In which I answer the question of what I’ve been doing since going on hiatus and forget what books I’m currently reading. … More I’m Back and I’m Excited
The writing of my dissertation was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I’m so thankful that I’m done. It was a long time coming. This presentation and my dissertation are dedicated to my friend Javier Milo, who convinced me to start my program way back in 2010. It’s also dedicated to all those who rest in power. … More “A Hairbrush is Not a Gun”: My Dissertation Defense
Libraries are my friends: they positively affect my ability to save money. But there are some authors whose books I want on my shelves. Here’s who they are (2:38). Who made it onto your list?
One of the things I love about the way I started my channel is the opportunity to engage with students through video. My friend shows my Feature Shelf videos to her class and one of them asked me a question. Then a few more asked me a question. And then my friend asked me to … More AMA from some 5th Graders
Today I took a trip to the bricks and mortar library for one book. I’m sure you know how the rest of this story knows. Click through and let me know whether or not you’ve read any of these. … More I Made a Side Trip to the Library Today
Happy Tuesday, Readers! Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is top ten childhood favorites. What I found interesting when looking at the books I read as a child was how many of the books I read repeatedly (e.g. The Secret Garden) were published well before I … More Top Ten Tuesday: Childhood Favorites
Click through for my excuse(s) for not making a video in May like I said I was going to. … More Why I Didn’t Make a Video in May
I’m so close to the end. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I’m on my last lap. I’ve become a master at mixing metaphors. Here’s my dissertation update for today. I’d love to know what you think. (52 seconds) … More Motivational Challenges
If you’re a library user, what do you love about your library? The Arrival by Shaun Tan Cicada by Shaun Tan A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahreh Mafi Lumberjanes Vols. 7 & 8 New Kid by Jerry Craft Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson Tight by Torrey Maldonado The Outsiders (audiobook) … More Library #BookHaul!
I’ve been adamantly against romance novels, professing they weren’t for me. I think it had more to do with not seeing myself represented in the romance novels that people were talking about. When my friend sent me the cover of Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole, I was immediately intrigued. I definitely read it … More Once Ghosted, Twice Shy | Sticky Note Reviews