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Kids’ Summer Reading Challenge

Kids’ Summer Reading Challenge

Here we are on the first Monday of summer vacation. We’re all still in bed. The 8-year-old is still asleep (that child will be a caffeine addict before puberty hits if we’re not careful). The 11-year-old is staring at his phone, watching inane You Tube […]

Review: My Grandmother Asked Me…

Review: My Grandmother Asked Me…

Meet my new favorite author, Fredrik Backman. I’ve read two of his books, the unwieldily titled “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,” and “A Man Called Ove.” Reading his books is like being told a story: cuddled up on a couch with […]

Review: The Nightingale

Review: The Nightingale

I picked up The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah a few months ago. I was at my bi-monthly book club and the hostess suggested eitherĀ it or The Primates of Park Avenue as our next selection. Primates sounded fun, catty, and gave us the opportunity to drink […]

52.80 Books in 2016

52.80 Books in 2016

If you know me and know my family, you know that we are a tribe of addicted readers. My grandma recently stayed with us for three weeks, during which time she read 5 books. She estimates that she reads somewhere around 150 books a year. […]