Ashes & Shadows…Ilsa J. Bick Rocks This Post!


So, you may remember when I read Ilsa J. Bick‘s Ashes. It freaked me out & kept me up at night. I LOVED IT! It also ended in a OMG! WHAT THE WHAT! cliffhanger! I totally love/hated how Ilsa rocked those last two pages! Finally, finally, finally, Shadows is here! And, let me tell you, […]

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Today I am…joining a LGBT reading event!


Today I am…Joining a LGBT reading event. The mega awesome Roof Beam Reader is hosting THE LITERARY OTHERS: AN LGBT READING EVENT in October. I’m totally participating! I’m jumping in because equality is an issue that I am passionate about. Sometimes people ask me why LGBT rights are such a big issue to me when […]

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Oh My Awesome Authors! DBF12 Rocked!


This weekend was the Decatur Book Festival. It is an amazing celebration of authors, books, and those who love them! I hung out there all weekend (yup, me outside for two days straight…that should tell you how great of an event it is!!). Schmoopy, Ash, from Smash Attack Reads, and I had a blast in […]

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Ilsa Bick…OMG! Cannot wait for Shadows!


Ashes totally (TOTALLY) freaked me out! I mean, I had to stop reading it at night. It was awesome and scary and creepy…I loved it! So, Shadows is coming out soon (9/25/12). I am lucky and I get to read it early (Yay!). I’m starting it tonight. YAY! I hope that it terrifies me and […]

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You’re Killing Me, Smalls! & 2 Thank Yous: AS King & my parents rock!


So, a normal person would be excited when their favorite author announces a new book. A normal person would just pre-order it and wait excitedly. A normal person would check their blog from time to time and read updates and such. There hasn’t been any normal in my life since, well, never.  I wanted to […]

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Amped by Daniel H. Wilson


I loved Robopocalypse! LOVED IT! I know, I’ve mentioned that a few times, but it is freaking awesome. Amped, Daniel H. Wilson’s latest, was just as freaking epic! It started at full speed & kept up the pace throughout. Tons of action, thought provoking issues, and classic Wilson style. Basically, tons of win from page […]

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Shadow & Bone Rocks!


I’m reading Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. It is rocking my world. So. Freaking. Amazing! Poor orphan children, war, creepy evil volcra things, magic, mystical powers, wealth, opulence, secrets, and a mysteriously magical Darkling. Oh, there’s tons of drama, so much awesome drama! And I’m only half way through the book! Leigh Bardugo is […]

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Confessions of a Bad Blogger!


So, I’m going to admit it. I’ve been a bad blogger lately. No excuses. Really. I’m going to own this one 100%! But, I haven’t just been lying around doing nothing all day & night. I’m not that horrible! Here’s are a few pics of what I’ve been doing. Full update soon, for real life! […]

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Proud to be Nerdy!

Two Worlds Collide! Today, my books and bling life and literacy teacher life get to collide again. I love when this happens! I love reading. Even more that that, I love people who love reading! So, when I had the chance to write a post for the awesome Nerdy Book Club, I was all in! These […]

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Amped Bling! Daniel H. Wilson ROCKS!

Amped Bling! Daniel H. Wilson

Daniel H. Wilson is freaking awesome!  I loved Robopocalypse! Totally loved it. It scared the heck out of me, but in an awesome way! I also loved How to Survive a Robot Uprising! I even used it with my 8th graders this year. They loved it, too! (I would have used Robopocalypse, but there were too […]

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