Reading Blog: Crawdads and Admiring Nature

Today I made good headway in reading ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’. I was supposed to read this for my book club meeting this week, but a notice came out today that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Hunterdon County libraries will be closed until the end of the month. I’ll definitely have time to finishContinue reading “Reading Blog: Crawdads and Admiring Nature”

Goodreads Monday: March 16

I’m taking part in Goodreads Monday. This was started by Lauren’s Page Turners, in which you choose a book listed on your Goodreads TBR and talk about it. This Week’s Post: Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown Synopsis:Echo Brown is a wizard from the East Side, where apartments are small and parents suffer addictions toContinue reading “Goodreads Monday: March 16”

Sunday Sentence: March 15

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’. ‘This sounds extreme because it is’. Source: ‘Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day‘ by Asaf Bitton

February 2020 Book Haul

We are truly living in such a crazy time! Next week I begin 2 weeks of staying home, my school shut down due to the corona virus. It’s unbelievable how fast it’s spread around the world. I hope that everyone is staying safe! Today I’m ready to share my bookish findings. Sometimes stress places aContinue reading “February 2020 Book Haul”

Springtime Books for Children

Here in New Jersey, it’s been feeling like Spring has arrived early! In the past, the onset of warmer weather brought out many Read Aloud sessions for my toddler class, centered around Spring! Here are some books I’ve used in my Seasons curriculum when sharing with young learners about Spring: Little Yellow Bee by GingerContinue reading “Springtime Books for Children”

WWW Wednesday: March 11

WWW Wednesday was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm, and now maintained by Taking on a World of Words. There are three prompts for WWW Wednesday:–What are you currently reading?–What did you finish recently reading?–What do you think you’ll read next? Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensI’m reading Where the Crawdads Sing for my localContinue reading “WWW Wednesday: March 11”

Goodreads Monday: March 9

I’m taking part in Goodreads Monday. This was started by Lauren’s Page Turners, in which you choose a book listed on your Goodreads TBR and talk about it. This Week’s Post: The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis Synopsis:It’s 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn’t ask for more out of life–her husbandContinue reading “Goodreads Monday: March 9”

Weekend Reads: March 7

This weekend I began reading ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’. I’m at Chapter 5, and I could see that this story is building up the character of Kya as a girl coming from very, very little. Another central character is also introduced, one who grew up with Kya (so it seems). I’m pretty interested in seeingContinue reading “Weekend Reads: March 7”

February 2020 Wrap-Up

During February, I read 6 books: Audiobooks: 2Physical Books: 3Kindle/NetGalley: 1 Genres:Fantasy: 1Thriller: 1Contemporary: 3Middle Grade: 1Historical Fiction: 2 (1 Fantasy, 1 Contemporary) The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (5 Stars)(Fantasy/Historical Fiction) I’m so glad I finally made time for myself to read The Night Circus! This was such a beautiful story, set in twoContinue reading “February 2020 Wrap-Up”

Netgalley ARCs: March 5

Here are the NetGalley ARCs I received this week! NetGalley is a site that provides digital ARCs in exchange for honest reviews. I’ve been a member of NetGalley for over a year, and I enjoy the titles offered! I received one digital ARC this week: Story Magic by Laurel Gale Girls are forbidden to practiceContinue reading “Netgalley ARCs: March 5”