5 Book Series for 5th Graders

If you’re looking for ways to keep your tweens entertained while encouraging their love for reading, finding book series with relatable characters and action-packed sequences are a must! Check out these 5 outstanding book series that your 5th grader is sure to enjoy over and over again: Harry Potter You simply can’t go wrong with J.K. Rowling’s iconic series starring the famous “Boy Who Lived” and his magical wizarding adventures at Hogwarts. The 7-book series begins with Harry Potter... [Read More...]

Free: Tell Me Why

Lauren Adams is just an ordinary single girl, until one split-second decision throws her life into crisis. When she meets the handsome and intriguing Max Davies during a girls’ weekend away, she can’t believe her luck. But it soon turns out to be her biggest mistake. Max gets accused of murder, a murder that allegedly happened on the same night he and Lauren met. Is Max really the man she thinks he is? Is he really innocent of murder? And why does Lauren hear him late at night, building som... [Read More...]

10 Naughty Quotes About Books

Contrary to popular belief, not all bookworms are the innocent, nerdy types that Hollywood often makes us out to be. Us avid enjoy the occasional sexy, dirty or risqué quote. To prove our point, here are 10 of the naughtiest book quotes to make even the most brazen bibliophile blush: “If you go home with somebody, and they don’t have books, don’t f–k ‘em.” – John Waters   “Book lovers never go to bed alone.”   “Leave me alone with my dirty book and we... [Read More...]

Free: Where Does Santa Go on Vacation?

The elves have parked the sleigh, and now Santa and Mrs. Claus want a break. Will they pick a fun getaway or just relax at home? Santa and Mrs. Claus are ready for their own vacation. After a busy holiday season all around the world, Santa can’t wait to spend time with Mrs. Claus and have some fun. But with the whole planet at their fingertips, where will they go and what will they do? With golfing, picnics, concerts, and painting all on their list, they’re excited to try everything out for... [Read More...]

Tips and Tricks to Read More Books This Year

If you’re like most bookworms, reading is one of your favorite hobbies, but there’s not always enough time in the day to crack open that latest romance novel or mystery thriller. After work or school, you may feel worn out, tired, or simply not in the mood to read. Day after day, you end up putting your book aside for “another day.” Sound familiar? No matter how busy your life is, you can make time for your favorite pastime! Instead of putting your books back on the shelf, try these eas... [Read More...]

Why You Forget Books You Just Read

Have you ever started reading a book, only to realize a few chapters in that you’ve read it before? Do you struggle describing the last novel you read to your friends? Before you get alarmed, rest assured that this is a very common problem, especially for avid readers. Reasons Behind the Forgetfulness The editor of The New York Times Book Review, Pamela Paul, admits that even she struggles with reading retention. Only two days after finishing a book, Paul found herself unable to recall ... [Read More...]

5 Ways to Read at Work Without Getting Caught

Even the most dedicated employees can occasionally find themselves bored out of their skull at work and desperate for a brief distraction. Discreetly scrolling through Facebook is one way to pass the time, but what if you’re itching to finish reading a novel? While we don’t recommend doing this too often, here are some of the ways you can catch up on your leisure reading while on the clock. 1. Keep various tabs open on your computer. If you’re reading a book online, simply keep some... [Read More...]

30 Quotable Quotes About Reading

Books, plays, poems, and works of art have inspired millions of people to create their own stories and share their unique perspectives with whoever is willing to read them. Over centuries of spilled ink, typewriters, computers, and messy handwriting, humans have forever left their mark on the world through their written words. Here are 30 different perspectives on reading, from 30 notable people: “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” -Ralph... [Read More...]

Be Mine Forever

I should have taken off my ring before I asked her out.

I’m a military man or was. I should have known better than that.

It gave her the wrong impression. It would to any woman.

Being a single father and losing my wife has left me wanting to pull back from love.

But this new girl at the flower shop, Cupid’s Arrow, has me feeling things I didn’t know I’d ever feel again.

It’s Valentine’s Day, and I want this girl to be mine.

Forever. ... [Read More...]

Love Above Law

Agent Lex Taylor

My assignment—take down human and drug trafficker Miguel Santino and rescue Leyna Martinez, the sister of an outlaw MC member.

One look. That’s all it took.

My center of gravity shifted, and I knew. She was going to be mine.

I take down criminals; the rats of society. I eat, sleep and breathe the law, but I’m willing to risk it all—my badge and my life to protect her. ... [Read More...]