UPDATE 12.27.18 - feel free to look around, but please know that I abandoned this journal after 8 months. Here's what I ended up doing instead! People. I am ASHAMED of how many books I read in 2017. I'm not even going to tell you here because I'm too embarrassed, but it's on my Instagram … Continue reading My 2018 Book Journal
Whew, these past few weeks have been CRAZY! And now that the new year is almost upon us, so is a whole new year's worth of BOOKS to read! The publishing cycle has a major lull in November and December, which I very much felt in my reading and release calendar. However, I did definitely … Continue reading Last Book Stack of 2017!
WHAT A WEEK!!! I read a bunch of just so-so titles last weekend, but then on Monday and Tuesday I had the absolute privilege of reading a very early manuscript of THIS JULY 2018 book. I totally loved it and can't wait for you all to get to read it next summer too! Then I … Continue reading Latest TBR No. 8
Whew! I have already shared 2 posts with MY most memorable reads of 2017 (here and here), and now it's time for you to get some different perspectives........from my fellow bookstagrammers! What's a bookstagrammer? Oh, just a person like me who obsessively shares photos of books on Instagram ~ I promise that it's a real … Continue reading My Friends’ Most Memorable 2017 Reads
Last week I shared with you my most memorable titles that I read in 2017 that were published in 2017 - if you haven't seen that yet, go check it out! Now today, I'm sharing the titles I read in 2017 and LOVED that were published prior to 2017......with a wide range of publication years … Continue reading Most Memorable Backlist Titles Read in 2017
Yikes, this past week has been busy! Did you catch my Most Memorable Books of 2017 list? If not, head over there ASAP! Due to that monster of a project, I haven't finished quite as many books as usual. For the ones I did read, check out my Goodreads and Instagram! All descriptions straight from … Continue reading Weekly TBR Edition 7
You have absolutely NO idea how long I have agonized over this list. And how many times it has changed. And here's what I finally decided ~ it does not need to be a "BEST OF 2017" list, because what even is that? Who decides what's best? And in what way? I decided to name … Continue reading Most Memorable Books of 2017
My school's elementary PBIS theme this month is THOUGHTFUL, so we pulled some titles for teachers to use to reinforce this message. And I'm being THOUGHTFUL by sharing them with the general population 😉 Below is the resource list of the titles I created in Destiny (ignore the interest level - it is WRONG!), and … Continue reading Picture Books About Being Thoughtful
I'm on Nerdy Book Club again today! This time it's a review of the National Book Award-winning YA title FAR FROM THE TREE by Robin Benway. Head on over and check it out!
For what it's worth, here is what I nominated! If you want to know more about these book awards, or want to vote yourself, here is the post! Nominations are open through December 17th. For the record, however, there are some categories that it was almost impossible to only choose 5 in. I hate narrowing … Continue reading My Nominations for the 2017 Nerdy Book Club Award