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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/15/16

On the blog: Top 10 words that will make me buy a book A round-up of some favorite online reading from the past week In reading: Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois is a gorgeously written and illustrated biography of artist Louise Bourgeois. I so appreciate picture book biographies that do more than…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/8/16

I blame my lack of blogging on Ruby, our new puppy. Were we completely bonkers to increase our already chaotic zoo of seven pets to eight–especially when Pet #8 is a six-month old totally untrained dog? Absolutely! But look at that face! This photo was taken by her foster mom, and it’s still one of my…

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10 Bookish Facts About Me: Slice of Life #sol16

Today’s Slice of Life was inspired by The Broke and Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday feature. Usually Top Ten Tuesdays focus on book lists, but this week the focus is on readers. Writing this post, I was reminded how productive a provided title and a little bit of structure can be. I tried to share new, never-before-shared-on-the-blog facts this…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 7/11/16

I didn’t intend to somehow take a monthlong break from my Monday reading posts, but that’s what happened. A month of reading should be around 10-15 books for me, but instead I have a sad six titles to share–four of which I read to my son!–plus a handful of picture books. The Gordon Korman extravaganza…