Deb Nance at Readerbuzz has taken over running The Sunday Salon.
My life in books over the past week:
- Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
- New Kid by Jerry Craft
- A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riots of 1919 by Claire Hartfield
- A to Z Reading--I have read books with titles for 21 letters so far: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, and W.
- Diversity Reading Challenge--I have read 53 books.
- Literary Escapes--I have read books set in 33 states so far, adding no new states in the past 2 weeks. I have read in 50 countries so far, adding none in the past 2 weeks.
- Motif Reading Challenge--The September motif is "What's in a name" so I am counting Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
- Non-fiction--I have read 21 books so far.
- My Own Books--I read 21 books off my shelves from March 15 to May 15, 2019.
- Big Book Challenge--I read 8 books over 400 pages during the summer.
- YA Award Winners--I have read all 11 winners
I am excited to announce that I am going to be a judge for the CYBILS again! It is such a fun process. This year I am a round 2 judge for YA fiction. Go to the CYBILS website to see all the judges or to nominate a book (nominations open October 1).
Oh, I returned my Apple Watch. I love the design, I love the concept, and I love all the things it can do, but after wearing it for a week, I realized it is just one more device for me spend my time on.