The Halfway Point

Yesterday was the halfway point for the 10 Books of Summer Challenge that I started last month. (Click this link to my post if you missed it.) So here's an update on my progress.So far, I've finished more than I had expected to at this point. I've already got a book in mind that I … Continue reading The Halfway Point

10 Books of Summer

The dog days of summer are here! Being a teacher, I try to pack as many outings, errands, projects, activities with my kids, appointments, and travels as I can into my summer break. Traveling is definitely not happening for me this summer, nor that many outings, but a silver lining is that a bit more … Continue reading 10 Books of Summer

Book Review: Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick just might be my spirit animal. I recently finished reading Anna Kendrick's book, titled "Scrappy Little Nobody," and just knew from page one that I would need to write a blog post about it. As I've mentioned in my other book reviews though, I am no book critic, so don't expect much. ūüėČ … Continue reading Book Review: Scrappy Little Nobody

A Reverence for Words

rev¬∑er¬∑ence [rev-er-uhns,¬†rev-ruhns]¬†noun a¬†feeling¬†or¬†attitude¬†of¬†deep¬†respect¬†tinged¬†with¬†awe;¬†veneration The idea of a reverence for words came from one of the books I just finished reading. The¬†book's¬†story takes place in a society where written words are symbols of the past, of an era of decadence that is no longer tolerated. Writing becomes sanctioned by the people of power, which means everything … Continue reading A Reverence for Words

Baby’s First Library Card

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a book worm and a self-proclaimed word nerd. ¬†When I was a kid,¬†"Reading Rainbow" was probably one of my favorite shows. ¬†I've always made good use of the library, in person and online. ¬†I just recently started a Goodreads account so that I can connect with other … Continue reading Baby’s First Library Card