Book Review: Navigating Indieworld By Julie Gerber and Carole P Roman

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Book Review: Navigating Indieworld By Julie Gerber and Carole P Roman

NAVIGATING INDIEWORLD A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing Your Book By: Julie Gerber and Carole P. Roman Published: September 4, 2016 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Non-Fiction I have reviewed many of Carole P Roman’s children’s books over the years. She started writing later in life and has self-published all of her books as…

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The Perfect Valentine for Your Child – I See Me Books

As a child, I had a few personalized books that had my name and the names of my family in the story. I remember one was a farm story and it was my favorite. Since my name isn’t spelled the “usual” way, anytime I had anything personalized with my name spelled correctly was exciting. Giving your…

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Book Review: Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold By Iain Reading

KITTY HAWK AND THE CURSE OF THE YUKON GOLD Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency #1 By: Iain Reading Published: December 3, 2012 Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Fiction/YA/Mystery If you have an independent, spunky tween that is looking for a new series to read, this Kitty Hawk series might just be for them. Kitty Hawk…

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Book Review: Traveling Light By Lynne Branard

TRAVELING LIGHT By: Lynne Branard Published: January 10, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Books Fiction Have you ever wanted to just take off on an adventure? That is exactly what Alissa Wells, a 30-something single gal from Clayton, North Carolina does. After winning an abandoned storage shed in an auction Alissa finds a box of ashes inside.…

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Book Review: The Two-Family House By Lynda Cohen Loigman

THE TWO-FAMILY HOUSE By: Lynda Cohen Loigman Published: March 8, 2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Fiction Abe and Mort are brothers who live in a two-family brownstone in Brooklyn with their wives. Abe and Helen live upstairs with their four sons and Mort and Rose live downstairs with their three daughters. Abe and Mort own the…

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Children’s Book Review: Science Encyclopedia from National Geographic

SCIENCE ENCYCLOPEDIA Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More! Published: October 11, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction Everything you ever wanted to know about Science is in this book. Nothing was left out and the photography is absolutely amazing. This is National Geographic at its best….taking a subject and sharing everything possible in an…

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Book Review: Better Together By Kimberly Stuart

BETTER TOGETHER A Heidi Elliott Novel: Book #3 By: Kimberly Stuart Published: October 31, 2016 Publisher: Blom Books Fiction/Christian Fiction/Contemporary Romance I first learned about Kimberly Stuart several years ago from another blogger talking about Stuart’s blog and how funny and relatable she was. Stuart, who lives in Des Moines, wrote about motherhood and life…

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Celebrating iRead Book Tours 3 Year Anniversary and a Giveaway

HAPPY 3RD ANNIVERSARY TO iREAD BOOK TOURS!  I’ve been part of iRead Book Tours for at least the last two years. I’ve been a part of several book promotion companies and iRead is at the top of my list. Everything is handled extremely professionally and I’m given all the materials needed in a timely and…

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Children’s Book Review: How Things Work By T. J. Resler

HOW THINGS WORK Discover Secrets and Science Behind Bounce Houses, Hovercraft, Robotics, and Everything in Between.  By: T.J. Resler Published: October 25, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction Does your child love to take things apart to see how they work? Do they constantly ask why or how something is made or created? Do you…

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Reading Challenges for 2017

If you are looking for ways to read more books in 2017 or to change up your reading a bit, a reading challenge is often a good place to start. A reading challenge usually gives you 12 topics (maybe more) and challenges you to find a book that fits that category. Since I am hoping…

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