Books for Boys: Recommendations for ages 7-10

tales of a fourth grade nothing

Mr. A is a reader, much like his mama was/is. The only problem with that is I’m constantly scrambling for appropriate reading material – for both his age and his interests. Thank goodness for Facebook and other blogs to tell me what other kids his age (and older) are reading. Right now he’s eight and… [Read More]

6 Books That Make Great Gifts


Relaxing with a good book is something so many of us wish we had more time for. That’s one of the many things that makes a book the perfect gift. You’re asking someone to take a little time to sit and enjoy the carefully crafted story on the pages in front of them. To help… [Read More]

Books and authors that made my childhood

books and authors

Do you what is the coolest thing now that Mr. A is reading? Getting to go back and introduce him to some of my favorite books from childhood. Talk about nostalgia. I love to read. I have since I first learned what those beautiful words were on the crisp smelling, bound pieces of paper at… [Read More]

6 Books for Celebrating Earth Day with Children

Earth Day Books Pin

When Earth Day rolls around, I feel like I need to shine a special little light on all things green. Sure, we recycle in our house, we turn the lights off when we leave a room, and love talking about the creatures of the world and how we respect the earth. But… EARTH DAY! A… [Read More]

Books for preschoolers and kindergarteners

Read Across America

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” It’s Read Across America Day today and the celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. I know the kids are celebrating at both of their schools this week, but we’re also talking about it at home. I’ve been an… [Read More]

My Smutty Summer Reading List

My smutty summer reading list

I’ve read eight books this summer. Of those books, one was a parenting book and most of the others were smut – pure, sexy, entertaining smut. I had grand plans to read other books, but for whatever reason, it’s not what ended up in my Nook library. I started with Entwined With You, which is… [Read More]

Kids Bedtime Stories: The Toddler Edition

Bedtime books for toddlers

If you were to take a peek into my house around 8:15 every night, you’d probably see the following: One extremely cute two year old boy saying ONE MORE STORY! We love to read books in this house, a fact that makes me extremely happy. I was an avid reader as a kid (still would… [Read More]