7 Tips for Making Presentation Slides That Don’t Suck

I give a couple of presentations every year. Chances are, you do, too, whether they are for your co-workers at a department meeting, your library board, for a class you’re taking, or at a conference. Presentations can suck. We’ve all been there. There is tons of type on the slides, which the presenter just reads.… Continue reading 7 Tips for Making Presentation Slides That Don’t Suck

Book Reviews: Spring 2016 Releases

My reviewing efforts have been sporadic lately, so I’m trying to catch up and document my thoughts on several forthcoming titles. These four YA novels due out in March and early April that I highly recommend. Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston Goodreads | Amazon Hermione Winters is the captain of her high school cheerleading… Continue reading Book Reviews: Spring 2016 Releases

Top Ten Favorite 2015 Young Adult Books

I love looking at year-end book lists. Sometimes I discover an overlooked gem, others a passionate recommendation from a trusted source may prompt me to pick up a book I’d decided wouldn’t be to my taste.  While I didn’t read as many new releases as I would have liked to, I did read quite a… Continue reading Top Ten Favorite 2015 Young Adult Books