It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 9/4/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          September Book Giveaway: My full review here September’s book giveaway is Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon. The giveaway will go live here on the blog this Sunday, September … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 9/4/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/14/17

    The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well.   Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                           I am giving away a signed copy of Rodzilla, written by Rob Sanders and illustrated by Dan Santat. Enter here! (It is really quick to … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/14/17

It’s Monday! What Am I Reading? 7/31/17

  The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                             Picture Books Thank You and Good Night by Patrick McDonnell Oh my goodness, what a beautiful book. Both the illustrations and the text are just wonderful. … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Am I Reading? 7/31/17

2016 Reading in Review: My Top 3 Books

2016 ended up being an interesting year of reading. Like previous years, I set a goal to read 52 books—one for each week. In that regard, I failed miserably with a mere 21. Between going back to work, being exhausted and sick for 9 months, moving across country, and then having a newborn at home, I just fell short. But it wasn’t a total bust because I broadened my horizons and explored a new format: the graphic novel. I have attempted to read graphic novels in the past, but found them frustrating. Text heavy panels made the art feel secondary … Continue reading 2016 Reading in Review: My Top 3 Books