiobooks I love!

If I seem unduly excited about audiobooks, it’s been a long road: I’ve been trying to get into them for three years. This is because reading is my favorite pastime, but I also need to exercise. Or so they tell me. Ergo: Listen to audiobooks while exercising. A match made in heaven! Except … I like to… Continue reading Hallelujah! I finally discovered audiobooks I love!