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Books that Came My Way in May 2016

I wasn’t expecting May to be as busy as it turned out to be. Out of twenty days that we had school, I subbed fourteen of those days, when at the end of April I was only scheduled for five. The end of the school year is also busy with concerts, track meets, banquets, and…
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Book Review and Author Interview: Pants Optional By Carol L Steingreaber

PANTS OPTIONAL UNcoventional Tips for your Road Through Life and Motherhood By: Carol L. Steingreaber Published: February 29, 2016 Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers Non-Fiction/Memoir I hope you were able to honor your mom yesterday in some way, whether it was taking her out for a meal, a phone call, or remembering her by reliving some of…
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Books that Came My Way in April 2016

I have been in a total book slump. Life is busy and so it was easier for me to play Scrabble or Words with Friends in the random spare minutes I had versus reading a book. I have several nonfiction books going right now, but none of them are pulling me to read them. I…
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Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson

BROWN GIRL DREAMING By: Jacqueline Woodson Published: August 28, 2014 Publisher: Nancy Paulson Books Nonfiction/Memoir/Poetry When you see a book full of these stickers on the cover, you know it must be something great.  I snagged it during our school’s Scholastic Book Sale this fall and figured I could read it and so could our…
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Book Review: Welcome Home, Bernard Socks By Paul Magrs

WELCOME HOME, BERNARD SOCKS By: Paul Magrs Published: December 23, 2015 Publisher: Obverse Books Memoir In December of 2014, I introduced you to THE STORY OF FESTER CAT. See my review, HERE. Paul Magrs wrote of how Fester Cat came into his and his partner, Jeremy’s lives. He shared of the uncanny way that Fester…
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Book Review: The 13th Gift By Joanne Huist Smith

THE 13TH GIFT A True Story of a Christmas Miracle By: Joanne Huist Smith Published: October 28, 2014 Publisher: Harmony Nonfiction/Memoir I won this book last year through Bookreporter.com, but since it arrived after Christmas, I decided to save it to read this Christmas. I like reading at least one Christmas story over the holidays…
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Book Review: Below the Water Line By Lisa Karlin

BELOW THE WATER LINE Getting Out, Going Back and Moving Forward in the Decade After Hurricane Katrina By: Lisa Karlin Published: July 3, 2015 Publisher: Centennial Publishers Non-Fiction/Memoir I’m participating in the PUMP UP YOUR BOOK tour for BELOW THE WATER LINE. To see other stops on the Book Tour including reviews and author interviews,…
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Book Review: And the Good News Is… By Dana Perino

AND THE GOOD NEWS IS… Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side By: Dana Perino Published: April 21, 2015 Publisher: Twelve Non-Fiction Dana Perino is far from her Wyoming roots, but not far from the values of hard work and respect that she learned growing up.  Life really took off for her when she began…
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Books That Came My Way in July 2015

I haven’t accepted many books this summer because I’m trying to catch up on all the great books I received this spring. Plus I took a blogging and reviewing break to focus on family. I read three books on my vacation and am about done with two more. So there will be reviews coming. School…
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Book Review: Out from the Underworld By Heather Siegel

OUT FROM THE UNDERWORLD By: Heather Siegel Published: April 30, 2015 Publisher: Greenpoint Press Non-Fiction/Memoir I’m participating with a book review of OUT FROM THE UNDERWORLD in the iRead Book Tours.  To visit other stops on the tour and enter to win a copy of OUT FROM THE UNDERWORLD, click HERE. Heather takes us into…
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