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How To Get The Most Out Of A Book

How To Get The Most Out Of A Book

It’s fun to join a book club to see what everyone takes away from the monthly read. For all you introverts, you can experience this by going online and reading blogs and book discussions. Did someone bring up something about a book you didn’t think of when you first read it? There is a trick […]

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Bibliotherapy: The Healing Power of Books

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.” – James Baldwin, American […]

12 Books That Will Make You Stay Up Late Reading

Ever have one of these nights? 7:00 P.M. Alright! Can’t wait to start the new book I picked up today. 8:00 P.M. I love the writing style and story, one more chapter to see where the author is heading. 9:00 P.M. What!? I didn’t see that coming! How is this going to get resolved? 12:00 […]

What is the Average Reading Speed in Various Languages?

As we’ve discussed in a previous post, the average reading speed of most English speaking adults is around 200 to 250 words per minute. But what about a native Italian speaker, or a native Japanese speaker? There are a couple of factors to consider when discussing reading speeds between different languages. One is the character […]

15 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read

As an avid reader, Bill Gates has his fair share of book recommendations. During the summer months, Gates reading list increases significantly. Reflecting on his childhood he says, “I’d check out so many books that the librarians wouldn’t give me new ones until I returned some.” As funny as that is, it is the one […]