I thought it might be fun to share a new recipe for Thanksgiving. This one, from Food Network.com caught my eye: It’s turkey roulade with cranberry-apricot stuffing. What’s a roulade, you ask? Think of a roulade as like a meat roll up or a meat Ho Ho. You’ve seen a Yule Log at Christmastime, […]
Traffic by Ellen Hopkins You have not read a book until you’ve read anything by Ellen Hopkins! Ellen has been around a minute and her books are very popular with teen readers. Her books, written in prose, touch on very difficult subjects that parents would probably rather not discuss with their teens. Most of Hopkins’ […]
Here’s a book that’s on my radar: This Way Home by Wes Moore & Shawn Goodman Elijah Thomas knows one thing better than anyone around him: basketball. At seventeen, he’s earned the reputation of a top-level player, one who steps onto the court ready for battle, whether it’s a neighborhood pickup game or a tournament […]
I know it’s not winter yet but you’ve got to see this cute little book called No Yeti Yet by Mary Anne Fraser! Here’s my video review. Now I want a yeti! You will LOVE this book! Peter Pauper Press does it again. Say that three times fast!
I have a great book for you from Gestalten books. Check out my video review! Here’s a blurb: For their own safety, the people who live in this fortified city are not allowed to leave their homes after dusk. After curfew, a strange character with a lamp —the Night Watchman —patrols the winding streets and alleyways, […]
I liked Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo! I hadn’t read any of her earlier works and the premise of this book intrigued me so I downloaded the audible version and listened on my commute to work. I will admit I had a hard time getting into the book. so much so that I almost […]
Saying the words Illusion by Lea Nolan makes me so so so sad. So sad. If you’ve been around here a minute, you’ll know that I kinda sorta unofficially swore off finishing series. But I had to finish Nolan’s The Hoodoo Apprentice series for several reasons: #1 Lea Nolan is a super terrific person #2 […]
Peter Pauper Press has great notebooks and paper crafts but did you know they also have books? YES and they are AWESOME! Check it out: Olive is not your ordinary girl. And one day when this spunky young lady decides to go for a walk in her grumpy, too-busy city, she finds some extraordinary things. […]
In the shadows of an old forest stood a little tree. She was so small, she was the smallest tree of all. Opening lines are EVERYTHING to me. Doesn’t that opening line just KILL? It sets up the scene, starts the emotions rolling and lets you know you’re in for a great story. I’m almost […]
You’ve heard about the Eiffel Tower, right? Did you know it was a present from a husband to his sick wife? What?? You didn’t know that? Well check out my video review of this adorable picture book! For all the little Francophiles in your life!