Eleanor came home with a reading medal on Friday - she was the star reader of all the kinder classes at her school! I'm partly super proud, and partly jealous. Where's MY reading medal!? (Ha!)
- Don't forget that the Sync free summer audiobooks have started! Sync offers two free books a week - one YA, paired with one classic or nonfiction title - which you can download to your computer, or to your mobile device via Overdrive.
- Nathaniel Philbrick's new book came out last week. I'm on the hold list at the library, but you can buy it (afflink) if you're more impatient than I am. I don't think I've ever read a history of Benedict Arnold, so I'm excited.
- This lady is AMAZING - she hand-painted the first page of a Harry Potter book on her wall. Now I just need to talk Noel into letting me do this.
- These 9 Excuses Every Book-Lover Has Used are all pretty true for me, especially #8 and #9!
- There's been so much fun Shakespeare stuff floating around in honor of the 400th anniversary of his death. Check out #Shakespeare400 across social media for tons of cool things. I did surprisingly badly on this "Spot the Real Shakespeare Words" quiz. (I only got 3 right!)
- 4 years ago: Fictional Moms: The Good, The Bad, and the Nonexistent
- 3 years ago: Book Spine Poetry - I need to do this again!
- 2 years ago: Death in Sardinia by Marco Vichi (featuring adorable bald baby Juliet)
- 1 year ago: Triplets, Spaceships, and Broken Families: What I've Been Reading