Children’s Book Review: Mr. Fuzzbuster Knows He’s the Favorite By Stacy McAnulty

Archive for February 2017

I See Me Friends and Family Sale

The biggest sale i See Me offers is now available. Don’t miss this opportunity to stock up for Easter, baptism, and birthday gifts.  Check out my review of the i See Me book I chose to give for Valentine’s Day to my great-niece: The Perfect Valentine for Your Child – I See Me Books  Don’t delay…

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Book Review: The Orphan’s Tale By Pam Jenoff

THE ORPHAN’S TALE By: Pam Jenoff Published: February 21, 2017 Publisher: MIRA Fiction/Historical Fiction I first became a fan of Pam Jenoff when I read one of her short stories in the compilation, GRAND CENTRAL: Original Stories of Post-War Love and Reunion. She is also known for several other books set during war- time. Her…

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Children’s Book Review: Shackles from the Deep By Michael Cottman

SHACKLES FROM THE DEEP Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, A Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy By: Michael Cottman Published: January 3, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction Avid scuba diver and journalist, Michael Cottman is sharing the remarkable discovery of a sunken ship that carried slaves to Europe and North/South America during…

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Book Review: Since She Went Away By David Bell

SINCE SHE WENT AWAY By: David Bell Published: June 21, 2016 Publisher: NAL Fiction/Mystery/Suspense Jenna and Celia have been best friends since childhood, but as adults, fitting in time to get together between jobs, kids, and Celia’s country club friends have been difficult. Even though they don’t see each other as often, they always seamlessly…

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New Books in January 2017

Every month I share a post about all the new books that came my way during the past month. You can be sure to see these posts at the beginning of every month. I read four books in January including two fiction, a non-fiction, and a YA book. I am currently reading four books jumping…

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What is Saving My Life Right Now

Today is the halfway point of winter. If you live where it is sunny and warm….then you likely aren’t struggling through the days like the rest of us hoping for a peek at the sun and maybe a day with temperatures above 30 degrees. Here in Iowa, the last few weeks have been foggy, dreary,…

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