Summer Reading aka the most magical time of the year

Ok, so when I say "magical" I really mean SUPER BUSY. It's great because I swear all of our books get checked out over the summer, I see so many more teens reading and so many more just in the library in general, and it's . . . summer. Winter isn't crushing our souls and … Continue reading Summer Reading aka the most magical time of the year

Professional happenings

Goodness have things been busy in Anna-land! I saw sick for a few days, recovered, then went to New Hampshire, and of course worked, too. In this time, some fun things have been happening professionally. I got appointed to a YALSA committee: the Research Journal Advisory Board! Cool! This is what we do: "YALSA's Research … Continue reading Professional happenings

I have returned from the land of chicken fried steak

I'm back from Austin and the YA Literature Symposium and had a great time! I wish that I had more time to explore the city and I know I missed out on some food truck awesomeness. It was so nice┬áto hang out with fellow YA lit enthusiasts and learn about new titles. I also really … Continue reading I have returned from the land of chicken fried steak

I’m not going to finish the Hub Challenge

Unless, that is, I can read 10 books before Sunday. Unlikely. What is the Hub Challenge, you say? It's put on by YALSA and their blog the Hub (I write for them, even as we speak I'm writing a post for Friday!). The goal is to read 25 of the books from YALSA's award lists … Continue reading I’m not going to finish the Hub Challenge