By the Book – Literary Life Lessons

If you’re like me, you can’t simply finish a book, put it back on its shelf, and move on to the next one. Instead, I think it over once, I think it over twice, and then I try to find out if this book has changed me. Some books teach me who I am, and others educate me about important matters such as politics, history, and identity. Whichever book I read, there’s always a lesson to be learned. Here you can read about what I’ve learned from the books I’ve read so far.

By the Book #23 – Later by Stephen King

I recently read Stephen King’s latest novel Later. It’s a perfect blend of his trademark horror and the story a normal boy trying to find his place in the world. Want to know more? Read on!

By the Book #17 – Vox by Christina Dalcher

Sometimes, a book isn’t as good as you hoped it would be. Turns out there’s still lots to be learned from it, however. Want to know which insights I gained from Christina Dalcher’s Vox? Read on!

By the Book #16 – Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

William Shakespeare is, without a doubt, the most famoust English writer ever. However, we hardly know anything about his life. Maggie O’Farrell wrote a fictional account of how he lost his son. Want to find out what it’s like? Read on!

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