I – and my students – survived another exam week; this means that school is officially over for the year!
However, as any teacher can tell you, we don’t really get breaks in the summer. Personally, I’ll be updating the curriculum for at least two classes to finish their alignment with state standards by the due date. Fun stuff. (Really!)
The wheel of time has turned in its course to
Just in case you don’t know, Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! All you have to do is grab the book you’re currently reading, open to a random page and share two sentences from that page. But make sure you don’t share any spoilers!*
*I wish I could take credit for this introduction, but I shamelessly stole it from Heather over at bitsnbooks. To help me make amends, you should go check out her blog.
This week I’m reading American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
I picked a line from page 32, using the supreme logic that 32 is my favorite number:
He reached into his pocket, produced a folded newspaper, and handed it to Shadow. "Page seven," he said. "Come on back to the bar. You can read it at the table."
I haven’t yet solidified my Summer Reading List, but there are several titles sitting on my shelf that need reading. Help me decide what to read next!
From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré
Atonement by Ian McEwan
1916: The Easter Rising by Tim Pat Coogan
A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie
The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova
Boneman’s Daughters by Ted Dekker
Living History by Hillary Clinton
A special thanks to the Crone Chronicler for the suggestions of Room by Emma Donoghue and The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery!
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