Welcome to the August Novel Ideas 2017 edition. Novel Ideas is a roundup of mini-reviews for other books we read this month, as well as snippets of future posts and other bookish news. Continue reading “August Novel Ideas: Quick Reviews and Other Bookish News”
The Night Circus is a favorite book around here — and for good reason (see review)! The magic of the Night Circus is exactly what dreams are made of. (The Night Circus is called Le Cirque des Rêves or Circus of Dreams). So what could be better than a bedroom that pays homage to this magical book?
We are so excited to give away one copy of Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak!!!!
You guys, it’s my birthday month!!! Yes, I said month, because I LOVE my birthday! I always looking for an excuse to celebrate anything and so I schedule as many celebrations in August as I can. This year, instead of the typical dinner out, I convinced my family to go throw axes with me. Let me say that again. I convinced my family to throw axes….. I GOT MY MOM TO THROW AXES!!! Urban Axes was everything I wanted it to be and more and I’ve got the skinny on the hottest fad sweeping Philly.
Every time we look at the calendar we are shocked to see the summer is almost over (heavy sigh). Previously, we did a post that introduced going to school to your youngest child, but what about getting your older kid’s ready to head back? Some kids look forward to the start of the school year while others dread the end of summer. Getting them ready to head back can be as simple as finding a funny book or two! My personal favorites are those in the Wayside School Series. I use to laugh for hours reading them, but we have a ton of other fun books to get your kids ready for the grind! Continue reading “Best Books about School for All”