Category Archives: YA Lit

I love preordering books because when they arrive at my house it is like a surprise present that I bought for myself. On Tuesday of this week John Green’s new book, The Fault in Our Stars, arrived. So far I’m … Continue reading

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Newly Updated and Revised

Earlier this year I finished listening to the audiobook of Ironman by Chris Crutcher. Last summer I feel in love with Crutcher’s books. I devoured Deadline, Angry Management, and Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes. Last year I used Staying Fat … Continue reading

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Level Up

I have been in the middle of a few books for quite some time (my GoodReads “to read” bookshelf can attest to this). I am stuck on the last 100 pages of Lauren Oliver’s Delirium – I am too far … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Part 2

I have come nowhere close to meeting my goal of reading a book a day this summer, but I have been reading every single day. I have also been updating my 2011 list of books read, but I have not … Continue reading

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Wonderstruck

Two years ago I read The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick and was blown away, not only by the creativity of the storytelling, but also by the history that was so creatively told. Selznick’s new book, Wonderstruck, comes … Continue reading

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#Bookaday Week 1

Last summer I met a whole bunch of friends on Twitter (fellow teachers and readers) and was introduced to the #bookaday challenge. The goal of #bookaday, as I currently understand it, is to read a book a day. However, the … Continue reading

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My Reading Weekend

This weekend I decided to ignore the stack of papers that I brought home with me (I am sure this will come back to haunt me tonight when I realize how much I have to do before Monday morning rolls … Continue reading

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