When was the last time you took a trip to your public library? Do you even have a library card? Do you know all of the cool resources your library has to offer?
I have enjoyed a most GLORIOUS 7 weeks of summer vacation (granted the last two weeks I was at a reading intervention training and prepping paperwork for the start of the school year). I am ready yet not ready to return to work. I've noticed I am reading less and less in the days leading … Continue reading Back to Work Slide
Are you one of those people who discover new books because of movies? Are you someone who HAS to read the book before watching the movie? I am the later. I CANNOT watch a movie if I have not read the book first, trust me I have tried! Here are my top 10 books turned … Continue reading Top 10 Favorite Books turned into Movies/TV Shows
I'll start by saying what I loved most about this book is the feeling it gave me. It made me feel the same way I felt when I read "Stranger with my Face" by Lois Duncan (the same author of, I Know What You Did Last Summer)! I think the best thriller novels are ones in which you can place yourself, where you realize you could EASILY be the one that the events happen to...well that is EXACTLY how I felt reading this book! Click the link to read the rest of my thoughts!
Another relevant read. This book discusses college rape, teenage intoxication, wealthy versus poor, single parenting as well as the racy photos we have come to know gets shared in this technology era.
Which books most impacted you as a reader? Taught you life lessons? Taught you something new? Turned you on to a new favorite author? A new time period? Click the link to learn my top 10!
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult was an easy to read, all consuming novel.The story is set in modern day America and is told from the perspective of three main characters: Ruth, a black nurse, Turk, a white supremacist and Kennedy, a public defender. Ruth is on duty when Turk's newborn son goes into distress … Continue reading Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult