Reading in the Classroom – A Plea from an Avid Reader

Teachers are going on vacation, spending quality time with their families, and enjoying their sleepy mornings while sipping hot coffee (as opposed to the intended hot-turned-cold cups). Despite their natural time to relax, their minds will be in their classrooms. I’ve been there. I’ve been a teacher librarian for five years of my professional life,... Continue Reading →


Book Review: “Wicked Saints” by Emily A. Duncan

Nadya is a cleric: an individual capable of harnessing magic given by the gods. Serefin is a prince of a treacherous land. Malachaisz is a corrupt monster hidden underneath a boy's innocent skin. These three characters change and cross paths in shocking ways as Nadya tries to bring holy magic back to a region where... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “Sadie” by Courtney Summers

Sadie is a nineteen-year-old runaway. Instead of running away from home, she's running toward her revenge. Fueled by anger, she hits the road after her thirteen year old sister's body was found. West McCray hosts a podcast outlining the details of Sadie's journey and tries to solve the mystery behind Mattie's murder. Sadie already knows... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “Landline” by Rainbow Rowell

Rainbow Rowell created a masterpiece with Landline. Georgie is have trouble with her marriage because she seems to always choose her career over her family. Neal, her husband, decides to take the kids to Omaha for Christmas without her because she couldn't go with them (work stuff, of course). She's upset and everyone thinks that... Continue Reading →

Summer Reading Programs 2019

Parents and educators alike are consistently worried about the summer slide, which is the concept of kids losing large chunks of their education over the summer. Summer reading programs help keep their minds alert throughout their vacation months, so they are better prepared to go back to school in the fall. I loved summer reading... Continue Reading →

May Literary Lineup

Welcome to your Literary Lineup this month! You'll find new releases across the young adult genre below. This post does contain affiliate links to Amazon, along with Amazon descriptions. This post is intended as a reference guide to help you choose which books you'd like to pre-order. Top 10 New Releases This is not all... Continue Reading →

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