One Sentence Reviews of the Best Reads of 2016

One Sentence Reviews of the Best Reads of 2016

This year was full of half-read books, tons of audiobooks, and plenty of research. Out of the books I read and finished, these are the ones that made the cut. Below is this year’s list of one sentence reviews of the best reads of 2016. Check out previous years here: 2014 Winners 2015 Winners Professional […]

21 Confessions of a New Mom

Today we celebrate my son’s first birthday, and with that comes a great amount of reflection about how far we’ve come. He’s still alive, so there’s that. He’s pretty happy and as of the last week, he’s sleeping through the night in the most official sense–all night without waking up. In my tired and sleep […]

Goal Setting for Book Lovers

Literature Courses

I am a goal setter and find this helps me more than anything else to stay on track with reading. If you’ve ever trained for a marathon, then you know the importance of varying your routine while staying disciplined. And the most important thing is to make a little bit of progress everyday, so following […]

One Sentence Reviews of the Best Reads of 2014

Best Books Series

Life is short. Read fast. The following books were the best ones I read all year from each of my reading categories. Professional Development Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind by Gerald Graff I teach through They Say, I Say, a writing text by the same author, and this book […]