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SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

It's Read-A-Thon Time!

It's April and April means Dewey's 24-Hour Read-A-Thon! Dewey's 24-Hour Read-A-Thon is a bi-annual event and is held in April and October. I participated in my first RaT last April and I'm s...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

Review: Compulsion (Heirs of Watson Island #1)

Martina Boone. New York: Simon Pulse, 2014. Ebook.Rating: DecentGoodreads Summary: Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse. All her life, Barrie Watson had been a virtual prisoner i...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

Review: The Education of Margot Sanchez

Lilliam Rivera. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2017.Rating: DecentGoodreads Summary: Pretty in Pink comes to the South Bronx in this bold and romantic coming-of-age novel about dy...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

My Favorite Word by Nikki Grimes

Love this post! Reposted from the Nerdy Book Club.MY FAVORITE WORD BY NIKKI GRIMESPOSTED BY CBETHM ON JANUARY 4, 2017 IN AUTHOR POSTSAt a recent school visit, a student posed a wonderful qu
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

Review: The Cure for Dreaming

Cat Winters. New York: Amulet Books, 2014.  352 pp.Rating: Striking "Think of your future sons and daughters. Think how much better your childhood would have been if your mother had accepted...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

How Many Lives Does A Book Live?

Yesterday, I was sorting through a box of children's books a co-worker had given me. Almost all of the books had a name scribbled inside the front cover. These names were of individuals who ...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

Thinking to Inking: Pick Up Your Pen And Write. Your Voice Matters.

Reblogged from Thinking to Inking My comment on this post: Yes, all of this! Despite everything else I was feeling this morning, I woke up determined. Stacy, your post put into words my atti...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

September 2016 YA Releases

Yes, I do know that there's only one more day in September, but that's not going to stop me from posting a pic of my September releases. After stalking my order status for a week, the last b...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

Suicide Prevention Book Display

Earlier this month, two students within my county committed suicide on the same day. Their deaths were unrelated as one was a middle school student and the other high school, as well as, the...
SAY WHAAAT!? · 2M ago

Review: Rising From the Ashes: The Chronicles of Caymin (The Dragonmage Saga #1)

Caren J. Werlinger. Corgyn Publishing, 2016. 295 pp.Rating: Worthy + 5 ScoopsFantasy isn't my go to genre. Truthfully, it's never really been on my radar. Not because I despised it, but beca...