November 2020











Hallmark Christmas Movies That are Based on Books!

Put that clicker down and read the book before the movie! We got hallmark channel movies that we based on books! OMG! The Jingle Bells Bride by Scarlet Wilson Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses by Jenny Hale The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans Northern Lights of Christmas by  Teri Read more




World Kindness Day! Books with the Theme of Kindness

One thing that I always enjoy is books about Kindness! Fred Rogers lived in the city of Pittsburgh (1.5-2 hours away from where I live). Fred has always been the ambassador of kindness. I wish I would have been able to meet Fred, but his message lives on. I try Read more


Tracking the places that I read

I may be the only one who does this, but I enjoy tracking the settings of the books that I read. I have a US and World map. After figuring out the location of a book, I then color my page. I do this yearly then create a new map Read more







Review of “Spoiler Alert” by Olivia Dade

I am giving this book a 2.5 star review. I thought this book was cute and enjoyed the characters but overall something was missing. I am giving this book a 2 star review which obviously by the other reviews on Goodreads, is an unpopular opinion. April is a big fan Read more


Books similar to Harry Potter

NOTHING can come close to this series. I read them a few years ago in my 30s and still loved these books. Even though you will never come close to the magic of Harry Potter books here are some recommendations of other books that you may enjoy. Oprah Magazine Recommends Read more




Bill Gates’ recent recommended books

In an interview with Lloyd Minor, Dean of medicine at Stanford University, on October 21, 2020, Gates recommended the next four books to read during the pandemic. “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander ” Breath from Salt: A Deadly Generic Disease, a Read more





Oprah’s selections for Thanksgiving themed books for adults and children

https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/books/g29419088/best-thanksgiving-books/ Above is a link to the article. Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet (CHILDREN)There There by Tommy Orange (ADULT)Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin (ADULT)We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorrell (CHILDREN)The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Read more