And I will be back to regular blogging. My thought is to expand the blog a little more from just book reviews and thoughts to what I’m thinking about, recipes and other things. What do you think?
Tomorrow, I will be doing book talks to middle school students about novels and graphic novels that based on mythology. This is my list thus far: The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan Odd and The Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by… Read More Myths are Metal
I read this book in one sitting, mostly because I needed to know what was going to happen! I love the way Benoit writes suspense. What I loved about this book: The setting: it takes place in the later part of 1977 and January 1978. I thought it was cool to have a story… Read More Books are Punk: Review of Snow Job by Charles Benoit
Perhaps it is because I’ve been a school librarian for awhile or that I’m into music, but every so often, I think of a soundtrack for a book. One of my English teacher friends is developing an assignment to have her students create a soundtrack for Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. If you know anything about… Read More The Soundtrack to Pride & Prejudice: Or, Jane Austen Is Not Metal
Today is the first Ready Friday of 2016! Are you stoked? I am! Of course, I am also on my second cup of coffee so everything I type right now is all exclamation points! I read Tiger’s Curse by Colleen Houck over the past two weeks. Although I was annoyed by some of the decisions… Read More Reading Friday
Happy New Year or Happy Nude Year, as I accidentally texted my dad on New Years.* Anyway, do you have any reading resolutions? Do you set up a reading challenge for yourself? In the past, I’ve set up reading challenges on Goodreads, only to fail miserably at them because War and Peace only counts as… Read More Happy Nude Year!
Welcome to today’s blog stop on the Castle of Sighs (Forest of Whispers #2) by Jennifer Murgia blog tour. Spencer Hill Press will be releasing this book on October 27, 2015. I am super excited to be hosting this, as I really enjoy Jennifer’s books! As I mentioned, Castle of Sighs is second in the… Read More Castle of Sighs is Metal!
I’ve actually read quite a bit over the past month. I know I’ve neglected posting. Stay tuned for consistent updates.
I was away on staycation last week, so I didn’t have a chance to blog. Today is Reading Friday, so let’s do a round-up of what I’ve been reading for the last two weeks: *The Bourbon Kings by J.R. Ward. I like J.R. Ward’s books–things move fast in them and she does write some endearing… Read More Reading Friday
Finally, someone has articulated why I am passionate about letting students pick their own independent reading books instead of reading from a required list: http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2015/08/02/sundays-statistical-standard/ Thanks, Greg Hatcher!