It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!
It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!
Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.
We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.
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Last Week’s Posts
Thursday: Blog Tour, Author Guest Post, Giveaway, and Review!: Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee
Giveaway open until Wednesday!
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Last Week’s Journeys
Kellee: Spring break is here! So far, I haven’t done a ton of reading because Jim and I went on a date weekend at Disney, and I focused on just hanging out with my husband. Earlier in the week, I did finish two books that I loved so much!
First, I read The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling which really filled a Harry Potter void. Though it wasn’t a Harry Potter story per se, it was just the touch I needed. I also listened to Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins. It was funny and smart and cute and had a great theme–the perfect audiobook for the last week before spring break.
Ricki: As I promised you last week, I didn’t get any reading done this week! I finished my manuscript for the AERA conference, and I am very excited to present it! I also wrote an essay for my Human Rights and Social Justice class (my last class of my doctoral degree!). I’ve been reading some articles about the ways that feminism and social class intersect, but I haven’t read any books this week. Next week, I will read more fun stuff, I promise!
This Week’s Expeditions
Kellee: I am currently almost done with Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier, and I am enthralled! I cannot wait to finish–I have the second book waiting in the wings. I also have Red Planet by Eddie Pittman to read this week which is a sci-fi adventure graphic novel.
Ricki: I just started Kristen-Paige Madonia’s Invisible Fault Lines, an ARC from S&S, and I love it so far!
Upcoming Week’s Posts
Tuesday: Books We Really Love But Don’t Talk About Enough
Wednesday: National Geographic Kids: Celebrate Easter
Thursday: Blog Tour, Review, and Giveaway!: Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley
Friday: LSU’s Line 4 Line Program
Sunday: Author Guest Post!: “The Star Wars Effect: Bringing Teens to Space” by Ava Jae, Author of Beyond the Red
So, what are you reading?
Link up below and go check out what everyone else is reading. Please support other bloggers by viewing and commenting on at least 3 other blogs. If you tweet about your Monday post, tag the tweet with #IMWAYR!
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