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Revealed! Happiness Project Book Club Picks for January. Happy Reading.

Because nothing boosts happiness more than a great book, each month, I suggest: One outstanding book about happiness. One outstanding work of children’s or young-adult literature. I have a crazy passion for kidlit. One eccentric pick. This is a book that I love, but freely admit may not be for everyone. I’ll post these recommendations here, or to make sure …


Looking for Some Reading Suggestions in Children’s or Young-Adult Literature?

Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or List Day. This Wednesday: Some reading suggestions in children’s and young-adult literature. I’ve written many times about my love for children’s and young-adult literature, and my three kidlit reading groups. A source of great happiness for me! Be Gretchen. For some reason, in the last few weeks, I’ve seen a spike in requests for …


Read about My Children’s Literature Reading Groups in the New York Times!

I’ve written about my children’s literature reading groups before — yes, groups. Along with friends, I’ve started THREE of these groups, and each one is a huge engine of happiness for me. My friend Pamela Paul (who is herself a member of Kidlit) wrote about the Kidlit groups in the New York Times Book Review today: The Kids’ Book Are …