The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi was my introduction to the graphic novel genre. Of course I read comic books when I was younger, but I did not see the value of “grown up comics.” This book changed my perception of graphic novels.
Note: This post includes affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Everything we need to know about understanding each other we learned from The Breakfast Club. The writer and director, John Hughes, was a genius and I wish I learned the lesson when I first took the class (aka watched the movie).
When I started running, I didn’t do a lot of research. If you read my previous post about how I became a runner, you know it was almost on a whim. I was bored just walking and my friend offered a challenge. It didn’t take much convincing for me to give it a whirl.
Do you want to get more out of your book club discussions? I sat through many book club discussions where we just went around the room and said whether we liked the book and why. I enjoyed those book club meetings. I met several wonderful people who love reading, I read great, and not so…
Have you read The Hunger Games, Fahrenheit 451, or To Kill a Mockingbird? If so, you’ve read a banned book. Congratulations! The American Library Association promotes awareness of challenges to our right to read everyday, but the last week of September is a time to celebrate our freedom to read with Banned Books Week.