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Reading Summed Up By 15 Harry Potter GIFs

Reading Summed Up By 15 Harry Potter GIFs

As readers, we get so attached to fictional characters, relationships, places, and events that we forget about our realities for a short time. Basically, we go through a pretty emotional turmoil while we follow our fictional adventures. Why not summarize that journey with Harry Potter GIFs?

Christine Rees Gives Back To Readers - Win A Gift Card!

Christine Rees Gives Back To Readers - Win A Gift Card!

Author Christine Rees (Hi! That’s me!) wants to give back to readers who have made her literary dreams come true. Every 3 months - March, June, September, and December - Christine will be drawing a reader at random who will win a $20 gift card for Indigo/Chapters, Barnes & Noble, OR Amazon (winner’s choice). Yes, that means a winner will be drawn at the end of March!

Why Are So Many Adults Reading Teen Fiction?

Why Are So Many Adults Reading Teen Fiction?

Approximately 70% of young adult readers are over the age of 18. For many of us, our love for the genre all began with a wizard named Harry and his magical friends Ron and Hermoine. But WHY are we all still reading books about teenagers as adults?

6 Reasons Why Reading Is Good For Your Mental Health

6 Reasons Why Reading Is Good For Your Mental Health

Did you know that reading has a positive affect on your mental health? Reading offers us a chance to escape by getting lost in a new world for a little while, improve intelligence, promote relaxation, and cultivate emotional awareness.

Why You Shouldn't Book Shame Readers

Why You Shouldn't Book Shame Readers

You shouldn’t do it. Readers shouldn’t have to put up with it. And we shouldn’t have to hear about it. But we do. So friends, today’s post is all about book shaming. What is it? Why does it suck? Why does it matter? This post aims to encourage the celebration of reading anything and all genres.

10 GIFS All Book Lovers Will Understand

10 GIFS All Book Lovers Will Understand

As book lovers, we share a common love for storytelling. If you are a book nerd (like me!), you can probably relate to these gifs too! Check them out and see which ones apply to you.

6 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Cravings

6 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Cravings

Do you get snacky while studying, reading, writing, or just watching TV like a couch potato? I do, so I thought I would write this post to help all you snackers pick out healthier alternatives to the bag of chips sitting there... tempting...

Do You Want To Be The Next J.K. Rowling?

Do You Want To Be The Next J.K. Rowling?

If you are a teen writer (like me!), the answer is probably heck ya! 

It’s true, J.K. Rowling has absolutely taken over and led the way for YA readers with Harry Potter. Of course, I’m a total Potter Head. But as a writer, your goal should not be to become the “next J.K. Rowling.” That’s how you turn into a copycat.