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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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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