My Top Ten Favorite Reads of 2019

by Kim Patton • December 16, 2019

Why do I read? My primary reason for reading is to become a better writer. The hard part about that is the more that I read, the more I feel that my own writing is inadequate. There are simply thousands of brilliant wordsmiths out there and I am just little old me. But that means […]

Books Like Gold: National Library Week 2019

by Kim Patton • April 9, 2019

Last week at the adult Spanish class I teach at Lake Sumter in Leesburg, we huddled around in plastic chairs and I cracked open a children’s book. Los Tres Osos. I prefaced our reading time with a disclaimer that I do NOT think they are children, but as beginners, the simple words and phrases of a […]