Can you believe?

Today I read Fahrenheit 451 for the first time ever? I can’t believe I graduated high school almost 17 years ago and I just now read this book?  Pathetic. Oh my goodness.  It couldn’t be a more timely read.  Took me about 15 pages to get into it and to get passed, or rather accustomed to, the […]

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Favorite book of the year…

Well, this is probably one of the more cruel jokes to play on someone, I think. Actually, when Heather posted in my comments that she wanted me to pick my favorite book of the year, I thought I knew which one it would be, but then all of the other books started crying out to […]

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Another "Must Read" by Tim Keller…

Tim Keller has long been a favorite with us.  Long before he published a book we liked the guy because of his sermons and lectures on tape (yeah… that’s a while back! LOL)  Several months back I blogged about his book The Reason for God:  Belief in an Age of Skepticism.  That book was a […]

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Yes, another blog…

I have this habit of getting cool ideas for new group blogs and starting them immediately. This one I thought about for at least a week. You should be proud of me. Recently I rediscovered an old friend who had been almost extinguished by motherhood and by this thing called the Internet (maybe you’ve met […]

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I love Jane Austen

Really, she is quite probably, I believe, the most talented and witty author that ever put pen to paper. So far I have read Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion and part of Emma. Mansfield Park and Persuasion I have just read in the last fortnight. (Sorry, couldn’t help myself.) Last night I started Jane […]

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Saving Up

Recently I’ve been reading Beverly Cleary books aloud to my boys. They are really enjoying them. We’ve been going back and forth between Henry Huggins books and Ramona books. So far we’ve read Henry Huggins, Henry and Ribsy, Ramona the Pest, Beezus and Ramona, Henry and Beezus and now we are reading Henry and the […]

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The Gruffalo!

You have to buy this book. Oh, yes. This is a book to buy. This is not a book to just check out at the library. It’s a book you will be forced (Oh, twist my arm harder please!) to read over and over again, it is so cute. It’s my new favorite kids’ book. […]

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Childrens' Book Reviews Coming Soon!!

I’m so excited to let you all know that I will begin a series of childrens’ book reviews in the coming weeks! Several weeks ago a marketing manager from Kane Miller Publishing contacted me through my blog and asked if I would be interested in reviewing some childrens’ books here. I happily agreed as I […]

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