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My 40 Favorite Books – part 4

This past weekend I had a birthday – a big one! 4-0!!

To celebrate on the blog I’m posting 40 of my favorite books titles with you. Almost every time I do a speaking event, I get asked what my favorite books is. I never know how to answer that. … Read More

My 40 Favorite Books – part 3

This past weekend I had a birthday – a big one! 4-0!!

To celebrate on the blog I’m posting 40 of my favorite books titles with you. Almost every time I do a speaking event, I get asked what my favorite books is. I never know how to answer that. … Read More

My 40 Favorite Books – part two!

This past weekend I had a birthday – a big one! 4-0!!

To celebrate on the blog I’m posting 40 of my favorite books titles with you. Almost every time I do a speaking event, I get asked what my favorite books is. I never know how to answer that. … Read More

My 40 favorite books

This weekend I have a birthday – and it’s a big one! 4-0!! I’m oddly excited about this, which is strange, because I usually don’t care a bit about birthdays.

To celebrate on the blog I’m posting 40 of my favorite books titles with you. Almost every time I do … Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

Jessica Lawson is middle grade master. Her newest, Waiting for Augusta, has so many threads to admire: loss of a loved on, surprise plot twist, segregation of schools, road trip!, golf, friendships. And they’re all woven together … Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

 

 

Kate Beasley’s Gertie’s Leap to Greatness is a delightful middle grade read. Beautiful sentences; vivid, rich setting; interesting characters. The dialogue is often hilarious, the kid logic spot-on. It’s a satisfying story with a perfect … Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

Patricia MacLachlan‘s The Poet’s Dog is a perfect small read for the winter. It’s warm and sad, but also filled with joy, love, and hope. Plus there are poets. The best kind of them too. Run … Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

 

 

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows is a treasure of a book. Maybe my favorite read this year.  A YA historical, imaginative, hilarious novel with romance and magic and hilarity … Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake is a YA fantasy – first in a series – about three sister queens who have to kill each other. It’s fantastic! The characters are great; the world’s intriguing. And her … Read More