Monthly Archives: September 2016

Andalusia Farm: A Literary Excursion

It’s officially Fall, which means it’s time for Fall Break! I was so excited this year to actually receive a few days off to relax and regroup before we head further into the semester. While I’ve done a lot of sleeping and reading, I also thought it would be fun to sneak away to Milledgeville, […]

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Throwback Thursday: Ella Minnow Pea

Happy first day of Fall! I can’t wait for cooler temperatures, scarves, and boots. Today I thought I’d start a new series here on the blog featuring some books that I love but haven’t read recently. Mostly my book reviews tend to focus on what I’m reading while I work through my fifty book goal, […]

In Defense of Difficult Books

Tomorrow I’ll start teaching my first novel unit of the semester, Fahrenheit 451. After my students take their Unit 1 Test, we’ll look together at the introduction and first eight pages and try to set a purpose for reading. As I’ve been planning for this unit, I find myself asking “What is the purpose of […]

A Room with a View by E.M. Forster

Fall is here, and that means things have been picking up speed for me at work and in my graduate classes. This morning, I made the (probably unwise) decision to let my work and school tasks wait while I finished reading A Room with a View. Sometimes you need to spend Saturday morning in bed with […]

Links and Likes

Happy Saturday! I hope you are all enjoying your holiday weekend this weekend. I don’t have a book review for you today, but I do have a list of different things to share–from subscription services to apps I’m loving, here’s a look into what’s been happening with me lately. 1. Stitch Fix: Is it Worth […]