Halloween

Children’s Halloween Books: The Scary Book by Thierry Dedieu

A fun but scary Halloween book featuring animals and the things they eat.
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Children’s Halloween Books: Whose Bones? by Gabrielle Balkan

A fun board book for guessing animals by their skeletons and then folding out the page to see the animal in true form.
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Children’s Book Review: Bone Soup By Alyssa Capucilli

BONE SOUP A Spooky Tasty Tale By: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Illustrated by: Tom Knight Published: July 24, 2018 Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Fiction   The beloved fable STONE SOUP is retold with a Halloween twist. Share the story of a community of witches, ghouls, ghosts, and monsters coming together to make a soup…
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Children’s Book Review: Disney Villains The Evilest of Them All

DISNEY VILLAINS The Evilest of Them All By: Rachael Upton Illustrated by: The Disney Storybook Art Team Published: July 3, 2017 Publisher: SFI Readerlink Dist   This is THE book for classic Disney movie fans! Rather than focusing on the princesses or heroines in all the favorite Disney movies, this book instead focuses on the villains,…
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Books that Came My Way in September 2018

  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 busy season has begun. We are full on into Cross Country season, both with our senior and with our college son…
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A Perfect Halloween Gift for the Zombie Fan and a GIVEAWAY!

  Does the month of October get you excited for all things haunted? Are you anxious to decorate with ghosts and goblins and spiders? Are you a huge fan of “The Walking Dead”? Then this Zombie Cross-Stitch kit might just be for you.  Create your own Zombie artwork to hang in your office, on your…
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Children’s Book Review: Peep and Egg Series By Laura Gehl

PEEP AND EGG I’m Not Hatching By: Laura Gehl Illustrated by: Joyce Wan Published: February 9, 2016 Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Format: Hardcover/Picture Book Peep is just begging for Egg to hatch. There are so many fun things ahead for them to do together.  But Egg is too scared to hatch. No matter what…
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Children’s Book Review: Pug & Pig Trick-or-Treat By Sue Lowell Gallion

PUG & PIG TRICK-OR-TREAT By: Sue Lowell Gallion Illustrated by: Joyce Wan Published: July 25, 2017 Publisher: Beach Lane Books Fiction Pug and Pig are the best of friends. Pig is super excited to wear his costume for Halloween until he finds out that Pug does not like his costume and doesn’t want to participate…
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Halloween Literary Character Quiz

In celebration of Halloween, I’m sharing this fun Halloween quiz created by Grammarly. I’m sorry if the picture below creeps you out. It does me too! But, this is who I got after taking the quiz. Since I am such a scaredy cat, I can honestly tell you that I haven’t read a single one…
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Halloween Memories – Get Some Last Minute Costume Ideas

I was thinking about Halloween the other night and all the costumes we have gone through with our kids.  I didn’t have time to dig out all the pre-digital era photos of the boys and scan them into the computer, but I  had one of the year they were Buzz and Woody in my computer.…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Wave
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took


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