Notes from An Alien

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My Love for Reading: Going from a Non-Reader to a Book Nerd by Amy Ralph

Today’s Re-blog is an incredible story about someone who thought they Hated to Read…

I think most folks will be quite surprised………

Nerdy Book Club

As I sat down to write about my reading life my first thought was to reflect on how far I have come as a reader. Every member of the Nerdy Book Club loves reading and most of you have always loved it. Sadly, I can not say the same. When I was a child I was a non-reader who hated reading. I think this had a lot to do with the fact that I had ADHD. Whenever I picked up a book I found myself reading the same paragraph over and over again with no comprehension of what was going on in the story. This made reading a difficult and frustrating task that I only did when forced.  Despite my hatred for reading, I have always had a love for collecting books.

My parents believed that reading was essential and they gave us many opportunities to access new books. My…

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