Month: February 2013

Leap Into Books Giveaway Hop 2013 (INT)

Leap Into Books Giveaway Hop 2013 (INT)

So I think I’m going to try to participate in one hop a month that is sponsored by Kathy at I Am a Reader, Not a Writer.  And the co-sponsor of this hop is Jinky is Reading.  And this month I’ve chosen the Leap Into Books giveaway, because as a teacher, I like the idea… Read more »

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First Top Ten Tuesday of 2013:  Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

First Top Ten Tuesday of 2013: Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

This is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  This week’s top ten them is “auto-buy” authors.  Which means authors that you always buy their books when they come out because you know that you’ll enjoy it no matter what, if it’s in a series you’ve read, or not.  My first few were at one… Read more »

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The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) by Julie Kagawa

The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) by Julie Kagawa

Okay, once again I have been totally wowed and am asking myself why in the world I waited so long to read a book by this author.  Now, I must admit the other series by this author, is about Fey, and I’m not really into the fairies that much.  Not that I haven’t read any… Read more »

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Feature and Follow Friday 2013 #2

Feature and Follow Friday 2013 #2

Wow, only the 2nd time I’ve done this in 2013!!  I guess that’s once a month, but I really like to participate in this more!  So, new goal, try to do this weekly!  This time of year is so crazy with school, but having a snow day yesterday and today has really helped!  Feature and… Read more »

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Whatever You Make of It by Michelle Sodaro

Whatever You Make of It by Michelle Sodaro

This is an exciting, yet hard to write review.  This is a book that was self published by a good friend of mine. I worked with Michelle at B. Dalton bookstore, and she also was a teacher at one of the high schools in the same district where I teach.  So it’s very exciting to… Read more »

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The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

This is Jay Asher’s 2nd book, and I’m still a huge fan!  This is the first book of Carolyn Mackler’s that I’ve read.  While the topic is way less serious than Asher’s first book Thirteen Reasons Why, it was one that intrigued me as soon as I heard about it.  Two teens in 1996, Emma… Read more »

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Trapped by Michael Northrop

Trapped by Michael Northrop

I got this book a while back at my school’s Scholastic Book Fair, and pulled it out back in January to read.  I’ve been keeping it in the master bathroom for during bubble baths, because either the book I was reading was too big or I was reading on my Nook, and I don’t want… Read more »

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