5 Fiction Books that Build Empathy

Five years ago, Scientific American shared research on a study that showed the positive impact that reading had on building empathy in school-age children. As an adult, I have found this to be true - both in children and in adults. Currently, turning on the news or logging in to social media can wreck havoc... Continue Reading →


Viscera at the End of the World: Paul Tremblay’s The Cabin at the End of the World

In his newest novel, Paul Tremblay takes his readers to the edge of some sort of apocalyptic event. This event - whether real or a delusion - is always right within reach, just a flick of movement in the corner of your eye. Yet, it has an impact like a slap to the face. The... Continue Reading →

“But maybe I’d need something to read on my ride to my future, I thought. I could borrow a few of the finer books from the X-ville library, disappear and never return them.” ― Ottessa Moshfegh, Eileen


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