2021 · Adult · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · In-Person Book Club · NetGalley · Parenting · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: March 3, 2021

Yay, we’re in March! That means warmer weather is coming, longer daylight time, and more outdoor time! March apparently also has many holidays (some silly, some serious) to celebrate, so I’m hoping to incorporate some of those holidays into my reading this month. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words.…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: March 3, 2021

2021 · Adult · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi

Book Review: A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire

Title: A Local Habitation (October Daye, #2)Author: Seanan McGuire Pages: 390 Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Publication Date: March 2, 2010Publisher: DAW Recently, October (Toby) Daye has been asked to see if her liege’s niece, January O’Leary, is safe in Country of Tamed Lightening, where January resides. What Toby finds is hidden murders and potentially…… Continue reading Book Review: A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire

2021 · Adult · Contemporary · In-Person Book Club · Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads – February 26-28, 2021

I’ve decided to start a new segment on my blog. Not sure if something similar has been floating around, so if I apologize for taking any credit. This segment I’m calling Weekend Reads, which I plan on posting every Friday. Weekend Reads is where I will concentrate on just one of the books I’m reading…… Continue reading Weekend Reads – February 26-28, 2021

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WWW Wednesday: February 24, 2021

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Both yesterday and today, we’ve had some nice sunny weather. It was lovely to spend some time outside with our baby and just enjoy some fresh air! It’s amazing how wonderful it feels to be outside, even if it’s just a short period of time. Can’t wait until we have warm weather…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: February 24, 2021

2021 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Movie Tie-in

Book Review: Newt Scamander: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

Title: Newt Scamander: Cinematic GuideAuthor: Felicity Baker Pages: 64 Genre: Fantasy, Children, Movie Tie-in Publication Date: January 31, 2017Publisher: Scholastic Press In this short book, readers are reminded of Newt Scamander’s story in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and some key events from the movies. This was another book given to me by…… Continue reading Book Review: Newt Scamander: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

2021 · ARC Copy · Book Review · NetGalley · Nonfiction · Self-Help

ARC Review: Remember by Lisa Genova

Title: Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of ForgettingAuthor: Lisa Genova Pages: 272 Genre: Non-Fiction, Science, Health, Self-HelpThemes: Memory, Stress Anticipated Publication Date: March 23, 2021Publisher: Harmony Thank you to the NetGalley and Harmony for giving me the opportunity to read and review an ARC of Remember. Fiction author and neuroscientist, Lisa Genova,…… Continue reading ARC Review: Remember by Lisa Genova

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WWW Wednesday: February 17, 2021

Another week, another Wednesday. Hope everyone is doing well! Lately, I’ve been hearing birds chirping outside in the mornings, and even though it’s still cold, hearing those sounds gives me hope and joy that spring is coming! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: February 17, 2021

Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Movie Tie-in

Book Review: Harry Potter: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

Title: Harry Potter: Cinematic GuideAuthor: Felicity Baker Pages: 64 Genre: Fantasy, Children, Movie Tie-in Publication Date: October 11, 2016Publisher: Scholastic Inc. In this short book, readers are reminded of Harry Potter’s story and some key events from the movies. This was a book that was given to me by a local community member, and I…… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter: Cinematic Guide by Felicity Baker

2021 · Book Review · Nonfiction · Parenting · Self-Help

Book Review: The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp

Title: The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-OldAuthor: Harvey Karp Pages: 303 Genre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help, Parenting Publication Date: August 26, 2008 (first published in 2005)Publisher: Bantam Dr. Karp comes back to share some of his experiences and suggestions of how to handle…… Continue reading Book Review: The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp

2021 · NetGalley · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: February 10, 2021

Happy Wednesday everyone! It’s been snowing and cold over here, but at least inside is nice and cozy! This week, I did not get to finish any books, so my post will be very similar to last week’s. Oh well, maybe I’ll get to finish at least one by next week! WWW Wednesday is a weekly…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: February 10, 2021