Personal Musings

[GatheringReaders] Virtual Discussion of Holly Goldberg Sloan’s Counting by 7s

[GatheringReaders] Virtual Discussion of Holly Goldberg Sloan’s Counting by 7s

Myra here. Welcome GatheringReaders! I am excited to engage my book club participants with an online discussion about our Book of the Month this April – Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan. This is definitely one of my greatest book discoveries this year. I love the voice of Willow Chance. I love her spunk, […]

[Saturday Reads] A GatheringBooks Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few […]

[Saturday Reads] Do you (gasp) write on books?

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few […]

[Saturday Reads] Uri Shulevitz’ Writing with Pictures: A Quintessential Manual for Illustrators

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few […]

[GatheringReaders] Virtual Discussion of Raina Telgemeier’s Drama

[GatheringReaders] Virtual Discussion of Raina Telgemeier’s Drama

Myra here. Welcome GatheringReaders. This is a much delayed Virtual Blog Post for my book club for young readers. This month we are reading Raina Telgemeier’s graphic novel┬áDrama. What I especially loved about the book is how each one was accepted without judgments and without reservations. No one was ‘bullied’ for who they are. And […]