Book Review

Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – July 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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Children’s Book Review: Animals and The Human Body – Lens Books

ANIMALS A Lens Book By: Valentina Facci Translated by: Sally-Ann Delvino Illustrated by: Alberto Borgo Published: May 1, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Non-Fiction   See inside the animals with a unique 3D lens. Each color of the lens shows a different perspective of the workings inside our favorite animals including vertebrates and invertebrates, mammals,…
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Children’s Book Review: I Got A Chicken for My Birthday By: Laura Gehl

I GOT A CHICKEN FOR MY BIRTHDAY By: Laura Gehl Illustrated by: Sarah Horne Published: March 1, 2018 Publisher: Carolrhoda Books – Lerner Publishing Fiction   Laura Gehl is the author of the popular PEEP AND EGG series. When I saw she had written about getting a chicken as a birthday present I knew I…
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Books that Came My Way in June 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in June. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. I can’t believe we are in the month of July already. 2018 is half over and summer will be gone in a blink of…
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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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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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Children’s Book Review: Adventures in Science – The Human Body By Courtney Acampora

ADVENTURES IN SCIENCE The Human Body By: Courtney Acampora Published: December 12, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Non-Fiction/Activity Kit Stop the summer slide and keep kids excited to learn about science by teaching them about our amazing human body. This kit is more than just a boring book. Besides the book, there is a poster…
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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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Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Conquering Life by Erica and Jonathan Catherman

THE GIRLS’ GUIDE TO CONQUERING LIFE How to Ace an Interview, Change a Tire, Talk to a Guy and 97 Other Skills You Need to Thrive By: Erica and Jonathan Catherman Published: May 15, 2018 Publisher: Revell Non-Fiction As a parent, I hope that I send our kids off into the world as fully capable adults…
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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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