Part Two Ironically, I couldn't narrow my nonfiction reads down to just 5. I say "ironic" because I read so much more fiction than nonfiction! So I decided, "Why limit myself to an arbitrary number?" Books can often be a "top read" based on when you and the book find each other. What I find… Continue reading Top Nonfiction Reads of 2020
As promised, here is my first installment of: My criteria for including titles on this list are a combination of most of these: I ranked it with 5 stars on GoodreadsIt stuck with me for a long time after reading itIt made me thinkThe writing itself was beautiful, the characters were well-developed, and/or the storyline… Continue reading Top 5 Fiction Reads of 2020
Photo by Vlada Karpovich on Pexels.com When the pandemic hit this spring, I all of a sudden found myself in a very different position than normal: for the first time in pretty much ever, I had no set schedule. At that point, we hadn't created a fixed online school schedule. With an entire work day… Continue reading 5 Books on Technology, Productivity, and Relationships
Photo by Ena Marinkovic on Pexels.com I missed writing about my recent reads in October, but that doesn't mean I haven't been reading! In fact, just a few days ago, I was able to reach my numerical goal of reading 100 books this year. I set that goal because I got to about 70 books… Continue reading November 2020: Recent Reads
Photo by mentatdgt on Pexels.com A couple of years ago, when I first started reading a lot again, and reading more purposefully, I felt daunted by the prospect of finding books outside of what I normally read. I'd walk into the library, excited by all of the potential in the stacks filled with books, but… Continue reading How Do I Find Books Worth Reading?
Want to skip straight to the read-aloud suggestions ? Click here Today on Instagram, I reposted a quote from Mem Fox that a friend posted: When I say to a parent, "read to a child," I don't want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate. Mem Fox Reading aloud is… Continue reading Read-aloud Ideas