Top Ten Series I’ve B..

Top Ten Series I’ve Been Meaning To Start But Haven’t

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week our topic is: Top Ten Series I’ve Been Meaning To Start But Haven’t Listed in no particular order.    The Night Angel Trilogy – My husband has been bugging me to read these and I still haven’t!   The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien – I only ever read the Hobbit… not the actual trilogy.   The Witchlands by Susan Dennard – now that the second book is out I really want to read this series but haven’t yet.   The Mapmaker’s Trilogy by S.E. Grove – it looks so […]

Posted June 20, 2017
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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 June 19, 2017
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Book Review: Sputnik’..

Book Review: Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth + Giveaway

Prez is in a Temporary – a home just for the summer – when Sputnik shows up and is a talking alien with a backpack. Except his temporary family all thinks he is a dog. It takes Prez a while to figure it out. Sputnik has been sent by Laika to help save Earth – by making a list with Prez of the top 10 things that makes Earth worth saving. Obviously not wanting his world to be shrunk, he decides he must help Sputnik realize what is so great about earth. All the while, he is wanting his grandfather […]

Posted June 14, 2017
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Book Review: Two Truths and..

Book Review: Two Truths and a Lie + Giveaway

Two Truths and a Lie is an exciting new series that presents three articles on similar topics, but only two of them are completely true. Readers can actively search and look to see which one is true or not. At the end of the book, it does go section by section and go over which ones are true and which was not true. I loved the research tips section as well as the bibliography. I feel like you could use this book as a bibliography tool as well, showing students they can use a bibliography to do further research and […]

Posted June 12, 2017
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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? Bought:   […]

Posted June 12, 2017
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Big Book Summer Challenge

Big Book Summer Challenge

The 2017 Big Book Summer Challenge is a challenge is being hosted by Sue @ Book By Book. Here are the details: Anything over 400 pages qualifies as a big book. The challenge will run from Memorial Day weekend (starting May 26 this year) through Labor Day weekend (Labor Day is September 4 this year). Choose one or two or however many big books you want as your goal. Wait, did you get that? You only need to read 1 book with over 400 pages this summer to participate! (though you are welcome to read more, if you want). Choose from what’s on your […]

Posted June 11, 2017
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Harry Potter Summer Swap

Harry Potter Summer Swap

  Do you love Harry Potter, Swaps and have an Instagram account? Then you should sign up for the Harry Potter Summer Swap, hosted by myself and my friend Tula. Welcome to the Harry Potter Summer Swap, a collaboration swap by @bookgoil and @tulashamhart To celebrate all things Harry Potter, we’ve created this fun swap! Here are the rules: 1. Follow the hosts @bookgoil @tulashamhart 2. Open internationally 3. Fill out the form linked on our accounts by June 25th 11:59 pm CST. 4. Ship out your package no later than July 31st (Harry’s birthday). 5. Post your awesome package when […]

Posted June 11, 2017
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Audiobook Challenge 2017 Se..

Audiobook Challenge 2017 Semi Annual Check In

Hosted by Hot Listens & Caffeinated Book Reviewer So I’m doing pretty epic this year, possibly because I have only been listening to audiobooks on my commute instead of the radio or music. I’ve pretty much am close to 30 already and my goal was 30 – 50! Here’s the books I’ve read so far… Level chosen: My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) 30+ Den of Wolves (Blackthorn & Grim, #3) by Juliet Marillier See How They Run (Embassy Row, #2) by Ally Carter Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row, #3) by Ally Carter How to Train Your […]

Posted June 10, 2017
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