Quarantine Reading

COVID-19 shelter-in-place reading shelf

Being mostly trapped indoors may be frustrating, but it also provides an opportunity to reframe or rethink just about everything. Nothing will ever really be the same again after this. And as the saying goes, “you can never go home” — so why not use the time to think about what could be rather than what is?

Reading can be a way to explore new ideas, to let our subconscious connect the dots between things our conscious minds might not or to just wander aimlessly. Although my family and I may be stuck at home for the foreseeable future, that time, however unusual, can be productive and engaging too.

And so if you happen to be looking for something to engage your mind that’s not attached to a glowing rectangle of light, any of the following would be an excellent place to start.