The Perfect Mother

The Perfect Mother

18 December, 2014 Fiction 2 ★★★★

As parents how well do we know our children?  When they are little, we know their little personalities and help nurture and mold them into the people they will become.  But as our children grow, how well do we know them?  What secrets are they capable of keeping from us? … Read more »

Tease

Tease

15 December, 2014 Young Adult 2 ★★★★

Setting this book down, I wasn’t sure how to feel about it. Tease left me with conflicting feelings up until the very end where I didn’t know whether I detested the main character, Sara, or rooted for her. Tease tells the tale of Sara, a girl going through a nasty lawsuit after bullying another… Read more »

The Walled City

The Walled City

4 December, 2014 Young Adult 3 ★★★★

“There are three rules of survival in the Walled City: Run fast. Trust no one. Always carry your knife.  Right now, my life depends completely on the first. Run, run, run.” The Walled City is a nightmare.  It’s death personified.  Heroin addicts, crime lords, murderers and gangs rule Hak Nam… Read more »

Hop to Health with Peter Rabbit

Hop to Health with Peter Rabbit

2 December, 2014 Children's Books 2

Do you remember Peter Rabbit, the curious rabbit created by Beatrix Potter?  Well if you have small children (or grandchildren) in your house it’s time to reintroduce yourself to this character as he and his two best friends, Benjamin and Lily, are now part of an animated series on Nickelodeon… Read more »

Gift Ideas for Book Lovers

Gift Ideas for Book Lovers

1 December, 2014 Top 10 Lists 3

With Cyber Monday upon us and 25 days until Christmas (yes 25!!) here are some of my favorite book and book-related gifts for the book lover on your list!  From a few really great subscription options to stand-alone items, you are sure to find something for everyone.  Also share this… Read more »

Not My Father’s Son

Not My Father’s Son

25 November, 2014 Nonfiction 0 ★★★★★

Many of us know actor Alan Cumming for his uncanny ability to morph into different people onstage (Cabaret), screen (X-Men 2) and TV (The Good Wife); however his ability to to act — his livelihood — his ability to transform — was born out of a need to protect himself… Read more »

Books To Be Thankful For!

Books To Be Thankful For!

24 November, 2014 Top 10 Lists 0

With Thanksgiving upon us and the days getting colder, I can’t think of a better way to keep my little ones busy than by snuggling up with some good books.  So let’s give thanks to some picture books and early reader books! Early Readers   Magic Tree House #27: Thanksgiving… Read more »