Recently, Brightly posted an article titled “11 Things I Will Never, Ever Admit to my Local Librarian“, where the author wrote about some of the outrageous ways that he accidentally mistreats library books and materials. As a librarian, I found it hilarious that he felt such guilt over these “shameful things” that we already knew… Read More 11 Secrets You Keep from Your Librarian: We Already Know
Do you find that when life gets hectic, you turn towards certain genres over what you normally read? That seems to be what I’m doing right now, as all I want to read is health & wellness or nonfiction titles. Between getting sick myself, to passing it onto my daughter and my husband, I have… Read More Library Haul: 100% Nonfiction
Here’s what I got up to this past week: I got my hair cut! My hair finally stopped falling out from having a baby (a crazy side effect of birth no one talks about!) so it was time to chop. it. off. Luis’ cousin and her kids came to visit and we had a blast… Read More A Week in My Life
Apparently today is the first day of summer, but looking out my window, you’d think it’s the beginning of April with all this rain we’ve had… #icant. One of my favorite posts that I love seeing on book bloggers’ websites are library hauls! I love see what everyone is reading. Even when I’m at work… Read More Library Haul: Children’s Books, Bestsellers, and More!
Usually around the middle of the year (i.e. now…) I start to get really lazy with my reading. 2017 was not a good year for me; every book I was excited about turned out to not be as great as I was anticipating (with a few exceptions) and I just found myself wanting to binge… Read More Reading Resolution: UPDATE!
This past week was strange… The news of Anthony Bourdain’s suicide really put me in a bad place mentally towards the end of the week. I am always sad to hear of the passing of a public figure but Anthony Bourdain’s shows and books have gotten me through a few tough times I’ve had personally.… Read More A Week in My Life: Week 3
I am always amazed at the ability that a book has to elicit an insane range of emotions from its reader. Shame, anger, bliss, annoyance, and so on. I used to read 100% Young Adult novels, and while I still mostly read them because of the nature of my job as a teen librarian, I… Read More Gut Punch Reads: Graphic Novel Edition