Hoo Hoo Who

HOO HOO WHO? By: Mary Maier and Lauren Horton Published: February 7, 2019 Publisher: Building Block Press Fiction Mary Maier wrote and illustrated this book and collaborated with speech pathologist Lauren Horton. Mary Maier’s child is one of the many children who have a speech or language delay. Her 3-year-old son Max is also on…

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The Queen of Hearts

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS By: Kimmery Martin Published: February 13, 2018 – Paperback February 5, 2019 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Women’s Fiction I have always loved reading books with a medical setting, either fiction or non-fiction. One of my all-time-favorite TV shows is ER and I’ve seen every episode. So, when I read the synopsis for this…

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Ninja Camp

NINJA CAMP By: Sue Fliess Illustrated by Jen Taylor Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Running Press Kids Fiction Kids will love this fun time at ninja camp. Kids will learn all the tricks from a ninja master who will teach them all they need to know about becoming a ninja warrior. They will learn about…

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The Stranger Inside

THE STRANGER INSIDE By: Laura Benedict Published: February 5, 2019 Publisher: Mulholland Books Fiction/Mystery/Suspense Kimber has just returned home from a relaxing few days at a cabin. She feels refreshed and ready to get back to work. But, when she returns home, she finds that her key doesn’t work and someone else is living in…

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IT’S NOT HANSEL AND GRETEL It’s Not a Fairy Tale (Book 2) By: Josh Funk Illustrated by: Edwardian Taylor Published: February 1, 2019 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction This is the second in the It’s Not A Fairy Tale series by Josh Funk. The first was IT’S NOT JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. The storyteller is trying…

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New Books This Month

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. Our daughter, Reagan, turned 14 last month. We celebrated by having a late lunch at Cheddar’s since school got out early that day…

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What's Saving My Life

February 1 is the half-way point of winter and if winter has been anything in your area like it has been here in Iowa, I am quite sure you are sick of it. Celebrating that we have made it half-way through winter sounds like a good plan to me. All of us have little ways…

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