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What Books Do for the Human Spirit: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature

What Books Do for the Human Soul: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature--“Writers open our hearts and minds, and give us maps to our own selves.

*spits out tea* WHOA. HOLD UP. WHAT BOOK WAS THIS IN? ---- FOUND IT The Son of Neptune page 66 third paragraph words two and three. < he smiled!<<HE SMILED!!!!<<<< *chokes on cookie* WHAT!?!?!<<<<< WE GOT A 584 I REPEAT A 584 NICO DI ANGELO SMILED

*spits out tea* WHOA. WHAT BOOK WAS THIS IN? ---- FOUND IT The Son of Neptune page 66 third paragraph words two and three.<<holy hades that was unexpected how did i miss this,<< I don't know but I nearly choked in my tea!

Have you ever been the last to read a book everyone's talking about? These are the books it feels like EVERYONE has read, and a look at why they may or may not be worth your time.

What books has everyone read but you?

Every once in a while I’ll stumble upon a new-to-me author and feel immediately compelled to read everything they’ve ever written. These 5 female authors write books that are compulsively readable and hugely enjoyable.

I got Uglies! Here's What Book To Read Based On Your Favourite "Harry Potter" Character- For Dobby

Here's What Book To Read Based On Your Favourite "Harry Potter" Character

Book Tasting. This could be fun for the beginning of the year. Have the kids "taste" different books and fill in their reading notebook with what books they want to read that year. I've always done this but without the awesome "hook"! Love it!

Reading activities: Cute BOOK TASTING ACTIVITY: This could be fun for the beginning of the year. Have the kids "taste" different books and fill in their reading notebook with what books they want to read that year.

What Book Should You Start Reading Next -- Fun "start and stop" tool to make the decision of what to read next for you.  Like Roulette, but with reading.

What Book Should You Start Reading Next?

What Book Should You Start Reading Next -- Fun "start and stop" tool to make the decision of what to read next for you. Like Roulette, but with reading.

9 books you should have read in high school that are totally worth reading now. – Modern Mrs. Darcy

9 books you should have read in high school that are totally worth reading now.

9 books you should have read in high school that are totally worth reading now. – Modern Mrs. Darcy

Here's the challenge: read 12 books in 12 categories in 2015. Mark each pin with the category it fits in for YOU.

The 2015 Reading Challenge.

Darcy 2015 Reading challenge - Here's the challenge: read 12 books in 12 categories in Mark each pin with the category it fits in for YOU.

And you try to get all your friends to read them too. | 19 Undeniable Signs You're Obsessed With "The Mortal Instruments" Series

And you try to get all your friends to read them too.

26 Things That Happen When You Date a Bookworm: Missed dates, postseries sob sessions, and long philosophical talks about fictional characters.

We asked our readers what book made them love to read. 4,000(!) swear by these 50.

50 Books Real Simple Readers Love

Real Simple readers chose these 50 books as the book that made them love to read.

Literary Hoots Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader

Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader

Teach Your Child to Read - Literary Hoots Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Here's What Book To Read Based On Your Favourite "Harry Potter" Character

Here's What Book To Read Based On Your Favourite "Harry Potter" Character

Literary Hoots Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader

Flowchart: What Books to Give a Middle-Grader

Middle-grade book recommendation flowchart-- What books to give a middle-grader who is also a . (from Literaryhoots)

What is a commonplace book? Why should you be keeping one?                                                                                                                                                                                 More

6 Reasons You Should Be Keeping a Commonplace Book

Great List! 40 kids ages 11-14 share their All Time Favorite Book! Great insight to what books really resonate with kids.  #booklist #middleschool

40 Tween & Middle Schoolers' All-Time Favorite Book List

40 Tween & Middle Schoolers’ All-Time Favorite Book List. 40 kids, aged share their All Time Favorite Book! Great insight into what books really resonate with kids.

What Book to Read Based on Your Personality via @PureWow

What Book to Read Based on Your Personality

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