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Category: Inspire Readers

Two Poems by Tahel Frosh

When you read or listen to a poem in the native tongue it was created in, the magic is beyond any comparison. Israeli author Tahel Frosh is a hidden gem […]

Tuk-Tuk

 A poem by Chase Ambler   A few baht admits you to the piercing gasoline stench, the waft of grilled meat through smoke, the air hanging with water, the orchids […]

Thursday Tracks

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ I remember riding the Light Rail one day and really noticing some of the monochromatic landscapes that it passes through. The only […]

Colors in Descent by Nicholas Trandahl

They had once been young lovers, but now they were no longer young. During the summer their twenties had both given way to their thirties, a fresh new decade that […]

Barnes & Noble Review: Funny Girl

    Comic relief always offers relief to the stresses of everyday life. Author Nick Hornby offers a fantastic masterpiece peppered with the ups and downs of the British entertainment […]

Tackling a Book Report

By Emily Alvarez If you are anything like me, you probably detest book reports. As much as we love books and reading those books, writing up a summary on one […]

My Girlfriend’s Grandpa

 A poem by Chase Ambler Photo credit to CERAC ~ Reflection ~ First of all, the title really dates this poem. I haven’t thought of my wife as my girlfriend […]

Barnes & Noble Review: Academy Street

Not all novels need to be long in order to deliver an unforgettable story. Academy Street is Mary Costello’s first novel and it’s finding much success in the book business! Check out […]

The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex

A book review by Kendyl Bryant If you’ve seen the new Dreamworks film Home starring the vocal stylings of Jim Parsons and Rihanna, you might be surprised to learn that […]

Story Elements Series: Character

An article by Christopher Moore Plot, narrative, language, setting, and character –all of these elements together comprise a story. A great story should touch on each facet. Today, we’ll be […]

Alpenglow

 A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ In this love poem to my wife, I compare her to the only thing that comes close: nature. The poem follows the […]

Geek Girl: Le Geek, C’est Chic

Geek Girl by Holly Smale A book review by Christopher Moore Plot: 20/20                                              Harriet Manners knows a lot of things. She knows that a cat has 32 muscles in each ear, […]

To My Glasses

A poem by Chase Ambler ~ Reflection ~ Anyone that wears vision-correcting tools can probably relate to this poem. There are times when you forget you even have glasses, yet […]