Book Review: Falling By Jane Green

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Book Review: Falling By Jane Green

FALLING: A Love Story By: Jane Green Published: July 19, 2016 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Romance Romance novels aren’t usually my first choice, but sometimes it is nice to work in a lighter read. After reading the premise of this one, I thought this one might be a bit different. It isn’t your typical love story. It’s…

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Currently…

I feel like I’m been a bit out of the blogging loop lately. Summer just disappeared before my eyes and our kids have been in school for a week already. Life just keeps moving and I feel like I’m hanging on for dear life to the caboose at the end of the train. So, to…

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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Weird But True! Sports

WEIRD BUT TRUE! SPORTS 300 Wacky Facts about Awesome Athletics Published: May 17, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction Our kids LOVED these books when they were younger. I can also attest that these are the most beat up well-loved books in the elementary classrooms I teach in. Kids love looking for the weirdest, most…

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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in…Brazil By Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN….BRAZIL A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World By: Carole P. Roman Illustrated by: Kelsea Wierenga Published: July 7, 2016 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction With all the excitement of the 2016 Olympics, your children may be asking about the country of Brazil. Roman’s book, like her others…

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Book Review: Being Mortal By Atul Gawande

BEING MORTAL Medicine and What Matters in the End By: Atul Gawande Published: October 7, 2014 Publisher: Metropolitan Books Non-Fiction I learned a lot about dying during my time working in Hospice. I saw families so overcome with grief that I wasn’t sure how they could go on. But, I also saw relief in some…

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Books that Came My Way in July 2016

I’ve been catching up on my reading this month, reading four adult books and five children’s books just this month. Not bad since I also have most of my house under construction and am living in complete disarray. Just when I think I can set aside some time to read, something comes up and my…

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