Insanely Sane and Furiously Happy

I have a new favorite book, and no surprise, it's by Jenny Lawson aka The Bloggess. Despite following The Bloggess across the interwebs for several years now, and purchasing her coloring book when it first came out (despite the fact that I can't color in it because coloring stresses me out), this is the first book... Continue Reading →

Straight Outta Hate

Over Thanksgiving Break I read two books back to back that I feel have to be discussed in tandem. They worked so beautifully together and I have become an evangelist for both of them. Inevitably, any discussion I have about one leads into conversation about the other. That said, you don't have to read them... Continue Reading →

Station Eleven

READ THIS BOOK! But seriously, it's amazing. One of my favorite sci-fi books in the world is Warren Hammond's Tides of Maritinia. It's futuristic, it's real, it's gritty, but it's also human, and hopeful in a way that gave me ALL THE FEELS. This book has some echoes of that novel in the scenes on Station... Continue Reading →


I FINALLY got around to reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. It's been on my "READ RIGHT FREAKING NOW!" list for months, and yet, in those brief moments when I had time to read for fun rather than work, other books kept jumping their place in the queue and ending up in my hands.... Continue Reading →

I’ll Give You the Sun

I have to admit, I read this amazing book a few months ago - but I can't stop talking about it. I just bought two additional copies for my classroom because I want EVERYONE to read it. I can't wait until I have enough clout as a teacher to teach books of my choosing, because I'll... Continue Reading →

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