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Way Back Wednesday ~ Calvin, Look Out! A Bookworm Birdie Gets Glasses – Jennifer Berne

This post was originally published on November 3, 2014.

Calvin the Bookworm Birdie is back! This time with the help of librarian Mrs. Readalot, he discovers that he needs glasses. At first the other starlings are not very kind about Calvin’s need to wear glasses, and Calvin retreats to the woods. Although he soon finds […]

Worst Enemies/Best Friends (Beacon Street Girls Series #1) – Annie Bryant

The Beacon Street Girls Series is a lovely collection. Although our daughter is not traditionally a fan of realistic fiction, this series kept her interest. These well-written books are geared for girls between the ages of nine and thirteen. Each story is told through alternating narration by four friends. As the series progresses, the character […]

The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State – Nadia Murad

The Last Girl is a gripping account of Nadia Murad’s capture by the Islamic State and her ultimate escape. This is a tough read, but it is a story that needs to be shared and understood. The genocide of the Yazidi people is a modern day tragedy.

While this complimentary book was provided for review […]

Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity – Saundra Dalton-Smith

Reading Sacred Rest made for a refreshing start to the new year. This book details seven different types of rest: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, sensory, and creative and shares the importance of rest and the impact it can potentially have in enhancing our lives. The assessment tool within the book was a terrific addition […]

Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff – Chip Gaines

Capital Gaines is a light read featuring the insights of Chip Gaines. Gaines is known for serving as one of the hosts of Fixer Upper on HGTV. Gaines shares his wisdom in an honest and humorous way, and whether you a fan of the show Fixer Upper or not, it is an enjoyable read.

While […]

Blogging Holiday

Spending some extra special time with our little lady today…My next new post will be published on Wednesday, January 17th.

What Do You Do With an Idea? – Kobi Yamada

This is one of the best children’s book I have ever read. I absolutely loved this one! It features a young man who has a terrific idea but isn’t quite sure what to do with it. As his confidence grows, his idea begins to blossom as well. Ultimately, the idea’s impact reaches far beyond what […]

Happy New Year!

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