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Children’s Book Review: Eraser By Anna Kang

ERASER By: Anna Kang Illustrated by: Christopher Weyant Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   Eraser is tired of being the clean-up crew at school. Pencil is so sharp. Cobalt is cool. Everyone loves Tape and Glue because they can make anything stick. Then Marker tells Eraser she can’t come to the science…
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – September 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: Eppie the Elephant By Livingstone Crouse

EPPIE THE ELEPHANT (Who Was Allergic to Peanuts) By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Steve Brown Published: August 7, 2018 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Fiction   Food allergies are becoming more and more common and schools are making accommodations to make sure children with allergies are safe. Some schools are going completely “nut free” like our school or…
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Books that Came My Way in August 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in August. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. We have officially had two weeks of school. Patrick is all settled in at college and the homework has begun. We are already in the…
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Children’s Book Review: It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! By Lindsay Ward

IT’S SHOW AND TELL, DEXTER! A Dexter T. Rexter Book By: Lindsay Ward Illustrated by: Lindsay Ward Published: July 17, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction/Picture Book   I don’t remember show and tell day from when I was a kid, but I do remember it as a parent. It is a stressful day and night…
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Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of Some Recent Reads – August Edition

  Quick Lit: Mini-Reviews of the Books I Read in the last 30 days 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…
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Book Review: Too Close to Breathe By Olivia Kiernan

TOO CLOSE TO BREATHE Frankie Sheehan #1 By: Olivia Kiernan Published: April 3, 2018 Publisher: Dutton Fiction/Suspense/Thriller   Eleanor Costello, a Type-A science professor has committed suicide by hanging. Her husband is nowhere to be found. Detective Frankie Sheehan doesn’t buy it and decides to check out the autopsy report. This is her first case back…
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Children’s Book Review: What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

WHAT IF EVERYBODY SAID THAT? By: Ellen Javernick Illustrated by: Colleen Madden Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   As the school year is about to begin here, this book is an excellent reminder of how we should treat others and how we want to be treated. No one likes to be left…
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Books that Came My Way in July 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in July. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. As I type this we are looking at one more week before our oldest leaves for college. It is bittersweet as I am so excited…
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Children’s Book Review: The Battle of Junk Mountain By Lauren Abbey Greenberg

THE BATTLE OF JUNK MOUNTAIN By: Lauren Abbey Greenberg Published: April 17, 2018 Publisher: Running Press Kids Middle-Grade Fiction   Shayne has loved spending her summers on the coast of Maine with her grandmother. It’s the only time of year she can see her summer best friend, Poppy. But this summer something has changed. Poppy…
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