Sunday, July 21, 2013

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 7/22/13

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA! 
It's Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It's also a great chance to see what others are reading right just might discover the next “must-read” book!
Kellee Moye, of Unleashing Readers, and I decided to give It's Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children's literature - picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit - join us! We love this meme and think you will, too. We encourage everyone who participates to visit at least three of the other kidlit book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them. 

Please take note that the IMWAYR button has been updated to include Unleashing Readers.
In case you missed the announcement, 
Kellee is now blogging at Unleashing Readers with Ricki Ginsberg. 
We will be cohosting IMWAYR from now on.
They launched their blog last week and it's going to be a fabulous resource! 
Be sure to grab the updated button! 
Kindle Fire Giveaway

Show our blogger friends some love and at the same time earn entries into the giveaway! The Kindle Fire HD winner (US only) will also get their choice of 1 July or August Kindle eBook from Kid Lit Frenzy, 1 YA Kindle eBook from Read Now Sleep Later, 1 MG Kindle eBook from There's a Book. If you are not from the United States, use the second Rafflecopter to enter to win up to $20 worth of books from and an ARC or signed copy of a book from Kid Lit Frenzy (A list of possible prizes will be posted after July 14, so check back!)

If you are a blogger, you can earn an extra entry by re-posting the giveaway. Copy the HTML from this page and paste it into a new post. We cannot count your entry unless you leave us the link, so remember to paste the link into the Rafflecopter widget. If you cannot embed the Rafflecopter widget, here is the Share Link for the Kindle Fire HD (US only) and the Share Link for the International $20 widgets.

1. You must be 13 years of age or older to enter, or have a parent/guardian enter for you. All entries are subject to verification.
2. We will notify the winner via email within 48 hours after the contest's end (11:59 pm on July 29).
3. The Kindle Fire HD winner must have a mailing address in the United States. The International ($20 books) winner can be anywhere except the United States.
4. The winners will have 48 hours to reply with their mailing address or another winner will be chosen.
5. Contest sponsors are not responsible for items lost in the mail.
6. We love comments, but please do not leave personal information such as email or mailing addresses in the comments! We are using Rafflecopter because it will keep your information private.
Questions? Please email the organizer, Alethea, at frootjoos at gmail dot com.
Good luck!

International $20
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Last Week's Book Adventures:
I had a decent reading week! Finally! I finished Zebra Forest and read The Doodles of Sam Dibble by J. Press and Wake Up Missing by Kate Messner. Who Owns the Learning is a professional book about letting students drive their learning and was so interesting. Wake Up Missing is awesome! I can't wait to review it. I'm about halfway through Wuthering Height on audio...and if you've read Wuthering Heights, you know what happens about halfway through. I have no idea what happens the rest of the book, but I'm still listening to it. I just barely started Wonder Light by R.R. Russell and Who Owns the Learning by Alan November. I finally got back into my book pics, on Friday so I have a few to share!

Reviewed Last Week:
Just click on any picture above to go read the review

Upcoming Book Adventures: 
I meant to read and review a panda book last week but didn't get to it, so it's still in my stack to read and review. I'll continue reading Wonder Light by R.R. Russell. I am also desperate to read The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater. I loved The Raven Boys on audio so I hope I enjoy reading Dream Thieves, I'm sure I'll still have the voice of the audiobook narrator in my head as I read. I also want to read Why School by Will Richardson which I should have read ages ago but never have. If you haven't heard of him, don't follow him on Twitter or haven't visited his blog, I definitely recommend it! 

This Week's Reviews:
Check back throughout the week to hear about these books. 

So, what are you reading this week? 
Link up below and don't forget to check out other blogs to see what they are reading!
To help build our community and support other bloggers, 
we ask that you comment on at least three other blogs before you. 
Also, if you tweet about your Monday post, don't forget to use #IMWAYR!

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