This is M. Sasek

This is…. One of our favorite authors/illustrators! M. Sasek Miroslav Sasek was a Czech immigrant who traveled the world in the 1960s, and captured through illustration the sights, sounds, and smells of what he saw.  Full of bits of information, including history, famous landmarks, cultural activities and more! Delightful vintage illustrations Landmarks and Buildings Would… Continue reading This is M. Sasek

Recent Reads: Summer Fiction

I love a good Beach Read! I’ve been catching up on my Fiction reading lately, and here a few quick reviews! I’ve read Foley’s other thriller type books. Here’s why I like her writing: it’s fast pace, filled with great description, and not too gory! I don’t enjoy books that have a ton of gore… Continue reading Recent Reads: Summer Fiction

Recent Bookish Finds & Reads

Friday Finds! A few articles for thought on books and authors, along with some great Etsy finds that could be perfect teacher gifts. TGIF! Great article on the how Anne of Green Gables was received by Communists Article: Cracked Fairy Tales and the Holocaust Finds: These are fun bookish little finds on Etsy. I love… Continue reading Recent Bookish Finds & Reads

Quick Lit: Spring 2022 Reads

Genius Under the Table Eugene Yelchin’s follow up book from his “Breaking Stalin’s Nose” is a superb, well-written story of life growing up behind the Iron Curtain. His family is written in a humorous and poignant way as they try to help their children succeed under Communism. Yelchin does an excellent job of showing this… Continue reading Quick Lit: Spring 2022 Reads