Tag Archives: @aileenhower

December 20

A Short History of the Girl Next Door, by Jared Reck – Review by Aileen Hower

I just had a new book break into my top ten favorite books of all time.   Seriously.   I had been hearing great things about the young adult novel, A Short History of the Girl Next Door. Because Mr. Reck teaches in a neighboring school district, I eagerly noticed the attention his debut book […]

June 27

How My Reading Life Has Been Influenced by My Three Readers by Aileen P. Hower

I started my career as a high school English teacher. At first, I re-read the classics, so I could teach the courses to which I had been assigned. After a few years, I started to “assign” New York Times bestsellers, or Oprah book club books: I was a rebel! When these some of these titles […]