Reviews: April Adult Reads Part 2

The rest of my adult reads for the month of April 2017 ~ I had to break it up this month because there are so. many. books! Read Part 1 HERE.  Now, get your cup of coffee.........and settle in to meet some new books! These are listed in order of date finished........as always, there is a disclosure … Continue reading Reviews: April Adult Reads Part 2

Weekly Bookish News: Week of 4/24/17

As always, this is a duplicate of the newsletter I send my K-12 school district staff every Friday morning ~ a short and sweet round-up of literacy news and happenings that caught my eye, along with a few books to highlight and my elementary read alouds for the week. If you want to know about … Continue reading Weekly Bookish News: Week of 4/24/17

Nerdy Book Club: #ownvoices, Windows and Mirrors

Big News! I have another post on The Nerdy Book Club blog right now ~ head on over and check it out! It's about #ownvoices and windows and mirrors in young adult books, as related to the new YA novels American Street, Piecing Me Together and The Hate U Give. Hope you enjoy it! Find … Continue reading Nerdy Book Club: #ownvoices, Windows and Mirrors

YA and Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 4/25/17

A round up of an amazing new YA release this week, plus some great backlist! Between Two Skies by Joanne O'Sullivan (Candlewick - April 25, 2017) OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION: Hurricane Katrina sets a teenage girl adrift. But a new life — and the promise of love — emerges in this rich, highly readable debut. Bayou Perdu, … Continue reading YA and Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 4/25/17

Reviews: April Adult Reads Part 1

Half of my adult reads for the month of April 2017 ~ I had to break it up this month because there are so. many. books! Part 2 will come next Sunday 4/30/17.  These are listed in order of date finished........as always, there is a disclosure telling the source of each book and as always, … Continue reading Reviews: April Adult Reads Part 1

Weekly Bookish News: Week of 4/17/17

As always, this is a duplicate of the newsletter I send my K-12 school district staff every Friday morning ~ a short and sweet round-up of literacy news and happenings that caught my eye, along with a few books to highlight and my elementary read alouds for the week. If you want to know about … Continue reading Weekly Bookish News: Week of 4/17/17

YA and Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 4/17/2017

Reviews of an excellent new YA release this week, plus some backlist middle grade titles I finished recently! YOUNG ADULT Grendel's Guide to Love and War by A.E. Kaplan (Knopf  - April 18, 2017) OFFICIAL BOOK DESCRIPTION: The Perks of Being a Wallflower meets Revenge of the Nerds in this tale of a teen misfit who … Continue reading YA and Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 4/17/2017

First Nerdy Book Club Post

Big News! I have a post on The Nerdy Book Club blog right now ~ head on over and check it out! It's all about great picture book series for read-alouds and what grades I use them with in my library. Hope you enjoy it! Find me on Goodreads for ALL of the middle grade, … Continue reading First Nerdy Book Club Post

YA Review: Other Breakable Things

I'm so honored to be a part of the Chapter by Chapter Blog Tour for Other Breakable Things, the brand-new young adult novel from Kelley York and Rowan Altwood! Purchase Links: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca | Entangled Publishing Here's the official description of the book, with my review to … Continue reading YA Review: Other Breakable Things

YA and Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 4/10/17

Find me on Goodreads for ALL the middle grade, YA and adult books I read. All of my picture book reviews are on my Instagram ~ would love to see you there as well! YOUNG ADULT The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli (Balzer + Bray, April 11, 2017) OFFICIAL BOOK DESCRIPTION: From the award-winning author … Continue reading YA and Middle Grade Reviews: Week of 4/10/17