This weekend is 24 in 48 readathon and I am very excited to participate. If you haven’t heard of 24 in 48 or don’t know what a readathon is, go sign up! It’s more than just another excuse to read. You can meet other readers, win prizes, and talk about books with people from all over the world. If you’ve never done a readathon, this post is for you with some tips and tricks from my experience doing readathons so you don’t have to make my mistakes (See above: Sonny clearly in picture for Instagram. Hey. We can’t all have perfect blogs/social media accounts.)
I read. A lot. Many readers have reading friends. Those reading friends love to recommend books to you and you love to tell them they have to read your latest book. Sometimes when you find a great new author, it’s hard to let go. Continue reading “Five Steps of Stand-alone Book Heartache”
Who should have control of what books are on the shelves? It is the librarian? What about the city live in? The school you drive by? The parents that send their children to school every day? A community of people? Banned book week is all about the freedom to read, the books that are challenged, and celebrating those that fight to keep books on the shelves where they belong.