It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 12/11/17

11 Dec

I’m working on a new system for my reading habits. I’ve been taking out a stack of books for up to three weeks and then from the stack, choosing the titles that best fit my mood when I need to read something new! It seems to be working better for me – it gives me options, while still attempting to read the titles that I want to check off my TBR list before the end of the year.

Granted, I haven’t read as much as I had hoped during this year, but as my first full year as director, I had to re-align my work duties and personal life a little and I think that’s why my numbers are so much lower this year than in other years. I’ve also only offered a handful of programs personally and I know that reading for storytime, in the past, has given me a lot of titles for my reading list.

Overall, I’d like to plan on reading more in 2018, but I’m happy with this new system of reading and I’m getting a lot more read in the past few weeks than I have for most of the year previous to this.

This past week I read:

  • See You In the Cosmos by Jack Cheng
  • Dear Martin by Nic Stone
  • Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
  • One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale
  • The Sand Warrior by Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller, Boya Sun

I’m hoping to dive into the pile on my desk this week which includes:

  • The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
  • The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi
  • The Harlem Charade by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
  • Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani
  • The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby
  • Speed of Life by Carol Weston
  • The Wonderling by Mira Bartok

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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

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