Many of you may have noticed that I read quite a few books this past summer. I took part in the COYER Scavenger Hunt which was a lot of fun. Not only were we challenged to read our stacks of books and “piles” of eBooks that have been... Read More | Share it now!
It’s National Young Readers Day, and as a fun part of the celebration, I have partnered up with the memory foam mattress experts from Casper to answer this question:
What stories help you or your family catch some Zzzs?
I am a huge reader and... Read More | Share it now!
For a book series that was thought (despairingly) to be long concluded, Harry Potter sure seems to be roaring back to life. And I couldn’t be more excited about it.
Today we were treated with a cover from Entertainment Weekly that shows Eddie... Read More | Share it now!
For those of you who see this mashup of letters on your way into, out of and throughout the month of November (and have no idea what they mean), November is National Novel Writing Month. At nanowrimo.org, you can create your own account and get lots of... Read More | Share it now!
Everyone has at least one word that they can’t stand. For whatever reason, it brings a certain picture into your mind that makes you uncomfortable or just the sound of it is unpleasant. I was just reading something, and the word... Read More | Share it now!
We are fascinated by the story of Lizzie Borden. Who doesn’t want to hear about a woman that not only was blamed for the gruesome death of her father and step-mother, but also was determined by the jury to be not guilty? The more we learn about... Read More | Share it now!
Imagine that something snuck in and stole an item very precious from you, something that would completely alter the trajectory of your life. Then imagine that this invaluable thing was somehow given back to you in limited measure…but the reason... Read More | Share it now!
I am a huge, no-holds-barred fan of Gayle Forman’s work. I first read If I Stay in early 2013, which was so sad and hopeful at the same time. Her Just One Day series is one of my favorites, and I squealed (internally) like a twelve-year-old at... Read More | Share it now!
77 days; it ran from June 20th through today. Plus there were 80 scavenger hunt items to accomplish. At final count, I read 51 books, about 18 short of my wildly unrealistic goal. Yes, I am a very fast reader; plus most of these are YA, so they are... Read More | Share it now!
You know the story – Aladdin is a street rat, Jasmine is a princess. There’s a sultan who only wants to play with his toys all day while he basically lets his Grand Vizier, Jafar, make all of the decisions. Slightly dotty, the sultan never... Read More | Share it now!