It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/31/15

31 Aug

2399544923281812I got through a good number of books this week!  I really enjoyed Currents  by Jane Petrlik Smolik, a story interwoven between three young girls in the mid 1800s.  I have always loved historical fiction and this book was really interesting!   The next book I read was called  The Education of Ivy Blake by Ellen Airgood a companion novel to Prairie Evers as you learn more about Ivy and her life.  I also re-read Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein to prepare for our book discussion and followed it with Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, which if you liked Grabenstein, you’ll enjoy Bertman.  Over the weekend I finished up The Shrunken Head by Lauren 22295304Oliver 22718727which follows four orphans who live in a museum of oddities and what happens when the shrunken head is stolen from their museum.  Finally, I started Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older which is already really interesting and I can’t wait to finish it!

I’m hoping to finish Shadowshaper this week as well as read:

  • Sunny Side Up by Jennifer L. Holm
  • Scrap City by D.S. Thornton
  • Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
  • The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer


Join Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers and share all of the reading you have done over the week from picture books to young adult novels. Follow the links to read about all of the amazing books the #IMWAYR community has read. It’s the best way to discover what to read next.


2 Responses to “It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/31/15”

  1. Tracee Yawger August 31, 2015 at 11:08 am #

    Laura, can I just say that your blog blows me away. And also makes me feel like a total underachiever 🙂

    • literacious August 31, 2015 at 11:15 am #

      Thanks so much, Tracee! I see all the really cool stuff you’re doing and keep thinking, “I need to do more!” It’s an everlasting battle 🙂

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