February Reading List (The LOVE Edition)

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It's the month of love!! This month, my reading list is composed of my favorite love stories.  There are few romance tales that really capture my heart, but these ones absolutely did!!   Gone With the Wind This is one of those books I put off reading because I thought it would be boring or too old fashioned.  WRONG.  This book is … [Read more...]

December Reading List!!

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Someone Else's Love Story:  A Novel  by Joshilyn Jackson I love all Joshilyn Jackson's books -- they are funny, but always with such interesting characters and deep emotional connections.  I'm excited to read this new one!! The summary, according to Amazon: Shandi Pierce is juggling finishing college, raising her delightful three-year-old … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide Day 5! For the toughest group…

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Welcome to Day 5 of our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide!  In my opinion, I've saved the hardest group to shop for for the last day of the guide.  This one is for your parents, grandparents, aunt, uncles, etc.  I always seem to run out of ideas, and I don't want to resort to pictures of my kids or something crafty.  This crowd also generally seems to never … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide Day 3! For the teens…

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Welcome to Day 3 of the Holiday Gift Guide!  Today is by far the scariest day.  Are you ready?  We're wading into the world of...TEENAGERS.  Gifts for teens are by far the hardest gifts, especially if you don't live with any on a regular basis. So, with a little help from some friends, here is the gift guide for teens!  I tried to do an equal … [Read more...]

November Reading List

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I'm finally getting back on track with my reading!! I'm almost finished with Doctor Sleep and I have to say, I am having trouble putting it down.  It's not nearly as scary as The Shining, but it keeps me wondering what will happen next. There are a few books this month that I've had my eye on.  I'm hoping with the holiday sales, there will be … [Read more...]

October Reading List!!

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Sorry this post is late -- I am SO behind on my reading!  I still haven't finished the books on last month's list -- have any of you read Doctor Sleep yet?  I'm dying to hear if you loved it!!   Here's what I've planned for this month.  After I finish last month's.  I've got a LOT of reading to do!!     Help for the … [Read more...]

September Reading List

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I am glad to say I actually almost finished all the books on my August Reading List!!  I still have Lexicon left, so if you've read it, I'd love to hear it  you liked it!!  The Husband's Secret was really good -- reminded me a lot of Maeve Binchy's books, and she was one of my all time favorite authors. I wanted to love The Ocean at the End of … [Read more...]

September Kid’s Reading List!! (ages 8 – 12)

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My kids loves his books. I decided that besides posting a Reading List for adults every month, I should also throw in one for the kiddos now and again. Maybe it will help when your son whines, "I have nothing good to reeeeeeeead-uh". Just mine? I have found that this above mentioned phrase is usually paired with a writhing/flopping on … [Read more...]

August Reading List

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Is August seriously almost over?  Ugh.  I am SO BEHIND!! Even though I'm late on my reading list, I've got lots of good books lined up!!   The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty The synopsis, according to Goodreads: When her husband announces he's in love with her best friend, painfully shy Tess picks up her young son and … [Read more...]

July Reading List

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I totally apologize for being so late with this month's list.  Where has July gone?  I seriously blinked and it's almost August!! I've been marking SO many books on my Goodreads list.  Here's what I plan on reading this month: The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank The synopsis, according to Goodreads: Leslie Anne Greene … [Read more...]

June Reading List!!

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I'm so late getting the June Reading List -- how is another month almost over? I've been marking so many books on Goodreads...I'd love to follow you there if you're on!!  It's such a great site for keeping track of what I'm reading. This month, I chose something for everyone.  A bit of mystery, a nonfiction, a young adult, and some beachy … [Read more...]

May Reading List!!

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I'm so excited about the books on this month's list!! I really need to get my butt into gear...I've gotten so preoccupied playing that stupid Candy Crush game while I nurse Lucy that I'm behind on my reading.  I need to delete that stinking app!! Here's what I'll be reading this month.  Go die in a fire, stupid Candy Crush -- and take Level … [Read more...]