It’s Monday! What are you reading? 8/19/13


It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys where you can recap what you’ve read this week while planning ahead on what to read next! Jen at Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee at Unleashing Readers added their own twist by focusing on kidlit, from picture books up to YA.

Here’s what I read last week:

(Click on the book covers to add these titles to your Goodreads TBR piles)


Prodigy by Marie Lu
Putnam Juvenile, 2013
YA Science Fiction
My Goodreads Review: 5/5 Stars
This is a sequel to Legend and the third book, Champion, comes out in November


Teach Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess
Dave Burgess Consulting, 2013
Professional Read
My Goodreads Review: 3/5 Stars
Some good ideas to add excitement to your classroom, but not my favorite book.


Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Dial, August 29th, 2013
MG Realistic Fiction
My Goodreads Review 5/5 Stars

My favorite read of the week….

I loved Prodigy and thought it was a perfect sequel to Legend, but Counting By 7s was my favorite read of the week. It is SOOOO good! Look for a blog post soon and go ahead and preorder this book. You will not be sorry.

Here’s what I plan to read this week: (Click on the cover for more info from Goodreads)


I didn’t get to start The Dream Thieves last week, so I’m going to attempt to find the time for this one. I’m also intrigued by Skin, by Donna Jo Napoli, which is about a teenage girl who wakes up and starts to get white spots all over her body.

Happy Reading!

Lesley ♥

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