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Book Review: The Removers: A Memoir by Andrew Meredith

Summary: A memoir chronicling the early to present life of Andrew Meredith who talks about the turmoil and everyday life of his family and experiences growing up while working alongside his father as a remover (someone who picks up and removes bodies from the places the deceased died). Page Length: 192 Genre: Memoir, Non-fiction Published: 2014… Continue reading Book Review: The Removers: A Memoir by Andrew Meredith

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Book Review: Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

This kid's book is a little weird and didn't really meet whatever expectations I had for it. Originally published 54 years ago in 1963, Sendak's story follows a rather badly behaved little boy named Max who, after another obnoxious episode, is sent to his room without supper (pretty harsh but hey). Max soon finds himself… Continue reading Book Review: Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

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Book Review: Oz The Great and Powerful by Elizabeth Rudnick

I'm a huge fan of L. Frank Baum's original Oz series. Maybe it has to do with the time in which they were written and published (during the early 1900s) or the fact that they were imagined, created, and put to paper by Baum himself. Oz is such a place filled with wonder, peace, joy,… Continue reading Book Review: Oz The Great and Powerful by Elizabeth Rudnick

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Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Everyone knows the catchy "follow the yellow brick road" time that accompanied L. Frank Bain's classic chavaters in the 1939 movie. I grew up watching the timeless film (thankfully in color because it's so much more magical that way)and reading the first novel in a series of 14 (yes, Baum went on to write 13… Continue reading Book Review: The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum

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Feel The Joy Of Spring With These 7 Books

Springtime is a season that has joy and bright colors written all over it. Easter takes place during spring, new flowers begin to emerge, and, in a majority of places, the weather is simply breathtaking. If you’re as thrilled about the birth of spring in 2017, these books will satisfy your love for the bright… Continue reading Feel The Joy Of Spring With These 7 Books

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Luck Of The Irish! 17 Festive Picture Books To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m not Irish (that I know of) but I’ve always thought the March 17th holiday was one full of fun activities like searching for ‘gold,’ wearing green to avoid being pinched, and, most importantly, learning more about Irish culture and traditions. If you’re looking for an easy, entertaining St. Patty’s day… Continue reading Luck Of The Irish! 17 Festive Picture Books To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now

Back in 2016, Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give was already listed as being one of the most anticipated books of 2017, and on February 28th, it finally hit shelves. Here's the Goodreads Summary: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends.… Continue reading 5 Powerful Quotes From ‘The Hate U Give’ That’ll Make You Want To Read It Right Now

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A Mother’s Love: 9 Sweet Book Quotes About Motherhood

We don’t need a holiday to tell our moms and maternal figures how much we love them; we should tell them everyday! Even if your mama isn’t as crazy of a bookworm as you, I have no doubt she will still love the following sweet book quotes all about the joy and love of motherhood:… Continue reading A Mother’s Love: 9 Sweet Book Quotes About Motherhood

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Book Review: Mushroom Gully: The Rainforest Adventures Of Jemma And Nat By Fran Morris; Illustrated By Corey Wolfe

* I was kindly sent a copy of this book by the author in exchange for my honest opinion* Do you remember watching the colorful, vibrant, and ever-interactive FernGully movies starring Crysta, a curious cute fariy living in the beautiful Australian rainforests? Fran Morris’ Mushroom Gully immediately put me right back into the world of… Continue reading Book Review: Mushroom Gully: The Rainforest Adventures Of Jemma And Nat By Fran Morris; Illustrated By Corey Wolfe

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Book Review: Parenting: Illustrated With Crappy Pictures By Amber Dusick

“Parents are just uncelebrated rock stars – we stay up late, take drugs and treat our bodies like crap. Yay!” In the tradition of Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole And A Half, (both books being released within months of one another) comes Amber Dusick’s Parenting: Illustrated With Crappy Pictures. Even though I’m not a parent myself, I… Continue reading Book Review: Parenting: Illustrated With Crappy Pictures By Amber Dusick