Snugg Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7in Leather Case Cover Review

*review sample provided Our family loves our gadgets, which is why there are three Kindles in the house! One for me and one for each of the kids. We use our Kindles A LOT. My college age son likes to use his kindle to watch movies via Amazon Prime and my teen daughter loves playing […]

Cultivating my daughter’s love of reading — Finally!

Reading has always been important to me. There is nothing in this world like the feeling of a worn book in your hand. Or, the pleasure you can get from being the very first to turn the pages of a brand new novel. I’ve been reading for as long as I can remember and it […]

Books that get my teen and tween reading! #SummerReadingSeries

On hot summer days there’s nothing I like better than relaxing with a glass of cold iced tea and a good long book. Books have been a constant friend in my life for as long as I can remember. Fostering this same love of reading in my children is a high priority on my mom-to-do […]

The Last River Child by Lori Ann Bloomfield – book review

The Last River Child by Lori Ann Bloomfield is a delightfully quick read that takes you on a journey through a young woman’s life as she struggles to find her place in the world. Full of tragedy, determination and triumph over people and situations that try to break her, the main character shows that if […]

Wizz-e online book review

Reading is a huge part of my life and I have always encouraged both of my children to read, read, read whenever they have the chance! I also love letting them spend time on the computer but often worry that it’s wasted time. When I learned of the online children’s book publisher Wizz-e I couldn’t […]

Why I love reading the old-fashioned way – Guest Post by Katherine Swarts

They predicted a “paperless society” for the Internet age. Like space colonies and household droids (both once expected to be commonplace by 2009), it’s been slow to happen. I’m in no hurry for it. Nothing personal against the electronic world; to read the daily news, I’ll gladly go online rather than juggle floppy, smudgy newspaper […]

Found & Shared Roundup

A quick post to share a few fun items found today! Enjoy :) has a great list of summer reading programs for your kids on her blog. This is a sweet way to earn free books and keep your child reading all summer long! Here’s a sweep I’d love to win! A customized 2009 […]

Top 200 BBC Books

I thought this was an interesting list. According to BBC’s Big Read these titles are the top 200 books in the UK. Just for fun I’m going to keep track of what I’ve read on the list. I can see I have a lot of reading to do. I have many more books on my […]