Earlier this week, I talked about my 5 reading resolutions for myself in 2023. They are: Today, I want to talk a little bit about how I’m working to set myself up for success in 2023 so that I don’t wait until the last minute to try and cram in the complete stories of FlanneryContinue reading “What I’m Doing to Set Myself Up for Success with My 2023 Reading Resolutions”
I write this staring down the last two weeks of 2023, knowing that I did SO MUCH reading this year, and yet not enough of what I wanted to read. I didn’t set MANY reading resolutions in 2022, for a few reasons. At the end of 2021, I was wrapping up my time on theContinue reading “My 2023 Reading Resolutions”
One important thing to know about me is that I’m addicted to NPR. That addiction has worsened in the past year into what I can only describe as a coping mechanism, but that’s also interrupted my old routine of plowing through audiobooks on the regular, especially non-fiction ones. It doesn’t help that my commute isContinue reading “A Heart That Works”
This is my garden picture book round up, because I’m in the middle of making a bibliography of books about gardens that feature Black protagonists, and I thought….why do double the work, when I could write about some of those books for this blog too? Especially with spring eventually going to be coming, why notContinue reading “Picture Book Round-Up #5”
Have you read Yasmin–what is your favorite “job” she takes on in her series?
Need more “something goes wrong at a boarding school” ambiance with a bit of magic or spookiness thrown in? Here are five books that give me Wednesday vibes–though caveat, I’m writing this mid-episode 4. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson A mystery, a boarding school, a past and present interlude that’s a bit connected and aContinue reading “3 Books to Read if You Liked ‘Wednesday’ on Netflix”
What picture books have you read and enjoyed recently?