• 4 Mystery Series Crime-Solving Couples

    4 Mystery Series Crime-Solving Couples0

    Whatever you decide to call them—sleuthing duos, partners in crime, or husband and wife detective teams—these 4 mystery series crime-solving couples always crack the case with a dash of humor and a lot of love. 1. Spenser and Susan Silverman from the Spenser series by Robert B. Parker “In this tale, Spenser is hired to

  • 10 Quotes About Dictionaries To Celebrate Dictionary Day

    10 Quotes About Dictionaries To Celebrate Dictionary Day0

    Celebrate Dictionary Day, the unofficial holiday honoring the American lexicographer Noah Webster, whose birthday is October 16, with these 10 quotes about dictionaries. 1. “Words―so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”―Nathaniel

  • 5 Captivating Fictionalized Memoirs

    5 Captivating Fictionalized Memoirs0

    These 5 books mix fiction and autobiography, creating captivating fictionalized memoirs. 1. Crapalachia by Scott McClanahan “When Scott McClanahan was fourteen he went to live with his Grandma Ruby and his Uncle Nathan, who suffered from cerebral palsy. Crapalachia is a portrait of these formative years, coming-of-age in rural West Virginia. Peopled by colorful characters

  • Standing Alone Together: 7 Books About The Power Of Women United

    Standing Alone Together: 7 Books About The Power Of Women United0

    These 7 books about the power of women united prove the advantage of female friendships and support groups for professional women breaking the glass ceiling. 1. The Group by Mary McCarthy “Mary McCarthy’s most celebrated novel follows the lives of eight Vassar graduates, known simply to their classmates as the group. An eclectic mix of

  • 5 Novels With Tarot Readings

    5 Novels With Tarot Readings0

    Have you ever sought divination from a pack of tarot cards? The allure of the tarot continues in the fiction realm in these 5 novels with tarot readings. 1. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the

  • 20 Words About Words

    20 Words About Words0

    Attention logophiles: you will love these 20 words about words. 1. Adversative Word or phrase expressing opposition. 2. Auslaut Final sound of a word or syllable. 3. Cacology Bad choice of words or faulty pronunciation. 4. Catachresis Incorrect usage of a word. 5. Dysphemism Replacement of an inoffensive by an offensive word. 6. Epeolatry Worship