Read-a-thon Alert!! #Boutof..

Read-a-thon Alert!! #BoutofBooks 16: May 9th-15th

HEY THERE! I know I’ve been MIA lately because of: busy School Librarian job, moving, going to Library School at the same time, moving, and trying to remain sane! But here I am, and I have been reading loads of books. The challenge is keeping up with the blog, but I’ve got some wonderful posts […]

#TopTenTuesday: Ten Books I..

#TopTenTuesday: Ten Books I Love and Haven’t Talked about In Awhile…

It’s the day to discuss the books we all adore but just haven’t chatted about enough lately…this isn’t hard to do and I hope you enjoy my post on ten books that are close to my heart…and now…not far from my mind. This weekly meme is hosted by The Broke and Bookish—check out their blog […]

Posted March 22, 2016 by What Katie Read in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments

A Dream Come True: Kate Mor..

A Dream Come True: Kate Morton Visits BOSTON!!

I know I’m a bit late on telling you about this BUT: December 2015 was an epic month because….THE KATE MORTON BOOK SIGNING IN BOSTON!! Can you believe that at the end of last year I heard Kate Morton speak, spoke to her, and had four of my books signed!?!?! It was an epic evening—Kate’s […]

Posted March 21, 2016 by What Katie Read in Author Events / 5 Comments

#TopTenTuesday: Top Ten Boo..

#TopTenTuesday: Top Ten Books on My Spring TBR

After my jaunt to ALA Midwinter here in Boston, you can imagine I acquired quite a few books publishing in Spring. In other words: I have a rich variety of books to read this spring…but that doesn’t mean I’m not reading backlist titles. Without further ado, here is a shot of my Top Ten Reads […]

Posted March 15, 2016 by What Katie Read in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 1 Comment

Portals of History: ONCE WA..

Portals of History: ONCE WAS A TIME (2016) by Leila Sales

Time travel! England during WWII! Tea! A British protagonist! Two bosom friends…all these elements and more are what drew me to read Leila Sales’ new Middle Grade book, ONCE WAS A TIME. The Book: Charlotte and Kitty are the two friends we focus on in the opening pages of the narrative, and it’s Charlotte’s father […]

Posted March 15, 2016 by What Katie Read in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Transatlantic Book Project:..


When I heard about a project involving reading a book, making notes in it, and then passing it along to another blogger (after receiving it from several bloggers before me), I jumped at the chance to participate! I was so happy when Alicia at A KERNEL OF NONSENSE contacted me about the project. Alicia and […]

Posted March 1, 2016 by What Katie Read in blogger events / 6 Comments



First of all, this amazing book is out today and if you haven’t preordered a copy, you better run down to the bookstore ASAP and purchase one! I also have a Twitter giveaway going on for an ARC of the book as well! “IT IS A KNOWN FACT THAT THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY MOMENTS IN A […]

Posted February 23, 2016 by What Katie Read in Book Reviews / 1 Comment

#loveathon Mini Challenge #..

#loveathon Mini Challenge #4: Tea Break with Epic Reads!!

It’s time for a tea break! In this post, you’ll share which fictional character, book blogger OR BookTuber OR Bookstagrammer, and author you’d want to have a tea party with and why. Feel free to go above and beyond by including more details about your dream tea party! TEA TIME WITH EPIC READS: MARGOT & […]

Posted February 21, 2016 by What Katie Read in blogger events, loveathon / 8 Comments

2016 #loveathon: Intro Ques..

2016 #loveathon: Intro Questionnaire

I participated in the the Blogger Love-A-Thon two years ago with Alexa Loves Books, and I’m jumping in again! This year it’s hosted by Alexa and Cee, Hazel, and Mel, so it’s going to be delightful! First things first: We have the Questionnaire! Name: Katie–However, I’m on Twitter as LibrarianKatie_ Where in the world are […]

Posted February 20, 2016 by What Katie Read in blogger events, loveathon / 18 Comments

Falling in Love with Books:..

Falling in Love with Books: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

Welcome to Callie from Of Life and Literature, who is joining us for Falling in Love with Books today. She has a very special choice for her book today–ENJOY! Let me start by asking you a question. When someone says the words historical fiction to you, what do you imagine? Give it some thought. The […]