Children’s Book Review: Yoga Frog By Nora Carpenter

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Children’s Book Review: Yoga Frog By Nora Carpenter

YOGA FROG By: Nora Carpenter Illustrated by: Mark Chambers Published: May 29, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Non-Fiction   Yoga is an activity that can be done by anyone of any age and in any kind of athletic shape. It has been proven to help with balance, muscle strength, flexibility, headaches, and stress.  I have…

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New Look!

I am thrilled to announce my new WordPress website! This has been on my list for awhile and I finally made it a priority. The results are just what I was hoping for. WordPress is new to me since I am moving from Blogger and it will take me a bit to figure everything out.…

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Book Review: Before and Again By Barbara Delinsky

BEFORE AND AGAIN By: Barbara Delinsky Published: June 26, 2018 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Fiction Barbara Delinsky is the queen of family dramas. This is the fifth of her numerous novels that I have read, all usually dealing with some sort of family drama or secret. This one takes a current topic and plays it…

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Cookbook Review and Recipe: Young & Hungry By Gabi Moskowitz and Diana Snyder

YOUNG & HUNGRY Your Complete Guide to a Delicious Life By: Gabi Moskowitz and Diana Snyder Published: April 11, 2017 Publisher: Freeform Non-Fiction Gabi Diamond is the character on the Freeform produced TV show, “Young & Hungry”. The show was loosely based on the life of Gabi Moskowitz, the editor-in-chief of the nationally-acclaimed budget cooking…

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Children’s Book Review: History’s Mysteries By Kitson Jazynka – Summer Read-to-Learn Series

HISTORY’S MYSTERIES Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles from the Past By: Kitson Jazynka Published: October 17, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kis Non-Fiction National Geographic has taken some of the biggest mysteries in the history of our world and dug deeper into what may or may not have happened. Think Stonehenge, Amelia Earhart, the Yeti, and…

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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – June Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…

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Book Spotlight and Excerpt: Little Big Love By Katy Regan

LITTLE BIG LOVE By: Katy Regan Published: June 12, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Fiction FACT: Families are messy. The Hutchinsons are messier.  One of Real Simple’s Best Books of 2018 and already receiving praise from authors, Jane Green and Susan Wigg, Regan’s first US publication is already a hit. LITTLE BIG LOVE is a smart, big-hearted…

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Book Review: Dreams of Falling By Karen White

DREAMS OF FALLING By: Karen White Published: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Berkley Historical Fiction/Southern Fiction Three young women growing up in South Carolina in the 1950’s become the best of friends. Margaret has everything she will ever want or need and lives on a family plantation. Ceecee is a preacher’s daughter and had a strict upbringing.…

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