Great Reads from August 2016

Since my adult and young adult reviews are now posted on Opinionated Book Lover, I wanted to still share my recommendations for readers of Mom’s Radius who don’t also read Opinionated Book Lover. Here are the great books I read in August that were not reviewed on this site. Click on the book title to […]

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Kid Lit: This Book Is Not About Dragons

I received this book for free from Boyds Mills Press at BEA 2016. That fact in no way influenced my opinion of the book or the content of this review. This Book Is Not About Dragons by Shelley Moore Thomas Published on September 13, 2016. Goodreads Summary: Meet a mouse narrator who stubbornly insists that this book contains […]

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Reading Together Middle Grade Book: Dancing Home

As part of the Reading Together Family Exploration Book Club’s Modern U.S. topic, I’m sharing my review today of Dancing Home, the selected middle grade book. We will be discussing this book on Facebook for the next 3 weeks. Dancing Home by Alma Flor Ada Goodreads Summary: Mexico may be her parents’ home, but it’s certainly not Margie’s. She has […]

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Kid Lit: Duck on a Tractor

I received this book for free from Scholastic at BEA 2016. That fact in no way influenced my opinion of the book or the content of this review. Duck on a Tractor by David Shannon To be published on September 13, 2016. Goodreads Summary: Flushed with the success of his trailblazing bike ride around the farm, Duck decides […]

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Whole 30 Week 1

I’ve been eating Whole 30 for one week now, and I am feeling good. Actually I feel pretty much the same. The Whole 30 book lists some not-so-fun symptoms of sugar withdrawal – headaches and fatigue mostly – and I’ve been lucky not to have any of that (so far at least). Other than some […]

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Blog Tour: The Story Book Knight

I received this book for free from Sourcebooks Jabberwocky in exchange for an honest review. The Story Book Knight by Helen Docherty & Thomas Docherty (Follow them on Twitter: Helen, Thomas) Goodreads Summary: Even dragons can’t resist a good story… Even though Leo would rather sit at home and read, his parents send him out into the world in […]

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Blog Tour: Max at Night

I received this book for free from Sourcebooks Jabberwocky in exchange for an honest review. Max at Night by Ed Vere (follow Ed on social media: Twitter, Instagram) Goodreads Summary: Meet Max – the mighty kitten and New York Times bestseller. This is Max. Max is very sleepy. It’s way past Max’s bedtime. Max has drunk his […]

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Reading Together Picture Book: Grace for President

As part of the Reading Together Family Exploration Book Club’s Modern U.S. topic, I’m sharing my review today of Grace for President, the selected picture book. We will be discussing this book on Facebook all week. Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio Goodreads Summary: Where are the girls? When Grace’s teacher reveals that the United […]

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