Category Archives: reading

A Book for These Times (Catherine’s Bookshelf)

In these challenging days of  political maneuvering, claims of “fake news” and uncertain futures, it’s a pleasure to read a book about integrity and truth, where the good guys triumph over seemingly overwhelming odds. And it’s funny too Set in Discworld, … Continue reading

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Paper vs Tablet, per Burton (Inspiration)

“Reading a hard copy book, and reading a book on an iPad are slightly different experiences. What they both have in common though is that you must engage your imagination in the process.” LeVar Burton Catherine Kane 4/3/17 For more … Continue reading

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10 Books That Changed History

How many have you read? These Ten Books Hugely Impacted the Western World (and while you’re there, click on the Literacy Site. Your daily click costs you nothing but gives books to children who would otherwise not have any…) Catherine … Continue reading

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Reading and Civilization, per Okri(Inspiration)

“Reading is an act of civilization; it’s one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.” Ben Okri Catherine Kane 2/13/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, … Continue reading

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Fantasy- the Classics (Catherine’s Book Shelf)

When you look at something, it’s good to not only see it as now, but to look back to its roots and see the foundations the whole thing is built on. Here’s five classic authors who helped to start the … Continue reading

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Need Time to Read?

… then try these ideas…. 12 Ways to Sneak in Extra Reading Time Catherine Kane 2/7/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The … Continue reading

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Books from Obama

You can learn a lot about a person from the books that they read and recommend. Check out 86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency Catherine Kane 1/31/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The … Continue reading

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Power, per Bailey (Inspiration)

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” David Bailey Catherine Kane 130/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, … Continue reading

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Read For Flavor (Writing Quick Tip)

Different genres have different patterns of storytelling. Different ways of saying things. Different types of story arcs. Trying to write something but having a problem getting started or keeping the words flowing once you have started? Try taking a break … Continue reading

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Got Books?…

…Gotta Lotta books? No shame. Check out 16 Reasons To Be Proud Of Being a Book Hoarder Catherine Kane 1/12/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, … Continue reading

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