Tag Archives: Good Reads

A New Year, A New Book

It’s Monday. The start of a new week and a new year—2017. On several occasions at Always Orange, I have professed my fondness for New Year’s Resolutions. Over the years, my practices regarding this tradition have adapted to fit my … Continue reading

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Advent: Savoring the Season, Week 2

As we head into week two of Advent, I wanted to share some ideas and suggestions for ways to observe this meaningful season. Some of my ideas are geared towards families. Other ideas are more individual in nature.  I’m no … Continue reading

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Always Orange 2015 Christmas Gift List

This type of post is a first for me. I love reading the gift lists others write, but I get nervous whenever I have to compile a list of favorites, especially when it includes books. How to narrow the choices? … Continue reading

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Why I am Glad I Read Go Set a Watchman and Some Reasons Why You Should Too

The NPR segments, the written reviews, and the blog posts have ended about Harper Lee’s latest book Go Set a Watchman. It’s been almost two months since the book was released and I am finally sitting down to write my … Continue reading

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Car Trips and Read-Alouds

Need a way to survive long car trips? Read aloud a good story. Case in point: Brad, Anna, and I returned last week from a visit with family in the Midwest. How did we survive 13 hours in the car … Continue reading

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What I Have Been Reading Lately

I always the enjoy the opportunity to read posts about what others are reading so I hope this post falls into that camp for you. Before Christmas Break, I started The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt. My friend, Jacquelyn, recommended … Continue reading

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The Power of Young Adult Fiction

A couple of weeks ago I read Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt. What a powerful, poignant story of a young girl growing from girlhood to womanhood! This book and its characters continue to linger in my heart and … Continue reading

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