Top Ten Tuesday #25: Beach Reads

For me, beach reads should be light and fun. Nothing too serious. Nothing too long. They fall into two categories: heart warming love stories or tales of sisterhood/friendship. And if they take place in summer, all the better. Good Beach-y Love Stories Before We Were Strangers by Renee Carlino (my 5 star review) The Start […]

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Book Review: Pivot Point (YA)

Pivot Point (Pivot Point #1) by Kasie West Goodreads Summary: Knowing the outcome doesn’t always make a choice easier…  Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. It’s the ultimate insurance plan against disaster. Or so […]

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Kid Lit: Rowdy: The Pirate Who Could Not Sleep

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Rowdy: The Pirate Who Could Not Sleep by Darcy Pattison To be published on June 1, 2016. Goodreads Summary: A ROWDY HEART NEEDS A PAPPY’S SONG – A GREAT FATHER-DAUGHTER BOOK Captain Whitney Black McKee is a rowdy pirate! […]

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Most anticipated books from BEA

I didn’t know what books I would find at BEA. I honestly didn’t know how to prepare, so I didn’t really. The only book I’d heard would be there that I didn’t even dare to hope I’d get was Heartless by Marissa Meyer. (I didn’t get it.) I had been warned to take only the books […]

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My son has never known summer

Christopher has been in daycare since he was 11 weeks old, and I went back to work full time. I never even considered staying home with him. I knew I couldn’t handle it. I like working, and I need adult interaction. But he has been in daycare/school full time all year round for almost 6 […]

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Book Review: You Know Me Well (YA)

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour To be published on June 7, 2016. Goodreads Summary: Who knows you well? Your best friend? Your boyfriend or girlfriend? A stranger you meet on a crazy night? No […]

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Book Review: A Robot in the Garden

I received this book for free from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. A Robot in the Garden by Deborah Install Published on May 1, 2016. Goodreads Summary: Warm-hearted fable of a stay-at-home husband who learns an important lesson in life when an unusual creature enters his life. With all the charm […]

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Juvenile Pile: Monsters, Race Cars, and Friends

I’ve been reviewing kids’ books rather haphazardly most Saturdays, but with all of the children’s book galleys I got at BEA, I wasn’t sure how much time I’d have to discuss the books I’ve been reading with Christopher. So, I decided to start posting a new series on Sundays. I’m calling it “Juvenile Pile”. I’ll […]

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