Top Books 2016: My Bookish Superlatives

Top Books 2016: My Bookish Superlatives

A couple of years ago I ended the year with bookish superlatives! I really like the idea so I decided to bring them back this year as a fun way for me to wrap up my reading year! I have spent the past couple of days highlighting some of my […]

2016 Reflections and 2017 Hopes

2016 Reflections and 2017 Hopes

2016 was… …a year of professional growth. I experimented as a new educator and created some unique (and needed) learning opportunities for my students.  I formed new professional friendships that have helped build me into a more conscientious, more aware, more creative educator. I took advantage of learning opportunities through […]

2016 Best On Screen

2016 Best On Screen

Film While reading is a huge part of my life, I also love films and television. According to my Letterboxd I have watched 110 movies to date this year! This is in large part because I did a #31nightsofhorrormovies binge in October and a #25daysofChristmasMovies in December, so that probably […]

2016 Best Nonfiction Reads

2016 Best Nonfiction Reads

This year, I found myself drawn to a specific type of nonfiction read–feminist essays, feminist experiences, fighting for women POC & LGBTQ, becoming a stronger woman. I have a feeling that my reading life next year will include more nonfiction about many human topics. But as for this year, here is […]

2016 Best Comics

2016 Best Comics

Over the past couple of years I have jumped full force into the world of comics. I just love how you can tell a story through panels, writing, and dialogue. I always end up picking up comics and other graphic stories and falling in love so hard. This year is […]

2016 Best Fiction Reads

2016 Best Fiction Reads

My reading life this year has been very different than years past. For one thing, I have read about 50 less books than I have the last 5 years. For another, I have gone through a couple of major reading slump periods–severe reading droughts. So my reading quantity has decreased. […]