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

Yoto Review

This year, my children were gifted the Yoto audio player: And, they love it! We have a tv in our home, and a few old tablets with some games installed. But, we’ve never had an Alexa, and our oldest figured out how to listen to books through Spotify. Since this came along, we were excited… Continue reading Yoto Review

Everything Outlander

  Outlander (published in the United Kingdom as Cross Stitch) is the first in a series of eight historical multi-genre novels by Diana Gabaldon. Published in 1991, it focuses on the Second World War–era nurse Claire Randall, who travels through time to 18th century Scotland and finds adventure and romance with the dashing Jamie Fraser.[1] A mix of several genres, the Outlander series has elements of historical fiction, romance, adventure and science fiction/fantasy.[1]Outlander won… Continue reading Everything Outlander

Five on Friday – March

Don’t you enjoy finding a great playlist from your past? Or music you’ve not listened to in years? Billy Joe’s “Essentials” is currently on repeat.  Maybe I’m old (ok…I am), but I’m much more appreciative of the musicality and artistry from older artists.  Plus, he’s FUN! My current faves: “Tell Her About It” & “We… Continue reading Five on Friday – March