In Which We Ask Stupid Questions- Why Am I So Weird – but I was tagged by @proudbookreviews so blame her. Ten are tagged- are you it? Are you weird? Let me know? I know I’m weird but if I missed something feel free to add it!

I was tagged by Anthea at Proud Book Reviews  to do this tag. For those who read my blog on even a semi-regular basis (PS to the bloggers among you- sorry for the lack of hopping yesterday- it was a crazy day- I will make up for it today), I'm sure you are thinking well I …

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An Open Letter of Thanks

I have not always been great at showing appreciation. I think it has cost me very important relationships, even the most important one I ever had. Today, I wanted to take a moment to write a unified message that I have been communicating piece meal across different blogs, at different times, in one unified letter. …

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Thursday Thoughts- Versatile Blogger Tag.. But not!

I am a playlist person with *certain people*. I often have a hard time expressing certain emotions to certain people. When that happens I am very thankful for my parents raising me on everything from Motown to the Doors to Dylan and James Taylor. Of course, from there I've picked up on everything from 80s everything to Billy Joel, My Chemical Romance, Nsync, being a 90s Pedophile, Gomez (my cat's namesake), Harry Connick, Jr., Robbie Williams and Mika. I've often turned to their lyrics and book quotes to say what I couldn't find words to express.

Thursday’s Thoughts… Currently Reading Tag

I don't read more than one book at a time (unless you count audible "rereads" which I sometimes fall asleep to). However, I also read pretty quickly. If I read more than one book at a time, at the rate I read, I wouldn't be able to absorb it all. I think the only time I've stopped one book to pick up another is if I've had an ARC dropped in my lap right before its publishing date and/or if it was an attempt to go back to a book I was about to DNF (did not finish). 

Recognizing Excellence in Art & Literary Magazines (REALM) for NCTE: An Honor to Judge

Today's post isn't one that fits in any one category. It is different an meant to be so. I was asked to volunteer to do something very prestigious and want to take today's blog to both quickly thank the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) for allowing me this opportunity to participate and to recognize the young men and women across the country for the amazing work they have submitted.