Painting Rain a cover Reveal

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Painting Rain by Annette K. Larsen How do you heal your heart after tragedy leaves you broken? When the person you loved didn’t deserve it and they can’t earn your forgiveness because they’re already dead? How do you move on, and heal, and love? If you’re Princess Lorraina, you paint. A year ago Lorraina watched Tobias die, and she still doesn't know how she's supposed to heal—or forgive. How can she when she’s still running away? In an attempt to reinvent herself, she steps outside her … [Continue reading...]

Nicholas Sparks, The Choice in theaters 2/5/15 enter to win a prize pack

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THE CHOICE     Rated PG13.#The Choice is the eleventh film adapted from a novel by Nicholas Sparks's will open on February 5, 2016. Lionsgate presents a Nicholas Sparks / Safran Company / POW! production   Starring: Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Tom Welling, Tom Wilkinson, Alexandra Daddario, Maggie Grace When  Gabby Holland a medical student moves  next door to ladies’ man Travis Shaw, they embark on a surprising romantic journey . Travis has always believed a serious … [Continue reading...]

What Makes a Good Children’s Book?

What makes a good Children's Book?

What Makes a Good Children’s Book? By Carol Williams   When it comes to children’s books and their quality, it seems to be a rather simple matter. A catchy title, host of attractive characters and interesting story should be enough, right? That’s just plain wrong. Great children’s books are often timeless and enjoyed by generations […]

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General Houston’s Little Spy a Historical Fiction Novel

Young Adult Historical Fiction

16 year old Samantha Russell  only wants to marry her fiancée, Danny,  and move to Texas,   But once there, they find themselves caught up in the Texan settlers’ struggle against the Mexican dictator, Santa Anna .  After the tragic events  at the fall of the Alamo, Samantha vows to seek revenge. The Little Spy goes […]

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So how do you encourage your children to read?

Encouraging your children to read

  Encouraging your children to read A Guest Post by Andrea Buginsky You know it’s important for your kids to read. It helps them develop their vocabulary, learn about the world, explore new worlds, and build their imaginations. But with all of the electronics available to them today, kids are not always excited to read. […]

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The Lost Heir by Allison Whitmore, A Young Adult Fantasy

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Today we spotlight … The Lost Heir   A new Magical Young Adult Fantasy by Author Allison Whitmore  A Funny and Intriguing Adventure Isabella Foxworthy was just another girl…until she learned she was an empath, able to read the energy of others. A secret world known as the Violet City lies beneath her family’s hotel […]

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Forget Me Not by Allison Whitmore a Historical Romance novel

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Today’s Spotlight is Forget Me Not By Allison Whitmore   A Coming of age Historical Romance Novel Theodora “Teddi” Donovan and Calvin Wynne have always hated each other. They didn’t have a choice after Teddi’s bootlegger father killed Calvin’s and left them both orphaned. The scandal has fueled gossip in quiet, quaint Brookhurst, New York, […]

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Cornucopia: a collection of children’s poems :a Book Review

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Cornucopia by Bridget Renshaw    When you look up the definition of Cornucopia this is what you get from the Oxford dictionary… (formal) something that is or contains a large supply of good things The book is a cornucopia of good ideas. This book is certainly that. A bundle of touching comedic children’s poems You […]

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Choosing your YA Books Wisely

Choosing your YA Books Wisely

     A Guest post by Andrea Buginsky                                     Choosing Books Wisely How do you know when your child is ready to move on to books written for pre-teens and teens ( YA books) ? A huge part of the decision will be on you. You know what content is out there. Are you comfortable […]

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The Fairies in Nana’s Garden: and their secrets -Book Spotlight

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Come along to Nana’s house and visit her garden where there are fairies and magic galore. Sing and dance with a little girl who knows all about the the fairies that live in her Nana’s garden. Written in a whimsical and poetic way that will delight all fairies lovers from 2-92. There is even a […]

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Matriarch: An Australian Novel of Love and War; Book Review

Matriarch, latest novel by Geoffrey Hope Gibson

  Matriarch: An Australian Novel of Love and War  by Geoffrey Hope Gibson  At the beginning of the twentieth century, the son of an English lord settles in Australia and marries an indigenous woman. It is an age when interracial relationships are not only misunderstood, but result in family conflict, disgrace, and disinheritance. I have […]

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The Angel of Innisfree :Book Review by Cindy Jewkes- historical fiction

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Bookroomreviews would like to thank Cindy Jewkes for this excellent Review I’m not sure how to begin this post. I’m in a sort of reading coma–like a food coma, but experienced after over-indulging on a good book. The Angel of Innisfree, by Patrick F. Rooney, is a seriously fantastic read. Synopsis The story begins in […]

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Amazon’s Best Children’s Books of 2015

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Best Children’s Books of 2015 Here is the top children’s book on Amazon for 2015   This New York Times Best Seller Circus Mirandus is compared to the magical works of Ronald Dahl . About a young boy Micah Tuttle that believes the in the magical stories his Grandfather tells him of a Special Circus […]

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Dwarf: A Memoir book review

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Tiffanie DiDonato, the author of Dwarf: A Memoir, has been “more than a little tired of all the terms people use to define me.” Tiffanie writes “I do not consider myself a dwarf and never have” because “Yes, technically I am a dwarf. But while it might be the title of my book, it does […]

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The Good Daughter Book Review

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The Good Daughter book”If I wanted to write my life story…..there wouldn’t be enough pages in the world to write it on!” So says Kobra, Lili’s mother, in the memoir The Good Daughter (available January 27, 2011)

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Book Review : The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse

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  The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse * In Canada* Do you want a cute little book that actually teaches the little kiddies something? Check out the PJ Mouse Series.For a little Mouse (a stuffed one at that) PJ sure gets around.After a wet scary start for the little Mouse PJ is lucky enough to […]

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Great Pop-Up Books to Read with Your Children

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

 Guest Post by Christine Maurice Great Pop-Up Books to Read with Your Children Pop up books make some of our most beloved stories jump out of a book- literally! Aside from just being fun, they bring a whole new level of depth and understanding to illustration, and can help young children explain spatial concepts. The […]

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Seaside Christmas by Stacy Claflin

Seaside Christmas by Stacy Claflin He can’t stand her. She thinks he’s crazy. Will their feelings stay etched in permanent ink? Cruz Hunter has always stuck out in his small hometown. Now that he’s covered in tattoos, the residents peg him as even more of an outcast. It seems like the whole world is against […]

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I’m Happy for You (Sort Of…Not Really) Review & Giveaway

I'm Happy for You (Sort Of...Not Really)

 I’m Happy for You (Sort Of…Not Really) Review & Giveaway                 To Anyone who has ever endured Junior – High                                                                                            Insecurities, even as an Adult                                       To Everyone else: Really?   This dedication at the beginning of this book is absolutely spot on! Has anyone ever really gotten through grade school or […]

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One lace at a time

You Go Girl be proud of Yourself

One lace at a time Unless you are a princess living in the past, you’d probably flinch at the idea of another person dressing you. And yet once upon a time you were not able to dress yourself. Your parents helped you until you were ready to zip a zipper and tie a lace. Careful […]

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