Spotlight: Somewhere Sisters: A Story of Adoption, Identity, and the Meaning of family by Erika Hayasaki
“Stirring and unforgettable”—Robert Kolker, New York Times-bestselling author of Hidden Valley Road and Lost…
This last week was a powerful reading week, but the same cannot be said for my writing. I am in Kate Messner’s Teaching Writing course, so I am gaining new ideas and ways to work on my craft, but I did not work on my current story.
My top books I finished last week include Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee (released October 1) and Spinner of Dreams by K.A. Reynolds (releases August 27). Both of these books are must reads and must be in the classroom and library! I could gush my feelings on them all day!
The other books were also great reads. I’ll Be There was an audiobook and the narrator was very quiet, but the story matched her voice. It was a serious story, little humor (except with Bobby!) and I would call it a romance for young readers. Also, Handmaid’s Tale is not for young readers. It is an adult read.
I feel really great with this challenge. I have read 54 books out of my goal to read 84!
I did not get much done with my writing in terms of word count, but I am participating in Kate Messner’s Teachers Write to work on my craft. I am really enjoying the mentor texts she chose and her lessons. She has some really powerful and useful advice and ideas.
How are your goals going? Are you enjoying your summer? Remember, the summer is the time to take care of yourself. So, although I have goals, it is more important that I am enjoying myself and relaxing.
I don’t know if it’s just me or if perhaps everybody else encountering problems with your site.
It appears as if some of the written text in your content are running off the screen. Can someone else please
provide feedback and let me know if this is happening to them as well?
This might be a issue with my browser because I’ve had this happen before.
Oh no! Thank you for letting me know, let me see what is going on and if it is on my end.
Would you mind emailing me a screenshot? Mrsbookdragon@gmail.com.