Review: Results May Vary by Bethany Chase

Results May Vary Author: Bethany Chase Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Publication Date: August 9, 2016 Genre: Women’s Fiction Purchase: Kindle; Paperback   Notes from the Author: Bethany Chase Writing ProcessTrue story: I find it easier to write on the subway—which I often do to milk some productivity out of my long commute—than at home. Partly it’s the pressure to see how much I can get done (500 words is

Read with me Wednesday Children's Book Review: The Itsy Bitsy Spider

The Itsy Bitsy Spider By: Iza Trapani Book Formats: Hardcover and Paperback Age Range: 2-5 years old Print Length: 32 pages (Hardcover) Paige’s Book Rating: ★★★★★   Synopsis The spirited and irresistible itsy bitsy spider has captured the hearts of generations of children by climbing up that water spout. Now she’s back—on a new magical journey! This all-new itsy bitsy spider has exciting encounters with a fan, a mouse, a rocking chair, a

6 Ways to Stick to Your Book Buying Budget

  All Book Lovers know that you can never have enough books, there is always a book you want to read (or even re-read). The problem is the money you are spending on books can get really out of control if you aren’t careful. I have found it is best to set a budget of what you can spend on books and find ways to still buy plenty of books

Read with me Wednesday Children's Book Review: Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? By: Dr. Seuss Book Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, Board Book and Kindle Age Range: 2-5 years old Print Length: 36 pages (Hardcover) Paige’s Book Rating: ★★★★★   Synopsis Kids will love this noise-filled Bright and Early Book classic from the one and only Dr. Seuss! Mr. Brown is a sound-making wonder! He can hoo hoo like an owl and buzz buzz like a bee. It is so much

Review: The One-In-A-Million Boy

The One-In-A-Million Boy Author: Monica Wood Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: April 5, 2016 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Purchase: Kindle; Hardcover; Paperback; Audiobook  Synopsis The incandescent story of a 104-year-old woman and the sweet, strange young boy assigned to help her around the house — a friendship that touches each member of the boy’s unmoored family For years, guitarist Quinn Porter has been on the road, chasing gig after gig,

Review: All is not Forgotten

All is not Forgotten Author: Wendy Walker Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Pages: 320 Publication Date: July 12, 2016 Genre: Thriller & Suspense Purchase: Kindle and Hardcover Paige’s Rating ★★★★★ Synopsis It begins in the small, affluent town of Fairview, Connecticut, where everything seems picture perfect. Until one night when young Jenny Kramer is attacked at a local party. In the hours immediately after, she is given a controversial drug to

Review: This Too Shall Pass: A Novel

This Too Shall Pass: A Novel Author: Milena Busquets Publisher: Hogarth Publication Date: May 24, 2016 Genre: Women’s Fiction Purchase: Kindle; Hardcover About the Author: Synopsis Blanca is forty years old and motherless. Shaken by the unexpected death of the most important person in her life, she suddenly realizes that she has no idea what her future will look like. To ease her dizzying grief and confusion, Blanca turns to

Review: The Cellar by: Natasha Preston

The Cellar Author: Natasha Preston Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: March 1, 2014 Genre: Teen & Young Adult Mysteries and Thrillers Purchase: Kindle; Paperback Paige’s Rating ★★ Synopsis “Lily?” My stomach dropped as a tall, dark-haired man stepped into view. Had he been hiding between the trees? “No. Sorry.” Gulping, I took a step back. “I’m not Lily.” He shook his head, a satisfied grin on his face. “No. You

Review: With My Eyes Wide Open: Miracles and Mistakes on My Way Back to KoRn

With My Eyes Wide Open: Miracles and Mistakes on My Way Back to KoRn Author: Brian “Head” Welch Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: May 17, 2016 Genre: Christianity/Biographies & Memoirs Purchase: Kindle; Hardcover Synopsis A life-changing spiritual awakening freed Brian “Head” Welch from a stranglehold of drugs and alcohol and prompted him to leave the highly successful nu-metal band KoRn in 2005. What followed was a decade-long trial by fire, from

Read with me Wednesday Children's Book Review: Love You Forever

Love You Forever By: Robert Munsch Book Formats: Kindle, Hard Cover and Paperback Age Range: 4 and up Print Length: 32 pages Paige’s Book Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis A young woman holds her newborn son And looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him: “I’ll love you forever I’ll like you for always As long as I’m living My baby you’ll be.” So begins the story that has touched the hearts