Month in review: February

February was another good month although it went by way to quickly. Jim had a long business trip in the middle of the month, so it felt like the beginning of the month was anticipating the trip. Then he was gone for 9 days, and once he was back and we were recovered, the month […]

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Book Review: The Heart of the Fight

I received this book for free from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. The Heart of the Fight: A Couple’s Guide to Fifteen Common Fights, What They Really Mean, and How They Can Bring You Closer by Judith Wright and Bob Wright Published on February 2, 2016. Goodreads Summary: Every couple fights—it’s […]

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Kid Lit: A Friend for Mole

I received this book for free from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. A Friend for Mole by Nancy Armo To be published on March 1, 2016. Goodreads Summary: An accidental encounter throws Mole and Wolf together. One is afraid of the light, the other is afraid of the dark. Together they […]

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YA Book Club: February Recap

We almost didn’t have book club this month. Jim was out of town, and it took me a while to find a babysitter. Two of our babysitters work until 6 PM, but we usually have book club at 5:30 PM over by my work. When the one babysitter wasn’t available, we had to make a […]

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Book Review: We Were Here (YA)

We Were Here by Matt de la Pena Goodreads Summary: The story of one boy and his journey to find himself. When it happened, Miguel was sent to Juvi. The judge gave him a year in a group home—said he had to write in a journal so some counselor could try to figure out how he […]

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Book Review: The Infinite Sea (YA)

The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey Goodreads Summary: How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity. Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together […]

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Book Review: Saint Anything (YA)

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen Goodreads Summary: Peyton, Sydney’s charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion’s share of their parents’ attention and—lately—concern. When Peyton’s increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the […]

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New Blogger Feature @ Ex Libris Kate

Today I am being featured in Ex Libris Kate’s New Blogger Feature. In addition to having a wonderful name, Kate is one of many other book bloggers who has made me feel welcome in this online community. I started reading her blog in June 2015. She has made recommendations on many wonderful books, including some lesser […]

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Kid Lit: We’re in the Wrong Book!

We’re in the Wrong Book! by Richard Byrne Goodreads Summary: When a potato sack race goes awry, Bella and Ben find themselves bumped from their familiar page into uncharted territory. It’s a brave new world of lollipops and sphinxes—and Bella and Ben are on one page-turning adventure. How will they find their way back into their […]

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