Tag: Love

Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Review

| May 11, 2016 | 1 Comment
Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls | Book Review

Where the Red Fern Grows is the classic story of the bond between a boy and his dogs. It’s been making readers’ hearts skip beats since 1961 and now it has a special edition cover to celebrate the 50+ years it has been in print.

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Sesame Street: I Love You Just Like This! | Book Review

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sesame Street: I Love You Just Like This! | Book Review

I Love You Just Like This! is an adorable story about love and all the ways parents feel it for their children.

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Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman | Book Review

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman | Book Review

In the kingdom of Goredd, humans and dragons have lived and worked side by side for more than forty years, a treaty of peace signed, and the past war forgotten. But when a member of the royal family is brutally murdered and the finger of blame points to dragons, it appears that not all is forgotten, or forgiven.

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Book Titles: Creating a Good Book Name | Rachel Hartman, Author of Seraphina

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Book Titles: Creating a Good Book Name | Rachel Hartman, Author of Seraphina

Shadow Scale jumped out at me. It was more complex than it first appeared, I realized in that moment, because “scale” could mean several different things.

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Seraphina Series, by Rachel Hartman | Book Series Giveaway

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Seraphina Series, by Rachel Hartman | Book Series Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of Seraphina, written by Rachel Hartman, and the newest release, Shadow Scale (Seraphina: Book Two).

Giveaway begins March 9, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends April 8, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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Everything Leads to You, by Nina LaCour | Book Review

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Everything Leads to You, by Nina LaCour | Book Review

Enchanting, honest, and as delicate as an ornate antique vase, Everything Leads to You is a sensitive and modern rendition of a classic love story.

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Valentine’s Day Books: 8 New Picture Books to Love

| February 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
Valentine’s Day Books: 8 New Picture Books to Love

Beyond Jack Prelutsky’s must have poetry book for early readers and classrooms (It’s Valentine’s Day), the 8 picture books listed here are not just Valentine’s Day Books, they are melt-you-heart-all-year-round stories to be savored and cherished.

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Best New Teen Romance Books: Love, Lust & Relationships

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best New Teen Romance Books: Love, Lust & Relationships

In the name of love (and Valentine’s Day), this list boasts 6 amazing teen romance books. From true love to lust to unbreakable hearts, we’ve got you covered with some of the latest contemporary novels; including David Levithan’s frank and beautiful Two boys Kissing.

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Five Family Favorites with Carole P. Roman | Baby Shower Ideas

| January 15, 2014 | 4 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Carole P. Roman | Baby Shower Ideas

Besides buying something from the registry, I always send new parents a bunch of books to begin a child’s library.

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The Art of Writing About What You Know & Love

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Art of Writing About What You Know & Love

JORDAN JACOBS’ love of mummies, castles, and Indiana Jones led to his first archaeological excavation at age 13 in California’s Sierra Nevada. His novels Samantha Sutton and the Labyrinth of Lies and Samantha Sutton and the Winter of the Warrior Queen were inspired by his work at Chavín de Huántar, Peru and in England.

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