Monthly Archives: February 2017

Jane Austen Quote #1

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Favorite Book Criticisms #2

More of my favorite book criticisms!  Enjoy! “I can’t imagine anyone wanting to read anymore about Artemis Fowl. He is a nasty, nasty little boy. The only way I’d ever like to read more about him is if the adventures … Continue reading

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Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

This post contains affiliate links. My kids recently discovered the joys of Fantastic Mr. Fox.  I read it many years ago when I was a kid and absolutely loved it!  Was it a part of your childhood too? Premise: Mr. … Continue reading

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4 Favorite Children’s Books #2

This post contains affiliate links. Here are more of our favorite children’s books coming your way!  Are any of these your favorites, too? A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson This book is an absolutely charming collection of … Continue reading

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Wild Beautiful Places: Picture-Perfect Journeys Around the Globe from National Geographic

This post contains an affiliate link. When I spotted Wild Beautiful Places at the library, I had to get it.  Anything by National Geographic is almost certain to be stunning! Premise: Readers get to see some of the natural beauty … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

This post contains an affiliate link. I just finished The Mysterious Benedict Society.  Thanks for the recommendation, smile rac! Premise: A group of children who are without families are tasked with saving the world from the nefarious Mr. Curtain.  Does … Continue reading

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Booker T. Washington: Great American Educator by Eric Braun

This post contains an affiliate link. Booker T. Washington is another educational graphic novel for kids which I found at the library.  I’ll just keep ’em coming as I find them! Premise: In graphic novel form, readers learn about the … Continue reading

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English Teatime Giveaway — Cross Promotion — CLOSED

Here’s February’s giveaway–a box of Bigelow English Teatime!  It’s another of my absolute favorite teas and I want to share it with one lucky winner.  I hope that they will enjoy it, too! Enter by following the link below.  It’s … Continue reading

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The Way of the Samurai Book Giveaway — Cross Promotion — CLOSED

I’m giving away The Way of the Samurai by Inazo Nitobe!  Since this book may appeal to many different readers, I’m cross-promoting the giveaway from my homeschooling blog. a Rafflecopter giveaway It’s open to U.S. residents and ends February 28, … Continue reading

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Star Wars ABC-3PO: Alphabet Book by Calliope Glass & Caitlin Kennedy

This post contains an affiliate link. Star Wars ABC-3PO was lounging on the “new” shelf at our library.  It is Star Wars and it’s a kids book–so I had to check it out! Premise: Each letter of the alphabet features … Continue reading

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Super Mario Adventures by Kentaro Takekuma

This post contains an affiliate link. I found Super Mario Adventures at the library and absolutely had to check it out!  As a child I remember playing the original Super Mario Bros. with my dad and siblings.  They are such … Continue reading

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Books Make Me Happy Zippered Pouch Giveaway — CLOSED

Because I love books, blogging and sharing the things that I love, I’m going to regularly host monthly giveaways on my blog!  Yay!  This month I chose this really cute zippered pouch which is perfect for the bibliophile with a … Continue reading

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