Tag Archives: Rebecca Behrens

September 12

Reading Lives: Summers of Book Love by Rebecca Behrens

A book, a blanket, a steaming mug of cocoa or tea—for many, reading is the quintessential cold-weather activity. A book is something they cozy up with. But since childhood, I’ve believed that summer—with its long, languorous days—is really the best season for reading. Freedom is a bicycle and a library card. I spent my summers […]

From Reader to Writer by Rebecca Behrens

I’ve always been a reader. Book was one of my first words; I’m crawling toward one in the home movies taken of me as a baby. My book love surprised no one, considering the four generations of English and language-arts teachers in my family. I was the kid who turned her closet into a blanket-filled […]