Children’s Book Review: Sparky and Tidbit By Kathryn O Galbraith

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Children’s Book Review: Sparky and Tidbit By Kathryn O Galbraith

SPARKY AND TIDBIT By: Kathryn O. Galbraith Illustrated by: Gerald Kelley Published: February 3, 2015 Publisher: Simon Spotlight Fiction Is your child ready to start reading chapter books? These Ready-to-Read books are the perfect starting point. Four different levels are offered to get your child used to more words and longer stories from Pre-Level One…

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Book Review: Out from the Underworld By Heather Siegel

OUT FROM THE UNDERWORLD By: Heather Siegel Published: April 30, 2015 Publisher: Greenpoint Press Non-Fiction/Memoir I’m participating with a book review of OUT FROM THE UNDERWORLD in the iRead Book Tours.  To visit other stops on the tour and enter to win a copy of OUT FROM THE UNDERWORLD, click HERE. Heather takes us into…

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Book Review: Inside the O’Briens By Lisa Genova

INSIDE THE O’BRIENS By: Lisa Genova Published: April 7, 2015 Publisher: Gallery Books Fiction Bestselling author, Lisa Genova, has written a book that raises awareness of Huntington’s Disease the way her book STILL ALICE brought attention to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. With comprehensive and meticulous research, Genova tells the story of a Boston family dealing…

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Winners of 100 Days of Summertime from ListPlanIt

I have chosen the two winners of the   100 DAYS OF SUMMERTIME eBook from ListPlanIt. Congrats to Amie and Angie! Thanks to all of you who entered! If you didn’t win, you can still purchase the 100 DAYS OF SUMMERTIME eBook. You can get started on celebrating 100 Days of Summertime this weekend! Just…

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May is National BBQ Month

Did you know May is National BBQ Month? Everyone is anxious to get their grills and firepits out of hibernation and start grilling again. We do a bit of grilling through the winter, but it isn’t any fun for my husband to stand out in the cold and grill. So, I was very anxious to…

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Book Review: Troika By Adam Pelzman

TROIKA By: Adam Pelzman Published: April 7, 2015 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Romance When I was first approached by the publicist to read this book, my first reaction was to say no. This is not my typical type of read. But, then I noticed some of the reviews: “brilliant, astonishing modern love story”, “fascinating” and “unforgettable”. I…

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Book Spotlight: The Shell Seekers By Rosamunde Pilcher

THE SHELL SEEKERS By: Rosamunde Pilcher Published: Originally in 1987 Trade Paperback: May 12, 2015 Published: St. Martin’s Griffin Fiction THE SHELL SEEKERS has been around for nearly 30 years and is being republished in trade paperback. I have never read it,but have heard of it many times over the years. I’ll be sharing my…

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A Little Monday Inspiration – A Mother’s Legacy

Yesterday was a wonderfully luxurious day at home with my whole family. I didn’t sleep as late as I had hoped, but did lazily lay in bed later than normal. Pat and Reagan made a huge breakfast of eggs, bacon, hash browns, and waffles. The rest of the day including the required laundry, catching one…

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