Reflections

“Reading Intentionally” by Gladys Hunt

By Janie | September 20, 2018

Gladys Hunt recommends reading aloud not just a a way of bonding with family but as a way of making and keeping friends.  This is …

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“A Good Book is a Magic Gateway” by Gladys Hunt

By Betsy | September 17, 2018

This latest in our Gladys Hunt series, which we affectionately call The Hive, looks at the possibilities inherent in book discussions and how books can …

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“Building a Child’s Personal Library” by Gladys Hunt

By Janie | September 13, 2018

How do you know which books you just have to own?  In her fourth post of our series, Gladys Hunt offers tips on recognizing “the …

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Books and Stories: Reflections by Gladys Hunt

By Betsy | September 10, 2018

Readers, we are beyond thrilled to bring you some of Gladys Hunt’s last writing on books! See The Hive for more information on this opportunity. …

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Five Favorites: Old and New

By Hayley | September 6, 2018

With leaves changing and school beginning, our Redeemed Reader intern, Zoe Watters, shares five books that can be enjoyed any time of year.  As she …

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“Make Your Own Life Bigger” by Gladys Hunt

By Janie | September 5, 2018

According to Gladys Hunt, developing an appreciation for the public library in your child begins with YOU.  This is the second in our series of …

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“The Mystery of the Library” by Gladys Hunt

By Betsy | September 3, 2018

Readers, we are beyond thrilled to bring you some of Gladys Hunt’s last writing on books! See The Hive for more information on this opportunity. …

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Fruit in Season: Worth the Wait

By Betsy | July 12, 2018

A State of Abundance I live in beautiful Washington state, in the part of the state that grows many of the cherries and apples the …

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Fighting the Patriarchy, One Review at a Time

By Janie | July 10, 2018

Float is a fun summer read about boys being boys, but some of the reviewers had a problem with that. The protagonist of Float, by …

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Rick Riordan Presents: A Pagan State of Mind

By Janie | June 26, 2018

Three new series bearing the Rick Riordan name share an interest in pagan deities and a neo-pagan worldview. When Rick Riordan introduced his signature character, …

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