It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 5/6/19

I feel like I should have far more to show for myself as a reader given that I’ve barely posted reading updates over the last two months and I have been reading, though not at my usual pace. But somehow, I don’t. Keep Going is Austin Kleon’s best book yet, a thoughtful and helpful exploration…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 4/8/19

You’d think that after taking several weeks off of Monday reading posts to focus on other challenges I’d have plenty of books to share. But I returned my last stack of picture books to the library unread and otherwise have way too many books started to finish many. I really enjoyed Weike Wang’s novel, Chemistry.…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 2/25/19

In reading: It’s hard to believe that Tahereh Mafi’s A Very Large Expanse of Sea qualifies as historical fiction, but it’s set in 2002, shortly after 9/11, and even though that feels like about five minutes ago to me, it’s definitely historical. I loved the main character, Shirin, a Muslim teenager who chooses to wear…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 2/11/19

On the blog: A slice about the ALA Youth Media Awards announcements In reading: I’ve been busy reading Newberys this week, as I hadn’t read the winner or two (only two?!) honor books. First up was the gold medal winner, Merci Suarez Changes Gears, which has been sitting on my shelf unread since it was…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 2/4/19

In reading: Meet Me at the Museum was a recommendation on the Modern Mrs. Darcy podcast and the choice my mother and I made for the epistolary novel category of Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge,¬†which we are completing together this year. I was looking for a readalike for 84 Charing Cross Road or The Guernsey…