Top 10 Books I’ve Read This Year.

It’s hard to believe the year is already half over. It’s been a good literary year so far. Looking through the list below, it’s clear that I’ve been indulging in some fantastic YA fiction – never a bad thing! I’ve also read a few great memoirs, some awesome literary fiction and some great read alouds with the kids as well! I’m linking up with The … Continue reading Top 10 Books I’ve Read This Year.

10 Steps to an Amazing Summer.

I’m linking up with Mama Kat again to answer one of her Weekly Writer’s Workshop Prompts. The choices this week were: 1. Write a blog post inspired by the word: listen” 2. Write a poem for your Father. 3. Share something you learned this week. 4. 10 Things you hope to accomplish this summer. 5. Describe a time you made things…awkward. I’m crazy busy this … Continue reading 10 Steps to an Amazing Summer.

Book vs. Movie: The DUFF

My first thought after I finished reading The Duff by Kody Keplinger was “how did they manage to make this a movie?” While I enjoyed the book, it definitely seemed too racy for a teen movie. No parents would let their kids see this movie, right? No production company would be like “50 Shades of Grey but for sixteen year olds? Sure!” I honestly didn’t see how … Continue reading Book vs. Movie: The DUFF