2018 Books, Book Lists, Reading Challenge

What I Read This Summer: Rapid Reviews

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” --Henry James Well, I hate to say it, but there aren't that many summer afternoons left before the school year rolls around again. And while I'm always excited for a fresh start in August, I do hate… Continue reading What I Read This Summer: Rapid Reviews

2017 Books, Author Spotlight, Book Reviews, Uncategorized

14 People to Know

We're one week in to the school year, and my last semester of graduate school starts this week (can you hear the Hallelujah Chorus in the distance?). So before things get too crazy, I wanted to pause and share my review of 7 Men by Eric Metaxas. This is a book I read several years ago after… Continue reading 14 People to Know

2016 Books, Book Lists, Book Reviews

Young Adult Medley 

I'm excited to share a few young adult picks with you all tonight. These three books might seem like a random assortment, but they all have one thing in common: They were the summer reading choices for my students this year. I really enjoyed throwing some Young Adult lit into my reading selection for the… Continue reading Young Adult Medley 

Book Lists, Book Reviews, Insipration, Uncategorized

Six Nonfiction Books for Your Beach Bag

  Summer vacation means a lot of things--long days, rising temperatures, and maybe--if you're lucky--a trip to the beach! Typically when I think of a good "beach read," I think of a really interesting fiction book that grabs your interest and transports you to another place. But why should fiction books get all the love?… Continue reading Six Nonfiction Books for Your Beach Bag