Posted in June 2016

Boothbay Literacy Retreat 2016 Post #1

As I sit here in the airport waiting for my flight to arrive so I can return home to Chicago, all my brain wants to do is reflect on EVERYTHING I learned and was reminded of these past several days at the Heinemann Boothbay Literacy Retreat.  If you have never gone (this was my first time) – … Continue reading

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

**I received a copy of Britt-Marie Was Here from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.** Summary by Goodreads: From the bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, a heartwarming and hilarious story of a reluctant outsider who transforms a tiny village and a woman who … Continue reading

When We Meet Again by Kristin Harmel

I came across When We Meet Again when a friend shared this summer reading list with my book club.  As I always do when I see these lists, I opened up Goodreads, added many of them to my to-read list, and then put them all on hold at my public library.  Then, as it always happens, … Continue reading

Author Spotlight: Miranda Kenneally

I came across the first book I read by Miranda Kenneally last summer through an advanced reader copy on NetGalley and have been a fan of her stories ever since. I have read two more in this past week and have the last two books already downloaded to my Kindle to read this summer. In … Continue reading