Become Gruesomely Educated!

How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg Intermediate Non-Fiction 5/5 stars from Mary! This book is way cool! “There are funny crying parts and disgusting stupid parts and hideous cool parts, but it’s pretty much one train wreck after another. And who can tear their eyes away from a…

You Want a Book Review? AS YOU WISH! (Mary)

Guess what! I am in the middle of my second week of school!! For those of you who are out of the loop, I am going to UVU to finish up my bachelors degree in English- Creative Writing. I have also managed to fit getting my certification in Editing and Document Design (whatever that is)…

From this Moment: A Book Review by Mary

From This Moment by Elizabeth Camden My rating:(3.75/5) Romulus White, a declared bachelor,  is a publisher of a scientific magazine. He knows the thing that will take his magazine to the next level is the beautiful lithograph artwork of Stella West. However, Stella West has put her artistic career on hold while she investigates the…

Lily’s Favorite Emotion Books

  Emotional Regulation is something REALLY hard to teach to a child who likes to think of herself as an adult. We’ve found a system that is working for us though. From time to time I will bring home a book from the library, or snag a book from a book sale. Then I’ll just…

Lockwood and Co Series Review

  Lockwood and Co by Johnathan Stroud This is a cheerful series about some orphans that are adopted by a rich woman- who is helping them fulfill their greatest potential, and making their dreams come true. The “screaming staircase” that first book is referring to is the one the young girls like to slide down-…

Non-Fiction from Jessica

Hello all! Long time no posting, huh? Let me tell you, summer was awesome and awesomely hard.  I had friends who were sick, my mental health took a nose dive for awhile, and I had 4+ kids to keep entertained.  I was so busy keeping my nose above water that I was lucky to be…

Book List: Early Intermediate Favorites!

You are wanting to read something more exciting than Dick and Jane to your 5-7 year old, but it seems like every book you pick up is too long, or too scary, or too serious.  Does this sound familiar? Well, I was in that boat not too long ago, and I wish I had bumped…