We’ve all heard it before: The movie was great, but the book was so much better. No matter which version of the story you prefer, the great thing about book-to-movie adaptations is that you can enjoy the story twice: once on the page and again on the… MORE →
Reading is often a solitary experience. But good books can bring people together in surprising and meaningful ways. Here are three books we think would be great to read with a close friend, or someone with whom you might want to become close friends: The Anne of… MORE →
Short stories often go underappreciated, but they represent an art form few authors truly master. For readers, the short story is the perfect literary snack, a choice morsel that fills a spare hour, refreshes the brain, and gives a moment of escape from daily routines. When you… MORE →
May 18 is Monroe County Museum in Alabama Located just down the street from the childhood home of Harper Lee, the author of the famous novel To Kill a Mockingbird, the Monroe County Museum is the home of the famous courtroom in which part of the novel was set. The museum offers school field trip tours and teacher workshops about the history and context of the novel. It is also open to the public. Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center in Iowa This quirky museum features models of famous buildings, modes of transportation,… MORE →
There are few things that unite people as much as a shared passion. Today, in honor of “Bike to Work” Day, we want to combine two loves — cycling and reading. We found a mix of fiction and nonfiction texts that will not only inspire your bicycle experiences but will also give you perspective on how cycling has been perceived throughout history.