10 Favorite Picture Books from 2016

2016 was another great year for picture books. I didn’t read as many as I usually do, but overall the quality of my picture book reading was up because I was more selective (rather than going to the library and grabbing a bunch of books at random). My very favorite book of the year was…

Top Ten Bookish Resolutions for 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish. This week’s topic is resolutions for 2016. Serendipity. I need more unplanned, non-goal-oriented reading in my life. (I am fully aware of the irony of listing serendipity number one on a list of goals.) I resolve to go to the library without…

Top Ten Newberys I’ve Never Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and Bookish. Normally on the day after the ALA Youth Media Awards announcements, I’m organizing my reading for the month to come, planning to catch up on winning titles that I missed. Especially the Newbery. I often criticize the Newbery for its predictable choices and lack of…

Top Ten Books I Want to Reread

It’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and Bookish, and today’s topic is Top Ten Books I Want to Reread. Much as I love rereading, it’s a pleasure I rarely allow myself. There are always so many new books I’m trying to get to. One of my reading goals for 2015, though, is more…