Archives for April 2011

The Blackboard Jungle: Teachers’ Lives Outside of School

Today, in the spirit of being a teacher, I’m offering up a short quiz: True or False Most teachers have lives outside of school. It is safe to assume that teachers, especially those with children, have had sex, or at least have heard about sex. Teachers can enjoy diverting hobbies in their spare time. Teachers […]

Review: Bumped by Megan McCafferty

Title: Bumped Author: Megan McCafferty Genre/Pages: YA Dystopian/336 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Release Date: April 26, 2011 Rating: 2 Bookmarks (borrow it) Source: Publisher Nat’s One-Sentence Synopsis:  Set against a backdrop of a dystopian society in which a virus has rendered everyone over the age of 18 infertile, teen girls are groomed to conceive and […]

Review: In Stitches by Anthony Youn, M.D.

Title: In Stitches Author: Anthony Youn, MD (with Alan Eisenstock) Genre/Pages: Memoir/288 Publisher: Gallery (Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.) Release Date: April 26, 2011 Rating: 3.5 Bookmarks Source: Sneak Attack Media Nat’s One-Sentence Synopsis: An educational and amusing account of one man’s journey to adulthood and his career as a plastic surgeon. I’ll preface […]