Category Archives: Book Review

It’s Monday! What are you reading? Girl fiction

Swing Sideways was one of those books I read a review of a while ago. Thought it sounded good and put it on my library list. It came in this last week so I thought- a quick read I will … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? mysteries

The beach book of mysteries is where I have been spending my time. The fall has been hard (health, election season, on and on). When things get hard books can be an escape into another world. I want an easy … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? fiction as always

I joined the group of people reading Summerlost by Ally Condie. ¬†This is a great middle school read with warmth, friendship loss, sadness and renewal. Condie has lots of young adult books out but this is the first I have … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? prison books

I am finishing my reading run of Prison books for middle graders. An odd topic for some but a topic that opens a new perspective for many students and adults alike. It also opens the door for students whose family … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? fantasy

I tend to fall for certain authors and Jonathan Auxier is one of them. I read Peter Nimble and the Fantastic Eyes a year ago or so and didn’t love it at first but for some reason the character of … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? books about prison

Prison is not the topic one thinks about when referring to fiction books for children but there are quiet a few that have popped up on the scene these days. There is the series that we all know Tales from … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Kate Messner

Kate Messner is an author who is producing books quickly and supporting writers, especially teachers who write. She is one busy lady. You might know her from the summer blog group Teachers Write. Here she and a wonderful group of … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are your Reading? companion novels

Long ago and far away in Iowa when I was little and looking for¬†books, any books I had hoped I could find a series of books or an author I knew. If I had found an author I like I … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Each Kindness

It’s early morning and I stand with my cup of tea watching a mother Cardinal feed or check on her young. The nest is just on the other side of the screen on the side porch of the house. She … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? Ben Hatke

Happy 4th of July! Yes, it would be nice if I were reading about our country and it’s birth but no I am reading about goblins. Ben Hatke’s new book came out the first of June and I have not … Continue reading

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