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Bookish Room: Dragons Love Tacos Inspired Boho Playroom

Taco Tuesday is a frequent occurrence in my house. My kids love how fun it is to make their own taco creations and they often ask me to read Dragons Love Tacos to them. Naturally, we ordered Dragons Love Tacos 2 the moment we heard about. The newest story is as funny as the first….

Bookish Rooms: An Exciting Treasure Island Pirate Bedroom
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Bookish Rooms: An Exciting Treasure Island Pirate Bedroom

Are you obsessed with pirates? Does your child want a pirate bedroom? Treasure Island is a classic book for a reason. Sword fighting, dastardly pirates, and of course treasure! The perfect story to inspire any child’s imagination. Most people don’t realize that the story is perfect for kids as young as ten. It’s the perfect…

Modern Beauty and the Beast Bedroom as Beautiful as a Rose
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Modern Beauty and the Beast Bedroom as Beautiful as a Rose

After seeing the preview of the Live-action remake of Beauty and The Beast we knew we needed to use it as the inspiration for our next bookish room. We decided to design a modern beauty and the beast bedroom that was subtle in its nods to key elements of the story without being over the…

12 Fun Pirate Books for Kids Wanting a High Seas Adventure
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12 Fun Pirate Books for Kids Wanting a High Seas Adventure

Pirates are always fun to read about from board books to the classics.  The daring adventures on the sea, escapes, captures, and searching for buried treasure captivate children and adults alike. It was not hard to come up with our favorite pirate books for kids. What would the Princess Bride be without the Dread Pirate Roberts? How…

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Adorable and Modern Peter Rabbit Nursery for Your Baby

Beatrix Potter’s Tales of Peter Rabbit are some of the most beloved stories in all of children’s literature. Her fantastic illustrations and Peter’s engrossing escapades have stood the test of time. This was our inspiration to create a Peter Rabbit Nursery. I was so pleased when I learned there was going to be a movie…

32 Most Anticipated New June 2024 Book Releases by Genre
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32 Most Anticipated New June 2024 Book Releases by Genre

The June 2024 book releases are here and they are spectacular! June is the heart of beach read season and these books will not disappoint you. We cannot possibly read all the books on this list but we can try. There are picks on here from our favorite authors like Ashely Poston, Jamie Brenner, Kirsty…

Chris Colfer Books in Order: An Epic Guide to 3 Fabulous Series
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Chris Colfer Books in Order: An Epic Guide to 3 Fabulous Series

Chris Colfer books have become a staple in every middle-grade fantasy library and in our own home. All five of our combined children have become fans of Colfer’s books. It’s no surprise! His twist on classic fairy tales has made him a New York Times bestselling author. If are just discovering Chris Colfer’s books, know…

45 of the Best Books for a 13-Year-Old
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45 of the Best Books for a 13-Year-Old

Looking for the best books for a 13-year-old? We’ve got the perfect list for you! Having raised 4 kids through this particular age, we are well-equipped to give suggestions for children with all kinds of book preferences. We’ve got suggestions for fantasy fans and non-fiction readers and every reader in between. Below, you’ll find lots…

Ultimate Beach Reads 2022: The Hottest Summer Reads
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Ultimate Beach Reads 2022: The Hottest Summer Reads

*UPDATED Ultimate Beach Reads 2024 is HERE* Ultimate Beach Reads 2022 The ultimate beach reads 2022 book list features all the books we’ve read since last April that we think are perfect for the beach. Each book features a quick review so you can pick your favorites. We have so many genres on this list,…

34 Most Anticipated New June 2022 Book Releases by Genre
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34 Most Anticipated New June 2022 Book Releases by Genre

There are so many amazing June 2022 book releases that it was hard to narrow it down. We looked through too many book releases to count but we chose the books that we are most excited to read. June is the start of summer reading. There are so many amazing romances, fiction, and thrillers this…

Best Books for Book Clubs to Read in 2024
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Best Books for Book Clubs to Read in 2024

We love our book club and we get questions all the time about the best books for book clubs to read. That is always such a tough question because there are so many amazing books that provoke thoughtful discussions and meaningful conversations. We think in order to keep book clubs fun and relevant, switching up…

20 Incredible Must-Read Books Like Downton Abbey For 2023
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20 Incredible Must-Read Books Like Downton Abbey For 2023

Have you seen the trailer for the newest Downton Abbey movie? It is so spectacular, that it reopened the hole in my heart from when the series first ended… which means it must be time to dive into some books like Downton Abbey. If, like me, you miss the likes of Mary, Cora, Robert, Anna,…

18 Best Books with Stalkers for Fans of Netflix’s YOU
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18 Best Books with Stalkers for Fans of Netflix’s YOU

Netflix’s YOU, the series based on Caroline Kepnes’s stalker book of the same name, is arguably one of the most bingable shows on TV. While we wait for YOU season 5, we are anxiously reading all the books with stalkers we can to get ready for the big premiere. If you love books with obsessive…

Spring 2021 New Releases: 75 Books Coming April – June
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Spring 2021 New Releases: 75 Books Coming April – June

It’s time for an annual Spring new book round-up! There is something about the budding flowers and warmer weather that makes us want to curl up on the porch and read. That’s why putting together the Spring 2021 new releases is always such fun. Like you, we look forward to looking at all the great…

The Best Jenny Colgan Books Ranked and 34 Books In Order
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The Best Jenny Colgan Books Ranked and 34 Books In Order

** The Ranked Jenny Colgan Books Post Updated 7/29/22 ** While shopping at the Narberth Bookshop, the cover of Jenny Colgan’s The Bookshop on the Corner caught my eye. I bought it out of pure instinct and it set me on a course of super fandom. After finishing the book, I shoved it into Jackie’s…

9 Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for Book Lovers
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9 Perfect Valentine’s Day Gifts for Book Lovers

It’s almost time for Valentine’s Day and we’ve rounded up our favorite Valentine’s Day gifts for book lovers! Maybe the fact that I share a half-birthday with Valentine’s day adds to my affinity for the holiday, but all those pink hearts just speak to me. I don’t usually swap major gifts with my sweetie, but…

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Our Kids’ 17 Favorite Picture Books of 2017

After reading so many picture books this year, I have to say that I feel like there was a shift in the amazing books available.  Together as a family, we read so many books about social issues, books that are biographical,  as well as books that had deep emotional meaning.  Some of those have become…

The War That Saved My Life & 16 More Difficult Topic Tween Books
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The War That Saved My Life & 16 More Difficult Topic Tween Books

The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley is a middle grade fiction that reached me on on emotional level.  I love this book and it is proof to me that book geared toward children can be smart, well -written and emotional while still being completely engaging. We’ve also crafted a list of…

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