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Transitions and the Hero’s Quest

Oh, hi blogworld. Much like Amy, I’ve been away and busy. This has been a summer of transitions. Which got me thinking in a bookish way. I have a new place, and while I had more furniture than I needed to fill it, I was left with no coffee table. At the end of moving… Continue reading Transitions and the Hero’s Quest

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 Literary Quote Chalkboard Printables Plus a Peek at My Classroom (Freebies!)

I hate ugly classrooms. Yeah, I said it. I hate unwelcoming teenage prisons that offer no inspiration to the already apathetic adolescent mind. I also don’t like that middle and elementary school teachers get to have all the fun. In general, my classroom decor motto is that if I have to spend 1/3 of my life in my classroom, it… Continue reading  Literary Quote Chalkboard Printables Plus a Peek at My Classroom (Freebies!)

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Subscription Boxes in the Classroom (Freebie!)

After a brief hiatus to get my classroom and teaching life together, I’m officially back. And what better way to get back into the swing of things than show you a little of what I’ve been up to? Today, I’m going to share you with one of my favorite projects that I cooked up this… Continue reading Subscription Boxes in the Classroom (Freebie!)

Word Nerd Wednesday

Word Nerd Wednesday: Syzygy

Who knew a word could have so many ys? Let alone a z! Here at Lit & Love, we’re stockpiling words in an effort to celebrate and expand our vocabulary. Every Wednesday we post a word we love: words we discover in our readings, words we stumble across in our conversations, or sometimes words that we just like the sound… Continue reading Word Nerd Wednesday: Syzygy

Book Reviews

Of Monsters and Men: Review of This Savage Song

“It doesn’t matter if you’re monster or human. Living hurts.” Title: This Savage Song  (Monsters of Verity #1) Author: Victoria (V.E.) Schwab Publication Date: July 5, 2016 Genre: Fantasy/Dystopian Rating: 5 out of 5 hearts Read if You Liked: The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Grisha Trilogy, really any dystopian but with a hint of fantasy Anyone… Continue reading Of Monsters and Men: Review of This Savage Song

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Good Vs. Evil: Reading Habits

My reading habits have been described as obsessive, enviable, irritating, and impressive. Most of the people in my life would tell you that I read more than anyone they know. I’ve always considered this a point of pride! But sometimes you have to examine a relationship to see if it’s healthy. Let’s check in on my… Continue reading Good Vs. Evil: Reading Habits

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Summer Break & Thanks

Howdy, Lit & Love friends! Just wanted to write a quick note letting you all know that we are going to be take a small break from the blog this week. Sarah is moving to her new apartment, and I need to spend some time on my school work (say it isn’t so!). So, we… Continue reading Summer Break & Thanks