National Reading Movement

Questions for an Editor: Jason Erik Lundberg

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If you’ve ever browsed local books, the name, Jason Erik Lundberg, may have a familiar ring. That’s because he has written over 100 short stories, articles and book reviews for both adults and children. He’s also a fiction editor at Epigram Books and his books can be found in local bookshops and in our libraries. […]

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Educated by Tara Westover

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Rushing homework, long lectures by teachers droning on and on and waking up at 6am to catch the school bus. Sounds familiar? Most of us have gone through (or are going through) this normal routine of education. Source: https://gph.is/1OjcLkH But what if this norm were displaced? What if you lived a life isolated from the […]

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Charles Dickens: From Rags to Riches

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Charles Dickens’ keen observation of character and society remains unforgettable. Despite being regarded as one of the best Victorian authors, his path to success was fraught with hardship. Curious to know where it all began for this iconic writer? Source: https://gph.is/1ccEuum   Early Years Charles Dickens was born into a middle class family in 1812, […]

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Inspirational Fictional Role Models

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QUICK! Name the most inspiring fictional character you know! Source: https://gph.is/1eCt1gf If you’re like most people, you would probably named characters who courageously led the charge against evil forces or sparked an entire revolution to overthrow an unjust ruler. But unlike fiction, real life doesn’t always come with big epic battles or evil tyrannical warlords. […]

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Funny Picture Books for Adults

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Are the pressures of adulting getting to you? Are you looking for something super simple and fun to relieve the pressure? We recommend ADULT PICTURE BOOKS! On top of being easy on the eyes, many of these books are also relatable, humorous and lighthearted. Here are three delightful picture books that will help you escape […]

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