The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? For Review: […]

Posted April 25, 2016
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24 Hour Readathon

24 Hour Readathon

It’s time for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon! I’ll be on Twitter cheering on and off all day on #TeamRobin I also have a big stack of books I’m trying to get through! Mostly short books though. Opening Meme 1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Naperville, Illinois 2) Which book in your stack are you most looking forward to? Hoping to dig down towards the bottom to A Court of Thorns and Roses today! 3) Which snack are you most looking forward to? Whatever I send my husband to the store for – something with […]

Posted April 23, 2016
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Ten Books That Will Make You Laugh

Ten Books That Will Make You Laugh

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Ten Books That Will Make You Laugh Listed in no particular order.   Nimona by Noelle Stevenson – so many laugh out loud moments, I absolutely love this book!   Fairy Bad Day by Amanda Ashby – a fairy killer who would rather be a dragon killer, so funny!   A Bad Day for Voodoo by Jeff Strand – probably the craziest, most messed up book I’ve ever read, I absolutely recommend this book…   The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Chris Healy – this series is […]

Posted April 19, 2016
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? For Review: […]

Posted April 18, 2016
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Book Review: Stars Above

Book Review: Stars Above

I was very sad to find that Winter was the last book in the Lunar Chronicles series, so I was very happy to see her short story collection coming out. Stars Above has nine different stories in it. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on each below. The Keeper: This story was from the point of view of Scarlet’s grandmother – Michelle Benoit. I loved seeing more from the point of view of this brave and wonderful woman. Scarlet runs away from her father after he spends too many nights drinking and ends up staying with her grandmother. Unfortunately, her grandmother now has another […]

Posted April 13, 2016
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Ten Books Every Fantasy Lover Should Read

Ten Books Every Fantasy Lover Should Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Ten Books Every Fantasy Lover Should Read Listed in no particular order.    Blackthorne & Grim series by Juliet Marillier   A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab   Here There Be Dragons by James Owen   Seraphina by Rachel Hartman   Graceling or Fire to be specific by Kristin Cashore – my fave is Fire tho!   Anything by Maria V. Snyder to be honest.. but this is the first book – Poison Study   Song of the Lionness Quartet by Tamora Pierce (you can’t go wrong with any Tamora […]

Posted April 12, 2016
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The Monster Report

The Monster Report

Welcome to another edition of the Monster Report. The Monster Report explores the book happenings of Kate and Kristen. Whether it be what we got in our mailboxes, what books we are currently hiding in, or fun stuff to look forward to this week at The Book Monsters, you can find it here. The Monster Report is inspired by Alea‘s This Week in Books, Tynga’s Stacking the Shelves, and Kathryn at the Book Date‘s It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Also, Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It’s Monday, What are you Reading? Read this […]

Posted April 11, 2016
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Ten Bookish Accounts to Follow on Social Media

Ten Bookish Accounts to Follow on Social Media

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Ten Bookish Accounts to Follow on Social Media Listed in no particular order. These are all instagram accounts I LOVE.  @-halfbl00dprincess @lillytales  @youngadultbookaddict  @celinereads  @bookstorefinds  @nicole_in_neverland  @thebookelves  @bribookishconfessions  @lattenightsbooks  @hotdudesreading – supposedly they published a book too???  Get your eye candy here. So, this isn’t bookish, but if you are a teacher or know lots of teachers.. you need to follow @teachermisery

Posted April 5, 2016
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