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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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Books that Came in May 2018

This is my monthly roundup of books that arrived on my shelves in May. I also share a bit of what’s been going on in our family’s lives as well. I am beyond excited for summer and to read again as May was a bit busy for us. Holy moly! I never thought I would…
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Books that Came in February 2018

If you remember, back in January I read 15 books! My all-time high for a month. February was not quite so exciting. I only read 7 books and that included a children’s book, 2 middle-grade books, and a novella. February went by so fast, I can barely believe we actually had the month. Just when…
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Books that Came in November 2017

Oh, my! Time is flying! I can’t believe Christmas is 14 days away and I have just 10 days left in the classroom. It will be a whirlwind the next few weeks with concerts, basketball games and trying to squeeze in Christmas shopping. I’m sure reading will be limited as I seem to have all…
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Books that Came in October 2017

October has been a month full of blessings for me and our family. Both my husband and I celebrated our birthdays with family and friends this month. Our son Patrick finished his high school cross country career at the State of Iowa Cross Country Meet. He medaled, finishing 13th in 3A and with his personal…
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Books that Came in August 2017

As summer is ending, I’m looking back on my last three months and can’t believe what a whirlwind it was. What I had planned to be a relaxing summer full of reading and family time turned into an overwhelming summer with the loss of my dear friend and librarian. After spending many days working at…
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Book Review: Inside the O’Briens By Lisa Genova

INSIDE THE O’BRIENS By: Lisa Genova Published: April 7, 2015 Publisher: Gallery Books Fiction Bestselling author, Lisa Genova, has written a book that raises awareness of Huntington’s Disease the way her book STILL ALICE brought attention to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. With comprehensive and meticulous research, Genova tells the story of a Boston family dealing…
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Ignite Your Book.com – Amazing Deals on eBook Bestsellers and a Giveaway

Every day I check the Kindle Daily Deal to see the books Amazon is featuring at a deep discount that day. Surprisingly, often times it is a book I have been wanting to read, a book that is hot and getting a lot of buzz, or one I have never heard of and is completely…
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Book Review: The Story of Fester Cat By Paul Magrs

THE STORY OF FESTER CAT How One Remarkable Cat Changed Two Men’s Lives By: Paul Magrs Published: November 4, 2014 Publisher: Berkley Trade Paperback Memoir Fester Cat spends the first twelve years of his life living on the streets in Levenshulme, Manchester. Knowing Paul and his partner, Jeremy live in this delightful neighborhood with a…
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Book Review: Make Yourself Amazing By Sarah Coleman

MAKE YOURSELF AMAZING 30 Days to a New You By: Sarah Coleman Published: January 15, 2014 Publisher: Amazon Digital Non-Fiction/Christian/Self-Help eBook only I was approached by the author to review her book, MAKE YOURSELF AMAZING. I really like devotional books and was anxious to give Coleman’s book a read. Since she is from Australia, I…
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