Rather Be Reading » A Blog by Two Busy Girls Who Always Find Time For a Each Other

Masthead header

Tag Archives: wendelin van draanen

Magan: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen [website] Publication Date: January 11, 2011 Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Pages: 240 Target Audience: Young Adult Keywords: track runner, prosthetic leg, dreams that change Format Read: Purchased hardcover copy. Summary: Jessica’s dreams of attending college on a track scholarship are shattered after she loses part of her leg in a bus accident on […]

View full post »

August 29, 2014 - 1:39 pm

Alexa S. - I remember seeing you mention this novel on Twitter when you were reading it, and that intrigued me already. But reading your review makes me definitely want to check it out for myself! The premise seems simple, but I love that you feel it was portrayed in a way that felt poignant and real.

Magan + Estelle’s Shelve It >> 3/3/2013

Hi friends! We’re here together this week (but not really together, sigh) for Shelve It, sharing some of the latest books that have popped up at our post office or in our inboxes. It’s kind of a quiet week since Estelle is still on her “book buying ban” so we thought this was the best […]

View full post »

March 7, 2013 - 8:05 pm

Magan - Aww, thanks Kelly! You’re too sweet!

And yes — YOU MUST MUST MUST read Eleanor and Park. Did I say you must? 😉

March 4, 2013 - 4:59 pm

Alexa Y. - I love the hedgehog measuring cups! I probably would display them instead of using them, because they’re too cute!

Also, awesome book hauls girls! Eleanor & Park is probably my favorite thing that you both got this week 😉

March 3, 2013 - 8:27 pm

Paige - I can’t wait to read The Boyfriend App it looks like it’s going to be a cute read! I hope you guys enjoy everything!

My IMM

March 3, 2013 - 4:29 pm

Kelly - I keep forgetting you guys had your blog re-done and every time I pop by, I find myself just staring at how PRETTY it is!

Anyways, love those hedgehogs; they’re too adorable!

And apparently I need to get a copy of Eleanor and Park? Lol

March 3, 2013 - 11:13 am

Tara - I MUST read Eleanor & Park, like, yesterday. And how cute are those hedgehogs?!

March 3, 2013 - 10:27 am

Bookworm1858 - I love those hedgehogs-so cute! I have a huge stack of books to go through but I still am really tempted to run out and get Attachments after loving Eleanor and Park so much.

March 3, 2013 - 8:44 am

Annette - Eleanor & Park sounds so good. I don’t have it yet, but I will! I do have Severed Heads, and I think it sounds good. Hope you enjoy!My STS