Aprill 2017 Tough month with reading, but I just barely got it in under the wire. Books Read First read this month: Jo Nesbo’s Snowman. This book comes with a lot of acclaim; many saying it resembles the Millennium Trilogy. However, I disagree. Though it had all the elements of a good crime story—misdirection, a […]Read more "April Review"
March 2017 With the beginning of the semester, I’ve been a bit bogged down, but here’s what I’ve been able to accomplish. Books Read The first book down is the graphic novel, Awkward. It has wonderful drawings, almost resembling at times to anime or cartoons, but with a particularly endearing style for its topic. Overall, […]Read more "End of March 2017 Review"
February 2017 Kept up certain trends this month as well. Maybe next month I’ll get back in the swing of things. Books Read To start out with is a book I actually read last month but forgot to toss on the list: Mrs. Dalloway. It was a reread, as I had tackled this book back […]Read more "End of February"
January 2017 I’m a little behind on things here…but that might be a running theme this year when it comes to posting. Books Read First read this month was Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. Clearly, middle grade fodder, but it is pure fun and I loved how many classic books are scattered throughout. The only […]Read more "January 2017"
A Look Back at My Reading List (2016 Part 6: Graphic Novels) This category jumped up much this year. Not only was I buying them for students to read, but I really enjoy the break a graphic novel can give after reading heavy adult books or whiny teen books. My biggest wish is that many […]Read more "A Look Back at My Reading List (2016 Part 6: Graphic Novels)"
The Chewy Noh Series–complete and available!!!!!!Read more "Need a series to read!!!!!"
Comparisons As Buddhists say, “Comparisons are the root of all evil.” And despite bad judgment, the rule to follow for parents of multiple children. So, too, for an aspiring ‘anything,’ this is a golden rule too quickly forgotten. We draw comparisons between ourselves and every expert we come across. It is best not to put […]Read more "Revisiting Bad Writing: Comparisons"