Blog | Iris Reading - Part 5
reading levels

The Three Myths About “Reading Levels” Everyone Should Know

  Measuring success, progress, and overall growth is something that all industries and companies do. Having a base number to compare yourself to allows you to see what you can improve on. The same idea comes to reading and writing. There are different scales and methods to measure a persons’ reading level. This is more […]

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In 2019 Libraries Were More Popular Than Movie Theaters

  We’ve all heard the statement, “I liked the book better than the movie.” It seems to be the case these days that many books are now featured on the big screen. A few examples include Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, and The Witches by Roald Dahl. These are all great […]

cell phone addiction

Your Brain Doesn’t Recharge If You Use Your Phone on Break

It’s funny (and freighting) at the amount of time people spend on their phones. Go to any cafe in the morning, and take a look around at what others are doing. You’ll see some folks reading a book or a paper (which we encourage!), especially if they are on a break from work. Although, chances […]

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10 of the Most Prolific Authors of All Time

If you had to choose between quality versus quantity, which would you choose? What if we told you that you could have both! At least, that is the case for those in the literature world. Over the years, authors of all genres put their creative minds to the test by seeing how many books they […]

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How To Read Faster Without Sacrificing Comprehension

How’s your reading challenge going so far? If your book pile is starting to collect dust, this is an excellent opportunity to learn how to speed read and meet your book goal for the year. Some people find that it is hard to believe that speed reading increases comprehension, but it’s true! Although it may […]

light reads

10 Light Reads That Are Incredibly Informative

It can feel like any informational read is as thick as a phone book and just as dull. Useful information doesn’t have to come from a textbook. Informational reads are all around us in our indie bookstores and Kindle downloads. It’s the start of the weekend and the time to catch up on your reading […]