Category: Books

Category: Books

What I’ve been Reading Lately: February 2018

Today I’m sharing short and sweet reviews of the six books I’ve finished in the past month.   What have you been reading lately? I’m always looking for recommendations! The Ocean At the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman This book had a very A Wrinkle In Time feel for

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman This book made me feel all the feels.  I wanted to ignore all other responsibilities until I’d finished it. Eleanor is such an endearing, lovable character.  Her story is so difficult to read at times, but also inspiring as she overcomes her upbringing

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Books we gave and received this Christmas

It’s no secret that we are a bookish family.  We spend a lot of time reading for both school and fun.  And for every birthday and Christmas our kiddos receive at least one book.  Here are the beautiful books we found under the tree this year.  Most of these books

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What I’ve Been Reading: December 2017

Joining Modern Mrs. Darcy to share what I’ve been reading lately. The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida This book was absolutely fascinating.  It’s written by a 13 year old Japanese boy who has severe Autism and is nonverbal.  He wrote it through the use of a letter grid. It completely changed my understanding

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately

After several slower months, this has been an excellent reading month for me! Here’s what I’ve been reading lately.  Check out Modern Mrs. Darcy for more Quick Lit reviews. The Golden Goblet This was a read aloud to go along with our study of Ancient Egypt for history.  (We’re using

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: October 2017

This month is full of cozy, heartwarming reads, perfect for October.  I only finished 4 books this month.  But they were all simply amazing. The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery *Contented Sigh* This book is definitely going to make my top ten list for the year. I felt so sad

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: September 2017

As I write this, rain is drumming on the windows.  Autumn is my favorite season and it is finally here.  Soccer season has begun and I am so ready for cooler weather, canning some pears, sweaters and “Birthday Season” (all four of our kids have birthdays that fall within a

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Our 2017-2018 Homeschool Plan

I love this time of year!  Even though not a ton changes for us at “back to school” season, I still look forward to fall and the return to routine.  This will be our 8th year of homeschooling (how is that possible?!) and I still feel like every year just

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August 2017

Much of my time for reading by the pool/at the beach/at the park this summer has been replaced with chasing/feeding/removing from danger my two sweet little people (the two big kids are pretty independent). Of course, I wouldn’t change a thing. But while I envisioned a summer full of reading,

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