Summer Reading List 2014 – What Are You Reading This Summer?

I opted to create my reading list for this summer on Pinterest. I like being able to see the covers and I think I'm more likely to add in start and finish dates as comments. I didn't do a very good job of editing my post last year to add that information. I also didn't … Continue reading Summer Reading List 2014 – What Are You Reading This Summer?

It Is Banned Books Week – What is Your Favorite Challenged Book?

This week is National Banned Books Week. So what is your favorite challenged book? Looking through the lists I'm hard pressed to pic just one Harry Potter, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Bridge to Terabithia, Go Ask Alice, A Light in the Attic, and so many more. If you're not familiar with Banned Books Week here is … Continue reading It Is Banned Books Week – What is Your Favorite Challenged Book?

On Lean In – Did Sandberg Forget that Some Women (and Men) are Childless?

This is meant not as a harsh criticism but rather a gentle reminder to Sheryl Sandberg. I enjoyed Lean In and I agree with, and relate to, a great deal of what Sandberg says. Sheryl – there are women in the workplace, and at home, who do not have children for one reason or another … Continue reading On Lean In – Did Sandberg Forget that Some Women (and Men) are Childless?

Recommended Reading for New and Not-So-New Librarians

I came across this post from Carl Grant on Sunday and felt like it was serendipity - the semester is almost over and on Saturday I had posted that it was time start working on my summer reading list. Carl talks about his encounter with a stranger in an airport and using her remark that librarianship is … Continue reading Recommended Reading for New and Not-So-New Librarians

7 Books that Changed the Way I See the World

I don't think this was really meant as a meme but I'm stealing it and using it as such. I came across this list on the Happiness Project blog, and I think its highly appropriate that I create my own list since  The Happiness Project would definitely be on it! This was actually a hard list … Continue reading 7 Books that Changed the Way I See the World

April Reads: Enchantment, Switch and A Game of Thrones. What Are You Reading?

Fiction I'm leading with fiction this month because I'm so excited about it on many levels. This weekend I watched the first episode of Game on Thrones on HBO, loved it and immediately went out and downloaded an audio version of the book its based on A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: … Continue reading April Reads: Enchantment, Switch and A Game of Thrones. What Are You Reading?