After I posted two weeks ago about reading too much fantasy, I started thinking about ways to get some other genres into my reading life. I am always telling my students to expanded their horizons, in other words read something different than that copy of Wimpy Kid you have read at least ten times that … Continue reading Expanding My Horizons
Is there such a thing as reading too much of one genre? I never used to think so, but lately I have found myself thinking that I'm getting a bit tired of fantasy. Plus they start to either all sound the same or I start getting the storylines mixed up. My mind is turning … Continue reading Too Much Fantasy?
If you read my blog on a regular basis, you know that I was super excited that the American Library Association Midwinter conference was this weekend in Seattle. It was super exciting and lots of fun hanging out with other librarians for the weekend, listening to authors talk and talking books with publishers. I scored … Continue reading Youth Media Awards 2019
My Favorite Fantasy Reads From the Year Fantasy was my top genre this year. Many of my rereads were also from this category, and there were a lot of good series that ended this year as well. These three were my favorite stand-alone books of the year. Salt was so well done and such a … Continue reading 2018 Favorites – Part Four
My Favorite Science Fiction Reads of the year. This was a really great year for science fiction. I just wish I had read a little bit more of it. I am going to be making it a focus for next year though. These three fall into the horror science fiction, something that you really don't … Continue reading 2018 Favorite – Part Three