I've seen this book around a lot and heard it recommended. It's always been a book I thought I would eventually read. But, when I heard Constance Wu was going to play a part in the film of the book, I decided it had to be read IMMEDIATELY.
Only on page 20 something and already REALLY enjoying it!
This has been such a huge hit in my classroom. I have never had #manga in my #classroomlibrary before this year. This is has not been on the shelf since I introduced it and students are taking it upon themselves to make mini book groups around it. One of my students watched the anime film for it as he waited for me to add to the collection. Love when books spark such interest in my classroom. #TeachersofLitsy
Woo! This is a great idea @WhatDeeReads ! I definitely need to focus on the books I own in my TBR. And this isn't even all of them 😬
I know it's not Halloween yet but I am so ready for fall!!🎃🎃🎃
This audiobook is magical. It's got me laughing to myself in public places.
Legitimately have this conversation EVERY time someone asks me what I do. #TeachersofLitsy
Unrelated to books but my baby girl of 15 years passed away today. Rest In Peace and Love Pearl. 💛💛💛#PetsofLitsy
Mind blown. Jason Reynolds did an incredible job. Holy smokes, this novel is so needed right now. I'm a little speechless to how incredible Miles Morales and Jason Reynolds are. This book needs to be in the hands of every student. The message about what kids/young adults can do - whether or not they are super heroes- needs to be shared.
"I had not spelled out how a book could be personal and urgent..."
Such a strong lens for teaching reading to students, especially students who've felt disenfranchised in their education. This book has me stopping and highlighting and note-taking.
All the 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟s for this book! This book offers such a great lens to look at societal norms around gender norms and stereotypes.
This book is so much more than I thought it was going to be when I started it, thinking it would be a silly story about teens stuck on an island. Instead this book is really had me thinking and did a nice job at poking fun/bringing light to the issue of media influences. Also The audiobook was amazing!
I am currently listening to Beauty Queens by Libba Bray for an audiobook. It usually takes me a long time to finish audiobooks because I save them for car rides but today I'm going to do some #audiocleaning and finish this book! Next up on my audiobook TBR is Gabourey Sidibe's memoir! I seem to gravitate towards celebrity memoirs for my audio listening!
#backtoreading #AudiobooksToGo @Tiffy_Reads
For today's #backtoreading, I have been enjoying #FollowTheClues with Dr. Siri and his colleagues during 1970s Laos. Colin Coterill does a fantastic job of creating an intricate web of characters and giving a sense of what the beginning stages of communism looked like in Laos. Also, there is a spiritual/supernatural component to the books which I love. These are fun mysteries without too much of the gore. Loving the series so far. Rec'd by my mom!
Okay I think I am finally grasping what is going on. So much information is being thrown at me, it's hard to keep it all straight. Luckily tor.com has a handy little guide. This is definitely the longest book I've jumped into this year. Hoping I can finish it this week. This is my first go at an #epicfantasy
I am really excited to read these in August before the new school year starts! Kushiel's Dart is pretty long for me so summer vacation is a great time for me to dive in. Really excited for Jason Reynolds new book that comes out today. The Hate U Give has been sitting on my bookshelf for far too long. Reading with Patrick is right in my wheel house! 👩🏫
#backtoreading #mostanticipated @Tiffy_Reads
🌼Thrillers, Historical Romance, Middle Grade (not really a genre)
🌼Sherman Alexie, Jason Reynolds, Sarah MacLean
🌼The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Born a Crime, Outlander
🌼 @SamLBooks and @Liberty
🌼 Elliot Bay Book Company and The Book Larder (cookbook store!!!)
🌼UW Bookstore and Etsy
🌼My reading journal
🌼Outside on the patio
🌼Summer because I actually have time off to read!
2️⃣Born a Crime by Trevor Noah or American Street by Ibi Zoboi
3️⃣Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo
4️⃣The Witches by Roald Dahl
5️⃣Lord of the Rings/ The Hobbit!!!
6️⃣Jason Reynolds 3 books coming out in August and Fall!!!
That was a really fun fast paced read! This was my first Agatha Christie book and I'm glad there are so many more books by her for me to check out! There was no dull moments in the read and the action started quickly. None of the characters were overly likeable but all had their unique personalities. The reason for all of the characters chosen to attend was really interesting to me.
#ReadHarder2017 Published between 1900-1950
I think the acknowledgement in this book sums up how important this book and other #diverse read for young people areSO important. The perspectives in this book needs to be more common place in the books that are in young people's hands.
Reynolds did an amazing job bringing life to this middle schooler named Ghost and the real stuff 7th graders tackle. I will be recommending this book nonstop this year.
3.5-4🌟 this book was hilarious, fast read with a teacher's pov (the author used to be a teacher!) I found myself reading aloud or sending screenshots of certain lines to my friends throughout the book, very funny. The only thing I didn't love about the book was some of the language she used- it seemed too informal somehow? However I totally would recommend this for a fun/light read! #romantsy
Book 6 of summer
Also this is a #debut, #ReadHarder17
The writing in this story is so impressive, how all the intricate details wove together to tell this beautiful story. The different characters on each step of Minli's journey were lovely as were the tie-ins to Chinese folklore. Loved reading this #ownvoices #middlegrade book and look forward to recommending it to my students this next school year. #TeachersofLitsy
Book 5 of summer
#asidefrombooks @beachbookworm7 💛favorite hobby: reading, cooking.
💛favorite drink: ☕️ or 🍺
💛favorite food: macaroni and cheese or pizza
💛favorite color: yellow
💛favorite city: Seattle
💛dream home: a farm with goats🐐
💛favorite accessory: I can't think of one! I have my ears pierced and never even wear earrings
💛favorite tv show: Bravo!
💛last movie: Beauty and the Beast
💛current read: up above!!!