9 Things This Teacher Will Miss

Today is my last day of summer – REAL summer – and I’m going to miss it.   So I’ve whittled it down to the top 9 things that I loved and will desperately miss about summer  (starting tomorrow) told through New Girl gifs, because that’s where I’m at. Continue reading “9 Things This Teacher Will Miss”


July Reading Recap

Total Books Read:  Nine  (5 audio, 4 paper)

Favorites this Month: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows) and As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride (Cary Elwes)

My July recap is short and sweet.  I get down to the basics of each book in just 5 key points and you can decide for yourself whether or not it’s worth picking up!

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The Wonder

Rating: ✫✫✫✫/5

If you like:  Ireland, history, the 19th century, backlist books, questions of faith, questions of morality, slow-building suspense, books under 300 pages

Oh man, this book.  Based loosely on the many tragic and sometimes fraudulent stories of the “Fasting Girls” of the Victorian Era, this story is one for the books and one that I’m still working out for myself even as I write.

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