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Wrap and Read

Posted by Joe Butler on Dec. 4, 2018, midnight

Are you pro- or anti-books as gifts? You’re pro-reading, of course, whether it’s a hardback, paperback, e-book or audiobook. But do you take the risk and pick a book to give, perhaps imparting your own tastes and opinions on subject matter on the recipient? Or do you play it safe ...

Summer Reading: A Boost for Books

Posted by Sarah Bain on July 1, 2018, 10 a.m.

Summertime means sun and vacations, giving you time to relax and dig into some quality reading. Some people prefer lighter reading, while others have more time in the summer to languish over longer tomes. Here are some of the season’s best reads that are sure to be engage you whether ...

Read All About It

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Dec. 11, 2017, 6 a.m.

There’s no better time than now to escape from winter’s chill with a warm blanket, a piping, hot beverage and a good page-turner. For the bibliophile in your life — or perhaps yourself, as you’re obviously a fan of a good read — consider picking up one of the most ...

The Look of Literacy

Posted by Joe Butler on Sept. 20, 2017, 6 a.m.

According to the Pew Research Center, we’re reading fewer books these days.

About 72 percent of Americans read at least one book in 2015, compared to 79 percent in 2011. Women are more prolific readers than their male counterparts, with about an average of 14 books, compared to men confessing ...

A Look at Books

Posted by Joe Butler on July 10, 2017, 6 a.m.

Summertime means our literature needs to accompany us on all sorts of adventures. The season calls for lighter fare, literally and figuratively. Something that you can pull out while waiting for a plane or at the beach, something you can accidentally douse it with sunscreen or iced coffee.   

Enjoy ...