Great Scientific Minds – Biology & Medicine

Did you enjoy the September reading challenge? Was there a great mind on the book list that resonated with you, or did you yearn to dig deeper into our explored ideas? Did you come to love Marie Curie, develop a fascination for code-breaking after reading about Elizabeth Smith, or do you now see Steve Jobs’ [...]

Discover Ann Patchett

Discover Author Ann Patchett In her online blog, Ann Patchett muses, "If you ever want to make an author truly happy, tell her you’re reading books from her backlist. It’s natural to pay attention to shiny new books while the backlist of older, still wonderful, books are ignored on a back shelf somewhere, but doing [...]

Discover Chris Bohjalian

Discover Author Chris Bohjalian Chris Bohjalian (pronounced bo-jail-yen) is the bestselling author of amazing fiction such as the Hour of the Witch and The Flight Attendant. His books include several New York Times bestsellers and one, Midwives, featured in Oprah’s Book Club. Bohjalian’s books are loved worldwide and have been translated into 35 languages. Three of his books have been made [...]

Great Scientific Minds (with Book List)

September Book Chain: Let’s Start with Albert Einstein When I planned out this year’s reading challenge, the theme I chose for September, in honor of back-to-school month, was “great minds.” As I began deciding which “great minds” to feature for the challenge, I realized that all the people whose biographies and memoirs we’ve read this year have [...]

Advice for Reading to Young Children

Read 12.5 minutes a day to children to prepare them for school Childhood is the perfect time to learn the joy of reading. Reading books to children not only capture their imagination, but introduces new ideas, values, and vocabulary. In a study conducted by Ohio State’s Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, "a million [...]

Cook Around The World

The world has opened back up for the most part, but travel prices have gone through the roof. Food is at the heart of a culture, so if you want to try some new recipes and learn about new cultures through food, now is the time! Listed below are cuisines of ten different countries and [...]

Discover Books on Famous Chefs: August Book Chain

We're halfway through our 2022 reading challenge. If you've been following along, you've been introduced to remarkable people whose talents and ideas have delighted fans, pushed limits, sparked revolutions, and even changed the world. Now we dive into famous chefs. Memoirs and biographies allow readers to go behind the curtain into the lives of incredible people. [...]

10 Colleen Hoover Books for Your TBR

If you've been seeing the name Colleen Hoover pop up on your book recommendations, check this out! Although the summer is almost halfway done, it's never too late to add more books to your TBR (that's bookworm code for "to be read list"). And it's certainly not too late to give CoHo books (that's bookworm [...]

Seven Biographies about Women

We compiled a list of books about brave, strong women who made a difference. They are female writers, industry leaders, and ordinary girls. They deduce how to break through the prejudice of the world and finally become unique themselves. Discover the story behind their actions. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and [...]

10 Netflix Movies that Were Books First

Listed below are some of the most popular Netflix movies based on books. Maybe this will inspire you to watch a movie adapted from a book you've read and loved or read the book that your favorite movie is based on. While reading allows your imagination to create a scene and may challenge you to [...]