Archives: reading

RPS celebrates National Read Across America Day with full roster of special guests

Elected officials, media personalities, faith leaders, and other notable people will visit classrooms and read to students around the City of Richmond this week.

Albert Hill Middle library receives grant from bestselling author James Patterson

The school will use the $3,000 grant to purchase nearly 300 new books.

Author Michael Hearst coming to Chop Suey Books this Saturday

Expect a reading, a musical performance, and–according to his tweets–cookies.

Join author Thomas Pierce for a reading at Chop Suey Books

The Charlottesville author will read from his acclaimed debut book, ‘The Hall of Small Mammals’ April 9th.

Experience the in-person magic of children’s graphic novelist Cece Bell

Cece Bell’s autobiographical book El Deafo is the first graphic novel to win the Newbery Award, and she’s making appearances in Richmond tomorrow (including one at her very own elementary school). Here’s why you should care.

RVA Family: New series introduces kids to Asian countries

Wondering how to get your kids to be a little more aware of other cultures? Did you know it is Chinese New Year season? Welcome to the Fujimini Adventure Series, where your child will learn about many Asian things.

River City Reading: Extraordinary women, stark landscapes, immigration, and severed heads

Kick off your year of reading with a batch of four new books that cover everything from the tribulations of undocumented teenagers to why we’re all so fascinated by disembodied heads.

Lessons from Lamott

Some people worship Vonnegut or Salinger, Lewis or Tolkien, Didion or Atwood, but me? My human soul bits belong to Anne Lamott and her years of dishing out solid advice.

The ten best novels of 2014

The “best of” season is in full swing and I can’t resist the opportunity to share my opinion.

River City Reading: October

Mix up your fall reading with nonfiction, short stories, and a great YA novel.