Kid Lit: Maggie and the Summer Vacation Show-and-Tell

I received this book for free from the author in exchange for an honest review.  Maggie and the Summer Vacation Show-and-Tell by Randi Lynn Mrvos Published on August 23, 2017. Goodreads Summary: Meet Maggie, a first-grader in Ms. Madison’s class. Maggie has a big problem. Tomorrow is summer vacation show-and-tell. All of her classmates know exactly what […]

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Great Reads from August/September 2017

Not only was I not blogging here for over a month, I also didn’t post any reviews on Opinionated Book Lover in September. Luckily I reviewed some great books in August and in early October. Here are the 4-star books I’ve read lately. (There haven’t been any 5-star books lately.) Strings: A Love Story by […]

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When life gets in the way…

I haven’t blogged since the end of August. I kept meaning to, but life kept getting in the way. I am the president of our school’s Home and School Association, which is similar to a PTA. I had a lot of work to do for the back to school events starting mid-August, and things haven’t […]

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Juvenile Pile: Heartfelt and Humorous

This week I am sharing a mix of library books and books we own. We’re continuing to read a lot of picture books this summer. Here are some of them. Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman Perfect for ages 2-4, this book is a showcase of underwear…on vegetables. It’s colorful and simple, and I’m sure […]

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Juvenile Pile: Tales of Adventure

We’ve picked up the extra August reading challenge sheet from the library, but it requires another 6 hours of reading, and we’re only 2 hours in. I don’t know that Christopher will finish before the end of the summer, but at least he’s still reading. I’ve been encouraging him to read picture books with more […]

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Great Reads from July 2017

I finally caught on my reviews over on Opinionated Book Lover. I reviewed 16 books between June 16th and July 15th, but today I’m only sharing the 4-star and 5-star books. There were 5 “great” books that I think you should read, and they all happen to be YA. Click on the book title to […]

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