Welcome to the Race! – UPDATED

The following people have joined the race:

Itzel B.
Sussette B.
Kaylyn C.
Christy P.
Anabella M.
Sarah T.
Arzu D.
Monica S.
Nallely M.
Sarah T.
Marlee V.
Mahtob K.

Welcome to the race, everyone! Keep those reviews coming!

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Race Around the World Reading

Wow, I can’t believe it’s time to officially kick off our Summer events and reading program! I’ll talk about all the summer happenings in a later post, I promise. Since this is the kickoff of our Summer reading program, I wanted to tell you how this summer’s program is going to work.

1. Read a book

2. Go to our online book review form: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGlmMWdyeDV0bEZLVmtrTzZmYUY1dFE6MQ

3. Fill out and submit the review.

That’s it! Submitting a review gets you an invitation to our invitation only Summer Soiree in August.

Also, we will be giving some online badges when you reach certain reading milestones. But, more about that later. Right now it’s time for you to get busy and START READING!

Star Struck Summer Reading Tips

The reviews are definitely coming in!  Don’t be scared of writing reviews! You won’t be graded on them, I promise. =)

I’ll be doing some posts on writing reviews for those of you who might be suffering from writer’s block or just need a little tap in the right direction.

Is there anything review-wise you’d like me to write about? Leave a comment and let us know!

Star Struck Summer Reading Instructions

Star Struck Summer Reading

Here’s out it works:

  1. Read a book.
  2. Click here to fill out the review form! (To make it easier, bookmark it or save it to your favorites!)

Repeat! Easy, right?

Please review books that you started reading THIS SUMMER. They don’t have to be library books, but they shouldn’t be books you read over Spring Break or Christmas Break. It is SUMMER READING, after all!

Each review gets you an entry for the weekly drawing. Our drawing prizes are iTunes gift cards and movie theater gift cards.

Drawings will be held every MONDAY and winners will be notified by TUESDAY.

Last chance…

The Summer Reading Club officially ended on Saturday, but we’re STILL ACCEPTING reviews! Don’t forget to use the online submission form.

  • The last day to submit reviews will be THURSDAY, AUGUST 6.
  • The last batch of coupons will be handed out on FRIDAY, AUGUST 7.
  • The last day to redeem coupons for books will be SATURDAY, AUGUST 8.

I’ve LOVED reading all the reviews that have been coming in and I hope you’re enjoying the reviews that have been posted on the blog! We still have a ton of reviews in the blog pool so, although the Summer Reading Club may be over, I’ll still be posting reviews so keep checking back!

June whirlwind


June has been CRAZY!! Not only did we kick off the Summer Reading Club, but we also had our first TEENS TAKE OVER of the summer! WHAAT? You don’t know what we’ve got going on this summer? Take a look:

Join the Teen Summer Reading Club and earn free books. Whenever you finish reading a book, fill out the TEEN SUMMER READING CLUB BOOK REVIEW to get a coupon for a free book! We’ve already received a bunch of awesome reviews. Be on the lookout…they’ll be coming to a blog near you soon!

Now that June is pretty much over, it’s time to get ready for all the stuff we have going on in July! This includes:

  • July 14: Teens Take Over from 6:30-8:30pm @ Josey Ranch Lake (permission slip)
  • July 15: Harry Potter movies 1-3 from from 12-8:30pm @ Josey Ranch Lake
  • July 16: Harry Potter movies 4 & 5 from 3-8:30 @ Josey Ranch Lake (permission slip)

We hope to see you there! Reviewers, keep those reviews coming!