I’ve added affiliate links below, which means by purchasing through these links, the price doesn’t change, but I would receive a little compensation for pointing you in their direction.  All of my opinions stay the same with or without your purchase.   We love to read together, but Trying to keep up with what my…

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Recently I realized how often I quote movies.  I grew up in the age of an amazing invention:  the VCR.  This meant I could spend hours watching and re-watching any great movie I came upon.   Don’t get me wrong.  I was an avid reader as well….of Nancy Drew and Sweet Valley High.  But those…

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Last year, while tutoring Challenge A, one of the greatest tools I learned was Andrew Kern’s highlighting system.  It is a color coded process for marking books.  Recently, Sarah Mackenzie hosted a webinar where Andrew taught her about the system. It is worth a watch. For those of you who are skeptics about marking in books,…

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I have an insane amount of bookshelves in my home.  Even one back hallway is lined with skinny shelves to house my ever-growing collection.  When I find bookshelves in a friend’s home, I have a irresistible desire to peruse what lies on their shelves.  Therefore I thought it would be fun to give you a…

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