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: 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: Love, Meg by C. Leigh Purtill

Tweet Meg believes she knows everything about her life. Her parents are dead and her older sister, Lucy, has cared for her ever since she was a baby. They travel from town to town in California, following Lucy’s jobs and … Continue reading

Book Review: Cleavage: Breakaway Fiction for Real Girls Edited by Deb Loughead and Jocelyn Shipley

Tweet Cleavage: Breakaway Fiction for Real Girls. Just the name is edgy and designed to get our attention, and the stories inside live up to the title. In the foreword, editors Deb Loughead and Jocelyn Shipley say that the word … Continue reading

Book Review: Unraveling by Lynn Biederman and Michelle Baldini

Tweet Previously I’ve written about an interview with Lynn Biederman, author of unraveling, and her mom. But I realized I never wrote my official review of the book for my blog readers. So here it is, just in time for … 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: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay

Tweet Set in both 1942 and modern times, Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay is a mystery as well as a heartbreaking look at the round up and deportation of Jewish families from Paris to Auschwitz in what was known … Continue reading

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