My Top 13 Reads of 2013

Two thousand thirteen has been a great year for readers. The variety and quality of books sent me down a rabbit hole of reading unlike any I’d ever experienced before.  I’d like to thank my colleagues, fellow nerdy book club members, and authors everywhere for the inspiration. As there were many books to love, I thought it would be fun to celebrate my top 13 reads from 2013. Continue reading


Review: Zebra Forest by Adina Rishe Gewirtz

The best stories are the ones that grab at your heart and allow you to see the world from a new perspective that give unexpected characters humanity. The kind of story that stays with you long after you say goodbye. Zebra Forest certainly falls under this category, and it’s no wonder people are considering it a Newbery contender!

I don’t want to give away the story, but I will say this.

I LOVED IT! Continue reading