I like to keep track of what I'm reading both for bragging rights - heck yeah I read over 100 books a year! - and also because it's hard to remember what I've read. Patrons ask for book recommendations and there are times when my mind just goes blank and I can't recall a single … Continue reading 2017 Book Demographics
Hey everyone, it's time to list the best books I've read this year! There were some really great ones and I hope you find something you like in these recommendations. I won't be able to be blogging about YA books next year because of my Printz duties - eeeeeek! - but I'll try to write … Continue reading Best of 2017
Ever had a reading slump? One where you either can't seem to focus on a book or don't like anything that you've been reading? I think I've been in one for the last few months. I've been having some anxiety about the world, our garbage-fire racist sexist President, and work and health stuff. That's been … Continue reading Coming out a reading slump
2016 was . . . certainly an exceptional year wasn't it? Stay tuned for my annual year-end roundup. I'll recap what's been happening with me, take a look back at the goals I set for 2016, and set some for 2017. Before I get to the books, though, here's a preview of the two modes of … Continue reading If nothing else, I read some good books this year
So it's time again for the year in review! It's still January so that means it's not too late. Right? I've done this the last few years and it's been interesting to look back through the year and remember it all. 2015 was great! I discovered that I unabashedly love sewing, the Great British Baking … Continue reading 2015 Year in Review!