3 Books for Your Consideration

September 2, 2017

Check out these 3 titles and see if any of them catch your eye this weekend. Perfect for: readers interested in a Nigerian story about a wife misplaced due to her inability to conceive. Part love story, part political history, all feminist undertones.  Perfect for: lovers of sharply-observed fiction focusing on a friendship that grow… Read More

7 Books for September

August 28, 2017

It’s that time of year: the heat is fading and school is starting. It’s a great time to start cozying up with a book and sinking your teeth into some great stories. Here are some of the best: For readers interested in a gorgeous novel about a transgender little boy, written by an author with… Read More

12 Books for People Who Want to Get Back into Reading: A Book Dumpling List

June 5, 2017

A Reading Slump: categorized by not possessing the attention and / or interest to pick up a book and maintain interest. Most people, however, do have the desire to read in order to inform themselves, entertain themselves, or both. Here’s a list of books that will get you (and/or someone you know), back into reading…. Read More

10 Books to Get Excited About This Summer: A Book Dumpling Reading List

May 23, 2017

For the Page-Turning, Politically Conscious Readers:  The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas This YA novel is excellent for both teens and adults looking for a deft storyline about the horrors that produced the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag.   For the Psychological Thriller Seekers: The Breakdown by B A Paris Don’t read about it. Just read it.   For the… Read More

5 Books for Teens Who Love to Read

May 11, 2016

Teens don’t necessarily need YA books to satiate their reading needs, which is why I’ve compiled the list below. These books were successes with my students who love to read, and I hope they give you some ideas for the reading teen in your life. Happy Reading! A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout… Read More