My 10 Favorite Books to Read Outside

My 10 Favorite Books to Read Outside (because the weather is nice and even bookworms need a tan)

The heat. The bugs. The sunburn. Isn't summer great?! But really, though. There's just something about the warmer air and cool nights that make me want to lounge outside with a good book and a sweet tea. I'm teaming up with Top Ten Tuesday again this week. Technically, the prompt was to list 10 summer …

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Review of The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

Teacher Tuesday #1 || In which I review The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

I am a loud-and-proud, avid reader. (obviously) Honestly, it's one of my favorite things about myself, even though it sometimes leads to awkward conversations: "So, what do you like to do in your free time?" "Um . . . read." *proceeds to just look at me* (based on real-life happenings) Being an avid reader isn't seen …

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A fantastic book review about A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR #1) by Sarah J. Maas

I am currently obsessed with anything written by Sarah J. Maas. #noshame I was blown away by Empire of Storms, and I'm still in a state of book hangover. It's a real thing!  Anyway, since the next book in the Throne of Glass series isn’t released until September, I had to find another series to occupy …

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Why You Should be Using Flocabulary if You Aren’t Already

If you often find yourself wishing for more catchy children’s songs you can have stuck in your head all hours of the night, have I got a post for you! But really though, Flocabulary is a great educational resource. It’s a website uses hip-hop music videos to teach a variety of subjects. Flocabulary is by …

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10 Super-Tough, Kick-Butt Heroines that are my Absolute Favorite of All Time

I’m a sucker for strong female characters who have a dark past, who are hesitant to lead, who are super smart, and who are sacrificial. Really, put any of those traits into your female protagonist, and I’ll read your book - no questions asked. (This post does contain some possible spoilers, so just be aware) …

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That Time I Decided I Needed to Write an Entire Essay about Thirteen Reasons Why

This is going to be a controversial post, but I think it’s a dialogue we need to have. As most of you know (unless you’ve been living under a rock) Netflix recently released 13 Reasons Why, a series based on Jay Asher’s novel of the same title (except that the book spells out “thirteen”; the …

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Quotes, Quotes, Quotes! (and some pretty pictures)

I LOVE QUOTES. Absolutely and unapologetically. Yeah, you know those wood quote signs? Get me every time. And my Pinterest account? Just constant quotes popping up! Clearly, mind-blowing quotes are a must if a book is going to sweep me off my feet. Below, you'll find my top ten favorite current favorite quotes. And, I should probably worn you …

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Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) by Sarah J. Maas

I'm fairly certain my heart is broken. But I'm not entirely sure, because Sarah J. Maas left us hanging at the end! Gah!! (FYI - spoiler free review for your viewing pleasure. I'll give my unadulterated thoughts later.) Empire of Storms follows the continued saga of Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. Aelin and her court …

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