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blogspotlightAnother blogger I recently added to my essentials, Ipuna not only has excellent content (for example: culture, parenting, inspiration, and much more), her blog is lovely to look at.

You will enjoy her posts tremendously; I think she is an exceptional blogger worthy of your attention!

Ipuna Black

Why do we read books (for my book lovers)?

Here are some reasons I think we read:

  • We want to understand ourselves and the world we live in through stories.
  • Entertainment
  • Escape from reality
  • Experience another life or world
  • Knowledge

I learn something from every book I read. I recently read Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon. It has overall great reviews. The teen first love romance is touching. Here is a great synopsis of the book by Teenreads.com.

In EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING by Nicola Yoon, Madeline suffers from a rare and famous disease called SCID. She calls it ‘bubble baby disease’ because she lives in a metaphorical bubble; she’s not allowed to leave her house. The only people she socializes with are her mother and her nurse, Carla. Her days are a dull repetition of virtual school, Phonetic Scrabble and conversations about books with Carla.

However, everything changes when she…

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