Bumps and Bruises

Today when I was grudgingly putting dirty laundry into the washer, my forehead decided to fight the cabinet. I came away with all of the laundry successfully in the washer and a gnarly… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 2/1/16

This week I have read books that now top my all-time favorite lists. Isn’t that what reading is about? Finding the next best book, learning from it, and appreciating it. It’s Monday! What… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 1/24/16

It’s Monday! What better way to start the work week than with books. Last week on my blog was book-filled. Check out the 5 Things That Motivated Me to Have My Best Year… Continue reading

Best Books of 2015

Best Classic The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath Great insight to mental disorders and social norms and pressure Best Adult Fiction and Longest Title The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol,… Continue reading

5 Things that Motivated Me to Have My Best Year in Reading

My reading goal for 2015 was to simply read more than I did in 2014. And I did it. I read 10,000 more pages and 19 more books. Yay!!! The Numbers Books read… Continue reading

It’s Monday! Here’s What I’m Reading 1/18/16

It’s Monday again. If you’re as lucky as I am, you don’t have to go to work in observance of MLK Day. I’ll be busy planning for another week of teaching and catching… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 1/11/16

It’s Monday Funday as I like to say. And this is a book blog post. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly blog meme hosted by Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 12/14/15

As Christmas break quickly approaches, I can’t help but get excited about diving into my TBR list and finishing out my year in reading strong. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a… Continue reading

NCTE 2015

I was more than ready to head to Minneapolis to NCTE’s convention this year. Although I’ve been to the last two conventions, this year was the first year I got to go as… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 12/7/15

As the year in reading winds down, I’m pushing to exceed my reading goal to read more books than I did last year. With so many great titles at my fingertips, why not?… Continue reading