Book Review: The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater

Tweet The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater is a treat for mystery lovers, magic lovers and just general book lovers. Daphna and her twin Dexter are as different as twins can be. Daphna loves books and volunteers reading … Continue reading

Book Review: Piper Reed, The Great Gypsy by Kimberly Willis Holt

Tweet Every now and then I get to take a break from some of my heavier reading and get a reminder of how much fun it can be to read something geared to early readers. Piper Reed, The Great Gypsy … Continue reading

Book Review: The Mother Daughter Cookbook by Lynette Rohrer Shirk

Tweet My daughters are ecstatic because school got called for another snow day here in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. They’ve been off all week, and now they have two more weeks off to look forward to. I, on the … Continue reading

Book Review: Much Ado About Anne by Heather Vogel Frederick

Tweet Heather Vogel Frederick continues her delightful mother-daughter book club series with Much Ado About Anne. This time the book club is reading the Anne of Green Gables series, and the girls are totally committed to their book club and … Continue reading

Book Review: Masterpiece by Elise Broach

Tweet I recently read Masterpiece by Elise Broach and was totally delighted with the story and the characters. Mother-daughter book clubs with daughters aged 9 and up should enjoy reading it—there’s a sprinkling of art history scattered among the broader … Continue reading

Book Review: Call Me Hope by Gretchen Olsen + Mother-Daughter Book Club Library Meeting

Tweet Last Saturday I was happy to be invited as a guest to the Hillsboro, Oregon, public library mother-daughter book club meeting. Gretchen Olson, author of Call Me Hope, was also there to talk about her book and the Hands … Continue reading

Book Review: Becoming a Superhero by William Smith

Tweet Becoming a Superhero by William D. Smith is an endearing tale that is a semi-autobiographical account of a young boy who dreams of being a superhero, and discovers a lot about himself along the way. We meet Billy Smith, … Continue reading

Book Review: as if being 12-3/4 isn’t bad enough, my mother is running for president! by Donna Gephart

Tweet There’s a lot to like in Donna Gephart’s first book, as if being 12-3/4 isn’t bad enough, my mother is running for president. Vanessa Rothrock is nearly 13 and already used to the limelight because she’s the Florida governor’s … Continue reading

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