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The end of September and the beginning of the rest of your reading life

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments
Authors · Reading Rocks Book Club

The Reading Rocks wrap up a fabulous first quarter having read and hashed and rehashed another Rainbow Rowell masterpiece, this time the triumphant chronicle of a young woman’s quest to conquer her freshman college fears of twin separation, roommate weirdness and worry about her bipolar single dad, while penning the best fanfiction ever.  No small feat, but Cath accomplishes it with aplomb and, surprise surprise, somehow acquires a rancher boyfriend with a reading disability in the process.  Needless to say, but we went ahead and said it anyway, Fangirl resonated deeply with most of the Rocks, even the few of them that don’t write fan fiction!

Speaking of writing, September was enhanced dramatically by the wonderful Simone Elkeles, who was gracious enough to join the Reading Rocks for a pizza lunch before wowing us with an awesome presentation in the auditorium.  Ms. Elkeles talked to the Rocks about publishing their work and generally was just very kind and open and encouraging!

If you’ve read this far, you may be interested to know that the Reading Rocks now have a facebook page (managed by a facebook challenged library aide) and a GOFUNDME site!

Here is the link to the Reading Rock’s Go Fund Me site!  Tell all your friends!  Especially your friends with disposable income who want to support the  high school book club!

Also, Emily wants to tell you this:

Unshelved comic strip for 9/25/2015