5 Wintery Books for Readers Sick of the Summer

5 Wintery Books for Readers Sick of the Summer

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Have you ever just really wanted to curl up under a blanket with a mug of hot chocolate and a good book while snow falls gently outside, but then you look at the weather and its ninety degrees all week? Or have you stared longingly at your comfy sweaters, cozy hats, and fuzzy socks while the outside world boils? Well, reading is nothing if not escapism, and that counts for seasons too. For all those readers sick of summer, take a look at these winter wonderlands in book form.   1.     The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey     In the wintery …

5 Poems About The Comforts of Home

5 Poems About The Comforts of Home

In this difficult time, many of us have been urged to stay at home. This can be difficult for many, as this is not only a change in routine, but it is also a change to how we once interacted with the world around us. That isn’t easy. Regardless of if you are an introvert or an extrovert, a sudden change in routine is jarring. When I find myself struggling with what is going on around me, I have a tendency to turn towards the stories and poems that I feel are comforting. While I can’t say that everyone does …