IMWAYR: Week Two COVID-19 Virus Lockdown — Lots of Time to Read

It’s week two of the weirdest time in our recent history, the COVID-19 Virus National Lockdown. Starting Wednesday, residents of Indiana are under a “stay at home” order from the governor. There’s lots of time for reading now. This week, I have the books… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Week Two COVID-19 Virus Lockdown — Lots of Time to Read”

IMWAYR: Hope and Joy

I’m in need of HOPE and JOY right now, so I’m spending the week reading some titles that make me smile. Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks It’s Deja and Josiah’s last night working at the pumpkin patch…ever. They will be off… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Hope and Joy”

IMWAYR: For the Students

I’m reading with the students this week. We are working on nonfiction texts during library time, and these titles are interesting and make us ask, “Really?” (“Really?” Strategy from Reading Nonfiction by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. Good stuff!) I liked this newest title… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: For the Students”

IMWAYR: Blink YA Book — Coming Soon!

In between coughs and sneezes, I’m reading. This week I’ll finish… We Had to Be Brave by Deborah Hopkinson. I finished an upcoming fabulous mystery/modern tragedy called Twin Daggers by MarcyKate Connolly. I love Blink YA Books titles, and this one does not disappoint.… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Blink YA Book — Coming Soon!”

IMWAYR: Author and Bookseller Friends Sent Books

This is a great week to read. President’s Day Weekend gave me some time to spend with Mom, and gave me time to read books. I finished… Soldier for Equality by Duncan Tonatiuh. What Lane? by Torrey Maldonado. We Had to Be Brave by… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Author and Bookseller Friends Sent Books”

IMWAYR: I LOVE Reading! February Plan

Is it February already? Wow, the year is going fast. I love reading, and the extra day this month gives me extra time to read. Last weekend I went to The Brain Lair Bookstore (my favorite spot) and grabbed some award-winners from last Monday’s… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: I LOVE Reading! February Plan”

IMWAYR: Last Week’s Lines and a New ARC

Reading just gets better and better! This year I’m working on staying on pace, and I’m failing miserably already. Through this first part of January, I’m learning that it’s not too bad — I’m savoring some great titles a little longer. This week, I’ll… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Last Week’s Lines and a New ARC”

IMWAYR: Last Two of 2019

This is it. The last two days — and two books — of 2019. Happy New Year! The Wonder of Wildflowers by Anne Staniszewski (coming February 2020) Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Watson Hackl As I look ahead to 2020,… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Last Two of 2019”

IMWAYR: Roll With It — Rolling Towards Winter Break

Continuing the push to winter break, I read… ROLL WITH IT by Jamie Sumner This is the story of Ellie (Lily, actually), the girl with cerebral palsy who won’t let her wheelchair slow her down. She’s got some attitude and mad baking skills for… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Roll With It — Rolling Towards Winter Break”

IMWAYR: Various Titles Until Winter Break

This is a busy week at school with concerts, doctor’s appointments, and programs leading up to winter break. I’m trying to read as much as I can of the titles on my TBR list (To Be Read) so I can get through until vacation.… Continue Reading “IMWAYR: Various Titles Until Winter Break”