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. It comes out in August, but add it to your readingContinue 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 Deborah Hopkinson. Thanks to the authors, publishers, and Kathy Burnette atContinue 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 Youth Media Awards. I’m also looking forward to many book releases…soon!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 finish The Fountains of Silence (audiobook by Ruta Sepetys), The FirstContinue reading “IMWAYR: Last Week’s Lines and a New ARC”

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 her age, and wants everything in her family to be okay,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. This week I read… At the Mountain’s Base by Traci SorellContinue reading “IMWAYR: Various Titles Until Winter Break”

IMWAYR: Catching Up and Moving Forward

I’m still listening to Thirteen Doorways: Wolves Behind Them All, by Laura Ruby. I need to drive more, apparently. I still need to read The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. I didn’t sit down to savor the book as I planned last week. My “Battle of the Books” students and I are reading Code TalkerContinue reading “IMWAYR: Catching Up and Moving Forward”