Remembering Alan Rickman

Actor Alan Rickman passed away on this date in 2016. He was a beloved actor known for many roles, including the villain in the first Die Hard movie, and Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies. But I’ll always … Continue reading

Jane Austen and the Weekly Reader Book Club

When I was a kid in grade school the best day ever was the day my teacher distributed the Weekly Reader Book Club catalog to the class. . It was a four-page listing of paperback books children could purchase. For … Continue reading