February Hopefuls

Happy February friends! We made it through what is arguably, the longest month of the year! I don't like committing to a TBR, because I feel like it puts me in a box, and if I don't read those books I've failed somehow. So instead, I saw someone on instagram post about their next month's... Continue Reading →

January 2020 Reading Wrap Up

The Wedding Party was a really great romance novel. I loved the chemistry and the growth between our two characters. I loved all the really important discussions this novel had on various topics, including POC in the workplace, and single mothers. Highly recommend. See my full review here. Tidelands was a historical fiction novel that... Continue Reading →

Crown: Picture Book Review

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh CutWritten by Derrick BarnesIllustrated by Gordon C. James I spotted this book during our Scholastic Book Fair this year, and knew I had to get it into our library, permanently. Crown is a wonderful novel, representing an own voices narrative. The combination of the writing and the illustrations transports you... Continue Reading →

The Great Cheese Robbery: Book Review

The Great Cheese Robberyby Chris Mould 2019-2020 SSYRA Jr. Book This was a really fun elementary grade chapter book. It’s listed for our junior readers, grades Kindergarten through Second grade, but it is definitely a higher difficulty for these students. This book would work great as a read-aloud, or for kiddos who are reading way... Continue Reading →

The Right Swipe: Review

The Right Swipe by Alisah Rai Thank you to Netgalley for providing me with a free ARC of this novel. Regardless of the way I acquired the novel, the thoughts, opinions, and views stated in this review are completely unbiased and one hundred percent my own. This is my last ARC that I have already... Continue Reading →

Winter 2019-2020 Book Haul

The new year is here, and it's time to talk about new books! I think there's a trend in the book community, that in December you make all your big book purchases with the hope that they will tide you over into the new year, so that you don't spend as much money on books...or... Continue Reading →

How to Clean Book Covers Safely

Hi friends! I wanted to share something I learned, pretty quickly, as an Assistant Librarian: how to clean and save book covers! It's so simple, anyone can do it virtually anywhere. All you need is1. a dirty book2. tissues/paper towels3. hand sanitizer4. patience The book pictured above was purchased from a bargain retailer. That means... Continue Reading →

Librarian Life: Book Processing

Hello friends! Happy Tuesday! I'll be honest, I had no intentions of writing a post today, but something so incredible happened, and I couldn't resist. Today, I fully processed my first book into my school's library. And then I fully processed 20 more!!! I know this doesn't sound like a big deal, but it was... Continue Reading →

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