What I’m Reading Now: September 2017

Reading Now When the days turn cooler I have the insatiable urge to hunker down and read. Not that that particular desire ever truly abandons me, but there’s something especially cozy about reading in cool weather. We’ve had an unusually cool and rainy September so far, so you’ll understand the state of my reading now…

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5 Books That Influence My Homeschool

Homeschool Books to Develop your Homeschool Vision If you are considering homeschooling, or wondering how it can possibly work, these are some of the homeschool books I have found most helpful. I’m not a veteran homeschooler by any means. (Unless you count being homeschooled myself from k-12 as something…)  But the one thing I am…

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Kids Book Reviews ~ Library Haul #24

Yay!  We’re finally back from our no-library induced library haul hiatus!  Our local library just reopened at their new location–conveniently located within walking distance of my house (!!!) and I am extra excited to discover all the new little goodies in store for us there.  But, that’s a post for another day.  Without further ado,…

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The Edge of Nowhere Blog Tour: Book Review

Today I’m participating in Cathie Armstrong’s blog tour for her new book, The Edge of Nowhere, just released on the 19th of this month! You can stop by her website and check out the other blog tour stops here.  Without further ado, let’s get to it!  Book review… Victoria Hastings Harrison Greene has lived a very…

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Book Review: The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley

Review of: The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery When Emily goes on vacation to the Chateau Chinon, she expects the rich atmosphere, steeped in the intertwined histories of France and England.  Her cousin Harry has been researching a long-lost treasure, supposed to have been left by Queen Isabelle when she left…

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Book Review: The Munich Girl by Phyllis E. Ring

Review of: The Munich Girl by Phyllis Edgerly Ring Genre: Historical Fiction Book Description (Cover Blurb): Anna Dahlberg grew up eating dinner under her father’s war-trophy portrait of Eva Braun.  Fifty years after the war, she discovers what he never did–that her mother and Hitler’s mistress were friends.  The secret surfaces with a mysterious monogrammed handkerchief,…

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Book Review: The Quantum Door by Jonathan Ballagh

Review of: The Quantum Door by Jonathan Ballagh Genre: YA, Sci-fi Brady and Felix have lived outside of a forbidden forest for as long as they can remember, but when a mysterious new neighbor moves in and fences spring up around the forest overnight, their curiosity knows no bounds.  When the strange lights start appearing…

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Book Review: Captive

Review of: Captive by Aimee Carter (#2 in the Blackcoat Rebellion series) Genre: YA, Dystopian Ever since Kitty Doe was kidnapped and forced to take over the life of the Prime Minister’s niece, her frustration and irritability has been growing.  She hates everything about her new life–her fiancee, her diet, the clothes she is forced…

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