2019 YA Summer Reading Guide

It’s HERE! For all of you YA lovers, especially rom com and realistic fiction lovers, I created a “guaranteed to make you happy” reading list for the summer! (Sorry, fantasy fans, not much here for you, though) Oh, and there are graphic novels too! 2019 YA Summer Reading Guide Love From A to Z by … Continue reading 2019 YA Summer Reading Guide

Diversify YOUR Reading, Not Just Your Kids’

The windchill where I live in Wisconsin is -55F right now, and I'm on my 3rd day of being housebound with 3 kids and 2 dogs - what better time to FINALLY write this post that has been percolating for weeks?? I have long been on a mission to diversify the shelves in my school … Continue reading Diversify YOUR Reading, Not Just Your Kids’

While you grew up on Harry Potter, I grew up on these

(Originally posted on Instagram) est. 1980 For context, see all of my thoughts on this in my Instagram stories highlight titled “HP outrage fuel” and see the review below for what started the mass of curses being put upon me. I love what J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter have done for children’s literature and generations … Continue reading While you grew up on Harry Potter, I grew up on these

My 2019 Google Forms Reading Log

Friends, I shared with you a lot this past year about my different attempts at book logs. From paper to tech, I tried various and somewhat elaborate things. And the one that worked and I fell in love with and want to use forever is my tech version. I'm sorry, paper - I tried. I … Continue reading My 2019 Google Forms Reading Log

Friends’ Most Memorable Reads of 2018

IT'S HERE!!! My absolute favorite project of the year! I selected a completely new group of my reading friends from Instagram this year and asked them for their 10 most memorable reads of 2018. PLUS, I asked them to give me three words that describe them as a reader, and as you'll see, that guideline … Continue reading Friends’ Most Memorable Reads of 2018

Kate’s Favorite Reads from 2018: The Definitive List

Okay, that's that. I reached my max for book cover graphics per genre, but I'm still giving you the best gift of the season with this list. It's ALL of my favorite adult reads from the past year - almost 100 of them, separated by genre. DOWNLOAD "Kate's Favorite Reads of 2018"  Take it with … Continue reading Kate’s Favorite Reads from 2018: The Definitive List

Favorite Romances Read in 2018

Yes, ANOTHER list of favorites! I'm not sure if I'll be sharing ALL genres this year, or just highlighting a few and then linking to a list of the rest. We shall see! I couldn't skip out on the most fun genre in my reading life, though - it's the genre that brings me the … Continue reading Favorite Romances Read in 2018

Crowdsourced Most Memorable Reads of 2018

It's that time of year again!!! You'll be getting numerous 2018 lists in the near future, but this one is one that I crowdsourced on Instagram through a Google Form. Readers could nominate any adult title they read in 2018 as their most memorable read of the year....and the response was wonderful! Thanks a million … Continue reading Crowdsourced Most Memorable Reads of 2018

No Single Book Defines Me

I just inhaled a book between last night at 8 pm and this morning at 8 am and haven't stopped raving about it since. It's a romance. And it's written around the songs of a country/pop artist. And all the characters are White. And it's COUNTRY. And it's sappy and sentimental and sometimes overly dramatic. … Continue reading No Single Book Defines Me

January 9 2018 Adult Releases

First of all, have you seen all of my work regarding authors and social media this week? If not, head on over to my new page dedicated to JUST this! Thanks to the publishers for providing me with free review copies of these books! Now, about this book stack. Nope, I'm not even calling this … Continue reading January 9 2018 Adult Releases