I love it , saktbaording, film , and music – art and athletics meet (plus explosions):
After the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano destroys his city and its surroundings, fifteen-year-old Alex must journey from Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Illinois to find his parents and sister, trying to survive in a transformed landscape and a new society in which all the old rules of living have vanished
Stuck at a boarding school where her fellow students seem to despise her, Katy soon discovers that Whitfield, Massachusetts, is the place where her mother committed suicide under mysterious circumstances when Katy was a small child, and as dark forces begin to converge on Whitfield, it is up to Katy to unravel her family’s many secrets to save the boy she loves and the town itself from destruction
Why I kept reading: Zombies, post -apcolyptic , reminded me of one of my favorite books ( the handmaid’s tale by margret atwood) . strong and interesting female characters. In the end I thought itr was really good and I am almost surprised that there are 2 more books in this world.
Who should read it:Any one that has ever asked the question- If my world changed , who would I become?
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan both book and ebook
We talked about the different materials we have to help yo study for the SAT – but have you taken a live practice test yet?
At The Fremont Main Library, we are having a practice test. It will be held on March 3rd , from 12 – 4pm The follow-up,where scores will be given as well as hints for test taking will be given March 13 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
To sign up for this test Go here
A good thing to do to wake up you brain is to get a full body stretch. You may have a favorite stretch routine, but maybe not. You can find books and dvds on stretching and yoga – but here are 4 10 minutes yoga videos that can show you some of the basic yoga poses – doing a few can give you a nice full body stretch. If you have never done any yoga the following videos give an introduction to yoga.
Remember , use caution when trying any new activity.
Some people reread and rewatch things all the time – other people don’t. In July I wrote a post on movies I rewatch. On friday I cam across this article on the benifits of rereading. A simple summary:
‘By doing it again, people get more out of it,’ says author Cristel Antonia Russell of American University.
So go find a favorite book and reread it today !