Reviews: May Adult Reads Part 3

I have read SO. MANY. BOOKS. this month! Here are my May Adults Reads Part 1 and Part 2. And it will only increase now that SUMMER is almost here! My last day of school is June 1 and then I plan to do nothing but read and vacation until mid-August....... Settle in and get … Continue reading Reviews: May Adult Reads Part 3

Middle Grade & YA Reviews: Week of 5/29/17

Some great new YA and middle grade - one from April and the other titles are brand-new this week! MIDDLE GRADE Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder (Walden Pond Press - May 30, 2017) OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION: A novel about nine children who live on a mysterious island. On the island, everything is perfect. The sun rises … Continue reading Middle Grade & YA Reviews: Week of 5/29/17

Book Giveaway: The Good Widow

ANOTHER book giveaway this week! (Did you catch the one on Saturday? It runs through June 2nd!) I am teaming up with a group of my favorite bookstagram friends to run a giveaway for the new suspense novel out on June 1st from Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke ~ The Good Widow.  Here is the … Continue reading Book Giveaway: The Good Widow

Book Giveaway: Eden by Jeanne Blasberg

Remember my 5 STAR review of this novel a few weeks ago? I'll wait while you go check it out........... Great! Now that you know how much I loved the book, you are even MORE excited about this chance to win a copy of the book and a matching tote bag! This title is also … Continue reading Book Giveaway: Eden by Jeanne Blasberg

Bombshell Books Are Back!

I'm a major fan of small business and independent bookstores and publishers, so I was excited to connect with the publisher Bloodhound Books a while back as one of their blog partners. Bloodhound Books is a leading independent crime fiction publisher based in Cambridge, UK and they specialize in crime, thrillers, mystery & chillers. Now … Continue reading Bombshell Books Are Back!

This Week’s Read Alouds – 5/26/17

It's my 2nd busiest time of the year, so all I have for you today are my read alouds for the week! The school year is winding down and I still have more than 500 library books to track down and parents to call and notices to send and.....

Reviews: May Adult Reads Part 2

Part 2 of my adult reads for the month of May 2017 ~ I had to break it up this month because there are so. many. books! Read Part 1 HERE. Part 3 will be posted on May 31st! Now, get your cup of coffee………and settle in to meet some new books! These are listed in order … Continue reading Reviews: May Adult Reads Part 2

I’m on Bloglovin!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If that's your preferred method of following blogs, look me up and add me to your feed! I love following amazing book blogs, so I'd be so happy if you could recommend some new ones for me as well..... Have a great weekend!

Weekly Bookish News: Week of 5/15/17

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 5/15/17

Balcony on the Moon: YA Title Feature

I have written before about windows and mirrors, and thought I had found plenty of perfect examples of books that give my rural Wisconsin readers a look into worlds other than their own. That was before I read Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine by Ibtisam Barakat. This title is actually the stand-alone … Continue reading Balcony on the Moon: YA Title Feature