Author: Kristen

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? Books added […]

Posted August 6, 2018
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July in Review

July in Review

Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog…   Other Features:      Events:   more personally…   Life: Our new dog Calli is doing great, and Zeus loves her, they don’t like to be apart very much. They love to play and wrestle and steal each others bones. She had some digestive issues but is now doing […]

Posted August 1, 2018
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NEWTS 2018 Readathon TBR

NEWTS 2018 Readathon TBR

I’m so excited for the NEWTS – I really enjoyed the OWLS in April and completed all but two, so I have a lot I can do in August. Anyone else participating? N.E.W.T.s 2018 announcement O.W.L.s 2018 announcement Magical Twitter N.E.W.T.s schedule Lill N.E.W.T.s progress sheet to circle which grades you have achieved through the readathon Ancient Runes A – Book Set in the Past (Kindred by Octavia E. Butler) E – Ancient books on shelf have not read yet (Wolf Moon by Charles DeLint) O – Book translated from another language (Ghost Knight by Cornelia Funke) Arithmancy A – […]

Posted July 18, 2018
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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? Books added […]

Posted July 15, 2018
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Mid Year Audiobook Challeng..

Mid Year Audiobook Challenge Check In

 Hosted by Hot Listens and Caffeinated Reviewer I’ve been doing pretty awesome so far although I’ll likely get behind in the summer because I’m not driving to work. I had summer school in June so I was still driving 2 hours every day just about. Currently working on a fairly long audiobook, so I’ll need to start listening while taking the dogs out. I’m at 23 but I’m aiming for 50 so we’ll see. I wanted to stretch myself this year! Level: Marathoner (Look Ma No Hands) 50+ The Shadow Queen(Ravenspire, #1) by C.J. Redwine A Study in Charlotte(Charlotte Holmes, #1) by Brittany Cavallaro That Inevitable […]

Posted July 12, 2018
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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? Books added […]

Posted July 9, 2018
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June in Review

June in Review

Month in Review is a feature in which we wrap up what went on each month in terms of our blog, reading and other things in our life. Feel free to leave a link in the comments to your own monthly wrap up post so we can stop by. on the blog…   Reviews:    Other Features:     Events: more personally…   Life: Starting summer school with no break was really rough. I also was finishing my second Masters and am now DONE! I think it’s time to take a year off of classes… Reading: I stunk it up […]

Posted July 1, 2018
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Two Truths and a Lie: Histo..

Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries Blog Tour

This is such a fun nonfiction series. All of the information is engaging and interesting, even the lies side of the book include true stories with information changed to make it untrue. I enjoyed the quizzes and extra bits of information. It’s a fully engaging book that will keep you reading for hours! Even as an adult, I found myself really enjoying my read through this book. The authors do a great job including a wide variety of topics so as to engage readers who have different interests. This book definitely makes reading nonfiction fun and I wish more books […]

Posted June 28, 2018
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