fiction

Children’s Book Review: Cat and Mouse By Britta Teckentrup

CAT & MOUSE By: Britta Teckentrup Published: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Prestel Fiction This oversized board book is such a fun story for toddlers to preschoolers. Cat is out to get mouse and chases him all over the house. But, mouse knows all the best spots to hide and holes to jump through. Will Cat…
Read More

Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – March 2019 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…
Read More

Children’s Book Review: Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter By Wendi Silvano

TURKEY’S EGGCELLENT EASTER Turkey Trouble #4 By: Wendi Silvano Illustrated by: Lee Harper Published: January 29, 2019 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction/Picture Book Silvano has written her fourth in the Turkey Trouble series, with another holiday setting, Easter. When Turkey spies a sign advertising an Eggstraspecial Egg Hunt, Turkey and his fellow farm friends want to…
Read More

Books that Came My Way in February 2019

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. The basketball season ended a little sooner than we had hoped for our team. But lots of memories were made and we will…
Read More

Children’s Book Review: Hoo Hoo Who? By Mary Maier

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…
Read More

Book Review: The Queen of Hearts By Kimmery Martin

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…
Read More

Children’s Book Review: Ninja Camp by Sue Fliess

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…
Read More

Book Review: The Stranger Inside By Laura Benedict

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…
Read More

Children’s Book Review: It’s Not Hansel and Gretel By Josh Funk

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…
Read More

Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – February 2019 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…
Read More

Stacie's read-in-2019 book montage

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Seven Sundays: A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change


Stacie's favorite books »