Favorite YA Fairy Tale Retellings

Hello, everyone! We’re so sorry that we missed sharing a new post on our blog last Friday. Danielle has been sick lately (we’re working on figuring out what’s wrong, so that’s good at least), Rachael has been working a few more hours than normal at our local public library, and Skyler has been focusing onContinue reading “Favorite YA Fairy Tale Retellings”

Spooky Middle Grade Reads Recommendations

Hello, all! Happy almost Halloween! Today, we (Danielle and Rachael) wanted to share some recommendations of spooky, middle grade reads with you. Like our list of witchy reads, we tried to focus on books that aren’t overhyped. The following images and synopses are from Goodreads.com. If you like ghost stories: City of Ghosts by VictoriaContinue reading “Spooky Middle Grade Reads Recommendations”

Reading Comprehension Struggles as an Adult

Good afternoon, all! How was your weekend? Did you get a lot of reading done? I wanted to post something different this week. Most of my family and friends may already be familiar with my lifelong struggles with reading comprehension, but not you guys. The first time that I distinctly remember failing a test becauseContinue reading “Reading Comprehension Struggles as an Adult”

Banned Books Week

What is your favorite banned book? Danielle’s favorite banned books are the Harry Potter series (after all, Harry Potter is the reason why Danielle fell in love with reading). Rachael’s favorite banned book is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Skyler’s favorite banned books are the Harry Potter series and The Handmaid’s Tale byContinue reading “Banned Books Week”

Tips for Overcoming a Reading Slump

Have you ever hit a reading slump and not known what to do? We’ve all been there, and we’ve got some tips to help you overcome your reading slump. Please understand that these tips may not work for everyone. If one doesn’t work for you, try another. If none of them work for you, checkContinue reading “Tips for Overcoming a Reading Slump”

How to Maximize Your Reading Time

Near the end of each month, you probably begin to see several wrap-up posts from people within the bookish community. In these wrap-up posts, an individual shares all the books that he or she has read for a particular month. Have you ever wondered how someone is able to read so many books in aContinue reading “How to Maximize Your Reading Time”

How to Choose a Book that is a Good Fit

Is your child an avid reader? Or do you find that it is an endless struggle to convince your child to read a book? Whether your child loves to read or only reads a book when necessary, it is so important that your child chooses a book that is a good fit. With so manyContinue reading “How to Choose a Book that is a Good Fit”

Engaging Children in Reading

Children should be immersed in reading. Not only should children be reading daily, but they also need to be interacting with the content that they have read. With most school districts now closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 academic school year, many of you may have started working with your child on his orContinue reading “Engaging Children in Reading”

Books and Bookish Apps

For the last blog post in our “Where Do You Find Books When Schools and Libraries Are Closed?” blog series, we wanted to share a few more sites where you can find free or cheap books. We will still be explaining how to access apps for the websites and platforms that we have already mentionedContinue reading “Books and Bookish Apps”

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